Florida classic show is a hit
Image: DrivingtheNortheast, 2011
The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance was back for its 18th year this month, playing host to legions of classic car enthusiasts and lots of rare vehicles, under the warm Florida sun.
An estimated 25,000 people visited the event this year and there was no shortage of people willing to voice their opinions on their favourite models, from the Buick LeSabre to the Ford GT40, according to the Florida Times-Union.
Many of the classic cars were divided up into distinct categories, so fans of a particular model could take a stroll through seemingly endless rows of iconic vehicles and converse with their owners.
The Corvette Stingray was also celebrating its 50th anniversary at the event and spectators could check out a unique 1963 version, which was the only one to actually use a steel body.
The Concours d'Elegance has been supporting a local hospice for many years and has managed to raise over $2 million so far, with more added to the pot in 2013.
You can expect the event to return next year, bigger and better than ever, so if you want to visit it, you should start making your plans to avoid disappointment.