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
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 http://www.hhimotoringfestival.com/
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-
Page Updated Last on: Oct 14, 2014