2010 Pebble Beach Concours D’ Elegance

For lovers of all things automobile related, the Monterey Peninsula was the place to be this weekend.

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1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Pinin Farina Berlinetta. the first car to feature twin-mounted double headlights.
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Side view of one of the 3 BAT cars built by Giuseppe Bertone. The cars were designed to study aerodynamics.
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One of 390 1932 Marmon Sixteens built. This was the last production series for the company
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Burt Munro's famous Indian motorcycle that set the under-1000 cc record at Bonneville in 1967
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Part of a team of Indian Scout racers assembled in the 1950's. Engineer and team organizer Buck Rogers of Studebaker last raced them 1955.
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This is the very stylish hood ornament on the 1931 Studebaker President Series 80 Four Seasons Roadster.
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An unrestored Model 66 with a huge 824-cubic-inch engine, one of the largest production automobile engines ever produced. The hood ornament was a crowd favorite.
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1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Pinin Farina Berlinetta. the first car to feature twin-mounted double headlights.
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Smile ladies.
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2010 Alfa Romeo Pandion Bertone Coupe. This is a concept car designed by Stile Bertone. All-aluminum 4.7-litre dohc 90 degree V8 engine.
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Steve McQueen's 1957 Jaguar XKSS. One of only 16 in existence. Purchased by the actor 1967. Sold to the Harrah Automobile Collection but then repurchased by McQueen in 1978.
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12 of the 16 1957 XKSS Jaguars in existence were in attendance. The Jaguar representative estimated an average value of $2.2 million per car. More for the one owned by Steve McQueen.
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1911 Marmon Wasp. Winner of the first running of the Indianapolis 500 in 1911. Designer and driver Ray Harroun was the first to use a single seat race car with a rearview mirror. Before his innovation race cars carried two people, one to drive and the other -a "riding mechanic" - to watch for cars coming up from behind.
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1952 Chet Herbert "Beast III" Streamliner. Created a sensation when it set the single-engine car land speed record of 238.095 mph at Bonneville. Kept in storage in California from 1955 until 2009 when it was restored to 1952 specs.
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1929 Bentley Speed Six Park Ward Open Two Seater. One of only eleven with the original body.
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The famous derriere of the 1954 Alfa Romeo Bat 9 Bertone. One of three Berlinetta Aerodinamica Tecnica concept cars built by Giuseppe "Nuccio" Bertone to study the effects of drag on a car.
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The famous derriere of the 1954 Alfa Romeo Bat 9 Bertone. One of three Berlinetta Aerodinamica Tecnica concept cars built by Giuseppe "Nuccio" Bertone to study the effects of drag on a car.
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1955 Ghia Streamline X "Gilda" 2 door Fastback Coupe. The airline inspired car has been called one of the ten most significant show cars ever designed. Named after actress Rita Hayworth who starred in the film "Gilda."
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The appropriately ecstatic hood ornament on the 1933 Cadillac 452c Fleetwood Convertible Victoria.
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The new Rolls Royce, complete with custom luggage and picnic basket built for the trunk.
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