8th Legends of the Autobaun: Celebrating German Automotive Engineering

The Legends of the Autobahn returned this year to the prestigious Nicklaus Club-Monterey. The event is described by Eddie Funahashi and Frank Patek,

The Petersen Grand Reopening

The Petersen Automotive Museum has reopened in grand style. Executive Director Terry Karges invites everyone to experience the wonderful new entertainment features along with the perfect automobiles of history. Here is your first sneak peek!

LA Auto Show 2015: Still Rollin'

One of Special Car Store’s “jobs” is to catch all the flash and dash we can. The Willie J Laws Band plays an encore for our photographs that make no sound. Next LA Auto Show November 18-27, 2016.

LA Auto Show 2015: Rollin' Along

The Willie J Laws Band that is, entertaining the Motor Press Guild invitational crowd awaiting the new Giulia from Alfa Romeo. Next LA Auto Show November 18-27, 2016.

LA Auto Show 2015: Beauty & d'Beats

Complementing the latest bright and shiny metal based objects are real nice people, trending on the beautiful. You can go buy the cars another day - but you can only see the Ladies of the LA Auto Show here and now! Next LA Auto Show November 18-27, 2016.

LA Auto Show 2015 - DUB Show Tour d'Force

DUB Magazine has been staking out space at the LA Auto Show for 10+ years. This is the final stop of the DUB Show Tour. You need to see this if you love cars – catch the the next LA Auto Show November 18-27, 2016.

Pebble Beach Tour D'Elegance - Start 2015

You have to get up pretty early in the morning to get to the front of the line of the Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance. Sometimes the rarefied air at the Starting Line is shrouded in coastal fog and mist, making for a very fresh experience.

Petersen Automotive Museum Previews New Tech At Pebble Beach Concours (Video)

Pebble Beach CA, Aug 15 2015 - Terry Karges of the Petersen Automotive Museum provides a summary of the Museum's Press Conference in an interview on the lawn of the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance.

George Barris - AFAS Kind of Guy

George Barris at AFAS Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2015 Exhibit talks about his new book "King of the Kustomizers: The Art of George Barris."

Car Classic 2015 Visions of the Future is Zelectric

Pasadena CA, Oct 25 2015 - Special Car Store caught up with Bonnie Rodgers and David Benardo at the Art Center Car Classic again.

Art Center Car Classic 2015 Rocket Man

In discussion with Beau Boeckmann, Henrik Fisker had his dream design on paper, then realized he could realize his own exercise of American muscle.

Boyle'n Boys RepubliQ

A recent gathering t Brad Boyle Motorsports featured movie cars in addition to some wicked attendee rides – all in mind of the Boys Republic.

Back to the Future Today

Oct 21 2015 - 30 years later there is a whole cottage industry out there making more copies of the BttF car, as everyone needs to see one somewhere.

Love Ride 2015 - a Long History in Short

Oliver Shokouh (Glendale Harley-Davidson) provides a Founder's 32 year history (3 minutes) to the Love Ride. Next Love Ride Oct 18 2015.

Concorso Italiano 2015: Fine Stuff

The procession of foreigners of all colors leads to a world quality gathering of Italian culture, cars, fashion and cuisine.

Oliver's Love Ride 2015 Primer

Oliver Shokouh provides a Founder's intro to the 2015 Love Ride against a background of vintage Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

Pebble Beach 2015: Not Far From The Madding Crowd

If one can just pull away for a minute from the gravity of eyeballs attracted to the finest cars on the planet, there lies a timeless real world that cares not of the mechanical royalty rolling nearby.

Making Friends: Steve McQueen Car Show 2015

The Boys Republic seems to have made a lot of good friends -- friends old and new come from afar to an annual pilgrimage to the Boys’ grounds. Next Show June 4 2016

Greystone Mansion Concours 2015: Bricks and Motors

Beverly Hills CA, May 3 2015 - Cindy Brynan is the event supervisor for the Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance. We spoke to Cindy about all of the day’s activities and contributors:

Beauties & d'Beats at LA Auto Show 2014

Los Angeles CA, Nov 19 2014 - Around the Los Angeles Convention Center things get even hotter than the usual Socal weather. Next event Nov 20-29 2015.

Back in Black Horse: Concorso Italiano 2014

Concorso Italiano has been a Monterey summer fixture for 29 summers now. It's a must see event - possibly the largest celebration of Italian cars and culture outside of Italy

Art Center Car Classic 2014: Cars, Stars and High Bars

Pasadena CA - “Street to Screen” – a nod to the big screens of Hollywood movies and television. Next event "Built by hand"" Oct 23 2016.

Steve McQueen Car & Motorcycle Show 2014: Workin' Progress

Chino Hills CA - While the Boys (and Girls) Republic campus may always be a work in progress, they are always working hard and making much progress. Next show June 6 2015!

Steve McQueen Car & Motorcycle Show 2014: Still Lovely

Chino Hills CA - This is but a quick taste of all the cars and sounds that turned up for 2014. Next show June 6 2015.

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