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Monterey Week Autmotive Utopia is finally here!

Monterey Auto Week has been one of the most popular car enthusiast events in the United States for over 38 years. It is comprised of Concours, Auctions, Races & more!!! With 2011 being the 50th anniversary of the E-Type, Jaguar put on an amazing show for this iconic celebration. 

The Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance is the main event which was preceded by the Carmel by the Sea Concours, The Monterey Motorsports Reunion races, the Concorso Italiano, The Quail Concours as well as various auctions. It was very well attended by classic car fans from all over!



The classic car world was put on hold as one of the most anticipated events dawned upon automotive enthusiasts on the weekend of August 18th - 21st 2011. Five auctions: Mecum, RM, Gooding, Bonham's and Russo & Steele auctions were present at the Monterey Peninsula, raking in hundreds of millions of dollars by ....Click here for more


Jaguar Kicks Off Monterey Week in Style

To begin Monterey week, Jaguar hosted a lunch reception at The Inn at Spanish Bay, Peppoli.  Following this wonderful lunch on a spectacular property, the media from around the world was present to drive and experience these classic E-types on The 17 Mile Drive through Pebble Beach.  That evening was the Jaguar Kick-off Party which took place at the Beach and Tennis Club at The Lodge at Pebble Beach.  The event honored the 50th Anniversary of the Jaguar E-Type.   It was a very festive event filled with...Click here for more


The Quail, Motorsports Gathering 2011!

This year The Quail Motorsports Gathering  featured the Ferrari America and Superamerica models, and also honored the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar E-type. There were many other cars on display as well, including various old race cars such as:...Click here for more


Carmel by the Sea Concours!

The Carmel by the Sea Concours on the Avenue was an extravagant event, spanning approximately sixteen blocks of over two hundred classic motorcycles and collector cars in downtown Carmel. This judged Concours had automotive enthusiasts of all ages entertained with...Click here for more and Gallery


Classic Showcase at world famous

Laguna Seca Raceway, CA

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports reunion is an annual event held at the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey California. The event showcases the importance of historic race cars as they are commemorated over an August weekend. Steve Earle founded the event in 1975 one weekend as he organized a meeting with his friends and their race cars. Little did he know that this simple act would manifest into one of the...Click here for more


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Pebble Beach Concours

The Concours d’Elegance which took place on August 21st did not disappoint as this event was one of the biggest events of the Monterey Peninsula week long celebration. Known as the “centerpiece” of the entire Monterey Peninsula automotive weekend, this outdoor event was...Click here for more

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Challenge Championship !

       Classic Showcase was proud to sponsor the JCNA Challenge Championship Rally in Columbus Ohio on July 7th, 2011.  It was a very well attended event and a lot of fun for all!!!  The Time-Speed-Distance Rally gave the opportunity to visit several interesting sites and some beautiful country side of Columbus along  the way to the Packard Museum, which is in the original Dayton Packard dealership built in 1917.  The group met there to tour the museum and enjoy fellowship and lunch.  The Packard Museum has been rated one of the top ten car museums in the nation by Car Collector Magazine. 
       The Jaguar Association of Central Ohio were great hosts for the well organized 2011 J.C.N.A. Challenge Championship.  The event took place July, 6th-9th in conjunction with the annual show and the Arthritis Foundation.  It was a great turnout in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the E-type. The Challenge Championship brought Jaguar enthusiasts from around the country as well as about 1000 classic and custom cars of all makes and models including a total of 70 E-types!  It was a unique display featuring  E-type Championship cars , Driven and Display.  Along with the Concours and rally there was a  slalom, as well as the opportunity to meet, and compete, with cars from all over the country.  If you have not attended a Challenge Championship we highly recommend adding it your list of future events.


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Automobile Heritage Day!

National City, CA hosted the 20th Annual Automobile Heritage Day Car Show and Parade on August 7th, 2011.This event brought together a wide variety of vehicles including antiques, classics, customs, race cars, trucks and motorcycles. Automobile Heritage Day is an opportunity for car enthusiasts to...Click here for more!


Coronado Speed Festival

The Coronado Speed Festival is part of the largest military appreciation event in the nation, Fleet Week San Diego, and is produced by the San Diego Fleet Week Foundation.  The Coronado Speed Festival featured over 200 of the world’s top racing machines from years past.  The competition was on a 1.7 mile course built on top of an active runway at Naval Base Coronado.  This event was very well attended and enjoyed yearly.  It was truly a reflection of auto racing history.

