|‘Best of Show' Named at 2013 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance|
|HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (Nov. 3, 2013) – The coveted 'Best of Show' and 'People's Choice' honors were awarded today at the prestigious Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance, held at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, S.C.
The top honor at Sunday's Concours d'Elegance, 'Best of Show,' was awarded to a 1929 Stutz Supercharged Coupe owned by Richard and Irina Mitchell of Montgomery, Texas. This car is the only example of its kind still in existence.
|9th Keeneland Concours d'Elegance names 1929 Stutz Best of Show|
|More than 130 collector cars and motorcycles are showcased during competition
The 9th annual Keeneland Concours d'Elegance featured many of the finest classic automobiles and motorcycles on display Saturday, July 21, at the Keeneland Race Course, with a fabulous 1929 Stutz Model M Lancefield Coupe taking home Best of Show honors.
These rare automobiles, motorcycles and other unique vehicles on display were judged for their historical accuracy, presentation and overall cleanliness. E...[Read more...]|
|Early Supercharged Automobiles Will Be Featured at 2012 Glenmoor Gathering|
|One of the highlighted features of the 2012 Gathering will be early supercharged automobiles. Here's a special example—a 1929 Stutz type MC with custom coachwork by Lancefield. This one-of-a-kind Stutz is owned by noted collector Richard Mitchell of Montgomery, Texas. Among the famous marques equipped with superchargers were American automobiles such as Auburn, Cord, Graham and Duesenberg as well as foreign makes such as Bentley, Mercedes-Benz and Alfa-Romeo.
In all, more than 200 vintage...[Read more...]|
|2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Best of Show|
|PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 17, 2015) -- An Italian Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Cabriolet that once turned heads and garnered top prizes in the classic era glided to victory at the 65th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on Sunday.
The competition drew 219 cars from 16 countries and 29 U.S. states to the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. It also raised over $1.8 million to help people in need. Through the Pebble Beach Company Foundation, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this ...[Read more...]|
|Two Best of Show Winners : Similar Designs : Same Owner|
|When these two vehicles won Best of Show honors at major Concours d'Elegance events, they both were owned by Judge Joseph Cassini III. The green colored Chrysler 4 door Phaeton with tan convertible top wears coachwork by LeBaron. In 2012, it won the Best of Show title (for an American car) at the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. Johns. The other car is a Packard 2 door Convertible Victoria with coachwork by Dietrich. It won this years Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Best of Show honors...[Read more...]|
|63rd Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Names 1934 Packard 'Best of Show'|
|The competition showcased 248 cars, including 48 from abroad
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 18, 2013) -- A 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria owned by Joseph and Margie Cassini III of West Orange, New Jersey, was named Best of Show at the 63rd Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, held Sunday on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links at Pebble Beach Resorts. The event showcased 248 cars from 36 states and 12 countries and raised $1,277,007 for charity.
'This Pack...[Read more...]|
|FINAL COUNTDOWN UNDERWAY TO RM'S ANNUAL MICHIGAN SALE|
|• Exceptional 1932 Packard Twin Six Sport Phaeton and 1933 Marmon Sixteen Five-Passenger Sedan with Michigan collector heritage lead RM's sale at the Inn at St. John's, in Plymouth, Michigan, on July 27
• As the official auction of the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's, the single-day sale features a superb roster of 80 historic automobiles
• Additional sale highlights include a 1948 Chrysler Town & Country Convertible, a 1956 Austin-Healey 100M 'Dealer-Prepared' Le Mans BN2 Roadste...[Read more...]|
|Historic Aston Martin DB3S Sports Racing Car Joins RM's Monterey Sale|
|A rare and spectacular 1955 Aston Martin DB3S Sports Racing Car, chassis DB3S/118, is the latest multi-million-dollar entry to join RM's highly anticipated Monterey sale, August 17–18 in California.
Noteworthy for its outstanding provenance, rarity, and trendsetting Aston Martin design, the DB3S is widely considered one of the most attractive and elegantly designed sports racing cars of the post war period—a masterpiece of David Brown's vision, executed stunningly in aluminum from the charact...[Read more...]|