Events and Concours d'Elegance

From the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California, we attend the world’s finest automotive events and concours d'elegance and cover them in dramatic fashion.

Streamlined Tatras at 2014 Pebble Concours

Tatra T77

Pavel Kasik recently bid farewell to his beloved Tatra T77 only days after completing its 20-year restoration. The Tatra started its overseas journey of 4,279 miles from the Czech Republic to the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, which will host an exclusive feature of streamlined Tatra automobiles for the first time. A passionate car enthusiast, Kasik will join his automobile on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach … [Read more...]

Jaguar Featured at Hilton Head Motoring Festival 2014

1963 Jaguar E-Type, Richard Maury

The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance selected Jaguar as the Honored Marque for the 2014 Festival, scheduled for October 24 to November 2 in the low country of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia. Both Motoring Festival venues will honor the contributions Jaguar has made to the automotive industry -- Hutchinson Island’s the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort … [Read more...]

Rise and Drive Chicago Information

Rise and Drive Chicago

The great city of Chicago is one of the best places to spend the summer. Packed with music festivals, neighborhood block parties, food fairs, and beach activities, Chicagoans make the most of their short summertime. However, downtown Chicago lacks opportunities for the local car community to take advantage of the beautiful summer season. A new monthly event Rise & Drive has been created to remedy that situation. … [Read more...]

St. John’s Wood Car Show 2014 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta

The St. John's Wood Classic and Supercar Pageant was staged 22nd June 2014 in the St John’s Wood district of London. The 2nd annual car show held on the fashionable High Street saw an intimate gathering of 50 classic and supercars on display. Interesting cars featured at this year's event included a Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta; Porsche 356 Carrera; Ferrari 288 GTO; Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupe; Ferrari … [Read more...]

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 – Style et Luxe Concours

Maserati Class at the 2014 Goodwood Cartier Style et Luxe Concours

The Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d'Elegance at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed was held 26-29 June on the lawns of Goodwood House in West Sussex, England. This year's event celebrated its 20th edition at the Festival of Speed and honored the best in design throughout the history of the automotive industry. Best of Show at the 2014 Goodwood Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d'Elegance was awarded to a 1953 … [Read more...]

Rodeo Drive Concours 2014 – Report and Photos

1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

Report and Photos by Victor Varela The 2014 edition of the Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance, held June 15th on famed Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, marked several special occasions. This year's Concours honored the 100th anniversaries of Maserati at the City of Beverly Hills, in addition to the Dads in attendance at the event held annually on Father's Day. The 2014 Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance … [Read more...]

The Elegance at Hershey 2014 – Report and Photos

1934 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Boat Tail Speedster

The Elegance at Hershey 2014 was held June 13-15 at the historic Hotel Hershey in Pennsylvania. The 4th annual Elegance at Hershey comprised three days of charity, vintage and antique car events, including a revival of the Hershey Hill Climb and the Elegance Concours d'Elegance with 65 automobiles displayed throughout the formal gardens of the Hotel Hershey. The Best of Show Governor's Cup at the 2014 Elegance at … [Read more...]

Friends of Steve McQueen 2014 – Report and Photos

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4S NART Spider used in “The Thomas Crown Affair”.

Report and Photos by Victor Varela The Friends of Steve McQueen held their “Thomas Crown Affair” themed car and motorcycle charity benefit on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Boys Republic in Chino Hills, California. The 7th annual event, which is co-chaired by Chad McQueen and Ron Harris, is held in support of the Boys Republic and in memory of the iconic actor and racing aficionado. Established in 2008 by … [Read more...]

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014 – Picture Gallery

1957 Ferrari 500 TRC Spider Scaglietti

The 2014 edition of the famed Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este was staged 23-25 May amongst the gardens and grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este and neighbouring Villa Erba on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. Over three days, the parkland of Villa d'Este and Villa Erba on the banks of Lake Como provided a magnificent backdrop for the line-up of historic cars. This year's the Villa d’Este could not have gone … [Read more...]

Classic Car Forum and Expo at 2014 Pebble Beach Concours

Alfa Romeo 8C Class at Pebble Beach Concours

Two new events were added to the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours Week calendar -- the Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum and the Pebble Beach Classic Car Expo. Pebble Beach RetroAuto, now in its tenth year, will change locations to help anchor these new offerings. The new Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum presented by Credit Suisse will feature automotive experts discussing pertinent topics facing the collector car world. … [Read more...]

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014 – Photo Gallery

1956 Maserati 450S Fantuzzi Roadster

The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2014 took place May 23-25 on the grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este and Villa Erba on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Lake Como, the 2014 Villa d'Este Concours presented the chance to not only admire about 50 historic cars, but also take in the myriad of sights off the show field. This year was the tenth Concorso d'Eleganza to be … [Read more...]

Featured Classes at 2015 Arizona Concours

1957 Maserati 300S Sports Racer 3068, Wayne Daudet, Scottsdale, AZ

The cars of Pierce-Arrow and pre-1965 competition Ferraris will be among the featured classes at the 2015 Arizona Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for January 11th at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. In addition, the second annual Arizona Concours will include among its field of 80 entries the automobiles of Carrozzeria Ghia, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Italian design house, and a gathering of cars … [Read more...]

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014 – Report and Photos

First in class winners at the 2014 Concorso Villa d'Este

The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d'Este 2014 was held the weekend of 23-25 May at the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este and neighboring Villa Erba on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. Warm temperatures greeted the thousands of visitors that traveled to the shores of Lake Como for this exquisite and tradition-steeped display of historical and prototype automobiles. First held at the same location in 1929, the Villa d’Este … [Read more...]

Greenwich Concours 2014 Information

1975 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino- Jono Reilly.

The Greenwich Concours d'Elegance 2014 will be held May 31st to June 1st at the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut. The 19th annual Concours will feature a field of 250 of classic automobiles will be displayed on a peninsula in Greenwich Harbor. The two-day Greenwich Concours uniquely features American cars from the 1900s to the present on Saturday and imported sports, competition and touring … [Read more...]

Friends of Steve McQueen Car Show 2014 Information

2014 Friends of Steve McQueen Car Show Poster by Nicolas Hunziker

The Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show will be staged June 6-7, 2014 at the Boys Republic of Chino Hills, California. The 7th annual event will celebrate "The Thomas Crown Affair," one of McQueen's more notable films. The Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show will take place Saturday, June 7th. Pre-registration is open on the event website. Due to space limitations, pre-registered vehicles … [Read more...]