MX-5 to Monterey: Grand Junction, CO to Monterey, CA

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MX-5 to Monterey: Grand Junction, CO to Monterey, CA
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Day three looks the longest, with a total of 1,121 miles to drive over an estimated 16 hour and 21 minute period. Luckily, there will be an overnight pit stop in Sacramento to drop Tony off at the airport before I begin the final three hour drive to Monterey. Continue Reading...

MX-5 to Monterey: Ames, IA to Grand Junction, CO

MX-5 to Monterey: Ames, IA to Grand Junction, CO
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Day two begins with a cars and coffee event hosted by Steve Myers at his fantastic Skunk River Restoration shop in Ames. To say he has a little bit of everything is an understatement. With 945 miles and over 13 hours to drive today, Tony and I are going to have to pull ourselves away… Continue Reading...

MX-5 to Monterey: Harrisburg, PA to Ames, IA

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MX-5 to Monterey: Harrisburg, PA to Ames, IA
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Day one is going to be our longest single day, spanning 998 miles from Harrisburg, PA to Ames, IA. According to Google maps the drive should take 14 hours and 37 minutes, but I’m hoping to cut that down by a few hours. Accompanying me on the trip is Tony Intrieri, President? of Rally North… Continue Reading...

MX-5 to Monterey: A 3,000 Mile Journey Begins

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MX-5 to Monterey: A 3,000 Mile Journey Begins
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At AutoGuide we love road trips. Any chance there is to drive somewhere instead of walk/fly/boat, we take it. I may be the guiltiest party here. Aside from my yearly adventures with the charity organization Rally North America, I’ll take any opportunity to get behind the wheel and drive. Continue Reading...

Watch the Exotic Cars of Concorso Italiano

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Each year, hundreds of Italian exotics venture over to Monterey, California for the annual Concorso Italiano to celebrate all things automotive from Italy. Continue Reading...

US Regulators Close Probe on Ford, Chrysler Vehicles

US Regulators Close Probe on Ford, Chrysler Vehicles
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Two separate probes into Ford and Chrysler vehicles have been closed by U.S. auto safety regulators now that both automakers have conducted safety recalls. Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Vanquish Adds Touch of Class to Monterey

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Aston Martin Vanquish Adds Touch of Class to Monterey
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Of course Aston Martin showed up to the Pebble Beach weekend events and let the world gawk at its latest model, the AM310 Vanquish. This one, in an eye-catching baby-blue caught the attention of folks at The Quail on Friday. Continue Reading...

McLaren Exclusive Custom Options for MP4-12C Previewed at Pebble Beach

McLaren Exclusive Custom Options for MP4-12C Previewed at Pebble Beach
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McLaren unveiled a customized MP4-12C at Pebble Beach, indicating the British automaker will offer a long line of individual options for customers. This particular McLaren features a host of new upgrades and modifications put together by the British automaker, most notable of which are the Satin Orange paint and aggressive new fenders. There are also… Continue Reading...

World’s Oldest Surviving Production Bentley Sold At Pebble Beach

World’s Oldest Surviving Production Bentley Sold At Pebble Beach
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The world’s oldest surviving production Bentley was sold through the Gooding & Company auction at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for $962,500. The 1921 3-liter chassis number 3 was sold 90 years ago to Noel Van Raalete, Bentley’s very first customer, for £1,150. The Bentley was a show-stopper, featuring ‘matching numbers’ with original aluminum coachwork and brass… Continue Reading...

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Sets Auction Record Selling For $16.4 Million

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Sets Auction Record Selling For $16.4 Million
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The annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is known to attract some priceless classics, but this year, this 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa prototype took the cake. Gooding and Company, a well known auction house, was catapulted into the record books last week, selling the 250 TR for $16.4 million. This price was the highest ever realized for… Continue Reading...

Lotus Exige Matte Black Final Edition Makes Debut At Pebble Beach

Lotus Exige Matte Black Final Edition Makes Debut At Pebble Beach
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The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is in full swing, and Lotus has just unveiled the Exige Matte Black Final Edition, a special model reserved exclusively for the North American Market. The Exige Matte Black Final Edition will premier within the Lotus exhibit on Peter Hay Hill on August 18-21. Lotus will only produce twenty-five Exige… Continue Reading...

