Concours

The Amelia Island Concours included plenty of other fun events

Jacksonville resident Ross Bremer's 1966 Lotus Cortina MK-I race car was displayed across the lake from many of the other Cars & Coffee classics.

Cars & Coffee at the Concours

The fairways were alive with local car club classics, muscle cars and the just intriguing on May 22, as the Amelia Island Concours’ d’Elegance’s annual Cars & Coffee at the Concours, presented by Heacock Classic, parked on the same golf greens as the 26th annual concours the next day. 

Founded in 2013 to let those with vintage, exotic and collectible vehicles to gather on the concours grass, there were 450 on display from Porsches and Panteras to GTs and BMWs on the first, tenth, and eighteenth fairways. Like the concours, there were winners. Chairman’s Choice went to author and Barn Find Hunter YouTube series host Tom Cotter’s 1939 Ford Deluxe Woodie, and Tom and Elaine Moske’s 1988 BMW M3. The Shifting Gears award went to Donna Brandt’s 1968 Porsche 911 Targa; the Pixar Pick to Geoffrey Lane’s 1965 Peel Trident; and  Caffeine and Octane/Speed

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Amelia Island Concours 2021 Results: Pre-War Cars Sales Beat Estimates

After a year of online sales and virtual showings, car auctions are back for real—in a big way.

During the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance May 20–23, collectors paid a premium for the world’s rare automotive classics in the largest live auction weekend event since the coronavirus pandemic began. Many lots went for well over their high estimates.

Together the two auction houses that sold during the annual car show off the coast of Florida amassed sales of $61.3 million, up from $57.2 million in March of 2020. (The event is traditionally held at the Golf Club of Amelia Island in early March every year; for 2021 organizers pushed it to May).  

The top seller was a 1929 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Torpedo Convertible Coupe that RM Sotheby’s sold for $5,725,000, more than $1 million over its $4 million high estimate. It was the third-highest auction price ever paid for

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Harry Metcalfe is ‘The Collector’ at London Concours 2021

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London Concours reveals details of its perennial feature ‘The Collector’, which shines a light on one individual’s car collection

London Concours is a massive attraction for automotive enthusiasts all over the world. During the upcoming event, running from June 8-10, there will be a special focus on a specific collector’s team of cars. Harry Metcalfe, ‘The Collector’ will showcase his car collection, which features spectacular eye candy. Read more in the official press release below:

Official Press Release:

The London Concours presented by Montres Breguet, each year, places one individual’s car collection firmly in the limelight, revealing the personal stories and immense passion which created it. This year The Collector celebrates Oxfordshire-based automotive aficionado, co-founder of evo magazine and Harry’s Garage; Harry Metcalfe, and his eclectic car collection.

Setting the tone nicely is Harry’s Ferrari Testarossa ‘Monodado’, a car which featured heavily

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Concours d’Elegance car show in Plymouth moves into the future

One of southeast Michigan’s favorite car events is under new management, with plans for a blockbuster show this summer and growth — and a bigger digital footprint — in the future.

Concours d’Elegance of America, the July car show that draws vehicles and visitors from around the country, has been acquired by Hagerty Group, the world’s largest insurer of classic cars and wooden boats.

This year’s Concours is scheduled for July 23-25 on the rolling grounds of the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, just west of Detroit.

“I believe in the mythic status of Detroit” in global automotive culture, said McKeel Hagerty, CEO of the Traverse City-based insurer. “I don’t see this as one Sunday in the summer. It’s a year-round connection with Detroit and the car community.

“We also want to knit it together with other events around the country and world. What more can we do with

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