The concours has taken place annually since 1950

The concours has taken place annually since 1950

Monterey Automotive Week, including the 66th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, took place on California's Monterey Peninsula between 15 and 20 August. The following is a list of concept and new model world premieres.

Information on the majority of the following models can be found by searching PLDB, just-auto's global vehicle database. Simply click on the link at the end of this list.

Model year for North American markets in parentheses

Acura RLX facelift (2018): power stays at 310hp but the six-speed automatic gearbox is replaced by the ten-speed auto from the Odyssey

Acura RLX Sport Hybrid facelift (2018): same styling changes but no mechanical updates, it retains its seven-speed transmission and 377hp engine+motors

BMW Concept Z4: preview of G29, next year's replacement for the Boxster rival co-developed with TMC, both Z4 and Toyota Supra should be made by Magna Steyr

Infiniti Prototype 9 concept: "open-wheeled electric retro roadster prototype", looks like an Auto Union racer

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet: 550kW (750hp) electric drive via four motors, claimed range of up to 500km, 24-inch wheels, all-wheel drive

Future product program intelligence

Additional data on vehicle lifetime and future product plans, such as code names, production plants and expected annual build, are available in PLDB from QUBE.