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Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's in Plymouth July 26-28

(PLYMOUTH) -- The 35th Annual Concours d'Elegance of America returns to St. John's in Plymouth on July 26-28. Highlights include the very first electric cars, cars from the historic Great Race, and jet age convertibles. One of the most prestigious showings of classic, rare, and magnificent automobiles in the world, the Concours will be spread out over the lush and historic St. John's grounds. Over 300 vehicles will be on display. This year features an unmatched range of innovative, one of a kind automobiles that include everything from the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 Split Window Corvette, the 50th Anniversary of the Porsche911, vintage NASCARS, and Detroit Iron:Early Lincolns, Cadillacs, Chryslers, and Packards.

The Chief Honorary Judge will be Wayne Carini from "Chasing Classic Cars." The Masters of Ceremonies will be Bob Joynt and actor, voiceover man, and Michigan native Edward Herrmann.

A portion of the proceeds from the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's is designated for the College for Creative Studies.

The Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's on Sunday, July 28, is open to the public from 10-4 p.m. The $25 general admission includes free parking, shuttle, and a program book. The Inn at St. John's is located at 44045 Five Mile Road in Plymouth, Michigan. For information call 248-643-8645 or visit www.concoursusa.org

Pictured above: 1957 Ford Sunliner Convertible

1936 Ford 3-Window Couple

1914 Detroit Electric Roadster

Jim McCarter, Concours Executive Director