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2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition Has a Racing Paint Scheme

The Heritage Edition exposed carbon fiber A-pillars and – what else –“ unique” 20-inch one-piece forged aluminum wheels in high-gloss dark stainless with black lug nuts. Orange calipers and silver rear-view mirror caps complete the look, which lacks the scuff marks, abrasions, rubber rash and dings of a LeMans winner. Continue reading

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New Genesis G70 Luxury Sport Sedan Makes Concours Debut

The all-electric, high-performance Genesis Essentia Concept made its world debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show to mixed reviews among the press I talked with there. Continue reading

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McLaren 570GT Debuts at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

McLaren Automotive has released details of the new McLaren 570GT ahead of its debut on the 18th fairway at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Continue reading

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Isotta Fraschini Wins Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

An Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Cabriolet was Best of Show at the 65th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday. Continue reading

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Pebble Beach Postcards

“Millionaires and billionaires everywhere, you have to see it to believe!” Continue reading

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Retro Cadillac Ciel Convertible Unveiled ahead of Pebble Beach

While the exterior is said, with no little bombast, to be pushing the Cadillac’s Art & Science philosophy into a “new stratum,” it’s really the handsome interior that distinguishes the car and shows how far from “luxury” mass produced “luxury cars” have strayed. Continue reading

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Lexus 2013 GS 350 Debuts at Pebble Beach

The 2013 Lexus GS changes from previous rounded Lexus designs by way of its more angular sculpted exterior. Lexus said it will lead the rest of the lineup in an “entirely new direction” that appears derivative of front and rear themes developed by Ford of Europe, Audi, BMW and Cadillac. Overall, the new GS sheet metal represents a “significant extension of the Lexus L-finesse philosophy that is the core of all Lexus product design,” according to Lexus. Continue reading

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Infiniti JX Concept at Pebble Beach Teases 2013 Model

Previous attempts to use CVTs with V6 engines have failed – so this appears to be a daring move on Infiniti’s part prompted no doubt by impending fuel economy regulations. This potentially sets up a Lexus – clearly the luxury hybrid leader with more applications coming – versus Infiniti, which eschews hybrids in favor of parent company Nissan’s CVT technology. Continue reading

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Mini Shows $52,000 Goodwood Version at Pebble Beach

The Mini “Inspired by Goodwood” – how about MIBG? – has luxury accouterments at a luxury price of $52,000 (but that includes $700 in handling and delivery fees), when advanced orders begin later this month. MIBG will be produced in a limited edition of 1,000 units – 140 of which will be available to U.S. punters – and is said to combine driving fun with the same craftsmanship, select materials, styling and all-round ‘typical British understatement’ that are hallmarks of Rolls-Royce.
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Cadillac Rejoins Electric Vehicle Parade with Converj Concept

The on again/off again Converj program is now switched on again and in keeping with the ecological theme, the name is recycled from a hybrid concept first shown at the 2009 North American International Auto Show as General Motors was hurtling toward bankruptcy. Continue reading

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Infiniti JX Concept Teaser Photo Released

Infiniti also announced the launch of the “Power of 7,” the latest social media campaign from an automaker designed to spark interest about the JX Concept in advance of its global reveal at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 18. Continue reading

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