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Photo Gallery: The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance has been widely known as the world’s foremost celebration of the automobile.  For it’s 67th year, the grand event once again became a gathering point for some of the most legendary cars ever seen, and were accompanied by celebrity guests as well as a multitude of leading names in the automotive and luxury industry.  Each year alone, the concours attracts tens of thousands of automotive enthusiasts from around the globe.

In what first began as a small social gathering that introduced a thrilling road race through Pebble Beach’s pine and cypress forests, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance has continued to grow exponentially into what is now one of the best automotive collector competitions in the world.  The concours presents over 60 automotive and luxury goods sponsors every year, some of which include names like Bentley MotorsRolls Royce Motorcars, McLaren Automotive, Bugatti, and fine Italian Jeweler, Bvlgari.

The 67th annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance showcased marques and special classes such as Isotta Fraschini, Castagna Coachwork, Ferrari Major Race Winners, Ferrari One-off Spéciales, American Dream Cars of the 1960’s, etc…  Just like the name entails, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is not a competition of absolute speed, but a contest of sheer elegance.  The contestants, ranging from old to modern classics and motorcycles, are assessed by judges based on their historical accuracy, their technological value, and lastly their flair of elegance.

The celebration draws in 200 preeminent entrants to be displayed along the renowned 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links—setting the stage for one of the biggest automotive competitions in the world.  In addition to the vintage automobiles often displayed at the event, the Concours also presents some of the most anticipated concept cars, prototypes, and newest car debuts each year on the upper lawn of The Lodge at Pebble Beach.  Further functions at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance include auctions and sales as well as exceptional art and automobilia exhibitions.

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