BOCA RATON, Fla. – The seventh annual Boca Raton Concours d’ Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz USA and AutoNation is pleased to announce that at this year’s event, Bonhams will host an Automobile & Automobilia Auction on Feb. 22 and Feb. 23 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on some of the most unique and priceless motor cars and collectables with proceeds benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.
The seventh annual Boca Raton Concours d’ Elegance is honoring the 50th anniversary of Lamborghini and highlighting Rolls-Royce and Bentley as featured marquees with a tremendous commemoration on February 22-24, 2013. One of the country’s biggest and most influential automotive events, the Boca Raton Concours d’ Elegance spans over three-days with an exciting lineup of activities, all to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.
Feb. 22 kicks off the weekend of events with the Bonhams Automobile & Automobilia Auction preview, Automobile Art Show, and “The Collector Car Market – The Past Five Years, and the Five Years to Come” seminar at the Boca Raton Resort & Club ,followed by the duPont Registry Live Hangar Party at the Boca Raton Airport.
The Hangar Party offers guests a chance to peruse a display of exotic cars, custom motorcycles, extravagant boats, private jets, vintage aircrafts, luxury motor coaches, premier vendors and more. Automotive author Burt Levy will also host a book signing.
Feb. 23 features the Bonhams Automobile & Automobilia Auction and Automobile Art Show followed by a black-tie optional Gala Dinner Auction & Show at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Guests will enjoy dinner and live auction featuring some of the first-in-the-country all-new exotic cars and more. In addition, they will enjoy the presentation of the Automotive Lifetime Achievement Award to JM Family Enterprises Inc. and Emerson Fittipaldi, and the Lee Iacocca Award to Steve Wolf, along with a performance by legendary comedic icon Bob Newhart.
Feb. 24 concludes the weekend of festivities with an Automobile Art Show and Automobile & Motorcycle Exhibition that spans all eras on the newly renovated and expanded showfield at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Car and motorcycle fanatics from around the world will get to experience an automotive showcase featuring more than 200 of the finest collector cars and motorcycles from around the country.
An expert panel of renowned judges including Chief Judge Dr. Paul Sable and Honorary Judges Carl Bomstead, David Schultz and Mark Gessler will select the finest vintage, antique, classic and exotic vehicles based on period, presentation and overall style, with an awards presentation to winning entries.
For additional information or to see a full schedule of concours events, visit www.bocaCDE.com.
For details on the Bonhams auction, visit www.bonhams.com.
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