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58th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
A1 - Antique through 1915
A2 - London to Brighton Veterans
C1 - American Classic Open
C2 - American Classic Open Packard
C3 - American Classic Closed
C4 - Cadillac V-16
E1 - Lancia Prewar
E2 - Lancia Postwar
H - Rolls-Royce Prewar
I - Mercedes-Benz Prewar
J1 - European Classic Open 1922-1934
J2 - European Classic Open 1935-1940
J3 - European Classic Closed
L1 - Prewar Preservation
L2 - Postwar Preservation through 1967
M1 - Ferrari Grand Touring
M2 - Ferrari Competition
M3 - 50th Anniversary of the Ferrari Spyder California
N - Lamborghini
O1 - Postwar Sports
O2 - Postwar Touring
P - General Motors Woodies
Q - Motorama Concept Car GM Centennial
R - GM Powered Sports Cars
S - 20+ Liter Club
V - Open Wheel Race Cars
R - GM Powered Sports Cars Vehicles
1951 Allard K2
1952 Muntz Jet
1953 Chevrolet Corvette C1
1956 Chevrolet Corvette C1
1959 Balchowski Ol Yaller Mark III
1959 Chevrolet Corvette Scaglietti Coupe
1960 Chevrolet Corvette LeMans Racer
1963 Chevrolet Corvette Rondine Pininfarina
1965 Cheetah Coupe
1966 Bizzarrini 5300 GT
1971 ISO Grifo Series II
 
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  • 1965 Cheetah Coupe1965 Cheetah Coupe1965 Cheetah Coupe

    1965 Cheetah CoupeIn the 1960s, it was Chevrolet's idea, and California racer Bill Thomas' dream, to create a car that would challenge the Cobras of Caroll Shelby. The result was the Cheetah, a car that would shatter track records wherever it raced. Speeds of 185 mph at Road America and 215 mph at Daytona were recorded. While the car was built to beat the Cobra, its small production run was its downfall because it failed to meet the homologation numbers number for it to race in the same class as the Cobra. Although famous on the track, this Cheetah is one of eight produced specifically for the road-out of a total of around 27 cars built. It is also the very last car built; the Anaheim factory was destroyed by fire soon after the car was finished.