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Archives for August 2021

This Devin “D” Is Powered by Porsche

by Mike Gulett - I saw this beautiful 1962 Devin "D" Porsche at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in August 2021. The sign on the car said this is a rare factory built version originally delivered to King Motor Company in Southern California with … [Read more...]

San Marino Perks Up Concours by Instituting a Japanese Car Class

Text by Wallace Wyss and photos by Richard Bartholomew - The San Marino Motor Classic, which has been a tradition in this posh suburb of Pasadena for decades, should be congratulated on changing the face of concours if ever so slightly by … [Read more...]

Editorial: What Do We Expect to See at a Concours?

by Wallace Wyss - I covered two concours back to back one week apart--Pebble Beach about 120 miles south of San Francisco and San Marino, about 350 miles to the south of Pebble Beach, both in California. What struck me was that San … [Read more...]

Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing a Company Car

Having a business car has many perks. Beyond the convenience in transportation and the opportunity to make a positive impression to prospective clients, it also has tax advantages. For example, if you get into an auto accident, your rates won’t be … [Read more...]

The Quail, A Motorsport Gathering – 2021

by Wallace Wyss - I'd love to give a complete report, but alas, I could not get a media press credential and I certainly did not want to pay the $900 plus for a ticket. Even the food and wine is included I cannot eat or drink that much in just … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach: The Concours Itself

by Wallace Wyss - The day of the 2021 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance started out with a slight rain, and lots of the ladies who were wearing clothing designed to show their pulchritudinous physiques scrambled for scarves. I quite enjoyed … [Read more...]