The annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event during Monterey Car Week hosts the world’s best classic vehicles. But some forget that just down 17-mile drive, another classic car show is drawing equally impressive vehicles and a surging number of spectators. 2016’s The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering was the biggest and best yet, and here are our top 10 vehicle picks:
2017 Bugatti Chiron
The Bugatti Chiron is the successor to the Bugatti Veyron supercar. An 8.0-liter 16-cylinder engine utilizes four turbos to make 1500 hp and 1180 lb-ft of torque. It will be priced somewhere around $2.6 Million.
2016 SCG003 Road Car
The Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG 003 is a limited edition super car built in racing car and street legal versions. Based on a Ferrari Enzo, the SCG 003 road car is powered by a twin-turbocharged V12 and makes around 800hp.
1971 McLaren M8F
Team McLaren had won four CanAm championships by 1970. In 1971, they debuted the M8F, built for racers Denny Hulme and Peter Revson. The M8F used an aluminum monocoque chassis, produced 740hp, and weighed a total of 1520 lbs.
1997 McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail
The McLaren F1 GTR was built as a racing version of the F1 road car. In 1997, McLaren built nine F1 GTR Longtail racing cars that were 300lbs lighter than the standard GTR.
1934 Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 Monza
Vittorio Jano designed the Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 with a supercharged 2.3-liter 8-cylinder engine. It was later enlarged in the 2600 Monza to 2.6 liters. Just over 100 examples were produced but only a few are in working order today.
1966 Lola T70 MK2 Can-Am
Eric Broadley helped get Ford’s GT40 racing project off the ground, but in the mid-60s, he designed the Lola T70 with an American V8 in a lightweight body. Only 100 examples of the MK2 were produced in three styles, including 60 coupes.
1987 Ferrari 288 GTO
Ferrari built the 288 GTO as a road car homologation of its Group B race car and is based on the Ferrari 308 GTB. Weighing 500lbs less than the 308, the 288 GTO was the first street-legal car to achieve 186 mph.
1965 Aston Martin DB5
The Aston Martin DB5 was the two-door sports car successor to the DB4. Its beautiful design was made famous as James Bond’s vehicle of choice. A model was recently sold at auction for over $4 Million.
1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France
The Ferrari 250GT TdF was produced in honor of the French racing event from the 1950s. Powering the two-door sports car is a 3-liter V12 making 250hp. Values for these cars currently hover around the $5 Million mark.
1971 Ferrari 512M
The Ferrari 512M is a racing car that was produced to rival Porsche’s 917 in the International Championship for Makes and is powered by a 5-liter V12. Each of the 25 examples built fetch between $4 and $5 Million.