Category Archives: Concours

  • Heather James Fine Art Presents a Book Signing with Nationally Acclaimed Classic Car Historian and TV Host - Join Donald Osborne on Thursday, January 26 in Palm Desert, CA at Heather James Fine Art for a book signing, discussion and drinks. Osborne, curator of the exhibition ‘Ferrari and Futurists – An Italian Look at Speed’ at Heather James Fine Art, will be on hand to sign copies of the book which are on […]
  • Jay Leno, Donald Osborne, Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Jay Leno's Garage, CNBC Looking Back at Pebble Beach 2016- A Fun Morning With Jay Leno - Certainly a highlight of my 2016 was the seminar Jay Leno & I did as part of the Pebble Beach Forum at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August.   You can see brief highlights from it here. Titled after my segment, ‘Assess & Caress with Donald Osborne‘ on the CNBC Primetime show ‘Jay Leno’s […]
  • Stile Transatlantico, Transatlantic Style, Donald Osborne, Michael Furman, Coachbuilt Press, Italian style, vintage Italian cars, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Cisitalia, Virgil Exner, Harley Earl, Giovanni Savonuzzi, Pinin Farina, Ghia Petrolicious Praise for ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style’ - Just in time for Holiday gifting, or simply to remind you that any time of the year is the right time to treat yourself, the website Petrolicious.com selected the “4 Books We Fell in Love With This December”. Needless to say we’re over the moon that one of them is ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style […]
  • TAS Book_FINAL_Page_004 Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style – A Romance of Fins and Chrome Book Signing - Come and meet Donald Osborne, featured on CNBC’s ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ in ‘Assess & Caress with Donald Osborne’ as he signs his new book, ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style- A Romance of Fins and Chrome’ with photographs by Michael Furman at Autobooks-Aerobooks in Burbank, CA. He will be there Saturday, September 17 from 10am to […]
  • More OSBORNE FILES at PremierFinancialServices.com - Another installment of the ‘Osborne Files’ is up on the Premier Financial Services website. “The $100,000 – $10,000,000 Question” addresses ‘investment’ in collector cars and how to keep your focus on what really counts in choosing to buy or sell a car in today’s volatile market. I also step out on a limb and highlight 10 […]
  • A Ride With ‘Cars Yeah’ & Mark Greene - The other day, I had the great pleasure to be interviewed by Mark Greene for his ‘Cars Yeah‘ website. Mark, the former president of Griot’s Garage is as you would imagine a total gear head. He started Cars Yeah to capture for and disseminate to as wide an audience as possible conversations like the ones […]
  • Citroen SM Chapron Mylord cabriolet Retromobile 2014, Paris France- Part 3 - CUSTOM-BODIED BEAUTIES, Chapter I. At Artcurial’s Retromobile sale- one of the five Chapron-bodied Citroën SM convertibles ‘Mylord’. Fabulous. And a mere $772,800 with buyer’s premium. These have to be quite the coolest version of a very cool GT. Some thought the price insane, I say- wait for the next one?  I think not! The work […]
  • 487571_10152178663821543_1848858373_n Retromobile 2014, Paris France- Part 2 - Two display-only stars at Retromobile – the Mercedes-Benz W196 Formula 1 Grand Prix ‘streamliner’ – speed personified even at rest – as is Hubert Parry’s record car ‘Babs’.  ‘Babs’, with Parry behind the wheel, set a world land speed record at 176mph in April, 1926 at Pendine Sands in the UK. The following year in […]
  • 1604691_10152169543546543_821574818_n Retromobile 2014, Paris France - Ah, Retromobile! And a few Lancias (and an OSCA and Citroën for balance)…  On a stand of Lukas Hüni, dealer from Switzerland, was a tribute to Lancia. Here, the only D24S sports racer in private hands and a 1st Series Flaminia Sport Zagato. From the Artcurial auction, a lovely Aprilia Cabriolet bodied by Pinin Farina. […]
  • Ferrari Transporter Supporting Acts Making a Move to Center Stage - NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 2011 MILLION-DOLLAR Duesenbergs and vintage Italian racecars crossing the auction block will hardly be surprising sights at the sales scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Élégance on the Monterey Peninsula of California next month. But a Fiat Tipo 682 in attendance — a commercial truck, […]

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