FERNANDINA Beach, Fla. — The 2022 Amelia Concours d’Elegance transpired this earlier weekend, and we confirmed up to seize everything value seeing. Situated in northern Florida on Amelia Island, the all-natural surroundings make for a glamorous (although not rather Pebble Beach front degrees of glamor) backdrop. The ocean and the Ritz-Carlton hotel are nearby, and a great deal of the vintage car or truck movie star world is in attendance. In addition, it is warm and sunny being positioned in the vicinity of Jacksonville, making it a terrific end-of-winter escape to an vehicle clearly show.
Of system, we arrived for the autos, which is just what you’ll see paging via the gallery previously mentioned. There ended up planes, canine and a classic Concours-model award ceremony. Attendance was significant, even if it doesn’t search like a lot in our photos — the media get early obtain to the discipline so we can get illustrations or photos like the types you are hunting at below devoid of crowds in the way. By midday, it was crowded enough to come to feel like rush-hour gridlock striving to go up and down the main byways of the present.
Producer existence was recognizable but not suffocating. BMW confirmed up with the coolest of the OEM-provided classics. The E31 M8 Prototype that was only at any time demonstrated publicly in the U.S. when in its life span. This bonkers M8 options a bespoke V12 engine that can make 630 horsepower and is littered with advanced carbon fiber pieces. Unfortunately, that M8 was in no way place into generation.
The field consisted of more than 200 autos ranging from horseless carriages to modern supercars and so many eras in in between. Most effective in Clearly show went to a 1934 Duesenberg, and if you’re curious to know more about the winners of the exhibit, you can verify out our winners submit listed here.
As soon as you are performed gawking at the hundreds of thousands of pounds of metal in the gallery over, notify us which is your beloved in the responses under.