Tag Archives: Monterey Car Week

SSC Tuatara hypercar headed to Monterey in production form

It's hard to believe it's been seven years since the Jason Castriota-designed SSC Tuatara concept was first shown to the world. During that time, SSC North America has been busy not only further developing the car but also securing funding as well as establishing new headquarters and modern production capabilities in West Richland, Washington. Now SSC is...

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Mercedes’ halo concept for EQ sub-brand debuts August 24

Mercedes-Benz is preparing a striking concept that blends the past and future. It's called the Aesthetics Progressive Luxury and the covers will come off on August 24 as part of Monterey Car Week. The annual Californian car extravaganza this year runs from August 18-26. In the new video released on Thursday, we see a Mercedes designer doing a rough sketch...

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Infiniti bringing electrified performance concept to Monterey

Infiniti will start switching over to an electrified lineup around 2021 when the first models based on a new modular platform are introduced. That date's a few years off but in the interim Infiniti will provide a glimpse into its future with concept cars. The Q Inspiration unveiled in January gave us a taste of what future Inifnitis will look like, and at...

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Nissan will be first featured Japanese brand at Rolex Motorsport Reunion

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion has honored many car companies since its first event in 1974. At the 2018 event, Nissan will become the first Japanese make to receive said honor. Nissan announced on Monday that the RMMR has chosen the company and that it will support the event with a slew of historic vehicles from its past and current motorsport...

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A pair of Dodge Demons will raise hell (and money) in Monterey

More is better. It's a simple formula and Dodge knows how to tweak it for maximum effect. That's how the Hellcat was originally born, and how we've arrived in a world today that exists with a vehicle called the Challenger SRT Demon. A street-legal drag racing denizen of destructive speed offered for 2018 only, the Demon is a force to be reckoned with...

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Monterey Car Week will see Brabham BT62 make US debut

One of the most successful race teams in the history of Formula 1 is leaping into the world of supercars. The new Brabham Automotive is a spinoff of the Brabham race team, which boasts four Drivers' and two Constructors' championships, and its first product is the BT62, a track-only supercar limited to just 70 examples. The BT62 made its world debut in...

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Ford GT that sold for $1.8M at auction is up for sale, again

The controversial 2017 Ford GT that sold at Mecum's Indianapolis auction this past May is up for sale yet again. It's once again being sold by Mecum, this time at the auction house's Monterey Car Week sale. To recap this particular GT's story, the supercar sold at auction for $1.8 million in May and somehow skid past Ford's buyer agreement promising not to...

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Shocking: Audi to debut electric supercar concept at Pebble Beach

Audi has something to show us at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this year, and it's electric. Not just any electric car, but an electric supercar. The automaker teased what it calls the PB 18 e-tron on Monday and said the car houses a futuristic design for enthusiasts. We can also expect a powerful electric powertrain, Audi promises. As for the name...

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Bugatti reveals more of its Chiron-based Divo hypercar

Bugatti has a track-focused hypercar coming. It's called the Divo, and we'll see it for the first time on August 24 at the The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, California. A teaser video was uploaded to Bugatti's Facebook page on Friday and gives us a taste of the car's exhaust note as well as the taillights, which look to have adopted a similar...

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Ferrari replica from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” heads to auction

No, it's not a real 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder. This one has the potential to be more fun than the real deal, because this beautiful red machine is one of three 1985 Modena GTs built for the film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Modena GT did an amazing job replicating the real deal Ferrari, and car number three here is being offered for sale at the...

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