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MISC Auto Shows

Here you'll find coverage of the auto shows and events that we cover each year but weren't necessarily planning to. They're not as big as the major international auto shows around the world, but they're still plenty fun and important to see.

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    Official: Infiniti extends long-wheelbase Q50 L for the Chinese market
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    Want to sell your luxury sedan in China? You're going to need a long-wheelbase model. Not because the still-dominant Chinese government mandates it, or because the customers are taller, but because Chinese buyers tend to like being chauffeured around in the back of their luxury sedans instead of...

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    Official: Bugatti surprises with Vitesse 1 of 1 edition
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    Bugatti had plenty to showcase at Pebble Beach this year, unveiling not only the final Legend edition but also bringing the entire series together for one big happy family reunion at the same location where, one year ago, it presented the first such special edition. But those weren't the only...

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    Video: Xcar takes a closer look at the electrifying Renovo Coupe
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    Xcar Films went to Pebble Beach and gave Renovo Motors CEO Christopher Heiser a platform to talk about his new electric supercar based on the Shelby Daytona Coupe. The relevant nuggets: 500 horsepower and 1,000 pound-feet of torque from direct-drive twin sequential axial flux motors powered by a...

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    Official: BMW reveals new X5 Security Plus in Moscow
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    A major player in the Russian market, BMW is heading to the Moscow Motor Show this month with a slew of local debuts... most of which we've already seen. But among all the new models making the trek from Bavaria to Moscow will be the new X5 Security Plus. In a new-model launch that will...

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    Monterey: We obsessively covered the 2014 Monterey Car Week
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    With each passing year, things just get more and more interesting at the annual Monterey Car Week. As we've seen yet again, it's not just about the historic automobiles anymore – new vehicles certainly have big presences at the various events. Beyond that, with a wide variety of sights to...

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    Monterey: Ferrari 250 Testa Rossas assemble by the shore at Pebble Beach
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    Seeing one Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa could be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many people because so few exist, and those that do generally trade hands for tens of millions of dollars. At this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, there are 20 of these amazing rarities lined up next to each...

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    Monterey: Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé Waterspeed Collection is a real land yacht
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    There aren't very many better places to show the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé Waterspeed Collection than at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Not only is this aquatic-themed land yacht parked on the Concept Car Lawn appropriately very near the Pacific Ocean, it's being seen by...

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    Monterey: 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe named Best In Show at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
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    For the first time in the event's 64-year history, the prestigious Best In Show honor at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance has been awarded to a Ferrari. The 1954 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe seen here is owned by car collector Jon Shirley of Medina, WA, and as it turns out, has quite a rich...

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    Monterey: Bentley Continental GT3-R is a limited-edition racer for the street
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    Limited to just 300 examples worldwide, Bentley's new GT3-R is set to bring a bit of the brand's motorsports pedigree to the street. After all, the Flying B recently took the win at the Blancpain Endurance Series at Silverstone with its new Continental GT3, less than one year after the big...

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    Monterey: McLaren 650S Sprint is ready to hit the track running in Monterey
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    McLaren isn't exactly the most plebeian brand to begin with, so it makes sense for the company to take advantage of the lavish parties and wealthy folks descending on California for the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. In addition to the insane P1 GTR, McLaren is showing off the track-focused...

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    Monterey: Renovo Motors Coupe buzzes into Monterey with electric power and vintage style
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    The Shelby Daytona Coupe is one of the best looking vehicles ever to go racing from any era; it's not exactly known for its amazing fuel economy, though, with a big V8 creating tons of muscular power. Electric car company Renovo Motors aims to revolutionize this American classic by keeping its...

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    Official: Buick Envision cabin detailed ahead of reveal later this month
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    Buick teased the arrival of the China-market Envision last month and gave us a few specs, now it's teasing the midsize crossover's interior and features. Having said it will "set a new benchmark in terms of space, safety, performance and specifications," we're told that equipment like the heated...

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    Monterey: All six Bugatti Veyron Legend Editions gather at the Quail
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    Walk through the entrance to the Quail, make a right, and you'll be greeted by $18 million worth of car. Sure, that's not an unusual sight during Monterey Car Week, where classics are being auctioned off for well beyond that, but we're talking about $18 million of brand new car. We're talking...

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    Monterey: Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster in the metal in Monterey
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    Even surrounded by glamorous people and a plethora of extremely exotic vehicles on the lawn of the Quail, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster sticks out as something just a little bit more special. Under the Monterey sun all of the carbon fiber on the hood and in the air dam pops out from...

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    U-Turn: What you missed on 8.15.14
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    1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $38M A few decades ago you could buy a crappy NBA franchise for $40 million; these days that princely sum will only net you one Ferrari. Provided the Ferrari in question is just exactly the right model, that is. 250 GTO models from the 1962 vintage have...

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    Monterey: 2014 Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance gives the best view in town
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    Situated on rolling hills right on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, the Monterey Peninsula in California might be one of the most picturesque areas in the United States, but when the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and its related events arrive each year, they bring along a plethora of...

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    Official: Jaguar F-Type Project 7 arrives Stateside for $165k* [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: A previous version of this article had a discrepancy between the price referenced in the headline and that specified in the text body. The headline has been updated to correct that discrepancy. There are a great many things we love about the Jaguar F-Type, but one of them is that,...

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    Monterey: McCall's Motorworks Revival ignites Monterey 2014 in spectacular style
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    What makes the Monterey car week so exciting is that it's not just one event – it's made up of numerous festivities that make the whole area south of San Franciso and San Jose a special place to be in mid-August. There's the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, of course, but also The Quail:...

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    Video: Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo surfaces in Monterey
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    Sometime tomorrow, Lamborghini is expected to reveal the new Huracán LP610-4 Super Trofeo and kick off a new era for its spec racing series. But before it does, a videographer on the ground going by the handle Carspotter Jeroen has released this clip of the latest Lambo racer preparing...

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    Monterey: Panoz reveals 25th anniversary Esperante Spyder at McCall's
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    Panoz has kept the Esperante around for about fourteen years now, making it one of the longer-serving models on the market. But in Monterey this week, the American niche automaker is introducing a revised version of the Esperante that aims to keep it current. As we've reported twice before,...

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