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Wild and crazy car colors at the 2014 LA Auto Show

The Lime Green 2015 Chevy Spark wasn't even the brightest color at the LA Auto Show.

Most car buyers play it safe when it comes to car colors. White is the most popular exterior color, followed by black, silver and gray. Boring, right? But many manufacturers, seeking to appeal to young buyers, also offer limited edition to full-fledged models with wild color patterns — Plasma Purple to Tangerine Scream and Bronze ... Read More »

Concours on the Avenue: rare cars, rare owners

A rare "Pink" Jaguar at the Concours on the Avenue.

Porsche, Ferrari, Jaguar and Woodys, the classic surf cars, were featured among the rare cars  and unheralded automobiles Tuesday during the Concours on the Avenue on the streets of downtown Carmel. The first major showcase in the weeklong celebration of automobiles on the Monterey Peninsula progressed August 12 as it has throughout its now eight-year ... Read More »

Free car giveaway: 2014 Custom Mustang GT

The custom-made Mustang will be given away.

Modern Muscle Design (MMD) is offering the chance to drive away with its SEMA built, custom 2014 Mustang GT. AmericanMuscle and MMD collaborated on the custom design. It’s called Project MMD. Featuring more than $30,000 in aftermarket parts and the sleek, modern design MMD is known for this one-of-a-kind versatile Mustang. It’s a perfect show ... Read More »

History of the LA Auto Show: VW, Lincoln, Mini-me?

Product Specialists for Buick at the 2012 LA Auto Show.

Product specialists at the LA Auto Show and other auto shows around the globe enjoy their work on serious and not-so serious occasions. Two women product specialists who had just met worked for Buick at the LA Auto Show in 2012. They looked liked twin sisters despite a substantial height different. “Doesn’t she look like ... Read More »