One week a year, automotive enthusiasts converge on California's Monterey peninsula for a series of amazing shows—Concorso Italiano, The Monterey Motorsports Reunion, The Quail and the Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance.
Not seen at Bonneville since it set the still-standing XF Production record of an amazing 140 mph in this simple but fast Mercury was a crowd favorite all week. (The XF production class includes 1953 and older Flathead Ford cars.
1973 Porsche Carrera RS The 1973 and 1974 editions of the Porsche Carrera RS are among the most coveted of all 911s. They pack a 210 hp 2.7-liter motor, which doesn't sound like much until you realize they weigh less than 2400 pounds. They were very quick. Read more: The Best Cars from California’s Ultimate Week-Long Car Show - Popular Mechanics Follow us: @Popular Mechanics on Twitter | popularmechanics on Facebook Visit us at PopularMechanics.com