As the driver of a 1976 911S, I find Porsche ownership quite fulfilling. I love driving to work on crisp fall mornings or sunny spring afternoons. I enjoy chatting with other car lovers who admire my German-engineered ride and have their own stories to tell about their vintage vehicles. I'm proud of my classic car, but there are some parts of vintage Porsche ownership that can be challenging.
These are the auction cars that will create the biggest buzz of Monterey Week 2016. With total auction sales estimated by Hagerty to reach $370 million, these 20 automobiles will undoubtedly play a major role on an auction company’s final sales numbers.
The Carmel Concours on the Avenue 2016 was held Aug. 16 on the downtown streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.
A field of more than 175 automobiles were on display at the ninth edition of the Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue, vying for 14 major awards and Best of Show. This year’s event presented multi-marques from 1940 to 1973, in addition to Porsche and Ferrari from the beginning through 1989. Similar to previous years, Carmel-By-The-Sea’s Ocean Avenue was closed to traffic and sixteen blocks of downtown were filled with collector cars and related motorized items. As always, an interesting mix of automobiles were displayed in front of Carmel’s charming shops, galleries and restaurants.
The next time you're working in the yard and using weed killer, you just might be doing something else that would never occur to you. You could be helping Dennis Albaugh add another car to his massive collection of Corvettes and Chevy muscle cars. How so? Well, Albaugh heads up an agricultural supply conglomeration with products that use the chemical glyphosate. It's the primary ingredient in household and commercial weed killers, and it has made Albaugh a wealthy man.
Smoke and ash clouded the coastal skies as auto entrepreneur Gordon McCall unofficially opened this year’s Monterey Car Week with his annual Motorworks Revival party.
The exclusive Aug. 17 event — there is a VIP line and a red carpet line, but no line for anyone else — drew several thousand guests who paid $395 to $550 to drink Roederer Champagne, nibble caviar and ogle a vast collection of racing cars, vintage motorcycles and top airplanes and jets.