Want to lease a sexy, 60s Maserati? Everyone knows the ‘only ones’ you could want would be a Mistral or Ghibli, right? Both come as beautiful GT coupes or convertibles and are as sleek, fast and expensive as a thoroughbred vintage Italian should be.
The Hilton Head Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance begins with the Speed Classic is a unique road race experience offering an intimate look at the inner workings of racing and will end with world class automobiles taking center stage on the tranquil barrier island of Hilton Head this coming Halloween weekend.
October 16-18th will mark the 1st Edison Concours d’Elegance at Llewellyn Park, on the historic grounds of Glenmont, the home of Thomas A. Edison.
The call of the road was a key part of the American experience for decades. The coming of the ‘popular priced’ car with the Ford Model T gave folks that lived in the country a way to more easily get to the city and those that lived in the city a more convenient way to get out to the country.
On the 2014 Texas 1000, two rallyists from Santa Fe suggested that Jean and I organize one of our Vintage Rallies in New Mexico, Colorado and Utah. So we did. Our first Southwest Passage was so overbooked that our crew had to stay in a separate hotel when we ran out of rooms.
The RM Sothebys 2015 Hershey Auction is known for its presentation of exceptional Brass and Classic Era motor cars, with a strong emphasis on significant American marques.
The Mille Miglia “Storica’ brings out some of the most extraordinary cars in the world. In order to be considered for entry, the car itself must have actually run in the Mille Miglia when new, between 1927 to 1940 or 1947 to 1957 or be the exact year and model of the car that ran in the original events.
There are arguably a score of excellent multi-day vintage rally and tour events held around the world each year, many held in wonderful places with terrific roads and contested by exciting and beautiful cars. However, it can be definitively declared that all the rest exist as a tribute to the greatest historic driving event of them all, the historic Mille Miglia of Italy.