Amelia Island Concours

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

Pegaso at Amelia Island Concours 2016

Pegaso

The Spanish Pegaso marque will be celebrated at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 11-13 at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Florida. Pegaso is Spanish for Pegasus, the winged stallion usually depicted as pure white on the Pegaso insignia. Pegasus' mythological role was to deliver thunderbolts to Zeus. Appropriate, because that was the effect the stunning Pegaso Thrill coupe had on … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2016 to Honor Hans Stuck

Hans Stuck in the BMW CSL

Race driver Hans-Joachim Stuck will be the honoree for the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 11-13 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach in Florida. The two-time Le Mans 24 Hour winner and 1985 World Sports Car Champion succeeds Sir Stirling Moss as the honoree for the 21st annual event. Stuck is the son of Hans Stuck Sr. who raced for the vaunted Auto-Union team in the … [Read more...]

New SVRA Race at Amelia Island Concours

Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015

A new vintage car race will be held in association with the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) will stage a race the week following the Concours at the nearby Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport in Florida. The 2016 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 11-13, will be followed by the inaugural SVRA Amelia Island Vintage Grand Prix on March 17-20. … [Read more...]

Ferrari 290 MM – Profile and Photo Gallery

1956 Ferrari 290 MM (photo: Sports Car Digest)

A Ferrari 290 MM was displayed at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015, held Sunday, March 15th on the fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island next to the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, Florida. The Ferrari 290 MM, which was restored by the Classiche Department at Ferrari in 2014, was awarded the "The Chairman’s Choice Trophy for the Car Found Most Appealing by the Chairman" at the 20th annual Amelia. … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Picture Gallery

1969 Porsche 908 Short-Tail Coupe

The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance was staged Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island in Florida. The 2014 edition of the event celebrated the Porsche 914; BMW 328; Cars of the Cowboys; Hot Rods: East Meets West; Orphan Concept Cars; World Rally Cars and much more. More than 315 cars and motorcycles from around the world participated in the Amelia Island Concours 2015, delighting … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Report

1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 Coupe, Body by Pininfarina

Gooding & Company, Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida, March 13, 2015 Gooding & Company's sixth consecutive auction at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation showed a complete disdain for superstition: it was Friday the Thirteenth. No slashers wielding machetes or aetherial ectoplasmic forms materialized in or near the Gooding tent village, although a somewhat supernatural rain deluge created an … [Read more...]

Bonhams Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Report

1975 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 Coupe

Bonhams Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach Golf Club, Amelia Island, Florida, March 12, 2015 Bonhams returned to Amelia Island in 2015 after a long absence, having previously stuck its toe in the water in 2000 with a sale under the Brooks Auctioneers banner at the Amelia Island Plantation. After selling just nine lots for a total of $1.2 million, Brooks beat a strategic retreat but Bonhams will not have to … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Report

1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet, Body by Pinin Farina

RM Sotheby's, Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida, March 14, 2015 Only 28 auctions have recorded higher sale totals than RM's 2015 Amelia Island auction total of $60,122,000. It is by nearly 50% the highest auction total ever at Amelia. Only 18 have recorded higher median transaction values than RM Amelia's $258,500, only 25 have higher average transaction value than its $607,293. RM announced in the week … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Best of Show Winners

1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider and 1930 Cord L29 Brooks Stevens Speedster (photo: Neil Rashba)

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held Sunday, March 15th on the fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island next to the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, Florida. With more than 315 cars and motorcycles in attendance, the judges at the 20th 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...]

Gooding and Company Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Results

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 sold for $3,300,000

The Gooding and Company Amelia Island 2015 auction was held Friday, March 13th at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Florida, resulting in $26,967,150 in total sales and an 89% sell-through rate. The top result at Gooding's 2015 Amelia Island Concours auction went to the 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 that sold for $3,300,000, followed by the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet that brought $2,090,000. Out … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Results

1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet sold for $6,380,000

The RM Sotheby's Amelia Island 2015 auction was held Saturday, March 14th on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida, resulting in $60,360,050 in total sales and an updated (see below) 100 percent sell-through rate. This result represents not only the highest total ever for a sale held during the Amelia Island week, but also exceeds the combined total of all other auctions this week. The … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Report and Photos

The Legend with his Race Cars - Stirling Moss with a a selection of his finest race cars at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held March 12-15th 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 a crowd of over 32,000 and more than 315 cars and motorcycles on display. With fantastic weather and friendly Sports Car Digest fans at every turn the Amelia Island Concours weekend couldn’t have been better. This … [Read more...]

Cars and Coffee at Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Photos

Cars and Coffee at 2015 Amelia Island Concours

The Cars and Coffee at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours was held Saturday, March 14th on Amelia Island, Florida. Blue skies greeted the full field of more than 250 classic and exotic cars on display well before the official 9:00am start time. The 3rd annual event was staged on the 10th and 18th fairways of the Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton, the same show field for the headline Concours d'Elegance. Similar to the … [Read more...]

Bonhams Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Results

1930 Cord Model L-29 Town Car sold for $1,760,000

The inaugural Bonhams Amelia Island 2015 Auction was held Thursday, March 12 at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Amelia Island, resulting in $13.95 million in total sales and a 79% sell-through rate. The newest addition to the Amelia Island Concours Classic Car Week saw pre-war American cars sell strongly and models from Alfa Romeo, BMW and Porsche set new auction records. The top result at the debut Bonhams … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Preview

BMW CSL Class

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance returns to Amelia Island, Florida on March 12-15, 2015 for the 20th 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...]