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.

Flywheel Festival – New Motoring, Aviation and Military Event

Tiger Moths and GP Sunbeam

A new event aims to capture the spirit of all things great and British in the world of historic motoring, aviation and military endeavour. Scheduled for 20-21 June 2015, the 'Flywheel' festival will be the first major public event to be held at the UK’s best preserved Second World War bomber station - Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire. “Flywheel will celebrate the three parallel themes of motoring, aviation and … [Read more...]

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2015 Information

1936 Lancia Astura Type 233 Pinin Farina Cabriolet

The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2015 will be staged on the weekend of 22-24 May on the grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este and neighboring Villa Erba on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. The 2015 edition will again see an intimate selection of 50 historic automobiles displayed against the incomparable backdrop of Lake Como. First held at the same location in 1929, this year's Villa d'Este Concours d'Elegance … [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...]

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...]

Busy Schedule for Audi Tradition in 2015

Audi V8 DTM

Audi Tradition will be present at more than 20 national and international events and will be celebrating numerous anniversaries in 2015. Fifty years have passed since the Audi was reborn. In 1965, the company with the four rings, then still under the name of Auto Union GmbH, ended its era of two-stroke engines by bringing out a new model with a four-cylinder, four-stroke engine, which it called the Audi. Several … [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...]

Geneva Motor Show 2015 – Photo Gallery

McLaren P1 GTR

The Geneva International Motor Show 2015 will be staged March 5-15 at the Geneva Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland. Nearly 220 exhibitors presented approximately 900 vehicles at this year's event. Similar to 2012, 2013 and 2014, the 85th edition of the Geneva Motor Show saw many significant automotive debuts, headlined by the McLaren P1 GTR and 675LT; Ferrari 488 GTB; Aston Martin Vulcan; Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 and … [Read more...]

Kuwait Concours d’Elegance 2015 – Report and Photos

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe

The Kuwait Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held February 11-14 at Marina Crescent by the Arabian Gulf in Kuwait City. After a brief hiatus, the Kuwait Concours returned in 2015 under the patronage of the His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-Sabah and organized by the Kuwait Historical, Vintage and Classic Cars Museum. This year's Concours saw a field of approximately 100 classic cars from the … [Read more...]

Salon Retromobile 2015 – Report and Photos

Fiskens Stand at 2015 Salon Retromobile

Report and photos by Csaba Kiss The Salon Retromobile 2015 was held 4-8 February at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center in Paris, France. Retromobile celebrated the 40th anniversary of one of the biggest indoor classic car events in the world in a truly royal way. The Parisian show and trade is the traditional season opener of the European classic automotive scene and the nearly 100,000 visitors of the … [Read more...]

Cavallino Classic 2015 – Report and Photos

1958 Ferrari 412 MI Serial No. 0744.

The Cavallino Classic 2015 was held January 21-25 at the Breakers Resort Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. Celebrating its 24th anniversary in 2015, this five-day gathering for Ferrari owners and enthusiasts saw participants and their 400 exotic and classic cars attending from the United States and Europe. The first event of the gathering was the Cavallino Classic Competition, a two-day track meet at Palm Beach … [Read more...]

Goodwood Breakfast Club 2015 Information

Goodwood Breakfast Club 2010

The 2015 season of the Goodwood Breakfast Club events will see a diverse mix of themes when Goodwood stages on five occasions from May to November. The 10th annual series for car and motorcycle enthusiasts will continue to be entry free for everyone. Five Breakfast Clubs will be held in 2015, each one taking place on the opening Sunday of the month. As in 2014, due to the close proximity of major Goodwood events, … [Read more...]

Arizona Concours d’Elegance 2015 – Report

Rooftop view of the 2015 Arizona Concours d'Elegance (photo: Ken Bryant)

The Arizona Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held Sunday, January 11th at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. The 2nd annual event built on the strong success of its inaugural Concours, with the historic Arizona Biltmore again providing the Art Deco backdrop. Attendance was a sellout for the 2015 Arizona Concours, and the two Saturday seminars – the Phoenix Automotive Press Association auction preview and the … [Read more...]

London Classic Car Show 2015 – Report and Photos

Lamborghini Miura on The Grand Avenue

The inaugural London Classic Car Show was staged 8-11 January 2015 at the ExCeL Centre in London’s Docklands. A strong crowd of more than 25,000 visitors attended the show over its three full days. “Our first London Classic Car Show has exceeded our wildest dreams,” said Event Director Bas Bungish. “The feedback from visitors and exhibitors has been universally positive. And the great news is not just that we’ll … [Read more...]

Brooklands New Year’s Day 2015 – Report

Bentley looked right at home at the Brooklands Museum New Year's Day Classic Gathering 2015 (photo: Jason Dodd)

The Brooklands New Year's Day 2015 Gathering was held 1st January at the Brooklands Museum in Surrey, England. More than 5,000 people made the annual pilgrimage to the Birthplace of British Motorsport and Aviation along with 1,240 classics in a bewildering variety of age and type. The attendance figures at the UK's largest New Year’s Day classic vehicle gathering handsomely beat the previous New Year's Day record and … [Read more...]