Tag Archives: Aston Martin

Pebble Beach Favorites

Ground Hog Day for Auto Journalists Like Phil Conner (Bill Murray) at the beginning of Groundhog Day, in August when writers for all the mainstream car magazines gather to cover the events at Monterey, they must get a bit jaded. Every year they … Continue reading

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Monterey Favorites

Just Cool Cars We try not to make our blogs just a bunch of pictures of pretty cars, but there are so many at Monterey, and we just have to share. A Walk down the Street Your neck gets a … Continue reading

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Exotic Bargain Caveat – Aston Martin Vantage

So You Want an Exotic This is the exact Jaguar XK-E Coupe that was first shown in 1961 in advance of the auto show in Geneva. It had Ferrari performance at half the price. Depreciation brought the purchase price within range … Continue reading

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Auto Show Trends – Pony Cars

Long Hoods and Short Rear Decks When the 2015 Mustang (5.0 GT Convertible shown) was introduced at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles for the Mustang Madness 50th Anniversary exhibit back in May, there was no Blue Oval “Ford” emblem … Continue reading

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Sixty Years of Ferrari – Los Angeles Connection

Ferraris Invade Beverly Hills Ferrari California T with wind-swept spatter paint greets spectators at the Santa Monica Boulevard end of Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, where the marque’s 60th year in the U.S. was celebrated. Ferrari 166 MM Number 0008, the … Continue reading

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Monterey 2014 – 5 Days of Automotive Porn – Day 2

Thursday – The Tour The Morning Mists of Monterey If, like your correspondent, your accommodations are outside the local (read: event-inflated) area, you have to get up pretty early to park within walking distance of the start of the Tour … Continue reading

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Monterey in August – The Big Show

The Best of the Best Three days before the Big Event, Joseph & Margie Cassini’s 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria stages in perfect weather for the start of the Tour d’Elegance at Monterey. It went on to win its … Continue reading

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