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Monterey Auto Week: rare car auctions to vintage racing

Monterey Auto Week: rare car auctions to vintage racing 8There’s no official “umbrella organization.” It’s just known as Monterey Auto Week. Events come and go, themes and locations change, and it’s all traditionally wrapped up with the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach.

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Chevrolet showcasing Cruze, Aveo, Spark at Washington Auto Show

Chevrolet showcasing Cruze, Aveo, Spark at Washington Auto Show 9On the eve of the Washington Auto Show, Chevrolet has announced its lineup of fuel-efficient small and compact cars set for display throughout the event beginning January 27. The vehicles include: the Spark five-door mini car, Aveo RS show car and Cruze compact sedan.

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The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering still planned for 2010 despite hotel closure

The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering still planned for 2010 despite hotel closure 10Amidst news of the hotel closing in November, Quail Lodge announces preparations have begun for The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, scheduled for Aug. 13, 2010. The Quail brings together automotive enthusiasts for a day of friendship, legendary cars and culinary delights on the Monterey Peninsula.

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Monterey Auto Week: Best of show: Concours on the Avenue in Carmel

Monterey Auto Week: Best of show: Concours on the Avenue in Carmel 11If you like all things automotive and all things Monterey Peninsula, there’s no better mix than Monterey Auto Week. Despite its name, it’s actually a 10-day span of vintage cars shows, auctions, specialty racing and automotive memorabilia.

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Kaiser Darrin, 1954: My Best Of Show At Concours On The Avenue In Carmel

kaiser6It was one of the first cars I noticed, and after looking at an estimated 200 other vehicles, it was still my favorite at the recently concluded Monterey Auto Week. The Concours on the Avenue in Carmel was only presented for the second year in 2008. But it has come into its own, particularly with cars like the 1954 Kaiser Darrin.

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Volkswagen Beetle, Kaiser Darrin Shine At Carmel Concours On The Avenue

Volkswagen Beetle, Kaiser Darrin Shine At Carmel Concours On The Avenue 12Amid overcast skies and cool temperatures, Monterey Auto Week began Monday with the two-day Concours on the Avenue in Carmel with a wondrous selection of varied classic cars — Ferrari to Volkswagen, Ford to Bentley, Fiat to Lamborghini.

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