Event Report: 2014 San Luis Obispo Concours

Written by on June 11, 2014 in Car Shows, Events with 0 Comments
1956 Austin-Healey 100M Le Mans

This gorgeous 1956 Austin-Healey 100M Le Mans was a highlight of the British contingent.

There’s no time like summer for car shows, and the San Luis Obispo Concours is one of the best on the Central Coast. Benefiting Hospice of San Luis Obispo, the show attracts a fantastic and eclectic group of automobiles that are a real treat to see. All the folks at Hospice and the show volunteers go out of their way every year to ensure the event is a success. So it was no big surprise that this year’s show featured a wide variety of amazing local cars as well cars from all over the state. This show is a great reminder of how active the car community is in our little neck of the woods. The diverse selection of cars, motorcycles, and vintage trailers was something to behold. There was something for just about every kind of motoring enthusiast. One of the coolest vehicles on display was a GM Futureliner that was rescued from the scrap pile and wonderfully restored into a transporter.

1939 GM Futureliner

The most interesting entry into this year’s show was this towering 1939 GM Futureliner.

Our very own Phil Honer chose this event to unveil his immaculately restored 1967 Jaguar E-Type, the result of a decade-long labor of love. Phil’s efforts were rewarded with not only a First in Class award, but Best Jaguar as well.

1967 Jaguar E-Type

Longtime British Sports Cars mechanic Phil Honer takes center stage on winner’s row in his 1967 Jaguar E-Type.

Below, you’ll find dozens of photos from the event. If you enjoy getting up close and personal with classic cars, then this event should be on your calendar. And if you have a classic of your won that you’d like to share with fellow enthusiasts,then by all means consider entering next year! You can stay tuned for event information on the San Luis Obispo Concours website.

Click on any of the following thumbnails for full-size photos. You can navigate through the slides by clicking on the right and left-hand arrows on the photo or using the < and > keys on your keyboard.

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