7 Key Car News Stories of Last Week

We backed up and grabbed some car news you may have missed this past week. You’re welcome. The Quail Motorsport Gathering was the most exclusive ticket in Monterey last week  (via Autoblog) Of the numerous auctions in Monterey this week, this Ferrari topped them all at over $11 million  (via GTSpirit) A VW sheds its shell for Shark Week (via NY Times) Carroll Shelby was honored everywhere in Monterrey this week, but this 850-hp GT500 takes the cake (via LATimes) Last weekend's Pikes Peak Hill Climb was awesome.  Here's a collection of the best vids from the event. (via R&T) Let's not forget that this weekend was the Woodward Dream Cruise also.  Here's Chrysler's take on it. (via Chrysler) Also, Bonneville Speed Week saw this VW Jetta Hybrid set a record of 185 mph.  Nice! (via VW) Here are some new standout cars released this week on BoldRide: 2013 Lexus IS, IS Convertible, and IS F Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Aviator Edition 2013 Fiat Turbo McLaren X-1 Concept BMW Zagato Z4 Roadster 2012 Audi R8 Exclusive Selection Editions