|Rare 1938 Steyr Winner Returns to Pinehurst Concours|
|VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (April 7, 2014) – A rare 1938 Steyr Roadster, which captured Best in Show at least year's inaugural Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance, returns to Pinehurst Resort to be displayed for patrons at the 2014 classic auto showcase the first weekend of May.
The cream-colored Steyr, one of only six ever made, is owned by Peter Boyle of Oil City, Pa., and will be staged in front of the hedges at the Carolina Hotel prior to the start of the Iron Mike Rally on Friday, May...[Read more...]|
|1938 Steyr Roadster Wins Best in Show at Pinehurst Concours|
|A rare 1938 Steyr Roadster captured the 'Best in Show' at the inaugural Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance as more than 5,000 car enthusiasts strolled the fairways at Pinehurst Resort, viewing a show field of 118 pristine vintage automobiles.
Peter Boyle of Oil City, Pa., owns the winning automobile that was entered in the American/European Classic 1925-48 Class. Boyle purchased the car two years ago, restored it in 2012 and won Second in Class at the Pebble Beach Concours last August before capt...[Read more...]|
|120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor sport history|
|•1899: the first Benz racing cars
•The 'Blitzen-Benz' (Lightning Benz) is the first automobile powered by a combustion engine to exceed 200 km/h
•The streamlined 'Teardrop' car of 1923
Carl Benz invented the automobile in 1886 as a means of transport: his motor vehicle was a technical masterpiece that would change people's everyday lives. The Mannheim inventor clearly had no time for races and competitions, and rather expressed criticism of such activities: 'Instead of taking part in races ...[Read more...]|
|Success Story: ŠKODA and Volkswagen Celebrate 25-Year Partnership|
|› Ceremony at the ŠKODA Museum: Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller among the 500 guests
› Strong partnership: ŠKODA AUTO part of Volkswagen Group since 16 April 1991
› Rebirth: ŠKODA's successful rise from regional leader to global player
› Record sales: 2015 ŠKODA delivered more than one million vehicles; upward trend continues
› Model campaign: ŠKODA sets sights on SUV segment in jubilee year
Mladá Boleslav, 12 April 2016 – The foundation...[Read more...]|
|BONHAMS RETURNS TO STUTTGART WITH A MIGHTY MILLION EURO MERCEDES-BENZ|
|Bonhams' return to Stuttgart for the annual single-marque Mercedes-Benz sale will be led by the magnificent 1928 Mercedes-Benz Model K 6,240cc Supercharged Torpedo Transformable. With its superb Saoutchik transformable coachwork, it is estimated at €800,000-1,200,000.
With the merger of Daimler and Benz in 1926, two of the motoring world's most significant motor manufacturing dynasties pooled skills and resources to produce a mighty force in the relatively infant motor industry.
The techn...[Read more...]|
|2016 Pinehurst Concours to Feature Future Japanese Collectables Cars Among 12 Classes|
|VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (Dec. 3, 2015) – From its inception, the Pinehurst Concours has been a pioneer among vintage car showcases across the country -- from its implementation of a student judging program to a Saturday competition that now includes a popular post-awards concert by an iconic band.
Now, the fourth annual event at Pinehurst Resort on April 30 it will be the first in the nation to feature a class of Future Japanese Collectable cars among its 12 judged classes announced by Pi...[Read more...]|
|Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance Tickets on Sale Nov. 2|
|VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2015) – Tickets to the fourth annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance at Pinehurst Resort will go on sale online and at several local ticket outlets in the Sandhills on Monday, Nov. 2.
The vintage car showcase of rare and pristine collector automobiles will be staged on the fairways of one of golf's historic locales on Saturday, April 30, at 9 a.m., and will once again be followed by a live concert.
Last year's Pinehurst Concours and concert featuri...[Read more...]|