Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2011 – Photo Gallery

Ferrari 250 GTO Line-up at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011 was held Sunday, August 21st at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. More than 200 cars and motorcycles lined the 18th hole of the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links for the 61st annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, with a total of 29 classes in 2011 including feature and special classes. Mercedes-Benz, a featured marque at the 2011 Pebble Beach … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance 2011 – Photo Gallery

Ferrari GTO - Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance 2011

The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance 2011 was held Thursday, August 18th, starting and ending at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. The annual scenic 60-mile trip around the Monterey Peninsula, held in association with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is open to vehicles that are participating in the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours on Sunday, August 21st. This year saw over 150 historic … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz Honored at Pebble Beach Concours 2011

1886 Benz 3-Wheel Patent Motor Wagon

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2011 will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the automobile by showcasing the marques that trace their lineage to Benz and Daimler, with particular attention to Mercedes-Benz. The August 21, 2011 celebration on the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach Golf Links will chronicle early racing greats, coachbuilt classics, and preservation cars. The birth of the automobile is marked by Carl … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours 2011 – Ferrari 250 GTO Featured

Ferrari 250 GTO

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011 will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ferrari 250 GTO with more than twenty of these sports racing cars taking to the show field on Sunday, August 21. Only thirty-six 250 GTOs were originally produced, as well as two 330 GTOs with larger capacity engines. All of these cars have been invited to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011 and more than half have already … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2010 – Cars of Alfa Romeo

Featured Photo

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2010 paid tribute to all that is Alfa Romeo, celebrating the centennial of the Italian auto manufacturer founded as Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili. The Pebble Beach Concours gathering along Carmel Bay showcased vehicles ranging from a 1910 A.L.F.A. 24 HP to the just-unveiled Alfa Romeo Pandion show car created by Bertone to mark the centennial, and it also included a display … [Read more...]

Charitable Contributions at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2010

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2010

The 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance raised more than $1 million for charity for the fifth consecutive year, bringing the total of charitable donations throughout the event's history to more than $14 million. Primary Concours charities include United Way Monterey County, Pebble Beach Company Foundation, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County. The 60th annual event, conducted Aug. 15 at The Lodge at Pebble … [Read more...]

Special Classes at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2011

Mercedes-Benz - Pebble Beach Concours 2011

By Rick Carey The 61st Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will be held on Sunday, August 21, 2011 at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. In 2011 five special categories will headline the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance: • Mercedes-Benz and 125 years of the Automobile • Stutz Centennial (Call this one “’The car that made good in a day’, turns 100.”) • Ferrari 250 GTO • Edwardian … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Pebble Beach 2010 – Auction Report

Featured Photo1

Report and photos (unless noted) by Rick Carey, Auction Editor Gooding and Company held its 2010 Pebble Beach sale on August 14th and 15th at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. David Gooding assumed the Pebble Beach Auction mantle six years ago, to the day, in fact, on August 15, 2004. He brought Charlie Ross over from the UK to call the sale, and they meshed on the block to an … [Read more...]

Concept Cars Unveiled at Pebble Beach Concours 2010

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

Before viewing any of the 250-plus classic cars, race machines and motorcycles exhibited at the 60th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tonight Show host Jay Leno stopped by the event's concept vehicle and new car display. The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is becoming a showcase for all the latest offerings from manufacturers. A total of 12 concepts and new cars were … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2010 – Best of Show Winner

Pebble Best Featured Photo

A 1933 Delage D8S De Villars Roadster owned by The Patterson Collection in Louisville, Kentucky, was named Best of Show at the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance held Sunday, August 15th on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. Additionally, proceeds from raffles, auctions, sponsorships and ticket sales helped contribute more than $1 million to charity for the fifth consecutive year. "There are so many … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2010 – Photo Gallery

Featured Photo 3

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2010 was held Sunday, August 15th at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. More than 250 cars and motorcycles lined the 18th hole of Pebble Beach Golf Links for the 60th annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, with a total of 29 classes in 2010 including feature and special classes. Alfa Romeo, a featured marque at the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance 2010 – Photo Gallery

Featured Photo 2

The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance 2010 presented by Rolex is an annual scenic 60-mile trip around the Monterey Peninsula in association with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Held Thursday, August 12th, the Tour d'Elegance is for vehicles that will participate in the Pebble Beach Concours on Sunday, August 15. The Tour d'Elegance traces portions of the original 17-Mile Drive, traverses nearby mountains and … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Pebble Beach 2010 – Auction Preview

1933 Alfa Romeo Monza

Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction 2010 will be held Saturday, August 14th and Sunday, August, 15th at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. Gooding & Company’s 6th annual auction, held in association with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, will feature 135 cars, including 17 estimated to reach bids in excess of $1,000,000. “We have more consignors and exceptional cars from … [Read more...]

Delage D8S Gives New Meaning to Elegance

Delage D8S DeVillars Roadster

Born in the Depression, Restored in a Recession, Delage D8S Gives New Meaning to Elegance Story by Philip Powell In perhaps the strangest paradox of the 1930s, as the worst depression the world had ever known was putting millions out of work, extraordinary design still flourished. Bauhaus architecture by the likes of Mies van der Rohe and LeCorbusier gave us functional homes described as "machines for living." … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours 2010 – Ferrari 250 GT SWB Honored

1959 Ferrari 250 GT SWB 1539 GT at Paris Show

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2010 will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ferrari 250 GT Short Wheelbase Berlinetta by displaying eight SWBs on the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. Racing great Sir Stirling Moss, who serves among the Honorary Judges at the Pebble Beach Concours, is eager to see these cars take to the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. He drove a 250 GT … [Read more...]