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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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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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Human Scale Concours – Palos Verdes

Local Elegance Georges Paulin was a dentist, French resistance fighter, and part-time automotive aerodynamicist. He designed a coupe on a Bentley 4-1/4 liter chassis in 1938 which was built by coachbuilder Marcel Portout and for a reason that is not … 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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Monterey 2014 – 5 Days of Automotive Porn – Day 3

Thursday/Friday – Auctions 1 The Benefit of Experience This year there were at least six car auctions in Monterey. At times there were four going on at once. You get used to it, and learn where to be at what … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Ferrari?

Rotating Exhibits Los Angeles’ Petersen Automotive Museum has an extensive collection but they count on a long list of friends and associates for the loan of many cars for special exhibits. Since their “The World’s Greatest Sports Coupe” exhibit opened, … Continue reading

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Shelby’s Step-child

Ford Mustang GT 350 50th Anniversary Celebration The first serial-numbered Mustang was a convertible. The first Mustang notchback to carry a serial number was this car, assembled from miscellaneous sources at a pre-production facility in February 1964, and originally shipped … Continue reading

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