What is a concours car restoration

what is a concours car restoration

Not a concours rear end for a Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada.
A parade of vintage or classic motor vehicles in which prizes are awarded for those in the stanhome catalogue promo fevrier 2018 best original condition.The Iso Grifo that RM sold at Amelia Island recently set a world record price and it too was restored by Diomante with almost nothing original.Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada Custom Interior And, in my opinion, just because a car is accepted to any concours delegance does not mean it proves that the quality of the restoration was indeed up to international concours standards.Concours quality restoration, when an auction company, or other sales person, describes a car as concours quality restoration or restored to concours standards this should mean that not only is everything shiny and in excellent condition but it is restored accurately, or as close.Technical specifications of Plymouth GTX 1969.
Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada Custom Interior.
The problem's with restoration are compounded when you realize that there is little-to-no reliable information on the web to help you out.
The definition of concours, from the Dictionary, an exhibition or contest, esp.There is no how-to manual and far too many misleading stories for you to make an educated decision.More classic cars for sale.From the Pebble Beach Concours dElegance web site, To contend in the Pebble Beach Concours dElegance, an automobile must be a well preserved or accurately restored vehicle.The latest example of the incorrect use of the word concours is this 1968 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada Alloy coming up for auction by RM in Monaco.Read and decide for yourself.The Danger, there are plenty of so-called "restoration" shops out cadeau d'adieu pour nounou there, but few have the experience, knowledge and reputation to stand behind.The interior of this car does not at all resemble an authentic Bizzarrini GT 5300 interior even the casual observer can see that.I think this would be a great Bizzarrini GT 5300 to own and drive but it is important for a buyer to know what they are buying and with this Bizzarrini it is not concours condition that is being bought.No bumpers front or back Summary.Hyperbole, rM contradict themselves in just a couple of sentences by stating the car had a concours-quality restoration followed by a list of a few of the custom items (they dont mention the entire list of custom items).

By Mike, my latest gripe about the way collector cars are described by some sellers is the over use of the word concours and sometimes Pebble Beach quality.
The owners tastes have nothing to do with originality or concours quality.
The problem with restoration is that it is shrouded in secrecy.