With champaign bottles popping and confetti flying, the Best of Show awards were announced here at the 2020 Amelia Island Concours this afternoon. A 1929 Duesenberg J-218 Town Limousine, owned by the Lehrman Collection of Palm Beach, Florida has won the Best of Show Concours D’Elegance; and a 1973 Porsche 917/30 Can-Am Spyder, owned by Rob Kauffman, of Charlotte, North Carolina, won Best of Show Concours de Sport. They are the top awards given here at the Amelia. They are considered among the top classic car awards in the collector world.
As the awards ceremony was underway, some of the finest classic motorcars in existence were crossing the showfield here at the Golf Club of Amelia Island. This is the 2020 Amelia Island Concours D’Elegance. In its silver anniversary 25th year, it is one of the world class events in automotive history. It is no surprise that some of the most coveted collector cars in existence were competing for awards in the concours judging.
History is being made here today. Here is what we saw on a sunny afternoon at “The Amelia.”
Elegant roadsters and stately vintage touring cars cover the showfield at The Golf Club of Amelia Island and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel complex. It is Sunday and the 2020 Amelia Island Concours D’Elegance, March 5-8, 2020, is in full swing. It is the biggest event of its kind on the East Coast, and rivals the pomp and circumstance of legendary events such as Pebble Beach and the Meadowbrook Concours scheduled for later in the year. Some of the best classic and exotic cars in the world are on display here.
The 2020 Amelia Island Concours is among the top automotive events in the world. “The Amelia” drew more than 300 rare vehicles from collections from around the world. Cars-On-Line.com will be on hand to bring you photos and videos from the showfield at the Ritz-Carlton grounds. Watch for our posts from Cars-On-Line.com on our Facebook and Twitter pages all weekend.
Leading up to the concours, several world class auctions will display even more top quality show cars and collector cars from all over the world. Don’t miss any of the action as RM Sotheby’s, Gooding & Company and Bonham’s will all be hosting collector car auctions in conjunction with the show. You can bookmark this page to get updates on the Amelia Island Concours.
Wait till you see the incredible vintage classics and exotic sports cars sold here at the RM Sotheby’s Auction (Friday and Saturday.) Click through the slider below to view the sales.
The Gooding & Company Auction ended their 11th Annual Amelia Island Auction this afternoon. Here are the results as they are being reported here:
The Bonham’s Auction provided the top sale during the 2020 Amelia Concours Week. They sold some incredible cars for equally incredible prices. Here is what we saw at the Bonham”s Auction on Thursday:
The show, starting on Thursday and running through Sunday, March 5-8, 2020, is a world class exhibition of automotive history. Nowhere will you see a variety of rare vintage cars as you do here at the 2020 Amelia Island Concours.
Our photo-journalist Bob Boberg of eClassicAutos.com grabbed some interesting video clips from “The Amelia” this year. Here is what it looked like from the lens of his camera:
To follow the auction action, be sure to bookmark this page. We will be bringing you the cars and auction sale prices all weekend.
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