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.

Legends of the Autobahn 2014 – Report and Photos

BMW CSi at 2014 Legends of the Autobahn

The Legends of the Autobahn 2014 was held Friday, August 15th at the Nicklaus Club-Monterey in Monterey, California. Hosted by the BMW Car Club of America, Mercedes-Benz Club of America and Audi Club of North America, the 5th annual all-German marque Concours d'Elegance brought together enthusiasts, owners and aficionados of distinctive German cars during Monterey Classic Car Week. This year's Legends saw the Porsche … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours 2014 – Best of Show Winner

Best of Show 2014 winner: Jon Shirley's 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe (photo: Rolex / Tom O’Neal)

A 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe owned by Jon Shirley of Medina, Washington won Best of Show at the 64th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, held Sunday, August 17, 2014 on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links at Pebble Beach Resorts. History was made at an event which arguably makes history every year. The choice of the Shirley’s 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe was not a total surprise given its … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2014 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Class at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014 was held Sunday, August 17th at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. More than 200 automotive treasures lined the 17th and 18th holes of the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links for the 64th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Every year on the third Sunday in August, the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world roll onto one of the best … [Read more...]

Concorso Italiano 2014 – Photo Gallery

Dinos at Concorso Italiano

The Concorso Italiano 2014 was held Saturday, August 16th on the fairways of the Bayonet Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside, California. The 100th Anniversary of Maserati and the Cars of Zagato were featured at the 29th annual Concorso Italiano, which saw more than 300 cars and motorcycles of Italian origin on display. After five years at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch, this year’s event returned to Seaside’s Bayonet … [Read more...]

Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider and Ferrari 365 California Spider

The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 was held Friday, August 15th at the Quail Lodge Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. The 12th annual 'Quail' celebrated sports and racing automobiles and motorcycles, with participants and guests enjoying wonderful food, drink and camaraderie among like-minded enthusiasts in a garden party setting. The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 honored 100 years of Maserati, … [Read more...]

Monterey Classic Car Week 2014 – Preview

Rob Walton's 1957 Maserati 450S was a fan favorite at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion (photo: Tim Scott)

For one week each August, the Monterey Peninsula in California is transformed into the epicenter for the classic car community. Regardless of the name -- the Monterey Classic Car Week, Pebble Beach Automotive Week, Concours Week, Holy Car Week or just Car Heaven -- the events that make up the week are among the most important on the historic automotive calendar and 2014 will be no different. A celebration of the … [Read more...]

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...]

Complete Larry Miller Collection on Display

1967 Ford GT40 Mk IV, chassis J-4

The Octane Party, a show for automobiles and motorcycles of all types including a display of the Larry H. Miller performance car collection, will hold its debut event on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. The Octane Party welcomes all types of cars and motorcycles to what is planned as “Utah’s party of the year for motorheads.” Vehicle registration is available at BeehiveDrive.org. … [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...]