The Africa Concours d'Elegance

The 47th Africa Concours d'Elegance takes place on Sunday, September 24th, 2017, at the Nairobi Racecourse.

The Concours d'Elegance is the classiest and most prestigious motor event in Kenya. The annual Concours d' Elegance series is organized by the Alfa Romeo Owners Club of Kenya. 

Concours d Elegance means a gathering of elegance and originated in Paris, France in the 17th century.

This began as a pastime of the French aristocracy.

They paraded their horse drawn carriages in the parks during summer weekends and holidays.
Concours has since evolved to automobiles and motorcycles dating back in history.

Africa Concours D'EleganceA 1934 Alvis Firefly parade during the 43rd Africa Concours D' Elegance in Nairobi

In Kenya, this tradition has been maintained and organized by the Alfa Romeo Owners Club (Kenya), resulting in the Africa concours d’Elegance.

Vehicle And Motorcycle Beauty Contest


Concourse of elegance is a competition of the classic and vintage cars, and motorcycles based on the criteria set out by the event organizers.

There are many prestigious classic and vintage cars, and motorcycles exhibited in various Concours events in the whole world.

The vintage cars and motorcycles are judged and awarded according to the rules and criteria of the event.

The Africa Concours d Elegance showcases vintage and classic car and motorcycles from around the world.

Concours D'Elegance As A Social Event


The Concourse d' Elegance is a hot social event in Nairobi. Many use it to socialize with friends and family.

It is also a glamorous event full of pomp and color as people adorn the latest fashion styles. This is evident in mostly the women's dressing.

The Motor Sports Arcade


The motor sport arcade is the place for the motor sport commissions and clubs to showcase their activities within the Concours event. This is provided by the Kenya Motor Sports Federation and Alfa Romeo Owners Club, Kenya.

Classic Car - Motorcycle And Auto Jumble 


There’s a classic car and motorcycle sale of classic cars and motorcycles made in 1988 or earlier.

This has been the tradition for the past 20 years. It is an opportunity to either buy or sell during the Africa Concours event.

An Auto Jumble was introduced in 2014 ... this is in line with all the major global Concourse d’Elegance events. This Auto Jumble sale takes into account the same year of 1988 and earlier.

This year’s Africa Concours d'elegance title sponsors are Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA).

For rules and more visit the Africa Concours d'elegance website.


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