From Concours D’Elegance, Concorso Italiano, Legends of the Autobahn, The Quail, multiple high dollar auctions, and numerous others, there’s something for everyone and there’s no downtime throughout the week between these events. Seeing the rarities they attract in day-to-day traffic is a surreal experience – everything from several BMW M1s, 918 Spyders, and LaFerraris to timeless classics like 3.0 CSLs and many one-offs like an E46 M3 touring can be seen on public roads throughout the week. The Monterey area becomes a mecca for people who like cars.
What other event during Monterey’s Car Week do you know of that takes place right next to a playground, on a soccer field near a lake?
Ever since I played Gran Turismo 3 as a kid, I have always loved the Lancer Evolution VI, especially the Tommi Makinen version – with it’s titanium turbocharger, improved aerodynamics, and all sorts of suspension goodies.
Exotics on Cannery Row is chock-full of, well, exotics, and it takes place on Cannery Row in Monterey during one of the higher points of Car Week.
Who do you have to be to intentionally leave God’s Chariot in such state?
The gathering at Legends of the Autobahn at the Nicklaus Club golf course attracted a medley of German machinery during the peak of Monterey’s Car Week.