Picking Winners at Monterey Car Week 2018

President David Gooding and Auctioneer Charlie Ross sell the 1970 Porsche 917K for a world-record $14,080,000 at the 2017 Pebble Beach Auctions. Photo by Jensen Sutta courtesy of Gooding & Company.

Monterey Car Week is a true pilgrimage for car people, something serious enthusiasts should attend at least once in their lifetime. Whether you want to watch the world’s most significant race cars tear around Laguna Seca Raceway, don your best pastel-colored slacks and hobnob with the rich and famous at the Pebble Beach Concours, or see the best of the worst at the Concours d’Lemons, Monterey has something for every car fan. Continue reading >>>

Six Mid-Engined Masterpieces for MINI Money

There are few things as exotic in the automotive world as a mid-mounted engine configuration. Think Ferrari 458, Lamborghini Diablo, Audi R8… you get the idea. However, you need not spend a six-figure sum in order to experience the unique poise and balance afforded by a mid-engined layout. Indeed, as the cars below prove, there are a handful of offerings out there that can be picked up for the price of a MINI – or less. Which one would you choose?

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Top Headlines From August 4 – 10

This week, in addition to eye-catching stories from our favorite news outlets, we’ve included some recommended reads from the CarGurus blog. Check out this week’s links, which include Buicks that buy your gas for you and the CarGurus guide to auto subscription services.

How much has the Supra changed over the years? (Jalopnik) Buick now lets you buy gas without leaving your car (CNET) Understanding your monthly car payment (NerdWallet) This Tech Could End Phantom Traffic Jams (CarGurus UK) Subscribe to your car? Depends on what you need (CarGurus)

We’ll be back next week with more stories curated for our readers.