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LIMITED ZAGATO: Only 99 examples of the Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volantes will be built, according to the British automaker. Image: Newspress

Pebble Beach, California - From luxurious coupes to fiery cabriolets, the Concept Lawn at the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach showcased some amazing machinery. 

We've found six of the best car on show:

1. BMW 2002 Hommage concept

We've already seen the BMW 2002 Hommage earlier in 2016 but the German automaker has added some awesome 1970s racing livery to spice it up for the Concours d’Elegance. 

According to BMW: "The BMW 2002 Hommage celebrates the extraordinary feats of engineering on which BMW turbo technology is based and re-interprets them in the form of a design study.

“With its iconic orange/black paintwork, the car has a colour scheme and livery synonymous in the minds of many motor sport fans with the triumphs of the 1970s.”

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2. Ford GT 

Very few cars have garnered as much attention as the 2016 Ford GT. The car uses a name made famous by the North American automaker's 1966 Le Mans victory. Only a 100 units are being built each year.

Earlier in 2016, the new GT race car beat Ferrari to grab the GTE Pro racing title.

The good news is that Ford has extended production of the road car by another two years.  

3. Bugatti Chiron  

First shown at the 2016 Geneva motor show, the Bugatti Chiron is the world's most powerful road car due to its 8-litre W16 engine. 

It reaches 100km/h in less than 2.5 seconds and the Chiron's engine uses four huge turbochargers for a total power output of 1119kW/1600Nm!

4. Infiniti Q80

The Infiniti Q80 concept, is a 'daring vision of the brand’s future design language', says the automaker.

The concept car was first unveiled at the 2014 Paris Motor Show but was shown again in August 2016 at the 'Concept Lawn' at Pebble Beach.

The Q80 uses a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 and hybrid electric powertrain for over 400kW. 

5. Mercedes Maybach Vision 6

Meet the Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 - a luxurious 2+2-seater that pays homage to the glorious age of the aero coupés and consciously carries this tradition forward.

The Vision 6, Mercedes says, reinterprets classic, emotional design principles in an extreme way, following the Mercedes design philosophy of sensual purity. 


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6. Vanquish Zagato Volante

Aston Martin debuted its Vanquish Zagato Coupe as well as the Volante version at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. 

Only 99 units will be built at Aston Martin's headquarters in Gaydon, England.

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