For the 23rd year the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance gathered an eclectic collection of cars and motorcycles on the idyllic grounds of the Hunt Club. CGC's Maureen & Mike Matune present highlights. Ranging in age from Gerd Opderbeck’s 1885 Benz Patent-Motorwagen replica to Daniel Piazza’s 2004 Porsche Carrera GT, they circled the globe in their country of origin. Each displayed some unique styling or engineering features to make them stand apart at the CONCOURS: 100 MOTOR CARS OF RADNOR HUN...Read More
Radnor Hunt Concours
RADNOR: BUICKS IN THE HUNT!
The Radnor Hunt Concours, located in Malvern, PA celebrated all-things Buick; Maureen & Mike Matune were on the show field representing the CarGuyChronicles. Each year the Radnor Hunt Concours has signaled the beginning of Fall and this year was no different. For the 23rd year, Founder & Chairman, Mike Tillson, his staff and volunteers have brought together 100 exemplary historic motorcars, along with an impressive display of motorcycles. The Concours capped a three-day celebration of mo...Read More
2018 RADNOR HUNT: CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE!
The Matunes brave torrential rains to bring us coverage of one of the highest quality Concours in the U.S. For the first time in its 22-year history, the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance suffered a rain event of epic proportions on show day. While boots, raincoats and umbrellas became de rigueur, and it may have dampened some of the enthusiasm among exhibitors and spectators, it certainly didn’t extinguish it. “This is fitting tribute to what Mike Tillson, the Concours Staff and legions of volun...Read More
RADNOR HUNT CONCOURS: ELEGANCE AT ITS BEST!
The Matunes – Maureen & Mike – were on the field of 100 antiques, classics and sports cars to bring us highlights of one of the country’s top Concours. The Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance limits itself to 100 motorcars each year while recognizing automotive legends. This year four were honored including Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg. Exemplifying those once mighty marques were Dave Markel’s ‘31 Cord L-29 Cabriolet and Sue & Mark Lankford’s ‘37 Cord 812SC Phaeton. Team Penske’s ‘73 Porsche 9...Read More
RADNOR HUNT: THE BEST GETS BETTER!
For two decades, the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance has showcased 100 two and four-wheeled examples of design and engineering excellence. Our ‘dynamic duo’ Maureen and Mike Matune, bring you highlights of the 2016 event. Twenty years ago Michael Tillson had the idea of holding a Concours on the grounds of the historic Radnor Hunt. Limited to just 100 distinctive and varied cars, the Concours would combine an idyllic setting with landmark cars and motorcycles. Today sees the event, not just...Read More
RADNOR HUNT CONCOURS: SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
Our Mike Matune was on the field with 100 select cars and motorcycles, celebrating divergent eras and types. The Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance in Malvern, PA again entertained and informed Concours goers with top attractions. Here we have Alan Anspaugh’s ‘60 Triumph Italia 2000 GT. These were built at the behest of the Italian Triumph distributor who envisioned TR3 chassis wrapped in Italian coachwork. While the results of Giovanni Michelotti styling and Vignale’s coachwork are impressive...Read More
THE 100 MOTORCARS OF RADNOR HUNT: CONCOURS!
One of the highest-quality and most eclectic shows in the country celebrates its 18th year. Mike & Maureen Matune bring us highlights. This year’s Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance, benefitting the Thorncroft Equestrian Center, featured a field of select Concours grade automobiles along with motorcycles and featured groups. Best in Show honors went to Margie & Bill Cassini’s ’33 Chrysler CL Imperial five-passenger Phaeton, top. Originally purchased by LeBaron designer Ralph Roberts f...Read More
RADNOR HUNT CONCOURS: 100 QUALITY MOTORCARS!
By invitation only, ‘The 100 Motorcars of Radnor Hunt’ showcases the best of the best. Mike Matune attended for the Chronicles. This year was the 17th for the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance, held in the Northwest suburbs of Philadelphia. Officially titled, The 100 Motorcars of Radnor Hunt, the show is invitational only. Cars are carefully selected and divided into featured groups. Among the groups this year was Cars of the Art Deco Era, that period of design flamboyance generally considered...Read More