Audi Enthusiast’s Guide to Monterey Car Week

  [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34108"] “Monterey Car Week”, “Monterey”, “Pebble Beach Automobile Week”… whatever you call it, there is no doubt that it should be part of any car enthusiast’s bucket list. From phenomenal gatherings, incredible vintage or the most cutting-edge and exotic concepts, this week stacked with automotive events is a must for anyone. And, with so much going on, it is very likely you can’t see it all and will miss something. Gi...

Audi Brings Vision of Future Mobility to Monterey Car Week

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74908"] source: Audi of America Audi sphere concept cars, the skysphere, grandsphere, and urbansphere, will showcase Audi’s vision of the future of premium electric mobility at the Quail North American debut of the all-electric, one-of-a-kind Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron, inspired by historic Audi Sport quattro S1 “Pikes Peak”, will electrify enthusiasts at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca Audi grandsphere will be ...

Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron to Make US Debut During Monterey Car Week

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74782"] source: Audi of America Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron will make North American debut at Rolex Motorsport Reunion; perfect setting to electrify enthusiasts Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron to be featured in Ken Block’s first ‘Electrikhana’ film in coming months  Design of all-electric one-of-a-kind vehicle inspired by historic Audi Sport quattro S1, also to be on display Modernized, electrified, and inspired by the iconic d...

Three Audi Tradition Cars Confirmed for Legends of the Autobahn West in Monterey

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74609"] Though Monterey Car Week should be on any self-respecting car enthusiast’s bucket list of events not to miss, this rings particularly true for 2022. We’re working on a guide to the entire week of things Audi enthusiasts specifically won’t want to miss, but one of the things we’re most excited about is Legends of the Autobahn where Audi Tradition will support Audi Club by bringing in the 1988 Audi 200 Trans-Am racecar, 1989 Audi I...

Audi Corral at Rolex Motorsports Reunion Laguna Seca

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73995"] Official Audi Corral at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion over Monterey Car Week Celebrating the 100 year anniversary of 24 hours of Le Mans doesn't just start in 2023. Many places like Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca will be observing the centennial birthday over the course of the year leading up to the official 100th race in July of 2023. To commemorate this anniversary, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Monterey Car Week this ...
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Legends of the Autobahn West – Registration Open

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71864"] The Legends of the Autobahn West has a new day and a new setting. Held during the amazing Monterey Car Week, Legends of the Autobahn is celebrating its twelfth year at the Pacific Grove Links in Pacific Grove, CA. Legends of the Autobahn press release: Legends Of The Autobahn® is an all-German marque Concours d’Elegance held in Pacific Grove, California, and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Legends is hosted by the BMW Car Club of A...

Event: 2021 Monterey Car Week

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73239"] words: George Achorn, photos: Denis Podmarkov and George Achorn Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. As summer heated up and the pandemic cooled, most any car enthusiast (at least those in the lower 48) was ecstatic to hear that Monterey Car Week was back on… COVID or not. If you had a roo...

Monterey Car Week 2020?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34085"] words: Bill, photos: George Achorn, Denis Podmarkov For the past several years, a band of us would get together and flock to the town of Monterey in mid-August to indulge in our automotive fantasies. Actually, we were there to work but who can just work when you're surrounded by some of the most rare, old/new, gorgeous, and exotic metal around? [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33927"] With events such as Leg...

Three Audi Drivers Extend Lead of the Standings

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32546"] source: Audi Sport Kelvin van der Linde/Patric Niederhauser with a 40-point advantage in ADAC GT Masters standings Antti Buri with Audi RS 3 LMS clearly in front in ADAC TCR Germany drivers’ classification American debut for Audi R8 LMS GT2 The drivers and teams from Audi Sport customer racing were happy not only in the ADAC GT Masters and the ADAC TCR Germany at the Nürburgring. A victory in Sweden and two podium finishes in Russ...

Audi R8 LMS GT2 Makes US Debut During Monterey Car Week

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="29923"] source: Audi of America Editor's note: The quattro Magazine staff is in Monterey this week and we'll be posting pictures of the GT2 and Legends of the Autobahn show. Keep an eye on our Facebook & Instagram accounts for more. Fourth model from Audi Sport customer racing delivering 640 hp to be introduced at The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering R8 LMS GT2 joins Audi Sport customer racing lineup, which includes R8 LMS GT3, ...

The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering at Monterey Car Week 2019

  [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33920"] Named for the golf lodge on whose lush grounds it is held, “The Quail” may very well be the most exclusive car event of the weekend. Tickets are three figures and sell out quickly after becoming available. Security is tight, though incredible food and celebrities are plentiful once inside. All that said, it’s obvious that Quail is enthusiast produced. Fireside chats with racing legends, car and concept reveals, e...

Event: Automobilia Monterey at Monterey Car Week 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34282"] This gathering of vendors in Seaside, CA is a great way to begin the week. Like so many Monterey activities, Audi is a bit of a niche topic at Automobilia, but if you take your time and dig through, you’ll find some gems. Most notable to us this year included a German market 1984 line-wide catalogue including Sport quattro, out-of-print Horch brand book, out-of-print Audi Sport customer racing yearbooks, and several Sport quattro ite...

Event: Exotics on Broadway at Monterey Car Week 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34256"] A very different flavor than other Monterey events, “Exotics” is set up for a wanton show of wealth in a different form – mainly modern exotics, often modified and driven by super car rallyists. Throw in ample “carparazzi” photographers and kids simply seeking flaming-belching exhaust snaps for Instagram, and it becomes quickly apparent how diverse the world of expensive automobiles can be. Exotics moved from Monterey...

Event: Legends of the Autobahn at Monterey Car Week 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34237"] If Quail represents the factory side of the brand, Legends is the club and enthusiast focus. For Monterey Car Week, it represents a more approachable concours not just to attend, but also participate. That’s not just lip service. Audi-owner winners ranged from a rare Auto Union 1000 SP to a more contemporary and exotic R8 plus, and even a more daily driven Q5. Legends is run in part by Audi Club, BMW Car Club of America, and M...

Event: Rolex Motorsports Reunion at Monterey Car Week 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33927"] Held at the legendary Laguna Seca raceway, the “Monterey Historics” is the event for motorsports enthusiasts. It is a celebration of all things racing, and that’s obvious from walking the paddock or spotting what’s on track. Many vendors line the vendor row, while other special displays like Bring A Trailer’s “Family Reunion” can also be found on the Laguna Seca’s grounds. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full"...

Event Report: Monterey Car Week 2018

by: George Achorn The term bucket listis oft over-used, meant to call out the ultimate and often less-than-ultimate experience of just about anything. Even still, when speaking of Monterey Car Week, it is a fair descriptor. Bucket list is also an apt analogy, because with the simply impossible number of events going on over just a few days, seeing everything is about as attainable as one of those million dollar Bugattis and the like that you’ll spy over-and-over in Monterey traffic....