Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance moves to March 10th due to inclement weather

Amelia Island, FL – Even in the best case scenario, the forecast for Sunday’s scheduled Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance includes rain and lots of it. With a strong chance of heavy precipitation forecast for Sunday and a sunshine-filled Saturday in the mix, The Amelia Concours team has moved Sunday’s award-winning Concours to Saturday. The Concours show will now coincide with Saturday’s Cars &...

Creations of Ed “Big Daddy” Roth at Amelia Island March 9-11

“He’s the Salvador Dali of the movement — a surrealist in his designs, a showman by temperament, a prankster . . . “ Tom Wolfe on Ed “Big Daddy” Roth in The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby. 1963. It’s a small class; just eight cars. But the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance’s Cars of...

1955 Studebaker auctioned for a good cause

Jacksonville, FL – In the 1850s Studebaker started making wagons: big ones, the kind that helped write American history and power Manifest Destiny at ground level. While the 1955 Studebaker Champion Conestoga two-door station wagon lacks a glamorous label created by a powerhouse marketing department it comes by the venerable Conestoga name...

Amelia 2018 to feature famous & prewar MGs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ MG, the fabled British marque that triggered America’s postwar sports car boom, will be honored at the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on March 11. The sports cars from Morris Garages were founding members of postwar American sports car racing. The 23rd annual “Amelia” will celebrate marque-founder Cecil Kimber’s original MGs...

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance celebrates Ferrari ‘Daytona’

“The last road car that might legitimately be considered a true Ferrari is the 365GTB/4 Daytona.” -Brock Yates, Enzo Ferrari (Doubleday, 1991) It’s been a half-century since Pininfarina created the timeless shape of the Ferrari 365 GTB/4. On March 11, 2018 that happy anniversary will be celebrated at the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours...

Orange Blossom Tour returns for 2018

The Classic Motorsports Magazine’s Orange Blossom Tour will once again kick off the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance week, providing a great way to extend your trip to Florida. Starting Sunday, March 4th, 2018 and ending Thursday, March 8th, the magazine’s staff will share the natural beauty and incredible car collections of northern Florida and Southern...

Amelia Island Week Preview

The Best in the East Now in its second decade, Florida’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has become one of the country’s top automotive happenings. It is perhaps the closest thing to Pebble Beach week east of the Mississippi. Held the second full weekend in March, “Amelia” draws nearly 250 rare vehicles...