September 25, 2022


A Class Of Its Own

2022 Amelia Concours d’Elegance Mega Gallery

FERNANDINA Seashore, Fla. — The 2022 Amelia Concours d’Elegance transpired this earlier weekend, and we showed up to seize anything value viewing. Situated in northern Florida on Amelia Island, the normal environment make for a glamorous (nevertheless not very Pebble Beach front stages of glamor) backdrop. The ocean and the Ritz-Carlton resort are nearby, and considerably of the basic auto movie star environment is in attendance. In addition, it’s warm and sunny staying positioned in the vicinity of Jacksonville, building it a fantastic finish-of-wintertime escape to an automobile show.

Of class, we came for the vehicles, which is specifically what you will see paging by means of the gallery higher than. There had been planes, canine and a vintage Concours-style award ceremony. Attendance was higher, even if it does not appear like much in our images — the media get early accessibility to the subject so we can get pictures like the ones you are wanting at right here without crowds in the way. By midday, it was crowded adequate to really feel like rush-hour gridlock attempting to shift up and down the major byways of the demonstrate.

Producer existence was obvious but not suffocating. BMW showed up with the coolest of the OEM-equipped classics. The E31 M8 Prototype that was only at any time proven publicly in the U.S. after in its life time. This bonkers M8 functions a bespoke V12 motor that would make 630 horsepower and is littered with highly developed carbon fiber pieces. Unfortunately, that M8 was by no means set into production.

The area consisted of above 200 cars and trucks ranging from horseless carriages to present day supercars and so quite a few eras in in between. Very best in Demonstrate went to a 1934 Duesenberg, and if you are curious to know a lot more about the winners of the clearly show, you can look at out our winners put up right here.

Once you’re completed gawking at the thousands and thousands of pounds of steel in the gallery over, convey to us which is your favorite in the opinions beneath.