Tag Archives: Bugatti

Pebble Beach Concours 2017

Third Sunday in August Any car buff worth his or her Bonneville Salt has few items on a bucket list more important, and if done right more enjoyable, than at least one chance to attend the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. … Continue reading

Posted in Car Commentary, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Petersen Automotive Museum – II

There is nothing permanent except change – Heraclitus Keep ’em Coming Back! When Board Co-Chairman Peter Mullen cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Petersen Automotive Museum back in December, 2014, one of his stated goals was to reverse the … Continue reading

Posted in Car Commentary, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Car Commentary, Duesenberg, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Monterey 2015 – II

Monterey 2015 – Good, Bad, Ugly II We’ve posted our take on the joys and frustrations of getting to Monterey, and what to watch out for if you attend Concorso Italiano. What about the rest? Here’s an abridged guide to how … Continue reading

Posted in Car Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Duesenberg; Pinnacle of the Classic Era

The Art of Performance By 1928, Fred and Augie Duesenberg had already established themselves as a force in racing. The only Americans to win the French Grand Prix in their own car, they had set a land speed record on … Continue reading

Posted in Car Commentary, Duesenberg | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Car Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fix for Local Car Junkies – The Palos Verdes Concours

Ocean Backdrop for Some Great Cars No Surprise Here The “French Curves” class is a Southern California specialty, with significant exhibits in the Nethercutt Collection in Sylmar and the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard which is devoted almost exclusively to French Cars. … Continue reading

Posted in Car Commentary, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment