Skip to main content

The British Are Coming!
AddThis Social Bookmark Button
Company press release.

The British Are Coming!  Rodeo Drive Concours Announces British Theme and Aston Martin As 2012 Featured Marque

The Rodeo Drive Committee, in conjunction with the City of Beverly Hills, have announced the 2012 theme for the Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance – 'THE BRITISH ARE COMING!' Aston Martin will be this year's featured marque. Gearys Beverly Hills will be the presenting sponsor in celebration of their new Rolex store opening on Rodeo Drive in June 2012. The annual Father's Day tradition features a wide variety of vintage and racing cars and motorcycles lining Rodeo Drive north from Wilshire Boulevard to Santa Monica Boulevard Sunday, June 17 from 10 am to 4 pm.

As the 2012 featured marque, Aston Martin will be the centerpiece of the 200 block of Rodeo Drive with

both new and classic cars. Combining iconic styling, thrilling performance, true craftsmanship and exclusivity, Aston Martin boasts unprecedented breadth and appeal. The marque's iconic DB5 has been featured in five James Bond films.

The British Are Coming!  The 300 Block of Rodeo Drive will also feature British classic and racing autos including Austin Healey,

Bentley, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lotus, MG, McLaren and Rolls Royce brands. Also, a special British motorcycle area will honor Triumph, Vincent, BSA and Norton.

On the 400 block of Rodeo Drive, this year's concours will feature 'The Best of the Best' with classic

cars of any marque considered by the show's curators. Also on the 400 block, the Rodeo Drive Concours will feature a special tribute to Cobra's 50th Anniversary.

'We are thrilled to honor the British automotive industry and Aston Martin as the featured marque at this year's Concours,' said Bruce Meyer, Chairman of the Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance. 'Great Britain has a long and storied history in creating some of the most legendary cars and motorcycles highlighted by elegant design and spectacular performance. This annual event has been a tradition for

thousands of Southern California residents, car collectors, aficionados and families and we look forward

to once again welcoming them on Father's Day on Rodeo Drive.'

Aston Martin will be presented at the Rodeo Drive Concours by O'Gara Coach Company in Beverly Hills. The O'Gara Coach Company is a Factory Authorized Dealer for Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Respected as one of the most successful luxury automotive outlets in the world, O'Gara Coach Company, led by founder Tom O'Gara, continues to set unmatched records in luxury and performance sales and service.

The Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance has been named one of the '300 Unmissable Events & Festivals

Around the World' by top travel publisher Frommer's. The car show is FREE and open to the public.

For more information and registration details, please visit rodeodrive-bh.com.

The Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance is produced by the Rodeo Drive Committee in association with

the City of Beverly Hills. GEARYS Beverly Hills is the 2012 Presenting Sponsor in celebration of their

new Rolex Store on Rodeo Drive. Aston Martin is the 2012 Featured Marque.

Other sponsors include Auto Gallery, O'Gara Coach Company, Ferrari Beverly Hills, RM Auctions,

Beverly Hills Conference and Visitors Bureau, Brooks Brothers, Lladró and the Consulate General of

Great Britain. Media sponsors include the Beverly Hills Courier and Sports Car Market Magazine and Asprey USA is the official award sponsor. Hospitality sponsors include Fat Burger, Sprinkles Cupcakes and Smart

Water.

The Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel, located at Wilshire Blvd. and Rodeo Drive is the official

hotel of this year's Concours d'Elegance. For reservations call (310) 275-5200.

About Rodeo Drive: Rodeo Drive, internationally recognized as the intersection of fashion and

entertainment, is a unique destination for both Southern California residents, as well as visitors from

around the globe. The more than 100 distinguished retailers all help create an unparalleled atmosphere

only found on the three blocks of this famed street.

About Aston Martin: Founded in 1913, Aston Martin is based in Gaydon, Warwickshire, England. The

company name is derived from the name of one of the company's founders, Lionel Martin, and from the

Aston Clinton Hillclimb near Aston Clinton in Buckinghamshire. The marque's iconic DB5 has been

featured in five James Bond films including Goldfinger, Thunderball, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, and

Casino Royale.

   Recent Articles
Pinehurst Concours 2016 Best In Show

Peter Boyle Captures Best in Show at Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance For Second Time in Four Years
VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (May 1, 2016) – A 1928 Isotta Fraschini 8ASS owned by Peter Boyle of Oil City, Pa., captured the Best in Show at the 2016 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance -- Boyle's second victory at Pinehurst Resort in the first four years of the classic car showcase.

Boyle, whose car was shown in the Pre-War European (open & closed until 1942) class, also won Best in Sh....
SILVERSTONE ROARS TO LIFE, CLASSIC STYLE!

Biggest Media Day yet promises quantity and quality at summer spectacular
◾Bikes and sidecars join cars on action-packed family-friendly bill
◾Freddie Hunt celebrates father James' F1 title triumph in McLaren M23
◾1966 World Cup celebrations remembered in car football match

A host of the famous stars and evocative cars that will wow the crowds at this summer's action-packed Silverstone Classic (29-31 July) revved up at today's traditional Media Day curtain-raiser.

