Concours

Radwood, Concours d’Lemons, And Cars and Caffeine Kick Off Saturday At The Amelia

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There’s tons of variety when you spend Saturday at The Amelia.

Saturday has a lot to offer enthusiasts at The Amelia. Recently renamed Cars & Community, the Saturday morning meets have been a big hit with Motorious readers in the past years. Local high school and college automotive programs were given free entry, as part of an effort to encourage the next generation of enthusiasts.

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According to an official press release from Hagerty. “Saturday’s recently named Cars & Community program, a unique day of family friendly automotive fun, will include expanded Cars & Caffeine, Concours d’Lemons and RADwood displays and the event’s first-ever Kids Zone. This innovative approach provides an opportunity to expand notable donations to deep-rooted charities in the Jacksonville area.”

Over the past 26 years, proceeds given to charities that come from the Saturday Amelia event

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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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