CGC’s Jim Palam ‘captures’ 20 gems from Monterey Car Week’s lauded treasure troves. How do you do it? How do you pick just twenty cars from two of the highest-profile Monterey Car Week events – the 69th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering – now in its 17th year? It’s a daunting task, much worse than selecting your favorite faux meat snack or all-time best action hero. But car guys do what they gotta do: MONTEREY MADNESS: PEBBLE & THE QUAIL! So I started b...Read More
MULLIN MUSEUM: FRENCH AUTOMOTIVE CROWN JEWELS!
Some of the most revered and acclaimed cars in the world, including the ‘36 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic by Jean Bugatti, ‘39 Delahaye Type 165 Cabriolet by Figoni and Falaschi, ‘37 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS Goutte d'Eau, below, and more will be showcased in an exhibit that opens on April 14 at the Mullin Automotive Museum, Oxnard, CA. The Mullin Automotive Museum’s “crown jewels” will return as part of its upcoming exhibit, L’époque des Carrossiers: The Art and Times of the French Coachbuilders. Th...Read More
CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE OF AMERICA: WORLD CLASS CARS!
From grounds of the historic home of Matilda Dodge Wilson to the fairways at The Inn at St. John’s, once a year special cars are the stars. There is nothing staid about the Concours d’Elegance of America, now in it’s 39th year. The groupings of exhibitors change to reflect new interests each year, but the cars at the exhibition never cease to amaze. There are events, dinners and drives before the show, but the majority of the action takes place at the Inn at St. John’s, above, on Saturday and S...Read More