The Concours of Elegance is an international car show and competition that celebrates the best of automotive art and engineering. But it’s more than just a concours; it’s a two day motoring experience that features a vintage rally, car show, and awards ceremony.
The coachbuilt Silver Cloud models have long been prized by collectors, yet the standard sedans, discussed here, have snuck past the $100,000 mark and make excellent drivable collectibles.
When customers love a particular car model, what else is a carmaker to do but keep building it, and building it, and building it? The formula worked well on the low end with the original Volkswagen Beetle. At the zenith of automotive luxury, meanwhile, Rolls-Royce perfected the tactic with the original Corniche.