Arizona Concours d’Elegance

Arizona Concours d’Elegance comes to an end

PHOENIX _ After four years, the Arizona Concours d’Elegance has been discontinued. According to organizers, a lack of financial support doomed  the January event. “The long-term success of such events as the Arizona Concours is built on sustained corporate support,” organizers said in a news release. “Although the concours has been a critical success,...

2017 Arizona Concours d’Elegance winners

PHOENIX — One of the world’s most-famous automobiles, a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic, won Best of Show honors at the fourth annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance at the Arizona Biltmore resort. The handbuilt car, with prominent front fenders and a narrow aluminum body uniquely joined by rivets running along its fenders and down its...

Arizona Concours to focus on youth involvement

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. _ Hagerty Insurance recently announced its partnership with the inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance for NextGen Autofest, a three-day festival inviting youth to learn about and enjoy collector vehicles. Bringing together industry groups including the RPM Foundation, Worldwide Auctioneers, McPherson College, America’s Car Museum and others, the Arizona Concours NextGen Autofest aims...

Legends: Pioneer Women in Racing at Arizona Concours d’Elegance

The history of motorsports usually revolves around men who became heroes behind the wheel.  But this year’s Arizona Concours d’Elegance features a panel discussion that looks into the exciting lives of women who have raced professionally. Legends: Pioneer Women in Racing is one of three panel discussions that take place Saturday, January 14. The...

Jean Bugatti’s Type 57SC Atlantic to be shown

The Arizona Concours d’Elegance, a celebration of fine automobiles at the historic Arizona Biltmore Resort, announced that the 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic coupe from the Mullin Automotive Museum will be shown at the concours in January. One of the greatest automotive jewels of the Art Deco era, the Bugatti Atlantic will star in...

Arizona Concours helps wishes come true

Since its inception, the Arizona Concours d’Elegance has focused not just on beautiful automobiles, but on supporting a very worthy beneficiary, Make-A-Wish Arizona. Over the past three years, the Arizona Concours has donated more than $200,000 to the chapter, helping to grant more than 20 wishes for Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions. The...

‘Mormon Meteor’ wins Best of Show at Arizona Concours

The third annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance selected a famous speed-record car, the 1935 Duesenberg SJ Special known as the “Mormon Meteor,” as best of show after a sparkling event held Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. Under Arizona’s famously clear blue sky, the bright yellow and artfully streamlined Mormon Meteor...

The Arizona Concours d’Elegance offers free close-up look

  A free public showing of the spectacular vintage automobiles from the Arizona Concours d’Elegance takes place on Monday, January 25, when the Arizona Tour d’Elegance rolls into Old Town Scottsdale. Classic Duesenbergs to stunning Ferraris, sporty Allards to unique Zagato designs, and many others will start arriving shortly after noon on Marshall Way,...

Six Indy 500 winners to speak at Arizona Concours

Six celebrated race drivers who each won the Indianapolis 500 over a four-decade span will appear on stage for a roundtable discussion about the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” hosted by the Arizona Concours d’Elegance on Saturday, January 23, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix.  The Indianapolis 500 roundtable is part of a weekend...