Pebble Beach Concours – Mercedes-Benz celebrates 125 years

Tuesday August 23rd, 2011 at 10:88 PM
Posted by: AKramer

1939 Mercedes-B​enz Silver Arrow (W-154)

Mercedes-Benz is celebrating its 125 year anniversary this year, which not coincidentally also happens to be the 125th anniversary of the automobile. It was 1886 when Carl Benz filed a patent application for his three-wheeled motor car and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Pebble Beach Concours – 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe

Tuesday August 23rd, 2011 at 11:88 AM
Posted by: AKramer

2012 MINI Cooper S Coupe

On display at the MINI booth at this year’s Concours d’Elegance is the 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe, MINI’s new 2-seater that looks to inject even more driving fun into the MINI line-up. The Coupe becomes the fastest MINI available and purports to offer even more agile handling than the already nimble Cooper.

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Pebble Beach Concours – Lotus Evora GTE Concept and Exige S Matte Black Final Edition

Saturday August 20th, 2011 at 4:88 PM
Posted by: Derek

Lotus Evora GTE

On display in the Lotus booth at this year’s Pebble Beach d’Elegance event held in Carmel, California is the Lotus Evora GTE Road Car Concept making its world premiere. Lotus has a goal of being successful in the new global motorsport GTE category, which includes the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans and built the Lotus Evora GTE race car for the competition series. For the civilized folk who do not have a racing license, Lotus built the Evora GTE Road Car Concept with some serious intentions.

The Evora GTE Road Car Concept is motivated by a 420 hp supercharged 3.5-liter V6 race developed engine that sends it power through a sequential AMT racing gearbox.

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Pebble Beach Concours – Infiniti Announces IPL G Convertible

Saturday August 20th, 2011 at 2:88 PM
Posted by: Derek

Infiniti IPL G Convertible

More than just focusing on engine power and acceleration, the Infiniti Performance Line, or IPL, product design philosophy focuses on “total vehicle performance,” including unique driving attributes and exclusive exterior and interior features.

Announced today at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance show in California, made by Infiniti Americas Vice President Ben Poore, the addition of a new 2013 IPL G Convertible to the Infiniti Performance Line model lineup. The IPL G Convertible Concept features unique aerodynamic styling, the dynamic performance of an IPL-tuned V6, exhaust and suspension, 19-inch IPL aluminum-alloy wheels, three-piece retractable hardtop and a unique red leather-appointed interior set against a Malbec Black exterior – a level of equipment and performance modification expected to be shared with the production IPL G Convertible.

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Pebble Beach Concours – Cadillac Ciel Concept

Saturday August 20th, 2011 at 12:88 PM
Posted by: Derek

Cadillac Ciel Concept

Cadillac unveiled the Ciel Concept at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance held in Carmel, CA. Using the French word for sky, the Ciel (pronounced C-L) is an open-air, touring concept inspired by the natural beauty of scenic California coast.

The large touring chassis of Ciel explores themes driving Cadillac’s explorations into range-topping flagship luxury. It is powered by a twin-turbocharged version of the 3.6-liter Direct Injection V-6 engine, paired with a hybrid system using lithium-ion battery technology.

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Pebble Beach Concours – Infiniti JX Concept Unveiled

Thursday August 18th, 2011 at 7:88 PM
Posted by: Derek

Infiniti JX Concept

Infiniti used the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event to premier their 7-passenger, luxury crossover concept, the Infiniti JX Concept. The JX Concept is designed to excel in three areas – interior flexibility and roominess, safety, and innovative luxury features. The JX Concept was unveiled by Senior Vice President and Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura prior to its display throughout the weekend’s activities at the famed Lodge at Pebble Beach.

The interior, for example, the production Infiniti JX will offer what is expected to be class-leading roominess, along with a 2nd row seat design that tilts and slides forward providing exceptionally easy 3rd row access.

An example of an innovative safety feature is the Backup Collision Intervention that helps the driver detect crossing objects behind the vehicle and, if necessary, engage the brakes to help avoid a collision when the transmission is engaged in reverse.

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Pebble Beach Concours – New 2013 Lexus GS 350 Revealed

Thursday August 18th, 2011 at 4:88 PM
Posted by: Derek

2013_Lexus_GS_350

The prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Carmel, CA was the setting for the reveal event of the redesigned 2013 Lexus GS.

The new GS brings a more engaging driving experience, bolder design and a more spacious, contemporary interior, heralding a new chapter in the history of Lexus.

The main objective of the new GS was to provide a more engaging driving experience. To achieve the Lexus development team created a new aerodynamic body, a wider stance and stiffer structure, a transmission with quicker changes and distinctive engine sound and exhaust note.

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