Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2018

The Best of the Best – I All right, we’ll admit we’ve never been to Villa d’Este or Amelia Island, but we will defer to the opinions of the vast pool of automotive journalists who are paid to know this … Continue reading

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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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Auto Show Trends – Luxury

How the Other 0.01% Drives Actually, those others are quite often driven. A busy CEO often uses travel time to get work done. That’s why many luxury auto makers are equipping their top lines with all the accoutrements of a … 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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Tesla Model S – The New Millennium Has Arrived

And It’s Only Twelve Years Late I first laid eyes on a Tesla in 2006. On my way past the booths, tents, and displays of the automakers and specialty houses to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, I saw a car that looked suspiciously … Continue reading

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Monterey in August – Sensory Overload for Car Freaks

Smorgasbord for Car Lovers Getting the Full Effect – Or Not Back when construction was roaring along in California (My day job was managing school construction.) I took the whole family to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, paying full freight, including … Continue reading

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