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August 2021

Monterey Car Week Returns

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The 2021 edition of the world’s premier motoring enthusiasts exposition was back – bigger, and perhaps, brighter, than ever. Monterey Car Week featured exhibitions, historics racing, auctions, concours and more, with events to satisfy the cravings of automobile aficionados starving for normalcy after the absence of most gatherings in 2020.  The “week” ran from August 5 through 15, offering ample time for visitors to experience cars worthy of museums, racetracks, personal collections and, of course,…

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Outside Porsche – 1981-1991 Mercedes S-Class

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Everyone recognizes this car – the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, known in many circles as “The Tank”, produced from 1981 to 1991. Featured in countless films and television shows, it was a symbol of luxury and status in the 1980’s. It did not have many variations (aside from engine size and wheelbase) as today’s S-Class models do. Nowadays, you have endless options for wheels, body trim and even interior lighting colors. None of that appeals to me. I like the…

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