|Royal Camaro's Golden Anniversary At Amelia Island Concours|
|GM brass wasn't enthusiastic about adding a sixth model to Chevrolet's 1967 model lineup . . . until they saw the prototype. It was a knockout. The new Chevy, codenamed Panther, began to appear in the automotive business journals and enthusiast publications more than a half-century ago.
Anything General Motors did was big news in those days. In the wake of Ford's Mustang a new addition to a class of one, especially from the world's biggest and most powerful auto maker, was seismic news.
|AMELIA CONCOURS' EXTRAORDINARY DREAM CARS HYPER-EXOTICS AND RACING PROTOTYPES|
|Le Mans and Rolex 24 racecars are the marathoners of motorsport. Since 1949 the 24 Hours of Le Mans has been the nursery of the sports- prototype concept typified best by the 1949 Le Mans-winning Ferrari 166 MM barchetta, wearing svelte coachwork by Touring. Ferrari's first Le Mans winner will be featured in Amelia's Trophy Cars Class.
The prototypes of Le Mans, Daytona and Sebring have become faster, supremely reliable and more aerodynamic, shoving the boundaries of automotive technol...[Read more...]|
|ALL-ORIGINAL FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA TO BE OFFERED BY ITS FIRST AND ONLY OWNER AT RM'S AMELIA ISLAND SALE|
|• RM Auctions presents the 'Condo Find Daytona' at its Amelia Island, Florida sale, March 14
• Offered on behalf of its original owner, the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona recently emerged from 25 years storage in downtown Toronto
• The official auction of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, RM sale also lifts the gavel on a spectacular 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Aravis Cabriolet, which was judged 'Best of Show' at Amelia Island in 2012
• Frequently updated list of entries available online at www....[Read more...]|
|'CARS OF THE COWBOYS' CLASS COMING TO THE 2015 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE|
|On March 15, 2015, the 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will display the eclectic and eccentric cars customized and modified to promote America's movie and TV cowboys with the highly anticipated 'Cars of the Cowboys' class. In true 'Amelia' tradition, this unique display on the 10th and 18th fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island at The Ritz-Carlton will put fun ahead of fad and fashion as the first gathering of cowboy vehicles at a major international Concours.
|New York-to-Paris-Winning Thomas Flyer coming to Amelia for 100th Anniversary of its Historic Victory|
| ||The Thomas Flyer automobile that won the historic New York-to-Paris 'Great Race' in 1908 will come to the Florida coast for the 13th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, March 7-9, 2008. Contested 100 years ago, the torturous race covered the width of the United States before stopping at points in Alaska, Japan, Siberia, and Berlin before ending in Paris. It has never been run again.
With the automobile barely a decade old, the thought of an around-the-globe race was unheard of at th...[Read more...]|