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Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, 2016 Prologue

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Concours d'Elegance, Car Show, 2016-08-21, Pebble Beach Lodge, Pebble Beach, California, US

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, 2016

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance one of the most significant automobile shows in the world displaying the most prized collector cars.

The Pebble Beach Concours, one of the top-ranking collector car competition in the world draws competitors and viewers from all over the globe. Each year a significant collection of rare examples of motoring history from all over the world come together on the fairway and lawns around the historic Loge at Pebble Beach.

Both the organizers and owners of these most magnificent machines go to great efforts to assemble this significant and unique display each year. The competition between cars, that in some cases are worth millions of dollars, can come down to having the wrong paint color or material on the seats, in the minds of the very highly informed judges.

On the lawns for the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance are the following featured marques and special classes:

• Delahaye
• Chapron Coachwork
• 100 Years of BMW
• 50th Anniversary of Ford GT40 Victory at Le Mans
• Bizzarrini
• Two-Man Indianapolis Race Cars 1930–1937
• BMW Motorcycles

On Thursday before the Sunday Show, The Concours d'Elegance spills out onto the highways and roads around Pebble Beach for the "Tour d'Elegance" as the owners drive their prize automobiles over a pre-laid out route, which ends on Ocean Avenue in Carmel-By-The-Sea. The Automobiles are temporally stabled along the length of the town for all to see as the owners and their guests enjoy a lunch in the park.

On the grounds around the Lodge at Pebble Beach are:
2016 Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) Exhibition
Pebble Beach Auctions presented by Gooding & Co.

The Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum featuring luminaries of the automotive world discussing the most pertinent topics facing the collector car world.

Pebble Beach RetroAuto returns to the ballrooms of The Inn at Spanish Bay.

Examples of Featured Marques

Delahaye 35 M Figoni et Falaschi Cabriolet 1937

Delahaye 35 M Figoni et Falaschi Cabriolet 1937 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2000


Miller-Ford V8 1935 Goodwood Festival of Speed 2011 Tim Surman Photo 2011

BMW 328 Mille-Miglia Roadster 1939

BMW 328 Mille-Miglia Roadster 1939 BMW Museum 2012 Munich, Germany

Ford GT40 1965

Ford GT40 1965 Goodwood Festival of Speed 2011 Tim Surman Photo

Bizzarrini Manta 1969

Bizzarrini Manta 1969 Concorso Italiano 2011

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