2014 Amelia Island Preview


2014 Amelia Island Preview

We already know tommorrow’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is going to be one of the best car shows in the world.

That’s because we comprehensively photographed the loading day which included about 25% of the cars.

There are too many great cars to list, so we assembled this article page with our top 10 picks.

1
1975 BMW 3.5 CSL IMSA x 3 – Reuntied are the three IMSA-spec CSLs that raced together at the 24 Hours of Daytona. Image by Richard Michael Owen.
2
2014 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 – Stephan Winkelmann unveils the Huracán during a preview party before the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Image by Richard Michael Owen.
3
1948 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet Figoni and Falaschi 800516 – Not seen in a long time after ownership in Japan, chassis 800516 is one of the most striking postwar Delahaye 135s. Image by Richard Michael Owen.
4

McLaren P1 – McLaren will reveal the first white P1 at Amelia at 10am. Image by Richard Michael Owen.

5

1931 Maserati Tipo V4 – Adolfo Orsi stands with the only V16 Maserati. Image by Richard Michael Owen.

6

2014 Porsche 918 Spyder – First production 918 Spyder in North America painted Liquid Metallic Silver at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Image by Richard Michael Owen.
7

1954 Maserati A6GCS/53 Berlinetta 1954 Maserati A6GCS/53 Berlinetta Pininfarina – Pininfarina’s body on the A6GCS/53 chassis is perhaps their best design outright. Image by Richard Michael Owen.

8

1975 BMW 3.0 CSL Group 2 – Alexander Calder painted the first BMW Art Car for Poulain using the 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL as a basis. Image by Richard Michael Owen.
9

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0 – The 911 Carrera RS 3.0 is already rare, making this green example somewhat of a legend. Image by Richard Michael Owen.

10

1952 Packard Special Speedster – In 1952 Packard’s Director of Styling Edward Macauley and chief engineer, Bill Graves, were searching for Packard’s new design direction and they came up with this Special Speedster. Image by Richard Michael Owen.