Legends Of The Autobahn Updates
Legends Of The Autobahn® West Moves To Carmel Valley Village For 2021
(June 1, 2021) The BMW Car Club of America, Audi Club North America, and Mercedes-Benz Club of America are pleased to announce the eleventh annual Legends Of The Autobahn® West, presented by Michelin, will be held in Carmel Valley Village on Saturday, August 14, 2021. The new location, just over the Los Laureles Grade from Highway 68, will provide an incredible backdrop for the all-German concours event. Over 300 cars will be displayed throughout the village streets and community park along with exhibits from event sponsors. Spectators and participants will be able to enjoy the surrounding tasting rooms, restaurants, art galleries, and shopping, which will further enhance the Legend’s experience. Read more here.
Partnership Brings Legends Of The Autobahn® To Hilton Head Island For Second Event On November 6, 2021
(November 10, 2020) The all-German marque Concours d’Elegance that has become a staple on the annual Monterey Car Week schedule will host a second event in 2021, which will bring the show to the East Coast. Legends Of The Autobahn® East will be held in partnership with the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival’s Car Club Showcase event on Saturday, November 6, 2021 on the grounds of the Port Royal Golf Club. The BMW Car Club of America, Audi Club North America, and Mercedes-Benz Club of America—in conjunction with the HHI Concours—will offer a total of 160 entries for this inaugural event. LOTA organizers will conduct their own judging, and the winning cars from each club will be asked to join the festivities and to be displayed during the Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, November 7.
Legends Of The Autobahn East Preregistration Now Open!
Preregistration is now open for LOTA East, if you’d like to submit your car for consideration by the selection committee.
About Legends Of The Autobahn, Presented By Michelin
Legends Of The Autobahn® is an all-German marque Concours d’Elegance held during Monterey, California’s famed Pebble Beach Concours week. Legends is hosted by the BMW Car Club of America, the Mercedes-Benz Club of America, and the Audi Club of North America. The annual concours event offers both corral and judged areas, awards for all three featured marques, and an open class for all other German-made cars. The show field also features displays from manufacturers, sponsors, and vendors. Each year, the concours draws over 400 registered cars and over 3,000 spectators that fill the show field. Spectators are regularly greeted by rare and historically significant models, as well as factory-prepared specials. The Legends Of The Autobahn® concours has become a national sensation among German car enthusiasts with widespread coverage in the automotive media. In 2011 the event gained international recognition with the North American debut of the BMW 328 Hommage concept car. In 2012 we saw the debut of BMW’s Zagato Z4 Roadster concept, and in 2014 we saw the unveiling of the highly-anticipated M4 GTS concept car.
Spectator admission is FREE and the general parking fee is $25. Spectator registration is not required at this time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Add Meals To Your Monterey Weekend Registration!
We are excited to announce the grab and go breakfast and VIP lunch options are now available to add to your registration! Grab and go breakfast will be served from 6:30 – 9:30 a.m. onsite in the Carmel Valley Community Park.
Grab and Go Breakfast
(egg, jack & cheddar cheese, bacon, turkey, bell pepper & onion)
(honeydew, cantaloupe, watermelon, pineapple & strawberry)
The VIP Lunch Sponsored by Akrapovič will be held at Roux in Carmel Valley Village from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The restaurant is located on Pilot Road, which is one of the village streets that will be lined with display class cars. Secure your tickets now and enjoy a full day of fun and a fantastic lunch prepared by Chef Fabrice Roux.
VIP Lunch Sponsored by Akrapovič
Pan Roasted Mary’s Chicken
Glass of wine or champagne
Lemonade or Iced Tea
Featured Cars and Anniversaries for LOTA 2021:
- Audi e-tron
- 50th Anniversary of the Mercedes r107 Chassis SL model
- 35th Anniversary of the BMW M3
BMW of North America will display the fully electric BMW iX Sports Activity Vehicle and the new i4 Gran Coupé, thus ushering in a new level of the exciting new electric era for the brand. In addition, all versions of the new sixth-generation M3 and the second-generation M4 will be on display.
6:30–9:30 a.m. Grab and Go Breakfast in Carmel Valley Community Park
7:00–8:00 a.m.: Judged Class cars placed on field
8:00–9:00 a.m.: Display Class cars placed on field
9:30 a.m.: Rags Down
10:00 a.m.: Open for Spectators
11:30–1:00 p.m.: VIP Lunch Sponsored by Akrapovič at ROUX
1:30–3:00 p.m.: Awards ceremony
Absolutely! The event opens to spectators at 10:00 AM. As always, spectator admission is FREE and the general parking fee is $25. Spectator registration is not required at this time.
The map will be made available here when ready.
See individual marque registration page for details.
See registration pages for each club’s fees and options.