We are now less than two weeks away from one of the premier automobile events of the year as Monterey Car Week kicks off with the 2016 edition of the Concorso Italiano?. Established in 1985, the Concorso Italiano? is a celebration of Italian culture, with a primary focus on Italian cars. More than 800 to 1000 beautiful vehicles of (mostly) Italian origin are expected to be on display at the 2016 event. This increasingly popular spectacle is tremendous precursor to the Concours d’Elegance the following day.
2016 Concorso Italiano? Details:
- When: August 20, 9:30am-5:00pm
- Where: Black Horse Golf Course, Seaside
- Cost: $170-475 (spectators), $150 (registrants)
- Tickets: Purchase @ http://concorso.com/tickets-registration/buy-tickets/
Expect to see stunning vehicles by makers like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo, Bizzarini, OSCA, Cisitalia, Maserati and more.
What’s New for 2016?
Organizers of the Concorso Italiano? recently announced that this year’s show will honor the 50th anniversary of the iconic Lamborghini Miura. Consequently, there will be a special class of awards? Lamborghini Miura entrants this year, including:
- Farthest Traveled (Miura traveling the greatest distance to Concorso)
- Most Driven (Miura w/ the most mileage)
- Best Interior
- Best Finish
- People?s Choice
- President?s Award
- Best (Miura) in Show
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Another highlight of this year’s Concorso Italiano? will be the attendance of Porsche?s World Cup winner, Kevin Buckler. Mr. Buckler will spend the day at the BRM pavilion with his race car, meeting with patrons of the show. Having won 5 series championships, and boasting over 70 pro wins, 4 Rolex 24 Hour Daytona wins, and a Le Mans 24 Hour win, Kevin Buckler is a big name in the world of racing.
Don’t miss this fantastic display of Italian automotive excellence, art, fashion, and culture. If you are traveling to the Monterey Peninsula this year for any of the Car Week events, stop by our showroom and browse our fantastic array of Italian-made products by designers like Emporio San Firenzi and more. Also, get ready for Car Week and the 2016 Concorso Italiano? with some auto-themed cufflinks.