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ConcoursBlog – Collector car news and personal perspective
It’s Official: Pagani Huayra Revealed

Pagani has finally taken the wraps of its new Huayra and has revealed the new hypercar in full production guise. Some may not be crazy about the addition of gullwing doors or its nose resembling that of a bottom-feeder, but the rear 3/4 shot certainly invokes a number of positive fish-like qualities. The absence of […]

December 27, 2016, auto
One Man’s 175 Classic Car Collection Destroyed By Texas Wildfire

Well, this just sucks! A Shelby Cobra, ’47 Studebaker pickup, ’66 Pontiac GTO, several mid-’50s Chevrolets as well as a dozen Corvettes have been destroyed by the wildfires sweeping across Texas, and all were owned by one man. John Chapman, 70, had his entire 175 classic car collection reduced to ashes. Despite the loss, John […]

December 26, 2016, auto
It’s Official: Ferrari Debuts 458 Spider

And yes, it is gorgeous! Ferrari has dropped the top a bit early on the new 458 Spider before its official debut at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show next month. Though most in the industry were convinced the new berlinetta would indeed feature a folding hardtop of some sorts, immense speculation surrounded exactly how the […]

December 22, 2016, auto
Jaguar Unveils C-X16 Concept, Brings Small & Sexy Back (Video)

Jaguar has opened the floodgates on their long-teased and gorgeous new C-X16 concept. And it is a looker! Unlike the C-X75 and aimed for the world’s elite, the C-X16 has been designed to take dead aim at Porsche’s venerable 911. It is a hybrid, but have no fear. This baby Jag (which is in fact […]

November 20, 2016, auto
Monterey Motorsports Reunion: Jaguar Becomes 2011 Featured Marque

Last year it was Bugatti, this year is Jaguar. Fresh on the heels of the company’s 75th anniversary, Jaguar has been selected to be the featured marque for the 2011 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion celebrating the 50th anniversary of the legendary E-Type and the 60th anniversary of Jag’s first win at Le Mans with the […]

September 29, 2016, auto
Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale

Yes, it’s true. The production version of the Sesto Elemento is not Lamborghini‘s big Frankfurt surprise. Instead, Sant’Agata is still trying to massage some life out of the Gallardo before it’s replaced and has instead brought the  lightest, fastest and most hardcore baby Lambo yet to come out of the factory. This Gallardo swan song […]

July 17, 2016, auto
Lamborghini Boss Confirms Sesto Elemento Production, Limited To 20 Units

Though not giving us the production version on the Frankfurt stage that many of us expected, Lamborghini President and CEO Stephan Winkelmann took a moment while introducing the new Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale to confirm the Sesto Elementois indeed headed for production. “The excellent feedback and the numerous requests we’ve had from our customers […]

May 17, 2016, auto