MONTEREY MADNESS: IT’S A WRAP!

CGC’s Jim Palam wraps up Monterey Car Week 2019 with a bevy of weird & wonderful deserts, perfect for savoring the hobby’s preeminent seven-day smorgasbord.
CGC’s Jim Palam wraps up Monterey Car Week 2019 with a bevy of weird & wonderful desserts, perfect for savoring the hobby’s preeminent seven-day smorgasbord. If you’re on a diet, you may want to skip this story. By now, car guys around the globe have consumed a veritable smorgasbord of news stories, video posts and water cooler tales about Monterey Car Week 2019. It’s appropriate that this ballyhooed extravaganza is at its purest construction a seven-day experience; this aligns nicely with a...
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MONTEREY MADNESS: PEBBLE & THE QUAIL!

MONTEREY MADNESS: PEBBLE & THE QUAIL!
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...
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LOTUS EVIJA: PLUG-IN HYPERCAR!

LOTUS EVIJA: PLUG-IN HYPERCAR!
Evija, the first all-electric British Hypercar and world’s most powerful series production road car, broke cover in Monterey last week. The all-new LOTUS EVIJA: PLUG-IN HYPERCAR! was revealed during the world-renowned Monterey Car Week, which drew to a close at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday. It received plaudits from across the automotive world, including high profile collector Jay Leno, social media star Supercar Blondie and the Petersen Automotive Museum Checkered Flag 200, g...
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JAGUAR E-TYPE: LOW DRAG COUPE REDUX!

JAGUAR E-TYPE: LOW DRAG COUPE REDUX!
Stunning Jaguar E-Type Low Drag Coupe, inspired by classic Jaguar racer 49FXN, debuted at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering following an eight-year build. Marco Diez today unveiled his re-imagined ‘63 Jaguar E-Type Low Drag Coupe at The Quail during Monterey Car Week. Inspired by the legendary original E-Type Low Drag Coupe 49FXN, this JAGUAR E-TYPE: LOW DRAG COUPE REDUX! is known as project OWL226 because of its California registration, was designed by Diez. He painstakingly recreated the ori...
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SINGER 911: DECADE OF PORSCHE PERFECTION!

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Singer Vehicle Design returns to Monterey Car Week to celebrate a decade of milestones and successes that began with its first Porsche restoration, shown in Monterey, CA in 2009.  After delivering more than 150 customer commissions worldwide, more than two-dozen owners will be sharing the local Monterey-area roads with their own custom 911 reimagined by Singer. Numerous displays for the brand will be present throughout the weekend. Ten years ago, in a corner of a small workshop in Sun Valley, C...
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E-TYPE JAG ZERO: PLUG-IN & PLAY!

E-TYPE JAG ZERO: PLUG-IN & PLAY!
Zero-emissions iconic sports car breaks cover today at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, during Monterey Car Week. Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to the original Concept for ‘the most beautiful electric car in the world’, Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will offer all-electric E-types for sale. The news follows the EV sports car Concept's successful debut at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in September 2017. Combining its restoration expertise with cutting-edge technology from t...
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CAR GUY NIRVANA: MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2017!

CAR GUY NIRVANA: MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2017
Jim Palam, our man on the West Coast, dug in to deliver a dozen delights from his five-day crusade to capture some of the gusto and glory of Monterey Madness. For the uninitiated it's simply overwhelming: An endless smorgasbord of mighty and majestic machines, fabulous fashion and sensory extravagance. It’s enticingly spread out along the Monterey Peninsula and yours to consume if your pockets are deep and your energy level high. When I wasn't thinking Monterey Car Week is a smorgasbord I was t...
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