Theme: Age of Elegance
Featured Marques: Rolls-Royce & Bentley, Duesenberg and Dietrich Coachwork
The Palos Verdes Concourse d’Elegance, coming to the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes on Sunday, September 15, has announced its 20 competitive classes for 2013.
Most of the classes reflect the Age of Elegance, the Concours’ 2013 theme. Exceptions include American Muscle Cars, vintage U.S. racing cars and pre-war fire trucks.
|Class I||Pre-War Rolls-Royce & Bentley|
|Class III||Classic Town Cars|
|Class IV||Dietrich Coachwork Open|
|Class V||Dietrich Coachwork Closed|
|Class VI||American Classics Open (1925-1948)|
|Class VII||American Classics Closed (1925-1948)|
|Class VIII||Post-War European Luxury (1946-1966)|
|Class IX||Post-War American Luxury (1946-1964)|
|Class X||Loewy Design (50th anniversary of Avanti)|
|Class XII||AC (Pre-1963)|
|Class XIII||Aston-Martin (pre-1972) (centennial)|
|Class XIV||Corvette (1953-1967) (60th anniversary of Corvette)|
|Class XV||Ford Thunderbird (1955-1966)|
|Class XVI||American Muscle 4-Speed Convertibles (1960-1972)|
|Class XVII||European Sports Under 3 Liters|
|Class XVIII||European Grand Touring (1946-1972)|
|Class XIX||Pre-War Fire Trucks|
|Class XX||Vintage American Speed (1932-1952)|
1. Grand Marshal Peter Brock designs:
1963 – Corvette Split Window
1965 Shelby Mustang GT 350
2. 1917 Harley-Davidson Model J Motorcycle
Exhibit chairman Ray Johnson said, "the more than 200 outstanding competition and display vehicles will have something for everyone to enjoy."
This event will showcase some of the world’s most luxurious classic automobiles, according to Chairman Peter Kunoth. The featured classes include Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Duesenberg and the coachwork of Raymond Dietrich.
The Concours will also recognize the centennial of Aston Martin, the 60th anniversary of the Corvette, and the 50th anniversary of the Loewy Avanti. Other classes will showcase post-war luxury cars, and a full range of sports cars. Preservation cars - automobiles that are in original and well maintained condition - will be displayed alongside the restored cars.
The PV Concours 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.