Estoril Classics 2019 Part IV – The Parking Lots

We couldn’t bring the coverage for the 2019 Estoril Classics to a close without the traditional stroll through the parking lots of the event (both at the track and around the Concours d’Elegance). It is extremely tiresome to run around from lot to lot all day but there’s always folks coming and going and there’s … More Estoril Classics 2019 Part IV – The Parking Lots

Estoril Classics 2019 Part III – The Concours d’Elegance

One of the most enjoyable parts of the Estoril Classics event is the ACP Concours d’Elegance. Now, it’s certainly not a massive affair, but there’s always something neat parked at the Casino’s gardens. Before going any further though, a note: the weather was…unstable…to say the least. One minute the sun was shining bright and the … More Estoril Classics 2019 Part III – The Concours d’Elegance

2019 Caramulo Motorfestival Coverage – Part I

by Pedro F. Last week I headed up to one of the most well established automotive institutions in Portugal – the Caramulo Museum – to check out the 2019 edition of the Caramulo Motorfestival, a good old fashioned celebration of the automobile in its most diverse incarnations.   The Motorfestival includes a beloved hill climb … More 2019 Caramulo Motorfestival Coverage – Part I

Estoril Classics Week Coverage – Part 2/3 – Visitors’ Rides and Car Clubs

For part II of our Estoril Classics Week coverage, we’re focusing on some of the best visitor’s cars and club rides which showed up to the event, both at the Concours and track areas. Outside the main action but still a huge focus of interest for any enthusiast, the parking lots and main accesses are … More Estoril Classics Week Coverage – Part 2/3 – Visitors’ Rides and Car Clubs

Estoril Classics Week Coverage – Part 1/3 – Concours d’Elegance

Last weekend, AV attended the first Classics Week in the picturesque coastal town of Estoril – Portugal, an ambitious type of event for a small country which merged the anual ACP Concours d’Elegance with a series of races, car club meetings, precision driving demonstrations and meet and greets with former Moto GP and WRC champs. … More Estoril Classics Week Coverage – Part 1/3 – Concours d’Elegance

Automotive Views at the 2017 Cascais Classic Motorshow & Concours d’Elegance

After an extended and unexpected summer break, Automotive Views is back in business and we start the Fall with coverage of the Cascais Classic Motorshow, a fairly small but well attended event set on the coastal town of Cascais in Portugal. The Cascais Motorshow includes both a Concours d’Elegance, with a very interesting selection of … More Automotive Views at the 2017 Cascais Classic Motorshow & Concours d’Elegance

Automobília Ibérica 2017 – The Parking Lots

Covering the Automobília Ibérica has become a yearly tradition for Automotive Views. The event set in the small town of Moita, Portugal takes over two pavilions which end up packed with all sorts of parts for classic cars and bikes, literature, vintage toys, aftermarket bits and pieces…if it’s automotive related, it’s in there somewhere. However, … More Automobília Ibérica 2017 – The Parking Lots