Concorso Italiano debuted back in 1985 and it features all things Italian, especially Italian automobiles. The event takes place each August at the Monterey Peninsula where more that 40,000 automotive enthusiasts gather to celebrate their passion for vintage, classic and exotic automobiles.
Each year, the event brings together a total of 1,200 collectible Italian automobiles, motorcycles, and boats. They are accompanied by an impressive number of non-Italian exotic and classic automobiles. The event however is not only about cars, it brings together elements of Italian style such as fashion, food, music and art, which is why it grows bigger and bigger each year. Along with having lots of cool cars on display, Concorso Italiano is also a major contributor to several local, national and international charities.
In 2013, the event will start on August 16th at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch, Monterey, California. Spectators can buy tickets online here. The price of the ticket is $150 and is valid for one day only, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. If you have an Italian vehicle you want to present on the show you will also have to go online and complete a registration form and pay $150 per vehicle.
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Up to this point there are more than 900 Italian cars and motorcycles registered for the show. From the list a Concorso’s Official Judging Team will select a "Best of Show" and "Best in Marque" trophy.
The list of vehicles to be displayed include tons of Alfa Romeo models, including a Corsa Spyder, C2300 Tourin Coupe, Duetto and the most recent Giulietta. Apollo’s lineup will include the 5000 GT and the GT Coupe - among many others, while DeTomaso will be presented with the Pantera.
Ferrari has the most impressive list of representatives: there will be lots of Dino version, 275 GTB, 328 GTS, 355 Fiorano Spider, 360 variations, 430, 512, 550, 575, 612, Barchetta and Testarossa.
Lamborghini will also have representatives from all its generations, ranging from the Islero and Miura up to the new Aventador.
More details on the show can be learned from its official web page: http://www.concorso.com