As the premier event o....
Maximizing the 2016 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance Experience

VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (April 26, 2016) – Patrons attending the fourth annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance this Saturday can ride in the lap of luxury in a new Porsche or Acura, run in a 5K on the golf course, witness precision skydivers from Fort Bragg or partake in BBQ and craft beer.

And that's not even the main attraction, which consists of some of the world's rarest collector cars and a performance by Motown legends, the Commodores, on the fairways of iconic Pinehurst Resort.....
'EYES ON GIGI'. BMW PRESENTS INTERACTIVE CAMPAIGN FOR NEW BMW M2 COUP

Munich. To coincide with the market launch on 16 April, BMW released its 'digital-first' campaign for the new BMW M2 Coupé. Stars of the campaign 'Eyes on Gigi' are the new BMW M2 Coupé and American supermodel Gigi Hadid, who is appearing in front of the camera for an automobile brand for the first time.

The dynamic performance and agility of the first-ever BMW M2 Coupé and the sensuous beauty and elegance of Gigi Hadid inspired renowned film producer and screenplay author Marc Forster....
Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance Announces Featured Classes for 2016

Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance 20th Annual featured marques are Lancia, Previous Concour Winners and 300SL Mercedes-Benz. Motorcycles are Land of the Rising Sun and Fast from the Past.
Malvern, PA January 28, 2016 – The Car Selection Committee of the Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance announced that the featured marques of the 20th Annual event are Lancia, Previous Concour Winners and 300SL Mercedes-Benz. Motorcycles are Land of the Rising Sun and Fast from the Past. The concour....
Bonhams' Second Annual Amelia Island Auction A Smashing Success

– Held Thursday, March 10th at the spacious and conveniently accessible Fernandina Beach Golf Club, Bonhams' second annual Amelia Island auction was a resounding success with nearly $27.5-million achieved.

With an impressively diverse and curated selection of 95 automobiles ranging from 19th century motor carriages to 21st century supercars, the handpicked assembly offered something for every taste and interest.

Leading the sale was the singular 1937 Bugatti 57SC Sports Tourer by V....
SINGER VEHICLE DESIGN CONTINUES FLORIDA TOUR WITH NEWEST BESPOKE COMMISSIONS

• Two Breathtaking Customer-Owned Porsche 911s, Reimagined by Singer Vehicle Design,

• Bring Style and Exquisite Results in Optimization to 2nd Annual Luxury Motorsports Program


LOS ANGELES – March 17, 2016 – Following a successful Florida debut last weekend at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, Southern California-based Singer Vehicle Design heads south with two of its newest customer commissions, continuing down the Florida coast to showcase the pure craftsmanship ....
1952 Pegaso Z-102 BS 2.5 Cupula Coupe and 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Town Car Win Best of Show at the 21st Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

More than 32,000 Enthusiasts Attended the World's Most Innovative Concours Weekend
Jacksonville, FL (March 16, 2016) - The 1952 Pegaso Z-102 Cupula Coupe and a 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Town Car won the Best In Show honors on Sunday, March 13, at the 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, which attracted more than 32,000 spectators throughout the weekend.

The competition drew 320 cars and motorcycles into 43 classes from 10 different countries to the 10th and 18th....
2016 Aston Martin DB11
2016 Aston Martin DB11  2016 Aston Martin DB11  2016 Aston Martin DB11  2016 Aston Martin DB11  2016 Aston Martin DB11  
2016 Icona Vulcano Titanium
2016 Icona Vulcano Titanium  2016 Icona Vulcano Titanium  2016 Icona Vulcano Titanium  2016 Icona Vulcano Titanium  
2016 Infiniti Q70 Premium Select Edition
2016 Infiniti Q70 Premium Select Edition  2016 Infiniti Q70 Premium Select Edition  2016 Infiniti Q70 Premium Select Edition  2016 Infiniti Q70 Premium Select Edition  2016 Infiniti Q70 Premium Select Edition  
2015 Aston Martin DB10
2015 Aston Martin DB10  
2015 Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition
2015 Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition  2015 Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition  2015 Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition  2015 Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition  2015 Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition  
2015 Jaguar C-X75 Bond Concept
2015 Jaguar C-X75 Bond Concept  2015 Jaguar C-X75 Bond Concept  2015 Jaguar C-X75 Bond Concept  2015 Jaguar C-X75 Bond Concept  2015 Jaguar C-X75 Bond Concept  
2015 McLaren P1 GTR
2015 McLaren P1 GTR  2015 McLaren P1 GTR  2015 McLaren P1 GTR  2015 McLaren P1 GTR  2015 McLaren P1 GTR  
2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition
2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition  2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition  2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition  2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition  2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition  
2014 McLaren P1 GTR Design Concept
2014 McLaren P1 GTR Design Concept  2014 McLaren P1 GTR Design Concept  2014 McLaren P1 GTR Design Concept  2014 McLaren P1 GTR Design Concept  2014 McLaren P1 GTR Design Concept  
2014 MINI Superleggera Vision Concept
2014 MINI Superleggera Vision Concept  2014 MINI Superleggera Vision Concept  2014 MINI Superleggera Vision Concept  2014 MINI Superleggera Vision Concept  2014 MINI Superleggera Vision Concept