March has finally arrived and the hint of spring has inspired an irresistible desire to get back in the car. Some of the most important events of the year for classic cars enthusiasts are just around the corner: check out our must-see selection for this month!
Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance • March 9th-12th • Amelia Island, US
Included in the New York Times among the 4 major events for the US cars collectors - along with those of Pebble Beach in California, Meadow Brook in Michigan and the Louis Vuitton Classic in Manhattan - the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance won twice the title of the automotive event of the year awarded by the prestigious International Historic Motoring Awards.
Founded in 1996 by the collector Bill Warner, Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will be held between the lawn of the Golf Club and the upscale Ritz-Carlton and will hold about 300 rare collector cars. The 2017 edition will honor the four-time Indianapolis 500 winner, Al Unser Sr., and the Jaguar D-Type.
Geneva International Motor Show • March 9th-19th • Geneva, CH
Among the events we will absolutely not fail to miss in 2017 is The International Geneva Motor Show, the first of the big events of the year will be held in the Old Continent, where we will announce some very thrilling news for The Outlierman...
The 87th International Geneva Motor Show will host 180 exhibitors and something around 900 wonders on wheels. For ten days, moreover, Geneva's fair will be the exceptional stage for some of the most anticipated premieres of the season: Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Ferrari 812 Superfast, Range Rover Velar and Pagani Huayra Roadster, just to name a few.
Alpine Classique • March 18th-19th • Chamrousse, FR
Alpine Classique is an annual rendez-vous that welcomes you at the Chamrousse ski resort, where countless Gentleman and Ladies, who love to enjoy the timeless appeal of classic cars, ski slopes and pleasant conversations in a stunning mountain scenery, come together.
The selection of cars and motorcycles, all built from the 30’s to the late 60’s are among the events on the agenda not to be missed!
Rally de las Bodegas • March 16-18 • Mendoza Argentina, RA
The Rally de las Bodegas, at its 15th edition, is one of the most important events dedicated to vintage cars in Argentina, it is also included among the national attractions of tourism interest.
It is, in fact, a very unique and impressive event, which combines the passion for classic sports cars, their modern and innovative wineries and the most spectacular landscapes of Mendoza. The rally route winds through the beautiful Cordillera of the Andes, reaching the finest vineyards and the most renowned wineries in a pleasant and scenic pace of 50 km/h.
Photo credits: Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, Geneva International Motor Show, Alpine Classique, Rally de las Bodegas