Vehicle applications now open for the sixth annual Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm to be held Saturday, July 13, 2024

Vehicle applications now open for the sixth annual Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm to be held Saturday, July 13, 2024


SOUTH BEND, IN – The Studebaker National Museum announced vehicle applications are now open for the sixth annual Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm, co-presented by The JBS Collection and LaVine Restorations. This exclusive gathering celebrates automotive design, engineering and culture and will be held Saturday, July 13, 2024, in South Bend, Indiana. The Concours will open to the public at 10am and will close at 4pm. The Pass-In-Review and Awards Ceremony will begin at 2:30pm.

2024’s featured marques are Chrysler, DeSoto, and MG. Closed-body Full Classic® automobiles will be featured in the Ultimate Luxury class and Pre-World War II race cars will be highlighted in the Competitions Classics class. The Concours at Copshaholm will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, as well as vehicles over 100 years old in the Centennial Club class. Other class highlights include Disco Decade Rides for cars from the 1970s, Powered by America featuring European-built exotics originally equipped with American powerplants, and Flathead Fords, an open class for flathead Ford V8-powered automobiles. Rounding out the show field will be Love that Lark!, a class for 1959-1966 Studebaker Lark-type cars.

Awards will be presented in all classes, as well as Best of Show and other special awards of distinction. The Concours at Copshaholm’s Chief Judge is renowned automotive scholar and historian Matt Short. Judging will be French Traditional. The awards ceremony will be narrated by automotive historian and raconteur, Bill Rothermel.

To submit your car for application, visit: www.concoursatcopshaholm.org/vehicleapplication. The full class list is shown below. The submission deadline is March 15, 2024, and owners will be notified of the Selection Committee’s decision by April 7, 2024.

Chrysler Centennial – An open class for Chrysler-branded automobilesDe-Lovely and Dynamic: DeSoto – An open class for DeSoto-branded automobilesUltimate Luxury: Closed-body Full Classics® – An open class for Closed-body Full Classics®The Centennial Club – An open class for all automobiles built in 1924 or priorLove that Lark! – All 1959-1966 Studebaker Larks and Lark-type automobilesThe Mustang at 60 – An open class for 1965-1989 Ford MustangsPowered By America – European-built exotics originally equipped with American powerplantsDisco Decade Rides – An open class for automobiles built 1970-1979The Morris Garages – An open class for MG-branded automobilesFlathead Fords – An open class for flathead Ford V8-powered automobilesCompetition Classics: The Pre-war Era – Pre-WWII vintage racing cars

For more information, visit: www.concoursatcopshaholm.org.

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