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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

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Italian Gems

2016 at Concorso Italiano It may be unwise to begin a story about beautiful cars with pictures of an ugly one. Nevertheless yes, there are ugly Italian cars. There. I said it. This one was at the Concorso Italiano three years ago and … Continue reading

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The Petersen Re-Imagined I

H Los Angeles’ Museum Row Gets New Landmark Look The exterior treatment of the new Petersen is stunning, especially at night. As media reaction to the new Petersen Automotive Museum exterior’s hot rod flame treatment rolls out it’s difficult not … Continue reading

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Monterey 2015 III

Chrome, Crystal and Brass – Monterey Mascots Up until the late thirties, classic cars do not have hood ornaments. That’s partly because their “hoods” are usually huge panels connected with long piano hinges that fold upward to gain access to large … Continue reading

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Monterey 2014 – 5 Days of Automotive Porn – Day 5

Sunday – Concours d’Elegance Jon Shirley’s 1954 Ferrari 375 MM with Coupe body designed and built for Roberto Rossellini by Scaglietti. It placed 1st in Class M1 (Postwar Preservation), and also won the Most Elegant Sports Car Award and Art … Continue reading

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Monterey 2014 – 5 Days of Automotive Porn – Auction Results

Saturday/Sunday – Auctions 2 You can go online and read the results of each auction, but it’s a hassle to work your way through all the individual menus, and anyway if a car did not sell, it won’t show up. … Continue reading

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2013 Los Angeles International Auto Show

Snapshots The first exhibit you would see as you enter the 2013 Los Angeles Intenational Auto Show is the Petersen Automotive Museum’s Information Booth, where Jaguar and the Museum have partnered to display the Museum’s 1956 Jaguar XK-SS formerly owned by … Continue reading

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