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I would like to add an E-Type to my collection, as I don’t presently have one. Which year would be the best for me to source?

I would suggest buying an early 1961-62 as they are the best to own for collectability. But a 1965-67 are the best to drive, and also collectable to own.


I’m buying my first show/ driver classic car from you soon. I wanted to know, what is the main winterization, or storage tips, I will need to know to keep my classic Jaguar in prime condition during winter/off season?

1. Fill the gas tank to decrease the amount of water that condenses in the tank. Add gas stabilizer, such as STA-BIL, to the tank as well. Once you have put the stabilizer in the gas, it is advisable to run your car for 3-5 minutes; this will ensure that the stabilizer is in your carburetors as well as your fuel lines.

2. Top off the other fluids, such as coolant, brake and transmission fluids to replenish the anti-corrosive properties they offer. Follow the same procedures as in #1 with running the vehicle for 3-5 minutes.

3. Disconnect or remove the battery and store in a cool, dry place, especially in cold, wintery places. Preserve the battery by connecting it to a battery tender, preventing self-discharge. Make sure you do not store your battery on the direct floor; always place a piece of wood underneath it.

4. Wash, and then wax the car to add a fresh layer of protection. Thoroughly vacuum the interior to remove any food crumbs and debris that might attract wayward rodents. Convertible tops should be stored with the roof up to prevent permanent wrinkles in the fabric.

5. Apply tire spray to tires and use interior detailer to interior surfaces to reduce drying and cracking. Consider mounting the vehicle on jack stands to preserve shocks and tires. Disengage the brake. If you are not able to do this, then slightly over inflate the tires and ensuring you rotate them every 6 weeks to 2 months, so as not to create a flat spot on your tires.

6. Store the car in a completely dry, and preferably, in an enclosed garage if you have one.

7. Cover the car with a breathable car cover to allow dry air to circulate and discourage mold.

8. Dampness and mold can invade your vintage car from the ground up through a damp garage floor. If you have a small shop fan, run it periodically to prevent moisture from condensing on the undercarriage.

9. Make sure to inspect the car frequently, ensuring it doesn’t have any major leaks, which can visually be seen on the floor. If you see any leaks, address them accordingly.

The best way to prepare and maintain your vintage car in winter is to take it to a facility which is in the business of storing cars. They can initiate a maintenance program which far surpasses what you might do at home. They are bonded and insured to cover any loss or damage to the vehicle.


Why are matching numbers so desirable? Wouldn’t you want items replaced after so many years with the most current, updated replacements?

They are the parts that came with the car from the manufacturer, which lends to the originality of the vehicle. Having matching numbers increase the cars worth. Some of today’s new parts are not as well produced as originally manufactured. Original parts that came with the car are the best.


I have an E-Type show car that I was thinking of showing in some JCNA shows in other states. I live in Denver, CO and I have shown my 1961 XKE OTS there, but now I want to take it to AZ and TX so I can make it a National Champion. What’s the best way to transport it?

First of all, you need to use a reputable transport. Here are three that we use on a regular basis. We recommend them for enclosed transport of show cars:

1. Reliable Transport

2. Inter City Transport

3. JP Logistics

They are also listed on our website for your convenience. They are competitive in cost, carry full coverage insurance on your vehicle, and they are also honest, trustworthy and dependable.
Make sure you ask for an enclosed trailer, soft tow straps and a direct route so your car is not loaded and unloaded several times, as that can increase the chance of mishaps or damage.


What are your recommendations for Concours preparations? Do you offer this service at your facility?

Yes we do offer it, but to begin, we need to know which type of competition you would like to be prepared for, Driven or Champion. It also depends on the overall condition of the car. We will require detailed photos, which we would be more than happy to review for you and give you an estimate.


My wife loves the sleek look of the XKE Jaguar and I would like to purchase one for her for Christmas. However, I must admit, I don’t know very much about the car as I have always owned newer Jaguars. What year and Series would you recommend to be the best investment and fun to drive?

I would recommend the 1965 thru 1967 4.2 with covered lights, they have comfortable seats and fully synchronized transmissions, are the most appreciating, and sought after, of all the E-type series.


Are Redline tires the proper tire for Concours judging on an XKE? I have seen this tire on XKEs in Concours events that I have attended.

