Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz

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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Special Delivery

It’s a Really Big Country! The Road Trip Itch Just under four hours will get you to Detroit from Los Angeles on Delta non-stop. If you need to drive a car you found in Meadville, Pennsylvania, from Detroit to Gig … Continue reading

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