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The Milwaukee Masterpiece:  The Midwest's Pebble Beach
The Milwaukee Masterpiece: The Midwest's Pebble Beach

Milwaukee's Masterpiece:  The Other Pebble Beach Scouting for a fine family of cars?  Check out the Milwaukee Masterpiece on our nation's other West Coast-Lake Michigan's western shore, August 21st and 22nd.  This year's event features Duesenberg and celebrates Alfa Romeo.  It's a full weekend...Read More»

1926 Pontiac Two-Door Coach, owned by Paul Jaszczak
Found: America's Oldest Pontiac...and Oldest Original Pontiac Owner

As the guy with the signboard used to promise, the end is nigh. Pontiac is about to recede into automotive history, but with 84 years of Ponchos out there (1926-2010), it'll be a while before they pass from our memories. Back in June, we wrote about the Fairfield County Concours d'Elegance in...Read More»

Bugatti Diva 15-Bar Pump Espresso Machine
Bugatti Coffee Maker Also Offers Jolt, Sticker-Shock

Sadly, we here at Stalag TCC cannot afford to own Bugattis. Yes, a fortunate few get to test drive them, but when the sun goes down, we head home in humbler rides. However, there'll soon be a way for even schmoes like us to get a piece of the Bugatti pie, thanks to the Bugatti Diva 15-Bar Pump...Read More»

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
Bugatti Bordeaux Will Have to Wait

  We've shown you the grainy teaser photo of that new Bugatti concept--some call it the Bordeaux, some sources pick it out as a new Royale. Whatever the name, you'll need to exercise some patience--because, when it comes to an actual, real successor to today's Bugatti Veyron, the car-enthusiast...Read More»

Ferrari TR 59
Competing California Concours Events Fire Up In August

Californians may have their share of problems these days, but come August, they'll be the envy of auto fans around the globe. Not only will they be nearer than most to the 59th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, but they'll also be near the first-ever "Concours d’Ignorance: An Automotive...Read More»

2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
Pebble Beach: Something Cadillac, Something Bugatti

We're making a plan for Pebble Beach, and we're making it soon: TheCarConnection.com is headed to the classic concours in California on August 14, where we're bringing you the first look at a new Cadillac. Since we have to have something to make it look good for the home office while we swill...Read More»

Bertone BAT 11
BAT 11 Out of Hell?

By all rights, the BAT 11 simply shouldn't exist. The incredibly sexy sportscar, pictured above, is the work of the folks at Stile Bertone. Certainly, you've heard that name before. It's penned the designs for a long procession of over-the-top autos, such as the Lamborghini Countach. But when work...Read More»

A million doesn't go very far anymore

You wouldn't have a hard time finding Bob Petersen's "Round-Door" Rolls. Not with the wing-like rear end capped by a massive, vertical fin. Though it didn't capture the Pebble BeachBest-in-Show honors, it was one of the clear crowd favorites at the 2005 Concour d'Elegance. Not that many years ago...Read More»

Pebble Beach Weekend, Part II

It's not easy trying to relax on the Monterey Peninsula this weekend, certainly not if you're into classic cars. Yesterday, I blogged about my incredible drive in a Ferrari F430 over San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. Later in the day, I swapped into a 612 Scaglietti for the final leg down to...Read More»

1933 Delage D8S De Villars Roadster
Are you into leather?

When you're as old as I am, (older than dirt, as TCC Editor Marty Padgett often reminds me), you like to reminisce about the old days. Fact is, there are some things I'd like to forget about, such as the hard vinyl bench seats of my first few cars. They were uncomfortable, unpleasant to the touch...Read More»

1933 Delage D8S De Villars Roadster
Greenwich Concours d'Elegance - Part III

Greenwich Concours d’Elegance – Part III One of the many definitions of the word “perfect’ according to Webster’s Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language is: entirely without any flaws, defects or shortcomings, accurate, exact, or correct in every...Read More»

California Mille 2010
Greenwich Concours d'Elegance - Part II

It was a picture perfect day here in Greenwich, CT – sunny with no clouds in the sky and although it was in the high 70’s to low 80’s, there was that awesome breeze coming from the Greenwich sound that made it all the more pleasant. The Greenwich Concours is being held this...Read More»

1933 Delage D8S De Villars Roadster
Greenwich Concours d'Elegance

Greenwich, CT - June 3rd - The annual Greenwich Concours is a great venue and my first one to judge, so I'm a bit nervous but very excited at the same time, and joining me as judges for the first time as well will be my good friend Charlie Hughes, ex-president of Mazda North America and my other...Read More»

1941 Nash Ambassador Club Coupe
Meadow Brook's Concours d'Elegance and 1941

As you may have read elsewhere, this year's Concours d'Elegance at Meadow Brook outside Detroit was the first to be seriously affected by rain since it started 21 years ago. An all-night downpour presented soggy conditions for Sunday morning, and show organizers moved hastily to reposition the...Read More»

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