The Quail to Host 11 Major Debuts and Milestones

Eager to see Lotus' new 2000-horsepower supercar? It will be making its North American debut at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, along with Aston Martin's Valhalla, Acura's Type S Concept car, Pagani's newest vehicle and two debuts from Bentley. 

Along with these debuts, The Quail will also be celebrating anniversaries for Bentley, Pagani and Singer.

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering will take place during Monterey Car Week, and will be held Friday, August 16 at the Quail Lodge & Golf Club. 

Read the press release below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments. 


Carmel, Calif. (August 1, 2019) – The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has announced that it will host 11 major vehicle debuts and anniversary celebrations from eight different automotive manufacturers as part of its annual event on Friday, August 16, 2019. These displays will include debut entries from Lotus Cars, Bugatti, Aston Martin, Bentley Motors, Acura, Pagani Automobili and Drako Motors along with anniversary celebrations for Singer Vehicle Design, Pagani Automobili and Bentley Motors.

Vehicles being unveiled at the event will include the unveiling of the Lotus Evija all-electric hypercar; the world debut of a new limited-edition car from Bugatti; the North American debut of the Aston Martin Valhalla supercar; two North American debuts from Bentley Motors; the public debut of the Type S Concept car from Acura; the side-by-side debut of Pagani Automobili’s newest vehicle and the first Pagani car ever produced; and the introduction of Drako Motors and its high-performance Drako GTE four-seat EV.

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering will also play host to three major anniversary celebrations. These will include the 10th anniversary of Singer Vehicle Design, the 20th anniversary of Pagani Automobili and the 100th anniversary of Bentley Motors. Part of Bentley Motors’ centenary celebration will include the “100 Years of Bentley Motors” special featured display class at this year’s event. This special class will include highlights from Bentley history including a 1929 Bentley Le Mans, a 1926 Bentley Speed Six, a 1958 Bentley S1 Continental Coupe by Park Ward and a 2018 Bentley Continental Supersports.

We’re honored to host these major debuts and anniversary celebrations at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering,” said Gordon McCall, Director of Motorsports for The Peninsula Signature Events. “We’ve been fortunate to host some historic unveilings and anniversaries in the past, and this year’s lineup ensures our 17th annual event will be the best one yet.”

In addition to the debuts and anniversaries, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering will feature two additional special classes for 2019. These classes include “The 25th Anniversary of the McLaren F1” and “A Tribute to the Electric Car Movement,” which will run alongside the traditional world-class display classes on the scenic rolling fairways of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club. Highlight vehicles from these classes will include a one-of-ten McLaren F1 GTR Longtail and the unique 1965 Volkswagen Beetle Zelectric Sedan electric car prototype.

The show will offer a family and pet-friendly environment where guests will be treated to a unique garden-party setting highlighted by the array of culinary pavilions, award-winning wine vendors, and the Fireside Chat Series. Guests will also be invited to attend the Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction taking place concurrently on the Quail Lodge Farm Field.

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