2012 Exhibitor Classes Announced

Written by Greg Sparkman.

2012 Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance Announces 21 classes – from French Curves to American Muscles The Mullin Automotive Museum’s 1939 Delahaye 165 Figoni et Falaschi which will participate in the Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance on September 16, 2012. 

mullindelahayThe 21 classes at the 20th annual Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA on September 16 will range from French curves to American muscles, according to chairman Peter Kunoth. “While we will pay tribute to the beauty of our featured Marque, the elegant Delahaye and other classic beauties, we will also feature rugged American styles,” he stated.

The competitive classes are

1. Delahaye
2. French Coachwork
3. American Classics – Open
4. American Classics – Closed
5. European Classics
6. Ford Model A
7. Pre-War Chevrolet
8. Utility Vehicles
9. Post-War French Touring
10. Post-War European Luxury
11. American Fins
12. Pony Cars
13. American Muscle
14. Post-War European Sports Under 3 Liters
15. Jaguar Sports Cars XK120, 140, 150
16. Jaguar E-Type 17. Porsche 356
18. Porsche 900 Series
19. Ferrari
20. Monte Carlo Rallye Tribute
21. Motorcycles

There will also be a tribute class honoring the centennial of the Monte Carlo Rallye.

The Grand Marshals will be famed collectors Peter and Merle Mullin, owners of the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard and best of show winners at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. In addition to viewing more than 200 exhibited cars, visitors can see craftsmen at work in Restoration Alley, shop for gifts, dine in the elegant Club House, and examine show cars in the display areas. The Concours will be preceded by an Epicurian Road Rallye on Saturday, September 15. It will start at the Rolling Hills Country Club and end at the Palos Verdes Golf Club with a helicopter golf ball drop and the Grand Marshal’s Reception. The Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance is a 501 (c) (3) charity event with proceeds benefitting the Palos Verdes Art Center’s educational and community outreach programs and Palos Verdes Rotary Foundation Charities, including Harbor Area Boys & Girls Clubs. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 1-866-5227746. Media contact: Nissen Davis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , tel: 310-729-6510.

 

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