$230 Million Worth Of Exotics Present At Monterey Car Auctions This Week

$230 Million Worth Of Exotics Present At Monterey Car Auctions This Week
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With the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance kicking off tomorrow in Monterey, California, hundreds of collectible cars will be up for sale. There will be at least five auctions slated for this week, put on by Bonhams, Gooding & Company, Mecum, RM and Russo and Steele. Collector car insurance company Hagerty has compiled the estimated net worth of every car… Continue Reading...

Aston Martin V12 Zagato, One-77 to Get U.S. Debut in Monterey

Aston Martin V12 Zagato, One-77 to Get U.S. Debut in Monterey
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Aston Martin has officially confirmed the American debut of the One-77 and V12 Zagato, which will take place during the Pebble Beach automotive week in Monterey from August 17th to the 21st. The British automaker will commence the celebration on the evening of Wednesday August 17 where the V12 Zagato will have its official American… Continue Reading...

Ford Concept Cars To Go On The Auction Block In Monterey

Ford Concept Cars To Go On The Auction Block In Monterey
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Have you ever gone to an auto show and fell in love with a concept car? Yes, we have too, so no need to feel embarrassed. However, if you have the means, you can possibly own two concept cars shown by Ford in the last decade. We are talking about the 2001 Ford Thunderbird Sports… Continue Reading...

Steve McQueen’s Porsche 911 Heading to the Auction Block in Monterey

Steve McQueen’s Porsche 911 Heading to the Auction Block in Monterey
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If you’ve seen Le Mans, you’ll remember the opening sequence with a lovely slate-grey Porsche 911 that Steve McQueen drives through the countryside. Now, here’s the chance to own that same car. McQueen liked the 1970 Porsche 911S so much that he bought it after the movie was completed and shipped it to California, where… Continue Reading...

Shelby Supercars Teases Ultimate Aero II In Two Videos

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If there was ever a scenario to prove that competition brings out the best in people, this is it. Shelby Supercars’ (SSC) has teased the world with its Ultimate Aero II, the successor to the Ultimate Aero TT. You see, the Ultimate Aero TT used to be the fastest production car in the world holding… Continue Reading...

Infiniti IPL G Coupe Debuts at Pebble Beach: Monterey 2010

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Infiniti IPL G Coupe Debuts at Pebble Beach: Monterey 2010
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It’s no M3, in fact its not even a 335is, but Infiniti has officially launched a more high performance version of its G Coupe. Called the IPL G Coupe, the initials stand for Intiniti Performance Line, with this new G Coupe likely the first of many such models for across Infinitis range. Upgrades to the… Continue Reading...

Video: 2011 Hyundai Equus First Ride

Video: 2011 Hyundai Equus First Ride
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AutoGuide was recently invited by Hyundai to take a ride in its new flagship Equus luxury sedan, which is due out in the U.S. in 2011. We posted some initial impressions immediately afterward and have since prepared a little video of the car and our chat with Hyundai Motor America’s VP of Marketing Joel Ewanick…. Continue Reading...

Report: 1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe Sells for Record $7.25 Million Bid at Mecum Auction

Report: 1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe Sells for Record $7.25 Million Bid at Mecum Auction
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One of six 1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupes set a record at the Mecum Auction today in Monterey, California, fetching a bid of $7.25 million. The price is the highest amount ever paid for an American car at auction. Mecum’s auction took place at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Resort & Spa on the Del Monte Golf Course,… Continue Reading...

Bentley Arnage Successor Expected to Debut at Pebble Beach in August

Bentley Arnage Successor Expected to Debut at Pebble Beach in August
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In December Bentley announced that after 10 years it would cease production of its Arnage, but didn’t even hint at a replacement for the ultra-luxury sedan. Now word comes that the car’s successor might be revealed as early as this August, at a typical venue – the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The car is expected… Continue Reading...