Sunday, August 20, 2023

"Speed and tech dominated the lawns at Monterey Car Week"

 From TechCrunch:

Record-breaking, wallet-shredding electrified toys were plentiful

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is just the cherry on top of a week of events highlighting, celebrating and sometimes even worshiping the automobile. While the lawn on Sunday mostly focuses on the past, other events like The Quail and the numerous private debuts scattered around Monterey, California have their sights very much set on the future of high-end motoring.

If there was a theme this year it was speed at any cost. Electrification was a huge story and indeed we saw a few EV debuts that are truly attainable in an everyday sense.

However, the true head-turners were more exotic, crafted of advanced composites or sculpted in additive manufacturing labs, riding on next-generation suspensions and battling it out for lap-time supremacy on some of the world’s greatest testing grounds....

....MUCH MORE, including pics of some amazing machines.