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Archives for August 2017

One I Missed: The Ferrari 288 GTO

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes you see something and dismiss it only to regret decades later that you passed by something great. A case in point is the Ferrari 288 GTO. When I first saw it, at the Geneva Auto Salon in February 1984, I thought … [Read more...]

The Phantom: The Car That Signaled The End For Bill Mitchell At GM

by Wallace Wyss - Now, fact is, I have been around since Methuselah and it so happens I used to hang out with Bill Mitchell, VP of Design at General Motors. He was an outsize character, kind of like his namesake William "Billy" Mitchell … [Read more...]

Concorso Italiano 2017

by Mike - Concorso Italiano is one of the largest, if not the largest, gathering of classic and exotic cars in the world. It happens every August during Monterey Car Week. Here are some of my photos from this event which was held on … [Read more...]

The Carmel Mission Classic Was A Success

by Mike – I attended the Carmel Mission Classic on Wednesday, 16 August at the Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, commonly known as the Carmel Mission in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. This is a small event held within the walls of the Carmel … [Read more...]

Cars On The Street In Carmel

by Mike - Today I attended the Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea. I will publish photos of that on another day. Here are my photos of interesting cars on the streets - not in the show - parked on the street or driving around. … [Read more...]

A Connoisseur’s Monterey Car Week

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