Aujourd’hui, several of our Truffle Hunters jumped in their cars and planes to attend the Quail auto show and the Concourse d’Elegance at the Lodge at Pebble Beach — commonly know in the car community as just ‘Pebble.” Tonight’s big event is Gordon McCall’s party … Check back for party reports and updates on the peninsula through Sunday.
DAY: 1 — McCall Motorworks Kick-Off Event at Monterey Jet Center
Gordon McCalls kick-off event
Day 2: Gooding & Company Auction and The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex
The Tour is open to all entrants in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. And spectators are invited to view the Tour at key points along the route, particularly along Ocean Avenue in Carmel.
EVENT DETAILS — August 16
7 – 8 a.m. Cars line up near Collins Field in Pebble Beach 8:30 a.m. Tour departs, tracing portions of 17-Mile Drive and nearby scenic roads 11:30 – 12 noon Tour arrives in Carmel-by-the-Sea 12 noon – 2 p.m. Cars are displayed on Ocean Avenue 2 – 2:30 p.m. Tour returns to Pebble Beach 3:00 p.m. Concluding Champagne toast for participants
Spotted: Richard Ellis, Arvind Singh Mewar, Yuvraj Saheb Mandhatasinh Jadeja, Evert Louwman, and more …
The Swan car and it’s junior, the Cygnet are owned by the the Louwman Museum in the Hague (formerly owned by the Maharaja of Nabha)
Petersen Museum’s Checkered Flag Club’s monthly events are interrupted each July for Jim & Tonya Hull’s annual Bastille Day Rally — a car tour they started 34 years ago on Bastille Day in Los Angeles to celebrate the freedom a car provides, and to bring together their car lover friends.
GroundLink is a new car booking app that allows you to reserve a car anywhere in the world, with the touch of a button (ideal for airport transfers). With their discount prices and our promotional code, it’s the best rate you’ll find — Use promo code TRUFFLE15 to receive $15 off your first ride.
Last month, The Daily Truffle caught up with GroundLink executives at a media breakfast at The London Hotel in WeHo to hear about their global car booking app that uses off-duty drivers at a discount cost to you!
To introduce McLaren’s new road car, the MP4-12C, to LA’s top car collectors and enthusiasts, British exotic automaker has partnered with The Auto Gallery to open a dealership in Beverly Hills, and hosted a grand opening to draw LA’s car world to the new showroom. The MP4-12C is McLaren’s first road vehicle since their collaboration…