Tuesday, February 14, 2012


Really looking forward to this event in May...


One-Day Event Features More than 100 Classic and Exotic Vehicles, Lecture Programming, High-End Marketplace and Fine Food & Drink

WHAT:  The City of Beverly Hills Third Annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance.  This prestigious event will feature more than 100 vintage, rare and unique automobiles and motorcycles.  A 1932 Alfa Romero 8C 2300 Short Chassis Zagato Spyder will be among the 2012 show highlights.  This extremely rare car is one of only a handful of 2.3 Alfa Romero’s with the original coachwork intact.

Ideal for motor vehicle enthusiasts as well as lovers of luxury items, the Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance has something for everyone.  This event will feature a high-end marketplace, lecture programming, and awards presentation.  Lecturers include Donald Osborne, Contributing Editor of Sports Car Market Magazine, Carl Bomstead, Sr. Auction Analyst of Sports Car Market Magazine, and Margaret Leslie Davis, author of Dark Side of Fortune, who will speak about the history of Greystone Mansion and infamous Doheny family murder.

The Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience this historical landmark.  Built in 1928, the exquisite mansion features 55 rooms and more than 18 acres of lush gardens, and stunning interiors. Self-guided tours of the Greystone Estate will be available throughout the day.  The event will feature food stations catered by Lawry’s Restaurants, beer and wine gardens, margarita and espresso bars throughout the estate grounds.

A portion of proceeds from Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance ticket sales will benefit the non-profit Friends of Greystone, and their ongoing restoration efforts of the Greystone Estate.

WHO:  The Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance appeals to car and motorcycle collectors, designers, architectural aficionados, automotive professionals as well as socialites, luxury enthusiasts and the culture-curious.

WHY:  The Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance is fast becoming one of the most elegant and prestigious car shows in the United States.  With tickets limited to 3,000, the 2011 event generated overwhelmingly positive reviews and interest by auto industry professionals, visitors, and journalists.  2012 promises to be an even grander event. 

WHEN:             Sunday, May 6, 2012
 WHERE:           Greystone Mansion
                        Beverly Hills, CA

ADDITIONAL INFO:  Tickets for the Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance are $108 per person when purchased in advance (taxes & service fees incl.) and $133 at the door (taxes & service fees incl.).  Ticket sales are limited to 3000 and ticket purchase includes unlimited food and drink, program book and poster, access to the estate grounds and mansion, as well as a two for one admission to the Peterson Automotive Museum. Free parking at Beverly Hills Parking Structure (Parking Structure is located at 9333 W 3rd St) Guests will be picked up at the parking structure and transported to and from Greystone Manion via shuttle. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.greystoneconcours.org. For media inquiries, please contact Agnes Gomes-Koizumi at agnes@agkmedia.com or call 323-937-5488.  For more information about The Friends of Greystone, please visit www.greystonemansion.org.

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