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Xcar takes a closer look at the electrifying Renovo Coupe

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Misc. Auto Shows, Electric, Luxury Xcar Films went to Pebble Beach and gave ex-Intel engineer and Renovo Motors CEO Christopher Heiser a platform to talk about his new electric supercar based on the Shelby Daytona Coupe. The relevant nuggets: 500 horsepower and 1,000 pound-feet of torque from direct-drive twin [...]

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Lamborghini Miura and Countach driven back to back in bid to make Autoblog staff jealous

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Lamborghini For the Autoblog staff, we’re in the honeymoon phase following the Monterey car week and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. In terms of big, huge, labor-intensive events on the horizon, we’re free until the beginning of October, when we’ll ship off to Paris for its annual motor show. That [...]

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We obsessively covered the 2014 Monterey Car Week

Filed under: Concept Cars, Motorsports, Classics, Auctions, Misc. Auto Shows, Design/Style With each passing year, things just get more and more interesting at the annual Monterey Car Week. As we’ve seen yet again, it’s not just about the historic automobiles anymore – new vehicles certainly have big presences at the various events. Beyond that, with [...]

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2014 Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a symphony of classic racers

Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Racing With about 550 classic racecars lapping Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca over the course of the weekend, the Monterey Motorsports Reunion might be one of the largest vintage racing events in the country, maybe even the world. It was certainly one of the highlights of the lavish Monterey festivities last weekend. [...]

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Ferrari 250 Testa Rossas assemble by the shore at Pebble Beach

Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Convertible, Performance, Misc. Auto Shows, Ferrari, Design/Style, Racing Seeing one Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa could be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many people because so few exist, and those that do generally trade hands for tens of millions of dollars. At this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, there are 20 of these [...]

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Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider tops Gooding’s Saturday auction at $15.18 million

Filed under: Classics, Convertible, Performance, Auctions, Ferrari During the weekend’s automotive smorgasbord in Pebble Beach, Ferrari has played a huge roll. Twenty examples of the ultra-rare 250 TR, better known as the Testa Rossa, were prominently on display at the Concours d’Elegance, and the Prancing Horses have been top sellers at many of the auctions. [...]

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1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe named Best In Show at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Misc. Auto Shows, Ferrari, Specialty, Luxury For the first time in the event’s 64-year history, the prestigious Best In Show honor at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance has been awarded to a Ferrari. The 1954 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe seen here is owned by car collector Jon Shirley of Medina, [...]

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Ferrari dominant at high-priced RM Auctions’ Monterey event

Filed under: Classics, Performance, Auctions, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Racing Of the 21 multi-million-dollar lots sold over RM Auctions‘ two-day Monterey event, the top six were Ferraris while the top four were members of the vaunted 275 family. In total, 13 of the 21 seven- and eight-figure entries bore the yellow shield and prancing horse of the [...]

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2014 Quail Motorsports Gathering amazes with beauty from every era

Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Performance, Supercars, Design/Style, Luxury, Racing If you love cars and motorcycles from past and present, then the Quail might be a little slice of heaven for you. This garden party is set on a golf course during the weekend of automotive events in Monterey, headlined by the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, [...]

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$11.55 million 1964 Ferrari 250 LM highlights RM Auctions’ first night in Monterey

Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Performance, Auctions, Ferrari Some of the biggest auto auctions of the year are held during the weekend of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Millionaires gather in hopes of outbidding their contemporaries for incredibly rare cars. As Bonhams’ record sale on Thursday of a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO for $38 million showed, [...]

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What you missed on 8.15.14

Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Coupe, Performance, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Misc. Auto Shows, Ferrari 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $38M A few decades ago you could buy a crappy NBA franchise for $40 million; these days that princely sum will only net you one Ferrari. Provided the Ferrari in question is just exactly the right [...]

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2014 Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance gives the best view in town

Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Performance, Etc., Misc. Auto Shows, Luxury, Racing Situated on rolling hills right on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, the Monterey Peninsula in California might be one of the most picturesque areas in the United States, but when the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and its related events arrive each year, they [...]

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1962 Ferrari 250 GTO hits record $38 million sale at Bonhams’ Monterey auction

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Auctions, Ferrari This weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegrance brings together some of the rarest and most expensive automobiles in the world onto a tiny peninsula in California jutting out into the Pacific Ocean. But this year, there has been one vehicle on everyone’s lips – a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO. [...]

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1989 Ferrari F40 review had one Italian cyclist seeing rosso

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Videos, Supercars, Ferrari We’ve got to say: we’re really enjoying the MotorWeek incarnation of this Throwback Thursday trend that seems to be enveloping everyone’s social media feeds. MW has an almost impossibly deep library of historical tape to draw from, meaning each recent Thursday has met with another gem dropped on [...]

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What you missed on 8.13.14

Filed under: Classics, Sedan, Performance, Dodge, Subaru All hail the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Now they’ve gone and done it. By dropping the ludicrous supercharged Hemi V8 from the Challenger Hellcat into the chassis of the four-door Charger, Dodge has created what it is calling the The World’s Most Powerful Sedan. For those unaware, [...]

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