Monterey Car Week 2018: Favorite Cars, Favorite Shows

From The Quail to Pebble Beach and Concorso Italiano, our favorite shows and the beauties on display

For one week in August each year, the automotive enthusiast community descends upon Monterey, California and the surrounding area to admire, display, auction and drive all manner of vehicles. There’s an overwhelming number of events held over the course of the week-long extravaganza, but the bulk of the shows occur over the weekend. While it’s a struggle to give all the incredible displays the attention …

Monterey Car Week 2018: Concept and Production Cars

Outlandish or sensible, futuristic or utilitarian, some of the most impressive new vehicles on show

Follow the money. It’s an apt phrase these days, but here we mean something different. Carmakers long ago learned that one of the most highly regarded car shows in the world isn’t in some stale-aired convention center, but in the sun and fog of Monterey, California. From Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering, to rallies and auctions, Monterey Car Week is a seven-day …

Cadillac’s Escala Concept Car

Our exclusive look behind the scenes of a vehicle brought to life

Cadillac has been on a five year journey expressing three driving experiences and demonstrating the brand’s evolution while also tracking back to its luxury roots. We’ve been fortunate to see the debut of each car in the fitting surroundings of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, America’s most prestigious event celebrating automotive history, design and performance (and its many adjacent events). This year we’ve had the …

Test Drive: 2015 Bentley GT3-R

The fastest Bentley ever made gets inspiration from its track-driving cousin

“Racing changes the perception,” says Brian Gush, Bentley’s Director of Motorsport. The Bentley GT3-R is the latest evolution of the brand’s suave and still-alluring Continental GT—and the fastest Bentley ever made. It hauls ass in the most gentlemanly manner, politely even. Though it receives the expected luxury fittings, it takes most of its style cues—both styling and performance—from the automaker’s successful GT3 race car. Limited …