The third annual Carmel Mission Classic is Monterey’s only source for physical, spiritual, and automotive sustenance. It’s a laid-back car show set around the timeless architecture of Carmel Mission Basilica. Proceeds benefit local charities as well as the restoration of the Basilica, a national landmark that has occupied the Monterey peninsula for almost two and a half centuries.
Now in its 14th year, the Quail is the most exclusive of the slew of automotive events that comprise Monterey Car Week. Even the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, though prohibitively priced for casual spectators, is open to the public. The Quail, however, thrives on its invitation-only policy, creating a relaxed environment with the right cars and the right products for the right people.
The 18th Fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links becomes a time machine for one day only during the capstone concours of the Monterey Car Week. This fleeting event packs the exemplars of the golden age of automobiles onto the well-groomed strands of California’s central coast.
Bonhams’ Monterey auction is partnered with The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering, and upholds the latter’s reputation for the displaying some of the finest vehicles extant. Out of their docket of over 100 vintage and exotic automobiles, at least 12 have a low estimate exceeding one million dollars.
Premier Financial Services hopes to see you and your car at the over 50 events and venues for the Monterey Auto Week 2016. In attendance will be Premier’s CEO Mitch Katz, Vice President of Sales Doug Ewing, Southwest Sales Manager Michelle Yancey, West Coast Sales Manager Juan Garcia, and Southeast Sales Manager Chris Warren.
Like the faithful swallows that return to Mission San Capistrano every year on March 19, auto connoisseurs from around the world flock to California’s Monterey Peninsula in August for one of the greatest automotive spectacles on Earth: Monterey Classic Car Week.
Though many have their attentions turned to the Monterey peninsula for the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, there’s another world-class automotive event taking place in America’s Motor City. Formerly the Meadow Brook Concours, a move to the Inn at St. John’s brought with it the new title Concours d’Elegance of America.
Since I’ve been away, much has happened in the world. Not least of which was ‘Brexit’. As predicted, the world financial markets all experienced declines and the Pound Sterling and Euro dived against the dollar. But, does it have an effect on the collector car market?