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    Video: Jay Leno examines the bonkers 1910 Brooke 'Swan Car' at Pebble Beach
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    How much oddball can you squeeze into one car? We probably haven't reached the limit yet, but just after the turn of the 20th century a man did his best to find out. A wealthy Scottish engineer named Robert "Scotty" Nicholl Matthewson, living in Calcutta, bought a 30-horsepower Brooke sedan in ...

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    Monterey: Lamborghini Urus Concept is warmly welcomed at Pebble Beach
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    We crawled all over the Lamborghini Urus Concept, and even took the time to open the doors and sit behind the wheel of the utility vehicle at "The Quail: A Motorsport Gathering" during the festivities at Pebble Beach this past weekend. While there has still been no official announcement of ...

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    Monterey: Special Edition Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse sells for $2.5 million
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    Speculative investors should have held off on purchasing Facebook stock. Instead, they would have been wiser pooling resources for the Special Edition Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse. The one-off supercar, with an asking price of $2.5 million, was shown at "The Quail: A Motorsports ...

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    Monterey: We take a closer (live) look at the McLaren X-1 Concept
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    The McLaren X-1 Concept was easily one of the most talked about vehicles on display at The Quail during Pebble Beach weekend in Monterey. Rather than dismiss it as "one of those charmless, jelly bean-like vaporware eco-cars that the automakers periodically show off at motorshows," as one of our ...

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    Monterey: Take a stroll through the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
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    The 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance has officially come to a close. Even though the entrants from 33 states and 15 countries are currently packing up their toys and heading home, you can still take in the sights by clicking through the gallery above. Cars and owners competed for trophies ...

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    Monterey: 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed makes its North American debut
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    The 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed stopped by the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance fresh from its appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The GT Speed gets its grunt from a 6.0-liter, twin-turbo W12 good for 616 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque, which will shoot the big coupe ...

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    Monterey: Jaguar XJL Ultimate, XJ AWD show up at Pebble Beach
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    Jaguar descended on the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance with two of its new models: the XJL Ultimate and the 3.0-liter XJ all-wheel drive. Built for chauffeuring the well-to-do about in style, the XJL Ultimate (above in black) packs a luxury-lined interior complete with reclining and ...

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    Teased: Cadillac teases a "glamour" concept to be revealed in 2013
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    During an event for media at Pebble Beach, Cadillac design maestro Clay Dean said it was time for the brand to "reflect back not for nostalgia, but what made us great at the time." The visual aids provided with the statement were two teaser images of a concept car that will be revealed at an auto ...

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    Monterey: 1928 Mercedes-Benz 680S Saoutchik Torpedo takes 2012 Pebble Beach Best of Show
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    A 1928 Mercedes-Benz 680S Saoutchik Torpedo has taken the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Best of Show. Owned by Paul & Judy Andrews of White Settlement, Texas, the low-windshield 680S spent 30 years in storage before receiving a total restoration. This particular car bowed under the ...

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    Official: Bentley announces Mulsanne Vision Concept, a new flagship droptop
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    The arrival of the all-new flagship Bentley Mulsanne sedan in 2010 (for the 2011 model year) marked the departure of the range-topping Azure convertible, leaving the Continental GTC range as the automaker's only open-roof models. Bentley's big convertible program took a huge leap forward this ...

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    Monterey: 2012 Pebble Beach Concept Car Lawn offers a tutorial in cars to come
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    The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is a showcase for some of the world's most exquisite vintage vehicles, but if newer metal is more your speed, the Concept Car Lawn is the place to be. This year saw models from Bugatti, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, McLaren and Bentley as well as SRT, Hennessey, ...

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    Monterey: Shelby Cobras strut as 2012 Pebble Beach featured marque
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    Every year, the organizers behind the Monterey weekend choose a specific model to serve as the "featured marque" for events like the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Revival, Quail Motorsports Gathering and Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. This year, they honored the Shelby Cobra both as a nod to the ...

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    Monterey: BMW Zagato Roadster lurks on the Concept Lawn of Pebble Beach
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    Never underestimate what at an automaker can accomplish with a little determination. We spotted the BMW Zagato Roadster sulking on the lawn at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance among the various other concept cars on display in front of the lodge. Built in just six weeks, BMW executed the ...

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    Monterey: McLaren teases us with 12C Can-Am Edition concept
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    Tucked under a tent away from the rest of the rabble at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is McLaren's stunning 12C Can-Am Edition Racing Concept.With a generous helping of McLaren Orange paint ladled over wild bodywork, engineers crafted this machine as the ultimate racing interpretation ...

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    Official: Rolls-Royce debuts Phantom Coupe Aviator Collection at Pebble Beach
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    As if its cars aren't already exclusive enough on their own merit, Rolls-Royce is debuting an ultra-limited production version of the Phantom Coupe at Pebble Beach today. With only 35 cars expected to be built, the Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Aviator Collection celebrates Charles Stewart Rolls ...

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    Official: BMW Zagato Roadster breaks cover in Pebble Beach
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    BMW and Zagato decided that their initial collaboration on the Zagato Coupe, which debuted just three months ago at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, was so successful that an encore was called for. The result is this, the Zagato Roadster, which was conceived, designed and produced in the ...

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    Monterey: 2012 Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance snakes its way down the California coast [w/video]
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    As much as we adore the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, there's a lesser-known and considerably more entertaining portion of the show: the Tour d'Elegance. Where as the councours gives onlookers a chance to take in some of the world's most rare and valuable cars as the machines sit parked on ...

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    Monterey: One-off 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra debuts as tribute to Carroll
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    The Monterey Peninsula is celebrating all things Shelby this week as part of the company's 50th anniversary celebration. The Cobra in particular will be a part of many events including the Pebble Beach Concours and the Monterey Motorsports Reunion happening at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The ...

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    Official: McLaren X-1 Concept created as one-off for anonymous client
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    The first major surprise of Pebble Beach weekend in Monterey has officially landed. The machine you see above is the McLaren X-1 Concept, and it was created by McLaren Special Operations for an anonymous client. Underneath that crazy slice of bodywork lies the British company's unique carbon ...

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    Official: BMW outlines plans at Pebble, teases new Zagato concept
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    The pageant of global automotive finery that is Pebble Beach weekend is under way, and among the many automakers with big plans is BMW. Its prize pony will be the unveiling of the BMW Zagato concept (click the photo above to enlarge) – a different BMW-Zagato collaboration than what was ...

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