Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat – Call For Cars

The Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat (KIMR) has put out a call that they have space for a few more concours quality cars. The 2016 Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat rolls onto Kiawah Island April 15-17, 2016. Located at the entrance to the famed Ocean Course, this celebration of outstanding automobiles features an entire weekend of events.

Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat - KIMR

More than one hundred unique and rare Concours cars will compete for the Best of Show trophy and other awards on Sunday, April 17. Collectors are encouraged to submit entries at There is no application fee, but all entries are subject to a selection process.

Kiawah is situated just thirty minutes south of historic Charleston, South Carolina, in the beautiful and scenic Lowcountry. Kiawah’s natural beauty provides an amazing backdrop for this major automotive event with 10 miles of pristine beach, a five-star resort and the famed Ocean Course, home of the 2012 and the future 2021 PGA Championship. Charleston was founded in 1670, is defined by its cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages and pastel pre-Civil-War-era houses, particularly in the bustling French Quarter and Battery areas. The Battery promenade and Waterfront Park both overlook Charleston Harbor, while Fort Sumter, a Federal stronghold where the first shots of the Civil War rang out, lies across the water.

Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat - British Cars

Co-Chairs of the KIMR, Island residents Bruce Stemerman and John Wilson note that “the KIMR is destined to become one of the East Coast’s most exclusive Concours events. We hope you share our vision and will participate in the 2016 Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat”.


Michael Carnell
Editor at Just British

Michael Carnell is the editor and founder of the Just British Online Motoring Magazine. As a lifelong British car enthusiast, he has owned or driven British cars of all ages from Austins and MGs to Jaguars and Triumphs. He currently owns a 1966 Vanden Plas Princess 1100 and a 1977 MGB. But there is always room for more - no matter what his wife says.