Amelia Island Concours

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

BMW 328 at Amelia Island Concours 2015

1937 BMW 328

The BMW 328 will be featured at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 12-15 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island in Florida. The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will showcase the legend and legacy of the car that set BMW on its path to become known as the "ultimate driving machine." Eight decades ago BMW responded to a national call that Germany should build not only the … [Read more...]

Moss and Silver Arrows at Amelia Island Concours 2015

Mercedes-Benz W196

Sir Stirling Moss has been named the Honoree of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015, to be held March 12-15 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach in Florida. Sir Stirling was the honoree of the first Amelia Island Concours in 1996 and will again be the honoree at the 20th annual event in 2015. Moss is the only person to be honored twice by the event. The cars that defined Sir Stirling’s career … [Read more...]

Porsche 914 at Amelia Island Concours 2015

Jacques Duval, Bob Bailey, and George Nichols drove this Porsche 914/6 GT to seventh overall and first in class in the 1971 Daytona 24 hours of endurance. (Photo: Bill Warner)

The Porsche 914 will be celebrated at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 12-15 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach in Florida. The first mid-engine production Porsche, the 914 in all its variants, will be among the headline classes at the 20th annual Concours. At first some Porsche purists lamented the Porsche 914’s seemingly humble origins. They whispered the “V-Word” – … [Read more...]

Cowboy Cars Featured at 2015 Amelia Island Concours

1948 Chrysler Town and Country Steer Car

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015 will be staged March 12-15 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach in Amelia Island, Florida. The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours will display the eclectic and eccentric cars customized and modified to promote America’s movie and TV cowboys with the “Cars of the Cowboys” class. The first gathering of cowboy vehicles at a major international Concours will … [Read more...]

New Bonhams Amelia Island Auction

1911 EMF #33 driven by Jack Tower in the Tiedeman Cup, Savannah, Georgia, 27 November 1911

Bonhams announced that it would hold its first-ever auction in Amelia Island, Florida to conincide with the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The inaugural auction will be held Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Amelia Island. A 1911 EMF Model “30” Factory Racer will be among the headline offerings at the new Bonhams Amelia Island Concours auction. This genuine pre-First World War … [Read more...]

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...]