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2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Best Of Show

Monday, March 11, 2019

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2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Who Took The Honors? Concours founder and chairman Bill Warner, a small paid staff and 600 volunteers set up the annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance classic car event at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and the Golf Club of Amelia Island. What a show it was. Sunny skies and fabulous automobiles; creations of art, made up the show. “The judges told me they really struggled with it,” Warner said (Amelia Concours Founder). “But when you look at the two Best of Shows, the Ferrari 335S and Autobahn Courier, it had to be those two. There were […]

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Cover – Chris Cogan F7 Motorsports / F7 Garage

Monday, March 4, 2019

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Chris Cogan F7 Motorsports / F7 Garage By: Ed Bertha Cover Photo By: James Corwin Johnson What do a 1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica and a 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa have in common? Both are outstanding examples of legendary artistic coachwork and mechanical dexterity. Furthermore, they were award winning automobiles at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance and Concours d’Elegance of America, respectively. These cars are a small glimpse into the private Cogan automobile collection in Louisville, KY. The Cogan’s involvement with classic motorcars began over four decades ago. Chris Cogan and his brother Kevin began collecting, restoring, racing and showing cars. […]

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REAL classics – 2018 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Monday, March 4, 2019

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Rewind – 2018 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Photography By Chuck Carroll The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is an automotive charitable event held each year during the second weekend in March at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Florida. A New York Times article about celebrity car ownership listed Amelia Island as one of the nation’s top concours d’elegances, along with Pebble Beach in California, Meadow Brook in Michigan and the Louis Vuitton Classic in Midtown Manhattan.” There’s something for everyone at Amelia! March 7-10, 2019. Photo gallery below.

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Eskimo III – REAL Consignments

Sunday, August 19, 2018

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Eskimo III 1958 Trumpy For Sale The Eskimo III, a sister ship to the Presidential yacht, the Sequoia was the third Trumpy commissioned by paper magnate, John Kimberly. The Eskimo III was delivered to Kimberly in 1958. A 68 model (64’ in length) she contained many innovative features not seen in Trumpys until a decade later. She’ll effortlessly cruise economically at 12-14 knots without a hint of shudder due to the power of her twin 871 Detroit Diesels and comfortably sleep 7 guests and 3 crew members, with all modern amenities. A 22.5 KW generator supplies the power, 4 A/C […]

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REAL events – Wine, Waves & Wheels

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Wine, Waves & Wheels Photography by James Corwin Johnson Hosted By MarineMax Sarasota Click HERE to download the event PDF. Slide show below.

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REAL | classics 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

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2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Photography By Chuck Carroll The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is an automotive charitable event held each year during the second weekend in March at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Florida. A New York Times article about celebrity car ownership listed “The nation’s top concours d’elegance: Pebble Beach in California, Meadow Brook in Michigan, Amelia Island in Florida and the Louis Vuitton Classic in Midtown Manhattan.” Photo gallery below.

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REAL Video – Last Call Recalled What Did They Say?

Monday, April 17, 2017

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REAL Exclusive Magazine Presents Last Call Recalled Featuring Ringling College of Art + Design Showcasing Jack Dowd’s Last Call Special Guest Twinkle Host Dimmitt Automotive Group, The Sarasota Studio Video by Denis Lauzon, Lauzon Productions

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REAL Video – Last Call Recalled Action

Monday, April 17, 2017

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REAL Exclusive Magazine Presents Last Call Recalled Featuring Ringling College of Art + Design Showcasing Jack Dowd’s Last Call Special Guest Twinkle Host Dimmitt Automotive Group, The Sarasota Studio Video by Denis Lauzon, Lauzon Productions

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REAL Cares – Last Call Recalled

Monday, April 17, 2017

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Last Call Recalled Featuring Ringling College of Art + Design Showcasing Jack Dowd’s Last Call Special Guest Twinkle Host: Dimmitt Automotive Group, The Sarasota Studio Click HERE to download the event PDF. Slide show (100+ photos) and videos below.

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Cover – Eric Shepherd – Dimmitt Automotive Group

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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Eric Shepherd Executive General Manager Dimmitt Automotive Group – The Sarasota Studio By Ed Bertha Cover Photography by Giovanni Lunardi Layout by Christian Lunardi “Roadsides are full of car dealership after dealership. The Sarasota Studio is a fresh exciting twist in the face of convention,” Liz Manes. THE DIMMITT LEGACY One could argue that the Dimmitt family has been in Pinellas County for as long as the county itself; beginning with the arrival of Larry Dimmitt, Sr. to Clearwater in 1924. Having previously lived in Savanna, and with a love for the auto industry in his heart, Larry quickly purchased […]

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REAL Performance – 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera

Thursday, June 2, 2016

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The New 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera Ultimate Performance Meets Tasteful Luxury By Vincent Catena Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador Suncoast Porsche “Once again, everything is at stake. Setting a new standard. Creating a Sports Car like one never before seen. A Sports Car that has fascinated for generations. A vehicle that is our passion. The new 911.” The new 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera is taking performance and everyday usability to new heights. Innovative flat-six engines derived from four decades of turbocharging used in racing not only make this the fastest 911 Carrera ever, but also provide abundant torque for superior passing […]

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REAL Luxury | 2017 Bentley Bentayga

Saturday, October 24, 2015

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2017 Bentley Bentayga, Uniquely Yours By Fred Krasne Named after the 4,200 foot mountain rock, Rocque Bentayga, in Spain’s Grand Canary Island, Bentley has launched an incredibly rapid (0-60 mph in 4 seconds, top speed of 187 mph), all new powerful (W12 engine producing 600 hp/664 lb ft torque), and ground breaking luxury sport utility vehicle that will be truly bespoken for the new owner. It will provide an astonishing experience in not only its ride and handling but by its limitless capabilities to traverse through ice, snow, sand, mud, gravel and off road trails. Drive Dynamics Mode offers the […]

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