Oct 03 2015

The Spectacular Automobiles of the Hemmings Motor News Concours d’Elegance

The Ninth Hemmings Motor News Concours d'Elegance held last Sunday was great fun with 166 special vintage cars. Below are profiles of several of the many spectacular automobiles.


Howard Kroplick

1937 Chrysler's Chrysler

John Cuocco in his chauffers's uniform.

Chrysler's Chrysler drew crowds throughout the day.

On the red carpet.

Awarded First in Class for "Full Classic" and Best in Show.

1931 Studebaker President Roadster

Considered the "Holy Grail" of Studebakers.

1928 Gardner 85 Sport Roadster

This Gardner Roadster is owned by its namesake Robert and Kim Gardner.

1928 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron Body Model 87L

One of only 25 made.

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

One of the most memorable coupes of the 1950s.

1954 Fabulous Hudson Hornet

The 1954 Hudson Hornet was the last of the great "stepdown" Hudsons.

Doc Hudson?

1973 Mohs Safarikar

One of three prototypes built by the Mohs Seaplane Corporation for safari hunting in Africa. It never made it there.

1959 Stingray Racer XP87

A "remarkable Corvette" from the GM Heritage Collection

1974 Bricklin SV-1 Gullwing

The only surviving Bricklin vehicle leased by the Scottsdale Police Department in 1975.


Oct 04 2015 mike Carroll 11:20 AM

Thanks for the pictures on the show and congrats on the well deserved Best in Show

Oct 04 2015 Bruce Adams 11:39 AM

Wow !!!!
Congratulations Howard and family and to John, too !!

Oct 06 2015 Ted 4:07 PM

What a show that was. Great pics. Congrats again and tell John he looks great. Miss you all. Hope all is well after all that rain we got. Everything is fine here,it missed us,luckily it shifted and just rained a lot,about 3 days.

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