Tag Archives: Monterey Car Week

California-based company offers carbon-fiber Porsche 911 993 bodies

Enthusiasts and fans herald the 993-generation Porsche 911, but California-based Gunther Werks seeks to perfect what is widely viewed as the zenith of the 911 range. The company unveiled its carbon-fiber 993 body at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering on Saturday during the 2018 Monterey Car Week. Alongside the carbon-fiber exoskeleton was the company's...

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Crashed 1987 Porsche 959 sold for $467,500 in Monterey

A Porsche 959 is worth more than a million dollars in today's classic car market. How much is someone willing to pay for one that's been in an accident? The answer is $467,500 as a banged-up example crossed the Mecum auction block during Monterey Car Week over the weekend. The auction house estimated the car to fetch between $450,000 and $550,000. Oddly...

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This Duesenberg is the most expensive American car ever sold at auction

Classic cars from European marques selling in the tens of millions will barely get an eyelid to bat these days, and soon that may be true of American cars, too, judging by the auction activity in Monterey, California over the weekend. A 1935 Duesenberg SSJ sold at a Gooding & Company auction on Saturday for $22 million. That makes it the most expensive...

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Hennessey Venom F5 breathes 1,600-plus-hp of fire from 7.6-liter twin-turbo V-8

Almost a year on since Hennessey Performance Engineering first showed us its Venom F5 hypercar, the company has now locked in the first of the car's specs. Using the backdrop of Friday's The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, California, Hennessey confirmed the Venom F5 will come with a 7.6-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 capable of delivering a...

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John Cena’s 2017 Ford GT up for sale again

The infamous John Cena Ford GT will be sold once again, this time during Monterey Car Week. Russo and Steele has consigned the supercar for auction as the second owner is ready to let the drama-laden machine go. The auction house calls the 2017 GT the "first and only unencumbered" example to be sold at auction. Since Ford and Cena have settled months of...

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Watch Bugatti reveal the Divo hypercar live, here, today

Bugatti has a track-focused hypercar coming today. It's called the Divo, and we'll see livestreamed from the The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, California at 11:20 am PDT. A new teaser photo was uploaded to Bugatti's Facebook page on Friday and revealed the Divo will feature dramatically different bodywork to the Chiron on which it is based. An...

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Radical speedster concept hints at future design, powertrains for Infiniti

Infiniti will start switching over to an electrified lineup around 2021 when the first models based on a new modular platform are introduced. That date's a few years off but in the interim Infiniti is providing a glimpse into its future with concept cars. The Q Inspiration unveiled in January gave us a taste of what future Infinitis will look like, and at...

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New 2019 BMW Z4 roadster breaks cover with M40i First Edition

BMW showed the Z4 concept at Pebble Beach last year and further detailed it a month later at the Frankfurt motor show. This year, we finally see the production version. BMW unveiled the next generation of its two-seat roadster with a special 2019 Z4 M40i First Edition. The lines are now locked in and the look is low, aggressive, and perhaps a bit too busy...

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Rolls-Royce Cullinan makes US debut in Monterey

Monterey Car Week is the perfect place for truly luxurious vehicles to become acquainted with potential future owners. That's why any automaker worth its exotic luxury salt packs up its finest wares and treks to Northern California once a year. For Rolls-Royce, the surrounds of the Pebble Beach community is playing host to a range of the automaker's latest...

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MSO McLaren 600LT dashing to Pebble Beach in bespoke Stealth Gray

McLaren Special Operations will bring its latest creation to the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: a specially equipped McLaren 600LT finished in Stealth Gray. The supercar wears a host of upgrades developed by McLaren's official personalization department. They are grouped under the MSO Defined and MSO Bespoke headings. The Stealth Gray hue is the...

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