Amelia Island Concours

Photos, event coverage, news and information about the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, held annually each March in Amelia Island, Florida.

Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2014 – Auction Report

1959 Porsche RSK Spyder

Gooding & Company, Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida, March 7, 2014 Bitter cold didn't do much to deter the bidders at this year's Gooding & Company Amelia Island auction although it kept the line long at the Chubb Insurance latte stand. In addition to some superior Porsches and the beautifully original, preserved and maintained Ferrari 250 Europa GT s/n 0409GT this year's Gooding Amelia … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Amelia Island 2014 – Auction Report

1937 Delahaye 135 Competition Court Torpedo Roadster, Body by Figoni and Falaschi

RM Auctions, Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida, March 8, 2014 Highlighted by the disposition of Greenwich, Connecticut's Malcolm S. Pray, Jr. collection, RM Auctions hit a home run at Amelia Island this year, recording a record total sale for the sixteen years they're been at Amelia Island of $35.9 million, just over a third better than the previous best set last year. The top sale, not surprisingly, was the … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2014 – Class Winners and Photos

1958 Scarab Mk II Sports Racer

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance returned to the fairways of the Golf Club of Amelia Island on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Vehicles from around the world participated in this year's Concours, allowing the record crowd of 29,000 to witness the diverse collection of automotive excellence. The 19th annual Amelia Concours saw more than 330 cars and motorcycles displayed on the show field, with many coming from the … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2014 – BMW CSL Class

BMW CSL Race Cars at 2014 Amelia Island Concours

The legendary BMW CSL 'Batmobiles' were featured at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, held March 9th on the fairways of the Golf Club of Amelia Island next to the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, Florida. The BMW 3.0 CSL Group 4 race car that won the 1975 12 Hours of Sebring won Best in Class at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours, while the BMW 3.0 CSL Group 2 racer that won the 1973 European Sedan … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2014 – Best of Show Winners

2014 Amelia Island Concours Best of Show Winners - 1937 Horch 853 and 1958 Scarab (photo: Dirk de Jager)

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2014 was held Sunday, March 9th on the fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island next to the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, Florida. With more than 325 cars and motorcycles in attendance, the judges at the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours were tasked with a difficult job of not only picking class winners, but also awarding the Best of Show Winners. The Concours awards Best of … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2014 – Picture Gallery

McLaren Overload at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours

The 2014 edition of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance was staged Sunday, March 9th at the Golf Club of Amelia Island in Florida. The 19th annual event celebrated the 100th anniversary of Maserati, the 50th anniversary of McLaren, BMW CSL ‘Batmobiles’, Chrysler Concept Cars, prototype Porsche race cars and Underslung, among others. More than 330 cars and motorcycles from around the world participated in the … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2014 – Auction Results

1968 Porsche 907 Longtail Auction Block

The Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2014 auction was held Friday, March 7 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Florida, resulting in $30,953,450 in total sales and an 89% sell-through rate. A total of 15 auction records were set at this year's sale, with four cars selling above $2 million. David Gooding, President and Founder of Gooding & Company, said, “We were very proud of the outstanding results at … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Amelia Island 2014 – Auction Results

1937 Delahaye 135 Competition Court Torpedo Roadster

The RM Auctions Amelia Island Concours 2014 sale was held March 8th on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida, resulting in $35,947,500 in total sales and a 97% sell-through rate. The result is a 34% increase over 2013, with bidders from 18 countries and 20% representing new clients for RM. RM Auctions assembled 91 automobiles for the single-day auction, which again served as a prelude to … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2014 – Report and Photos

1975 BMW 3.5 CSL Alexander Calder Art Car

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2014 was held Sunday, March 9th on the 10th and 18th fairways of the Golf Club of Amelia Island adjacent to the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida. The event attracted an estimated crowd of 29,000 and more than 325 vehicles on display. Honorary Chairman Jochen Mass kicked off the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance by driving onto the field in one of his former … [Read more...]

Cars and Coffee at 2014 Amelia Island Concours – Photos

BMW CSLs - Cars and Coffee at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours

The Cars and Coffee at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours was held Saturday, March 8th on Amelia Island, Florida. The 2nd annual event was staged on the 10th and 18th fairways of the Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton, the same show field for the big Concours. Cloudless blue skies greeted the healthy crowds that were evident well before the official 9:00am start time. Similar to last year's event, this was not your local … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2014 – Preview

Prototype Porsches at the Amelia Island Concours (photo: Dirk de Jager)

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance returns to Amelia Island, Florida on March 6-9, 2014 for the 19th running of the Concours regarded as one of the top automotive events in the world. Always held the second full weekend in March, the Concours will draw 250 rare vehicles from collections around the world. Staged at the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island and the adjacent Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach, … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2014 – Auction Preview

1968 Porsche 907-005

The Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2014 auction will take place on Friday, March 7 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Florida. Gooding's auction has more than doubled in size since their first sale at Amelia Island in 2010, and 2014 will see almost 90 cars cross the block beginning at 11:00 am. Among the cars at the Gooding & Company Amelia Island sale, a dozen are estimated to bring prices in … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Select 2014 – Auction Preview

1954 Watson Indy Roadster

The inaugural Amelia Island Select auction will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014 on the grounds of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, Florida. Staged by Hollywood Car Auctions, the sale will see approximately 125 American Classic, Sports, Racing, European and Contemporary automobiles cross the auction block, with five estimated to bring in excess of $1 million. Among the headline offerings … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Amelia Island 2014 – Auction Preview

1937 Delahaye 135 Competition Court Roadster Side

The RM Auctions Amelia Island 2014 auction will be held Saturday, March 8th on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida. RM Auctions has gathered more than 90 automobiles for the single-day auction, which will again act as a prelude to this year's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. A total of nine automobiles offered at the 16th annual RM Auctions Amelia Island sale are estimated to sell for … [Read more...]

Grand Prix Mercedes at 2014 Amelia Island Concours

Christen Lautenschlager and mechanic Hans Reiger in the Mercedes Grand Prix

The Grand Prix Mercedes that won the "Race of the Century" will be featured at the 2014 Amelia Concours d’Elegance, to be held March 7-9 in Amelia Island, Florida. The 1914 French Grand Prix-winning Mercedes will serve as the centerpiece of a special display presented by Mercedes-Benz and car owner George Wingard. A team of five Mercedes Grand Prix racers traveled to France for the Grand Prix of the Automobile … [Read more...]