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2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Celebrates Lincolns To Lamborghinis  PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (Feb 4, 2013) -- The 63rd Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is still months away, but the field of cars for this elite competition, held at Pebble Beach Resorts, is already beginning to take shape -- from coachbuilt Lincolns exhibiting the continental flair of Edsel Ford to the classic confections of the Parisian firm Vanvooren to the charging mounts from Ferruccio Lamborghini that have long defined the term 'supercar.'

Entry applications were due in January and are now being reviewed and vetted. The Concours Selection Committee meets at the end of March to determine which cars will receive a coveted invitation to the August 18 competition set on the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Most applicants will be notified of the committee's decision by mid-April.

'It's exciting to see the many automobiles that people have worked so passionately to preserve and restore and hope to share with others here,' said Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Chairman Sandra Button. 'The success of this event depends on the superb quality of automobiles and motorcycles that our participants bring to our show field.'

Late entry applications can still be submitted, but space in many classes is already limited. To request an application, please send an inquiry offering some basic information about your car to entries@pebblebeachconcours.net.

The 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will feature:

Lincoln -- After Ford purchased Lincoln in 1922, Edsel Ford took a marque well known for mechanical excellence and defined it with superior styling and elegant custom coachwork. Long one of America's elite luxury cars, Lincoln served as the official conveyance for presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush. The show field will focus on one-off custom-bodied Lincolns.

Simplex -- Among the rarest of early twentieth century marques, just 48 Simplex automobiles are known to survive. Intended for only the most prestigious clientele, these chassis, which sold for the outrageous price of about $5,000, were bodied by the best coachbuilders of their day. The marque later merged with Crane, replacing its sporting cars with a more luxury image.

Vanvooren -- Early in its history, Carrosserie Vanvooren was licensed to build Weymann fabric-bodied cars, but soon developed its own elegant and refined French designs that have stood the test of time. Vanvooren coachwork graced all the best marques of the day -- Hispano-Suiza, Bugatti, Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Delahaye. It also collaborated on cutting-edge creations, such as the Corniche prototype done with designer Georges Paulin.

Lamborghini -- After making a fortune building tractors, Ferruccio Lamborghini determined to pursue the perfect grand tourer, founding Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. in 1963. The Concours celebrates the company's 50th anniversary with a display of the significant one-off creations that have long embodied the term 'supercar.'

Aston Martin -- From early prototypes like Coal Scuttle, Bunny and A3 to postwar models badged with the initials of entrepreneur David Brown to the most modern creations, Aston Martins have proven their sporting capabilities with race wins. The Concours celebrates the marque's centennial - as well as the 90th anniversary of Le Mans -- with a focused display of Aston Martins that have raced that storied course.

Porsche 911 -- Only very rarely does a model that is celebrating its 50th anniversary have the ongoing ability to raise genuine excitement over its latest offerings in the showroom and to score record-setting victories on the racecourse. But the Porsche 911 does exactly that. The Concours is pairing with the Porsche Museum to exhibit some of the cars that have made this model iconic.

BMW 507 -- The BMW 507 debuted to great acclaim in 1955, but the economics of producing this sporting roadster led to its all-too-early demise. Just over 200 of these cars survive, and each is treasured. The only custom-bodied BMW 507s along with other superlative examples of this model will be showcased.

French Motorcycles -- For the fifth straight year, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will include motorcycles, focusing this time on the creations of French manufacturers such as Motobécane, Koehler-Escoffier, Monotrace, Gnome et Rhône, Majestic and, of course, Peugeot.

There will also be some surprises on the show field.

Information and tickets are available at www.pebblebeachconcours.net.

Amidst the celebration, a substantial sum will be raised to help people in need. The 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance raised a banner amount -- $1,254,000 -- for charity.

About

First conducted in 1950, Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® (www.pebblebeachconcours.net) has grown to be the world's premier celebration of the automobile. Only the most beautiful and rare cars are invited to appear on the famed 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links®, and connoisseurs of art and style flock to see these masterpieces. Charitable donations raised by the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® now total over $16 million. Related events include Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance™ presented by Rolex, Pebble Beach RetroAuto™, and Pebble Beach® Auctions presented by Gooding & Company. Pebble Beach®, Pebble Beach Golf Links®, Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance®, Pebble Beach Concours™, Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance™, and Pebble Beach RetroAuto™ are trademarks, service marks and trade dress of Pebble Beach Company.

Pebble Beach Company, headquartered in Pebble Beach, Calif., owns and operates the world-famous Pebble Beach Resorts®, including The Lodge at Pebble Beach™, The Inn at Spanish Bay™ and Casa Palmero®. The company also operates four renowned golf courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links®, Spyglass Hill® Golf Course, The Links at Spanish Bay™ and Del Monte™ Golf Course. Its other famed properties include scenic 17-Mile Drive® and The Spa at Pebble Beach™, and it annually hosts premier events such as Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance®, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational presented by EMC, Pebble Beach Food & Wine and Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. Site of the 2019 U.S. Open Championship, Pebble Beach Golf Links® has hosted five U.S. Opens, four U.S. Amateurs, one PGA Championship and numerous other tournaments. For reservations or more information please call (800) 654-9300 or visit www.pebblebeach.com.

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