Concours D’Elegance 2009

Doug Harvill of CBS Radio, who was one of the judges at this years San Francisco Presidio Councours D’Elegance, sent along some photos from the fabulous weekend event on the green at the Presidio Main Post. The cars are not only exquisite works of art, but often have fun little stories attached to them. For instance, the 1955 Hopper Bentley which was featured was used to chauffeur Sofia Loren.

1937 Packard Super Eight, owned by George Beck of Concord, CA

The Concours D’Elegance showcased not only one-hundred years of motorcars, but also offered a Cigar & Cognac Lounge, fashion show, gourmet food and wine tasting. A portion of the proceeds benefited the Presidio Historical Association.

Porsche coupe
Restored Packard

1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham
1939 MG-TA, Coachwork by Tickford

The event had many sponsors, including: Bentley San Francisco, AutoEvents, San Francisco Magazine, KCBS, Meguiar’s Direct, Moet Hennessy USA, Hotel Vitale, Americano Restaurant, The Guardsmen, Village Nurseries, Southern Wine & Spirits, Classique Catering, Echo Shirts, Euro Sunday, Made in The Shade Tent Rentals, Tableaux Event Rentals, Airship Ventures, Helen Lyall, Telford’s Pipe & Cigar Store, Cuvee Cigars, Glenmorangie, Blue Angel Vodka, Medaglia Doro, Hagerty Insurance and Pepsi.