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Pebble Beach announces forum headliners for Automotive Week

  Pebble Beach Automotive Week has long been a feast for the eyes of any car enthusiast, but for those that seek an all-around immersive experience, the Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum offers a unique and intimate opportunity to take part in thought-provoking and insightful conversations with automotive greats. This year’s...

The Portland Art Museum to host streamlined auto and cycle exhibit

PORTLAND, Ore.—The Portland Art Museum announced The Shape of Speed: Streamlined Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1930–1942, a special exhibition debuting at the Museum in Summer 2018. Featuring 19 rare streamlined automobiles and motorcycles, The Shape of Speed opens June 16 and will be on view through September 16, 2018. The concept of streamlining has fascinated people for...

Cadillac wins Best of Show at Hilton Head

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The coveted ‘Best of Show’ and ‘People’s Choice’ honors were awarded at the closing event of the 16th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, held at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The top honor at Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance, ‘Best of Show,’...

Hilton Head gears up for Concours week

HILTON HEAD, S.C. _ Every fall, leading automotive collectors from around the world gather on Hilton Head Island. This year, the Motoring Festival and Concours d’ Elegance will take place Oct. 27-Nov. 5.  Among the notable names visitors and enthusiasts will encounter at the 2017 event are Ken Gross and Robert S. Jepson, Jr., selected respectively as this year’s Pinnacle and...

New England Concours names Gross chief judge

The New England Concours d’Elegance has named Firsatsaatleri columnist Ken Gross as chief judge. The inaugural event will be held at Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino from June 17-19. The judged concours is Sunday, June 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. when Best-In-Show is presented. A member of the...

North Carolina Museum of Art to feature Art Deco automobiles

Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and ’40s – October 1, 2016–January 15, 2017 The art deco period—from the 1920s to 1940s—is known for blending modern decorative arts and industrial design and is today synonymous with luxury and glamour. The cars from this era are no exception. While today manufacturers...