Monterey Car Week

The history of RUF Automobile

Watch the video of the history of RUF as told by Alois Ruf Jr., and the high-performance German automobiles the car company creates since 1939. The history of RUF Automobile as told on RUF Automobile's website: 1974 Upon the death of Alois Ruf, Sr. in 1974, his son, Alois Ruf, Jr., took over the directorship [...]

The DNA complete book of Lamborghini by D’oro Collection

Thousands of people attended a party in Monterey, California, during the Monterey Car Week. The precious Italian parmesan and Italian wines flowed generously. In a corner, tucked out of the way, was a book. I probably would not have noticed it, but the gold on the book cover just happened to glint in [...]

By |2019-10-04T13:34:08-07:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Lamborghini, Monterey Car Week|Tags: |0 Comments

2019 Maserati Gran Turismo, Quattroporte, Levante

2019 Maserati Gran Turismo Convertible Sport Carmel, California - The house of the Trident has other vehicles that are getting more attention, but my favorite car to drive is still the Gran Turismo Convertible Sport. Cruising around Carmel, top-down sun shining engine burbling along as we live the good life in the California [...]

By |2019-10-03T16:16:56-07:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Maserati, Monterey Car Week|Tags: |0 Comments

Mini Cooper SE – Electric mpg, pricing, video and pictures

As the Mini-e drove over the winner’s circle on the 18th green at the Lodge at Pebble Beach, I watched intently. MINI keeps its British humor but cleans up the tailpipe. I am in the market for an electric vehicle. I have solar panels, so I don’t pay for electricity. In fact, I [...]

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance video and the 18th Green pictures

The Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance presented by Rolex rolled right in front of us. We watched as almost every vintage vehicle that parks on the 18th green on Sunday drove past us from the Lodge at Pebble Beach. The morning jog up 17th mile and around the Monterey Peninsula's quaint picturesque seaside mountains [...]

McCall’s Motorworks Revival at Monterey Jet Center – the life of luxury

McCall’s Motorworks Revival McCall’s Motorworks Revival is the beginning of  the illustrious Monterey Car Week. Two words describe McCall’s Motorworks Revival, serious coin. Gordon McCall and his wife Molly have put together a shopping spree that rivals Rodeo Drive. McCall has put together an event of style and elegance, of classic and new, [...]

1931 Bentley Wins Best of Show at 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

The 1931 Bentley Won Best of Show at 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, fitting as Bentley celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the historic British marque. The car is owned by the Honorable Sir Michael Kadoorie of Hong Kong. The car guide explains the Bentley 8-liter as basically an enlarged version of the six-speed with a [...]

Prancing Ponies Women in Business and Cars

Chanterria McGilbra is the first African American women to purchase a Ferrari in Northern California. After she purchased the car, she became aware that with such a special car, comes attention. McGilbra is a private person and became embarrassed at all the attention the Ferrari brought the biotech industry female. Until one day, when she [...]

By |2019-08-20T08:05:56-07:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Ferrari, Monterey Car Week|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bugatti reveals $10 million Centodieci at the Quail Lodge

* Exterior Designer Frank Heyl walkaround of The Centodieci, Bugatti’s most powerful car at 1,600 horsepower. * For the 110th anniversary, the design of the Centodieci honors the 1990s Bugatti EB110 * Ten Centodiecis will be made at about $10 million apiece, and all of them have already been sold Bugatti Centodieci Exterior Designer Frank Heyl [...]

By |2019-08-17T15:41:58-07:00August 17th, 2019|Categories: Bugatti, Monterey Car Week, Quail Lodge|Tags: , , |0 Comments