Flying car headed to Greenwich Concours

Terrafugia Transition “flying car” made its
first official flight in March.

The Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, noted for showing some of the rarest, fastest, most beautiful and exotic cars in the world, will include the “highest-flying” car in the world at this year’s “Festival of Speed and Style” on June 6-7 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Conn.

The Terrafugia Transition “flying car” made its first official flight in March and has been getting plenty of attention ever since. The car is said to get 30 mpg on land and drive at speeds up to 65 mph, while also hitting 115 mph after lift-off.

Saturday’s Concours Americana is exclusively for American makes, some 150 cars and motorcycles, while Sunday’s Concours International is exclusively for imported marques, again some 150 cars and motorcycles. The vehicles range from 1900 up to the present, with a special circle of “Contemporary Supercars,” such as Ferrari F40, Ford GT40 and Lamborghini Diablo.

There will also be special celebrations. To commemorate Morgan’s centenary, there will be a special ring of some two-dozen Morgans, including a number of pre-WWII three-wheeled models. And, this being Mini’s 50th anniversary, there will be complimentary birthday cake for everyone visiting the Mini display. On both days there will be a boutique display of classic yachts, including America II, one of the 12-Meter America’s Cup contenders.

For information, visit www.greenwichconcours.com, or call 203-618-0460.

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