2022 Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance Highlights

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2022 Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance
Featuring collector cars ranging from prewar antiques to modern exotics, the Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance moved to its new location at Wynn Las Vegas for 2022. The highlight of the weekend was the awarding of two Best of Show winners. The Best of Show Pre-War trophy went to the 1933 Duesenberg Model SJ Arlington Torpedo Sedan “Twenty Grand” of The Nethercutt Collection, and the Best of Show Post-War title was awarded to the 1951 Delahaye 235 of the Mullin Museum.

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2022 Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance
“This weekend’s Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance surpassed expectations and featured some incredible moments and automobiles,” said President of Wynn Las Vegas Brian Gullbrants. “Saturday’s exhibition ended with the awarding of two ‘Best of Show’ winners that match the excellence and distinction of Wynn Las Vegas in every way. We’re privileged to have showcased them, and all others present,” Gullbrants observed.

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1933 Duesenberg SJ Arlington Torpedo Sedan “Twenty Grand”
One of the most famous of all Duesenbergs, this 1933 Model SJ Arlington Torpedo Sedan was the factory show car for the “Century of Progress” display at the 1933–1934 Chicago World’s Fair. At the time the car was extremely popular due to its color and styling, although it gained notoriety due to the enormous asking price of $20,000 during the height of the Great Depression, when most cars typically cost approximately $600 to $800. Following the World’s Fair, the car It became known as the Duesenberg “Twenty Grand,” retaining that moniker to this day.

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One of a Kind
“The one-of-a-kind 1933 Duesenberg SJ Arlington Torpedo Sedan “Twenty Grand” was awarded Best of Show amongst an incredible lineup of vehicles,” said Helen Nethercutt, Chairman of The Nethercutt Collection. “She remains a fan favorite amongst all automotive and Concours enthusiasts and owns the competition status of ‘undefeated’. We could not have asked for a better show,” Nethercutt enthused.

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1951 Delahaye 235
The Delahaye 235 was an exclusive sports car that combined both the luxury of pre-war handcraft with post-war technological innovation. It was an update of the pre-war Type 135 for the 1950s, produced between 1951 and 1954 by French manufacturer Delahaye. The Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance Best of Show winner was the fifth of a total of only 84 produced.

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1951 Delahaye 235
“We are honored to receive the Best of Show Award from the Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance,” said Mullin Automotive Museum Founder Peter Mullin. “Las Vegas has quickly become a standout event for automotive enthusiasts, and we’re thrilled to be recognized by some of the world’s most passionate collectors,” Mullin noted.

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Wide Variety of Classes
In addition to celebrating 35 years of the Ferrari F40, the 2022 Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance Wynn Las Vegas featured a wide variety of judged classes including Antique through 1924, American Luxury 1925–1942, European Luxury 1925–1942, Post-war Sports and Sport Racing, Pre-war Sports and Sports Racing, Supercars from 1967, Racecars, Japanese Cars and more. In addition, display classes included Modern Ferraris, Future Collectibles, Limited Edition Hypercars, Limited Production cars and others.

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Concours Gala and Motorcade
Although Saturday’s concours was the highlight of automotive festivities — culminating with the Best of Show awards — the weekend began with a black tie gala on Friday night and concluded with a motorcade on the Las Vegas Strip. The Concours motorcade included a police escort blocking all intersections as the cars proceeded from Wynn Las Vegas to the famous “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign and back, as spectators lined sidewalks and bridges along the route. What follows are highlights from the 2022 Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance.

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2022 Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance
1937 Delahaye 145 Coupe

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1938 Cadillac Series 75 Sedan

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2022 Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance
1930 Lancia Dilambda

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1981 Lamborghini Countach

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1956 Bentley S1 Continental Drophead Coupe

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1960 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage

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McLaren Elva

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Koenigsegg Agera RS Vader

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1913 Cadillac Model 30

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Stutz Bearcat

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1967 Chevrolet Corvette

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1967 Ferrari 330 GTC

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1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud

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1999 Lamborghini Diablo SV

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Volkswagen Bus

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McLaren Sabre

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Nancy Sinatra’s 1968 Firebird

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1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II

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1965 Rolls-Royce Continental

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Shelby Mustangs

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2001 Ferrari F1 Car Driven by Michael Schumacher

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1960 Chevrolet Corvette

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1955 Jaguar D-Type Continuation

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1954 Packard Caribbean Convertible

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2003 Ferrari Enzo

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2015 Ferrari LaFerrari

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1970 Honda AN600

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1991 Acura NSX

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2022 Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance
1969 BMW 2002 Ti

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1941 Cadillac Model 63 Sedan

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1932 Duesenberg Model J Judkins Coupe

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1937 Delage D-8

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Lamborghini Sian FK37

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McLaren P1

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Ferrari F40

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2022 Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance
Jay Leno’s Bronco Restomod with Shelby GT500 Engine

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1920 Locomobile Model 48 Sportif

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1927 Duesenberg Model X

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1936 Bugatti Type 57 Cabriolet

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1955 Ford Thunderbird

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1987 Porsche 959

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Pagani Roadster BC

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