La Jolla Concours: The Jewel of Concours Season

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Nothing like a Ford GT and Porsche 911 GSR sitting supremely atop La Jolla Cove at the 2017 La Jolla Concours d'Elegance.

The Jewel of the Sea Inspires a Fabulous Concours d’Elegance Weekend

Opening the festivities of a spectacular weekend, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance kicked off with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Contemporary Classic Cocktail Party, presented by The LOT.

In addition, exquisite vehicles of the fleet of Rolls-Royce provided by O’Gara Coach La Jolla took center stage at the refined and luxurious event. A performance by the Sonic Butterfly, fine whiskeys and hand-rolled cigars provided a fantastic ambiance for the guests.

The BH Gold Tour d’Elegance

Symbolic International guided a group 0f 200 guests on an exclusive scenic tour of San Diego’s most treasured collections.

For instance, guests toured in a motorcade that paraded through Chuck Spielman’s Only Yesterday Museum. Also, guests traveled to La Jolla beach and treated for a few hours on the white sands of San Diego’s only private beach.

A glimpse of some of the fashionable and beautiful roadsters on display at La Jolla Concours d’Elegance.

All This Lead up to the Main Event: the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance

Meanwhile, this year’s La Jolla Concours again served as a crowning jewel of the concours season. Over 125 competed in 17 separate classes. The picturesque automobile displays overlooked the scenic and beautiful Pacific Ocean atop La Jolla Cove.

Moreover, The featured marque for this year’s event honored Packard. As well, an abundance of one-off, classic, vintage racers and modern supercars were in attendance.

The 2017 winner of Best in Show was a 1921 Duesenberg – A Dual Cowl Phaeton. In addition, winner of the La Jolla Historical Society Preservation Award was a 1966 427 Cobra Roadster.