Within the last two years JCNA made a ruling that the Redline tire is not acceptable in Champion class for judging, however, if you have a set of Redlines on your car now, we recommend reversing the tire, and put the redline inside and the black wall outside. That would be acceptable in judging.


If I wanted to offer my 1962 XKE Roadster to your company for sale, what steps do I need to take? 

Schedule an appointment to bring the vehicle in to us for an evaluation and appraisal. If you cannot come in for an appointment, then mail/email us detailed photos showing all aspects of the vehicle including the engine, interior, undercarriage and trunk. We also need a written description with VIN numbers, engine number if applicable, and any other information you can supply (reference and condition). Tell us where the vehicle is located and if it is easily accessible. We will go over some questions with you to help get as much information as possible. If you have a value in mind, let us know. If not, we will discuss the price after we review your photos and information.




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Dates Event Description
September 24 and 25, 2011

Speed Week.

Coronado Speed Festival

Experience the Excitement

The 14th annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival is scheduled for September 24-25, 2011.
This year marks the Centennial of Naval Aviation and NAS, North Island is the birthplace of this historic part of history.
Drivers are signing up now with our sanctioning body, Historic Motor Sports Association or HMSA. For more driver information please visit their website.

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September 25, 2011

St. Michaels Concours d' Elegance

St. Michels Concours d' Elegance

The Fourth Annual St. Michaels Concours d'Elegance
Sunday, September 25, 2011
At The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum,
St. Michaels, Maryland

St. Michels, MD

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September 23 - 25, 2011

Santa Fe Concorso

Santa Fe Concorso
369 Montezuma Avenue
Box 511
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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September 25, 2011

Jaguar Club of Southern Arizona Cats in the Canyon

3-day tour from Tucson AZ to Williams, AZ.

Drive one day from Tucson to Williams. Overnight at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel. Next day- train ride in Luxurious Parlor Car to Grand Canyon. Lunch, bus tour of sites, train back. Overnight again at GC Hotel. Drive back to Tucson third day. Discount all inclusive package.

Must register with JCSA by July 1st!

Tucson to Jerome, Arizona
tel.: 520-531-9051

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September 30 - October 2, 2011

Louisville Concours d' Elegance

 We invite you to join us this September - October at one of the most beautiful and historic venues in the world - the hallowed grounds of Churchill Downs.

Louisville, KY

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October 01, 2011

Wine Country Concours

The Historic Idyllwild Inn , Idyllwild
tel: 714-614-5757

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October 01, 2011

Alamo City Concours d'Elegance

San Antonio, TX

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October 02, 2011

The Niello Concours at Serrano

2347 Gold River Road, Suite M      Gold River, California 95670
Telephone 916.635.2445         Facsimile 916.635.5824
Email The Niello Concours at Serrano
Email the Webmaster: Jen Koreny

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October 02,2011

32nd Annual San Diego British Car Day

Featured: Austin Healey 3000 50th Anniversary

Sunday, October 2, 2011

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October 06 -07, 2011

RM Auction - Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey

For further information on RM’s Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey event, please visit RM AUCTIONS or call +1 519 352 4575. For further information on the Night at the Museum fundraising gala, please visit Night at the Museum 2009 | AACA Museum, AACA Library, Antique Automobile Club of America or call 717 566 7100 ext 101

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October 08, 2011

2011 Austin Concours
is just around the corner on Oct 8.

Leander Old Town "Concours Hotel" La Quinta, Cedar Park, TX. Both evenings at Joan & Bob's. Contact Joan or Doris at

Further Info and entry form will be available at the Austin Jaguar Club Concours site.
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October 09, 2011

North Georgia Jaguar Club Concours d’Elegance – Chattahoochee Country Club

October 9, 2011

Chattahoochee Country Club , Gainesville
One of the most popular and well-attended Concours in the Southeast, The North Georgia Jaguar Club's annual Concours d'Elegance is sited at the gorgeous Chattahoochee Country Club on Lake Lanier just 40 miles from Atlanta. This is a nationally-sanctioned event open to all classes and judged by our highly trained team of 24 judges. The country club venue is perfect for the Concours and each registration fee includes two free brunches served in the best southern tradition.

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October 09, 2011

356 Club Sponsored

Drive to Rose Canyon Cantina
Second Sunday of every month.

