This is a concours with a difference: forget Pebble Beach, this free event at Seaside City Hall is where it's at

“Celebrating the oddball, mundane and truly awful of the automotive world.” That’s the description of the Concours d’Lemons from the organisers themselves.

And by jove, they’re right. It’s also one of the most refreshing and smile-inducing car events you could attend, providing the perfect antidote to the very expensive cars that are on show at the rest of Monterey Car Week.

The free event does indeed have a concours element: categories include Rust Belt American Junk and Unmitigated Gaul. There’s also a bunch of motors which rock up having completed the Concours d’Lemons rally, a 2900-mile road trip.

We've done the rounds and picked some of the most outlandish, hilarious, pretty and unique motors to appear in our gallery. Click on the images above to see our favourites. 

Gallery: best of the Quail motorsport event

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19 August 2017
Carpark at my local pub

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