The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance Celebrates its 13th Year

This year’s event offers automotive and motorsports enthusiasts more exhibits, features, and activities than ever before
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2013 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance
2013 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance
HILTON HEAD, S.C. - Oct. 14, 2014 - PRLog -- The event of the year for Lowcountry automotive and motorsports fans, the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance will run from Oct. 24 to Nov. 2. One of the fastest growing automotive events in the nation, this year's festival will feature an expanded lineup of activities and exhibits in Savannah, GA, and Hilton Head Island, SC. The Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance are sponsored in part by the Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Porsche dealerships at the New River Auto Mall.

There will be more happening during the 2014 edition of this popular Lowcountry event than ever before in its 13-year history. A quick look at the schedule of what’s planned so far is sure to impress, as will the kick-off event - the 2014 Savannah Speed Classic, which will take place on Hutchinson Island.

Additional events include new vehicle test drives, to be offered by BMW, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lexus, Porsche, and Tesla at the Port Royal Golf Club.

Other displays include one by Cirrus Aircraft featuring its all-composite personal aircraft; Cirrus Aircraft will also be offering test flights to qualified candidates. Vehicles of celebrities, sports figures and dignitaries will meanwhile be featured in the ‘Life’ exhibit, while nearly 20 vintage watercrafts will be displayed in the “On the Water” exhibit.

“Motoring Firsts,” a new exhibit this year ,will showcase vehicles that represent important industry changes, notable contributors, and major automotive firsts. Included in the exhibit will be a propeller-driven 1919 Leyat Helico originally designed by Marcel Leyat, along with a 1917 Detroit Anderson Electric B Model 68, which was the first production automobile to use curved glass, and a 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Spyder, which was one of the first rear engine American-built cars.

There’s much more, of course, including a number of rare classic automobiles never before displayed at the Concours d’Elegance.

Tickets for the 2014 Motoring Festival can be purchased online at For more information and a full schedule of events, activities, and exhibitions, visit the event’s official website at

Visitors can also expect to see many of the exciting new luxury performance vehicles from sponsors Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Porsche on display throughout the Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance.

New River Auto Mall, LLC owns 9 dealerships featuring 15 franchises, including Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Ram, Subaru, and Volkswagen. In addition to vehicle sales, the New River Auto Mall features a state-of-the-art Vehicle Remanufacturing Center that provides car and truck collision repair and paint for all brands including aluminum body vehicles. The company also opened the New River Wellness Institute, a full-service physical therapy and fitness facility. New River Auto Mall, LLC owns NRAM Insurance, anAllstate Insurance Agency that has become an industry leader in only a few short months. The New River Auto Mall Insurance Agency has also opened offices at Jaguar Columbia and Land Rover Columbia. The New River Auto Mall is located on Highway 278, 4 minutes east of I-95 at exit 8. You can find the mall online at

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