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October 15, 2011

St. Louis Fall Classic & Exotic Car Auction

Oct 15, 2011

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

13813 St. Charles Rock Road
St Louis, MO

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October 16, 2011

2011 Del Mar Concours d'Elegance

Antique and Classic Automobiles and British Motorcycles

Del Mar, Ca

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October 26, 2011

RM Autobmobiles of London

Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance, Battersea Park
London, United Kingdom
SW11 4NJ

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October 26-30, 2011

356 Club Sponsored

The Porsche 356 Registry West

Coast Holiday - will be held at the Palm Springs Riviera Resort. Scenic tours will be part of the Holiday, including the 21st annual Palms to Pines Run, plus lots of opportunity for shopping, sightseeing and many outdoor activities. Click for a registration form.  For details and additional information, use the event flyer, email or website icons at the left.

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October 29-30,2011

Concours d'Elegance

Santa Barbara Concours d' Elegance -25th Annual

The Santa Barbara Concours weekend kicks off with the Salute to the Mille Miglia with a wine country tour. Beginning Friday morning, the tour opens to all cars participating in Saturday and Sunday events. This scenic drive weaves through Santa Ynez vineyards, traverses over sun-drenched mountains and valleys, and tours through several charming towns along the way. Tour participants will enjoy a catered gourmet lunch on the property of an elegant winery, a champagne celebration at the finish, and commemorative gifts.

Santa Barbara, CA

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October 29,2011

Jaguar Club of Southern Arizona Concours d' Elegance

St. Phillips Plaza, Tucson, AZ
tel.: 520-574-3042

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October 28 - Nov 06,2011

Hilton Head Concours d' Elegance & Motoring Festival

10 minutes from the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn.
Located at the heart of Hilton Head Island in Palmetto Dunes.
Plus, new this packages that include tickets to the Concours.  
(843) 686-8400

Hilton Head Island, SC

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Nov 05-06, 2011

Winter Park Concours d' Elegance

Sat., November 5, 2011
Tour d'Elegance. 8:30 - 2:00

Sun., November 6, 2011
Registration. 7:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Concours d'Elegance
10:00 - 4:00pm

Awards Presentation

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Nov 12, 2011

Jaguar Club of Central Arizona Saloons in the Old West Concours d'Elegance

Ruby Lane, Phoenix, AZ

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Nov 12- 13, 2011

Festival of Speed Epic Hotel & Resort

Yacht Hop reception at Epic Hotel.
Saturday, November 12th


Miami, FL

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Nov 18- 20, 2011

Palm Springs Exotic Car Auction

November 18th, 19th and 20th 2011 once again at the Spa Resort Casino here in downtown Palm Springs, California. Friday is check in day and the auction starts at 4pm with 100 vehicles crossing the block. Friday is also FREE ADMISSION and free food for all registered bidders.

Palm Springs, CA

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Dec 4, 2011

356 Club Sponsored

Sunday Drive to Flo's at Chino Airport - First Sunday of every month. Details at the bottom of the page.

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Dec 12, 2011

356 Club Sponsored

Drive to Rose Canyon Cantina - Second Sunday of every month.

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January 16 - 22, 2012


Barrett-Jackson Auction
January 16 - 22, 2012

Scottsdale, AZ, USA

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January 18 -22, 2012


January 20, 2012

Automobiles of Arizona
January 21 - 22, 2012

Arizona, USA

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January 20-21, 2012

Fort McDowell Arizona Auction

This year at Fort McDowell is Silver's Crystal Anniversary for our Arizona flagship auction during the world-renowned Arizona-in-January extravaganza of collector car auctions.

Fountain Hills, AZ 85264

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January 19, 2012

Arizona Auction 2012

January 19, 2012

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January 20 - 21, 2012

Gooding & Company Auction
January 21 - 22, 2012

Arizona, USA

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February 23-25, 2012
Boca Raton Concours D Elegance

Boca Raton Concours d' Elegance

The fifth annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance, which will be held on February 23-25, 2012, will spotlight the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 and will feature Jay Leno as a special guest, who will be in attendance to receive an award.

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March 6-14, 2012

A.G.M./Western States 2012

Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort , Chandler
Vacation in Paradise, Jaguar Extravaganza, call it what you want, but with the AGM and Western States combined in one event, it will likely be the largest convention in JCNA history. We're expecting as many as 300 people at the agm banquet Saturday, 3/10, which marks the end of the agm and the start of Western States 2012.

Meet old friends and make new ones while enjoying the cars we love (and occasionally hate).

We are finalizing the schedule even as you read this, so check back often for the registration forms.

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