Events

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.

New Location for Legends of the Autobahn

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

Big moves are planned for the Legends of the Autobhan, as the all-German marque Concours held during Monterey Car Week announced adjustments to its location and more for 2014. One change was announced in January, as the Porsche Club of America said it was breaking away from Legends to create the Werks Reunion that will solely focus on the cars of Porsche. That leaves Legends with support from the BMW Car Club of … [Read more...]

Techno Classica Essen 2014 – Report and Photos

Mercedes-Benz W154

The Techno Classica Essen 2014 was held 26-30 March at the Messe Essen exhibition centre in Essen, Germany. The trade show in Essen set standards for classic automotive culture, evidenced by more than 1,250 exhibitors from 30 nations offering everything one might be looking for in the area of vintage and classic motor cars and modern classics. While more than 2,500 collector vehicles from various eras were offered … [Read more...]

Italian Car Day at Brooklands 2014

1951 Ferrari 212 Grand Prix

The 28th annual Italian Car Day at Brooklands will be staged Saturday 3rd May at the Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey, UK. Run by Ginger Beer Promotions, the event has become a premier show for owners and admirers of Italian cars. The 2014 Italian Car Day will see obscure and exotic Italian machinery not only running, but running at speed – up the Brooklands test hill and, often, on the adjacent … [Read more...]

Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 Information

Maserati 300S at Quail Motorsports Gathering

The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 will be held Friday, August 15th at the Quail Lodge Golf Club in Carmel, California. Similar to previous years, the 12th annual event will offer interesting and important automobiles and motorcycles displayed in a garden-party setting. The 2014 edition of the Quail will honor the 100th anniversary of Maserati, Competition Mustangs, A Tribute to India, and will feature the … [Read more...]

Moscow Old-Timer Gallery 2014 – Report and Photos

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL

The 22nd Old-Timer Gallery of Ilya Sorokin was held 7-10 March 2014 at the Sokolniki exhibition center in Moscow. Held twice a year since 2002, the event has become the most significant collector car show in Russia. Old-Timer Gallery not only focuses on collector cars, but, along with the history of motoring, it celebrates the aesthetics of the past. This spring’s edition of the show turned out to be pretty humble … [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...]

Maserati Featured at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014

1955 Maserati A6GCS Spider by Frua

The 100th anniversary of Maserati will be among the marques celebrated at the 2014 edition of the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, to be held 23–25 May at the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este and neighboring Villa Erba on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. The Italian sports car brand’s landmark will be celebrated with a special competition class in the BMW Group Italia Trophy beauty contest and the Coppa d'Oro Villa d'Este … [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...]

Big Plans for Audi Tradition in 2014

1936 Auto Union Type C Grand Prix at Monaco

Audi Tradition is stepping on the gas for the 2014 season. Car enthusiasts will be able to see the historic vehicles at more than 25 events all over Europe. In Monaco, legendary Formula 1 driver Jacky Ickx will himself be at the wheel when the 1938 Auto Union Silver Arrow Type C from 1938 takes to the roads of the principality. At the Eifel Rallye Festival, Stig Blomqvist is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his … [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...]

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...]

Geneva Motor Show 2014 – Photo Gallery

McLaren Stage at 2014 Geneva Motor Show

The 2014 Geneva International Motor Show will be staged March 6-16 at the Geneva Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland. As always, the 84th edition of the Geneva Motor Show saw many significant automotive debuts, headlined by Maserati's stunning Alfieri concept, Porsche's latest Le Mans prototype, the 919 Hybrid and the 650S from McLaren. Organizers expect more than 700,000 visitors, in addition to the latest technologies … [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...]