Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance on June 17th, 2012

From LoveBeverlyHills.com

Things to do and tour in Beverly Hills

The  theme for this year’s Rodeo Drive Concours d´Elegance is “THE BRITISH ARE COMING!” Aston Martin will be this year´s featured marque. Gearys Beverly Hills will be the presenting sponsor in celebration of their new Rolex store opening on Rodeo Drive in June 2012.

The annual Father´s Day tradition features a wide variety of vintage and racing cars and motorcycles lining Rodeo Drive north from Wilshire Boulevard to Santa Monica Boulevard Sunday, June 17 from 9 am to 4 pm.

As the 2012 featured marque, Aston Martin will be the centerpiece of the 200 block of Rodeo Drive with both new and classic cars. Combining iconic styling, thrilling performance, true craftsmanship and exclusivity, Aston Martin boasts unprecedented breadth and appeal. The marque´s iconic DB5 has been featured in five James Bond films.

The 300 Block of Rodeo Drive will also feature British classic and racing autos including Austin Healy, Bentley, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lotus, MG, McLaren and Rolls Royce brands. Also, a special British motorcycle area will honor Triumph, Vincent, BSA and Norton.

On the 400 block of Rodeo Drive, this year´s concours will feature “The Best of the Best” with classic cars of any marque considered by the show´s curators. Also on the 400 block, the Rodeo Drive Concours will feature a special tribute to Cobra´s 50th Anniversary.

The Rodeo Drive Concours d´Elegance has been named one of the “300 Unmissable Events & Festivals Around the World” by top travel publisher Frommer´s. The car show is FREE and open to the public.