The Greenwich Concours d'Elegance held in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich,
Connecticut, always excites attendees who travel from near and far for the
opportunity to see rare, exotic, and downright exhilarating supercars and
racecars. The 2023 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance once again delivered the goods
for a fabulous concours that had our hearts racing with excitement.
2019 McLaren Senna GTR
owned by RM Collection
its 27th anniversary in 2023, we have been attending the Greenwich
Concours d'Elegance since 2005, and we always look forward to attending every
year, as you never know what truly spectacular cars will be on display over the
course of the two-day event. Per our tradition, we attended both days (June
3-4, 2023) to fully experience and appreciate the spectacular cars at the show.
Lamborghini, Bugatti, Koenigsegg, Spyker, Ferrari,
and McLaren, these cars are the supercars, cars that come with
impeccable pedigrees along with price tags to match (you know the drill, if you
need to ask the price...) that had supercar aficionados' clamoring to get up
close for a better view. These beauties clearly captured our attention along
with other attendees with their sheer thrill ratio. Here is a sampling of the
many supercars at the 2023 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance that took our breath
away; quite literally the stuff that are the making of dreams.
Cars of Greenwich
Connecticut is consistently ranked as one of the wealthiest towns in the United
States, and Greenwich Avenue is its storied shopping street. The Cars of
Greenwich Avenue Class are a reflection of the area.
Lamborghini Countach owned by Francis Wihbey. What makes
this supercar especially interesting is that is a Countach Anniversary model
and is one of only 7 produced in Pearl White Tri-Coat.
Lamborghini Diablo - Affolter Evolution owned by Jordan and Andrew Terner. This modified Lamborghini Diablo has a navy exterior with teal and
green interior and was Roland Affolter's personal car is one of only 20.
Interesting to note is that many of the aerodynamic mods were licensed back to
Lamborghini and incorporated into later models.
2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4
owned by LAMA Holdings, LLC
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 owned by LAMA Holdings, LLC. Interesting to note about this supercar, is that between 2005-2011,
only 252 of the Veyron 16.4 were manufactured.
2009 Spyker C8 Spyder
owned by Brenon Abernathie
C8 Spyder owned by Brenon Abernathie. This
gorgeous supercar thrilled with its Burnt Almond Orange color.
2009 Ferrari LaFerrari
owned by Eduardo Menasce
Ferrari LaFerrari owned by Eduardo Menasce. This
"prancing horse" dazzled with its navy exterior and lipstick red interior. What
makes this Ferrari so special besides its fabulous looks, is that Ferrari only
made 499 LaFerrari models between 2013 - 2016.
2019 McLaren Senna GTR
owned by RM Collection
McLaren Senna GTR owned by RM Collection. This
shining example of a supercar has a sexy exterior painted blue and orange with
a graphic design, has the name Richard Mille, the number "12" and a British
flag on the body. Acquired in 2019, this supercar is "street legal" and had a
conversion done by Lanzante.
2017 Pagani Huayra BC
owned by The Carbon Collection
In the Supercars
Class: 2017 Pagani Huayra BC owned by The Carbon Collection. Very rare,
this supercar's chassis number is 16 out of 20.
enthusiasts had plenty to look at during the 2023 Greenwich Concours
d'Elegance. Here is a sampling of the racecars at the show. Ladies and
Gentlemen, start your engines!
1922 Ford "Kookie T"
Hot Rods from the 3 Dog Garage Collection Class, the 1922 Ford "Kookie T" has an interesting past, as it starred
in the TV Series "77 Sunset Strip," which ran from 1958-1964. It was built by
Norm Grabowski, a part-time B-movie actor, and it was on magazine covers
including Hot Rod Magazine.
1990 Lotus Esprit X180R
owned by Ralph Stechow
Celebrity Class, the 1990 Lotus
Esprit X180R Factory Race Car owned by Ralph Stechow was a standout with
its amazing list of "who's who" of drivers. Christened "Eleanor" and wearing
race number "12" this was one of two Lotus cars built for the SCCA World
Challenge series and won at Sears Point in California. Its racing legend
pedigree includes drivers Doc Bundy, Andy Pilgrim, Connecticut's own race car
driver and actor the late Paul Newman (1925-2008), and Ralph Stechow.
1956 Porsche 356A Racecar
owned by Ed Hyman
Legends of Lime Rock Class: The 1956 Porsche
356A Racecar owned by Ed Hyman. This white VSCCA Preservation Class Porsche
356A racecar has a navy racing stripe down the center, and the Mobil red flying
horse logo on its side panel. This racecar raced at many northeast tracks,
raced in hill climbs, and competed in various rally and vintage tours.
1957 Porsche Speedster
owner by Lake C. Underwood II
Legends of Lime Rock Class: 1957 Porsche
Speedster owned by Lake C. Underwood II was raced by Lake C. Underwood Sr.
National Champion from 1963-1965. Bearing race number 37EP, racing under Essex
Sports Cars, the side panel lists the driver as Lake C. Underwood Sr. and lists
his races and finishes in 1963 and 1964.
1990 Ferrari 348 Challenge
owned by Jason Berkeley
Legends of Lime Rock Class: 1990 Ferrari
348 Challenge owned by Jason Berkeley. Interesting to note about this
racecar is that it raced in the inaugural Ferrari Challenge series in 1995.
1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28
owned by Mike Brienza
Street Cars Built for the Track Class: 1991
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 owned by Mike Brienza.
that you enjoyed seeing a sampling of the many spectacular supercars and
racecars shown at the 2023 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance during the 2-day event
that took place from June 3-4, 2023.
Until next time, keep enjoying the
To read another feature on the Greenwich
Concours d'Elegance in Luxury Experience, please visit: Greenwich Concours d'Elegance - The
Art and Style of the Ride
information on the next Greenwich Concours d'Elegance or other Hagerty
events, please visit the websites: www.greenwichconcours.com/event and www.Hagerty.com.
Greenwich Concours d'Elegance
Greenwich residents Bruce and Genia Wennerstrom founded the Greenwich Concours
in 1996. Their passion to share world-class automobiles, coupled with the
heritage and community involvement of Greenwich, was the perfect foundation to
build on what is now considered one of the top five concours' in the world. Located
just 30 miles from the heart of New York City and overlooking the Long Island
Sound, the Greenwich Concours' backdrop is the beautiful Greenwich Harbor. It
is mere steps from the acclaimed Delamar Hotel and notable restaurants and
boutique shops on Greenwich Avenue. In keeping with truly historic tradition,
the Concours d'Elegance is a time for car lovers to celebrate the most
prestigious and artfully designed automobiles vying for top honors in various
has been an active sponsor and participant in the Greenwich Concours for many
years. The deep tradition of the Concours combined with Hagerty's mission to
save driving for future generations created an ideal opportunity for the
purchase of the event in 2019. As one of the great premier concours, Greenwich
is an exciting addition to Hagerty's vision of creating a global community of
car lovers through fun, shared experiences. "Outstanding events like the
Greenwich Concours d'Elegance get people excited about cars, and that's what
it's all about. That's how we're going to save driving and car culture for
future generations," says Hagerty CEO and Concours Chair McKeel Hagerty. While
placing an emphasis on continuing the Greenwich Concours tradition, Hagerty
also aims to increase opportunities for attendees to get their hands on the wheel,
strategically integrate the Greenwich community and enhance the overall family
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