Monday, April 3, 2017

Beverly Hills' 8th Annual Concours d'Elegance Returns May 7

Photos by Karen Ostlund
Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance will honor anniversaries of Ferrari and Lincoln, May 7th in Beverly Hills Greystone Mansion
Exhibit of 135 Vintage Cars in Fifteen Classes

Beverly Hills, CA- Get ready for the eighth annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance coming May 7, 2017 to Doheny Greystone Estate, at 905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, California.  
Upper Lot at Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance last May
The City of Beverly Hills and Friends of Greystone partnered to bring this all-marquee judged Concours of pre-1974 vintage and classic automobiles exhibited by notable car collectors to the City’s enchanted estate which sits atop 18.3 acres encompassed by beautiful gardens.  Also on display will be a full field of period motorcycles. More info at 

1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SL

    The Concours will honor the 100th anniversary of Lincoln Motorcars and the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, with 135 cars in fifteen categories, including Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, Porsche, Rolls Royce, Corvette, Cadillac, Pre-War Classics, Post-War American, Post-War British, Post-War Sports, Grand Touring and Special Interest.  In honor of Ferrari’s 70th anniversary, these models will be of great interest to car enthusiasts:
·        1954 500 Mondial
·        1957 625/250 TRC (Testa Rossa)
·        1962 250 GT SWB 
·        1962 250 GT SWB
·        1965 500 Superfast
·        1965 275 GTB 
·        1965 275 GTB
·        1967 330 GTS
·        1968 330 GTC
      1969 365 GT 2+2
1957 Porsche Speedster
The all-inclusive ticket price of $135 will include
Rare access to the interior of the 46,000 square foot Doheny mansion
·Unlimited gourmet food from Truly Yours Catering
·Unlimited beverages and adult libations featuring Stella Artois and Stella Cidre,Asombroso Tequila, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and Longshot Coffee and Espresso.
Lecture series and book signing
Pop-up marketplace for shopping of automobilia, books, jewelry, clothing and more.
1903 Thomas Model 18 was Best in Show 2016

Funds raised from Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance will support the non-profit organization, Friends of Greystone, whose priorities are to restore, preserve and protect the historic mansion and park.

The Concours is endorsed by the “Federation Internationale des Vehicules Anciens (FIVA), the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA).For more information go to

Founding sponsors for the Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance are Friends of Greystone and Gooding & Company.  Silver Sponsors:  Asombrosa Tequila, Auto Gallery, Bentley Beverly Hills/Aston Martin Beverly Hills (O'Gara Coach), Bouchon, BRM Watches, Chubb Insurance, City National Bank, KARMA Automotive, Meguiars, Montage Beverly Hills, Sotheby's International Realty, Stella Artois (Annheuser Busch), Tito's Handmade Vodka; Bronze Sponsors: Beverly Coachcraft, Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau, Burke Williams, Ferrari Beverly Hills, Ferrrari Financial, Harry's Auto Collision Center, HVA, Lexus Motors, Longshot Coffee, Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel, TESLA Motors, Wheeler Dealers; Media Sponsors:  Classic Car Seen, Highline Autos, LA Confidential, Sports Car Market, Vintage Motorsport, Vintage Roadcar, KABC 7. 

April 27th, The Petersen Automotive Museum is set to debut its latest exhibition in the Bruce Meyer Family Gallery, presented by Rolex, “Seeing Red: 70 Years of Ferrari.” The exhibit is a celebration of seven decades of beautiful and fast automobiles and the man, Enzo Ferrari, who brought them to the attention of the world via sheer force of will. It will showcase several examples of the brand’s most lauded designs including the legendary 250 GTO, the 166MM, the 250 TR, the 250LM and the 2001 Ferrari F1 driven by Formula One racer Michael Schumacher in one of his most dominating years in the series. 
The exhibit will launch on Thursday, April 27th, 2017 with a grand reception sponsored by Gearys and will open to the public on Saturday, April 29th, 2017. It will run through April of 2018.
For more information on the Seeing Red opening reception and to RSVP, visit

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