The biggest event for automobile gourmet Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011 was held at the Monterey Peninsula in California. In the resort destination collectors from around the world have brought about five hundred vehicles.

 In recent years, in addition to the traditional demonstration avtoklassiki with indispensable auctions, one of the main events of Pebble Beach are world premieres of new concepts and production cars. First we dwell on them, and then turn to the old-timers.
Five Prime Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011
Cadillac Ciel

Ship-cabriolet with hybrid

Over the exterior of this five-meter car monumental work in the California Design Studio General Motors. Ciel in French means the sky, and especially the increased size of the machine emphasize the link with the classical era of Elvis' Cadillac.

 Aston Martin V12 Zagato

Sports car from Aston Martin Zagato with the design of

 2012 Lexus GS 350

The new generation of the popular business sedan

The design of the car immediately struck by a trapezoidal grille, which seems to be a hallmark of all subsequent vehicles of the company. The updated GS in Lexus bet on the better road performance and handling, aggressive styling and a "smart" multimedia system with Internet access.

 SSC Tutara

Sports car with a claim to the most powerful and fastest production car in the world

The body of the project Shelby Supercars almost entirely made ​​of carbon fiber, aluminum than steel power the vehicle. Heart Tutara this eight-cylinder engine with two turbines, whose power is approximately 1350 horsepower and a red zone at 9000 rpm.

 In Shelby did not hide the fact that at least claim a place in the top three hypercar. However, in my mind they are likely to hold the pole position and an Oscar in the relevant discipline: to accelerate to 96 kilometers for 2.8 seconds and a claimed top speed of 440 kilometers per hour are more than strong arguments. Currently, the title of fastest car for public roads keeps Bugatti Veyron Super Sport with an indicator 431 kilometer per hour. "Bye" - added by engineers themselves Shelby.

The main automobile beauty contest


This year the main title of the Pebble Beach Best in Show went to the French limousine 1934 Avions Voisin C-25 Aerodyne. List of participants noted the jury looks
1934 Voisin C-25 Aerodyne

Nominated: Best in Show
Vloadelets: Richard Stephens

 1937 Talbot-Lago T150-SS Figoni & Falaschi Coupe

Nomination: Most Elegant Closed Car
Owner: J.W. Marriott

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