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2019 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Will Spotlight Classic Cadillacs

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2019 La Jolla Concours d'Elegance to feature V12 and V16 Cadillacs

A 1930 Cadillac V16 convertible coupe
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If you love classic Cadillacs, you’ll want to plan a trip to the 15th annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance in April. The Concours d’Elegance is one of the world’s best-known vintage luxury auto shows, drawing collectors and enthusiasts from around the globe. This year’s event will feature Cadillac as the honored marque.

“Cadillac is the oldest surviving brand in the United States, dating back to 1901, which promises a stunning assortment of models to be showcased,” the Concours d’Elegance announced in a news release.

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2019 La Jolla Concours d'Elegance to feature V12 and V16 Cadillacs

A 1935 Cadillac V12 Aero Coupe
Photo: Katherine Thompkins

Visitors can expect to see a variety of spectacularly preserved 1930-1940 V16 and 1931-1937 V12 Cadillac models at the show. Along with Cadillac, the event will also spotlight Bentley, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary, and the Mach 1 Mustang, which is marking 50 years. Overall, more than 130 cars from many classic and contemporary automakers will be on display.

The Concours d’Elegance takes place every year in La Jolla, a San Diego neighborhood set along a gorgeous cliffside stretch of Pacific coastline.

Tickets are on sale now for this year’s show, which will be held April 12-14 on the La Jolla Cove lawn. It will start with the exclusive Concours Social Club party on the night of April 12 and continue on with the behind-the-scenes Tour d’Elegance on April 13. The main Concours d’Elegance show will be held April 14. A free event, the La Jolla Motor Car Classic at the Concours, is also scheduled for April 14 and will take place in the surrounding village.

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News Source: Autoweek