Monterey Car Week is a gathering of the most sublime examples of four-wheeled transportation the world has to offer. The 2013 event was no exception, spanning everything from the latest concept vehicles to million dollar museum pieces and collectibles from the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo and Bugatti. Here's Gizmag's through-the-lens look at the highlights from this Californian automotive feast.
The sheer number of delectable vehicles on hand during Monterey Car Week inflicts overload upon the senses. Having already looked in detail at the array of concepts presented at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, we've decided to cast a wider net in our final round-up and bring you a selection of the most outstanding examples of automotive art and innovation, past and present, that vied for our attention at events including the Quail, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and the Historic Races at Laguna Seca this month.
Below is a taste of what you'll find in the full gallery in which we've paid particular attention to the fine design details that make these vehicles so special. Enjoy!
1935 Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic Coupe designed by Jean Bugatti, was built between 1936-38 (Photo: Angus MacKenzie/gizmag.com)
Pagani's limited but yet oh so expensive Huayra was one of only a handful of new world offerings at Quail (Photo: Angus MacKenzie/gizmag.com)
1963 Lamborghini 350 GTV was the company's first model (Photo: Angus MacKenzie/gizmag.com)
1915 Ford Roadster (Photo: Angus MacKenzie/gizmag.com)
1930's Alfa Romeo oversized, column mounted tachometer (Photo: Angus MacKenzie/gizmag.com)
The Maserati A6GCS Roadster was produced from 1953-55, only 52 were made (Photo: Angus MacKenzie/gizmag.com)
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Born on the cold, barren Canadian plains of Calgary, Alberta, Angus MacKenzie couldn’t decide between marketing, automotives or an entrepreneurial path - so he chose all three. With an education in automotives and marketing, Angus has rebuilt the carburetor on his 1963 Rambler Ambassador twice, gotten a speeding ticket in an F430 once, and driven & photographed everything from Lamborghinis to Maseratis to various German and Asian designs. When not writing, Angus has for the past six years been Editor-in-Chief for elemente, an internationally recognized architecture/design magazine.
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