MORE THAN a few heads have been turned on Argyll roads this week as more than 50 of the world's most iconic motor vehicles cars embarked on the start of a two-day Concours of Elegance Highland Tour.

Millions of pounds worth of automotive history did a round trip from Loch Lomond up the rest and be thankful to Inveraray then back via the Falls of Dochart to Loch Lomond as part of the build up to the Concours of Elegance show at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, which begins tomorrow, Friday, September 4.

Tour entries include His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent in a 1937 Bentley 4¼-litre Vanden Plas tourer, Sir Jackie Stewart in a 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, Dario Franchitti and Zak Brown in a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTS and many more. The picture shows Paul Stewart driving his father, Sir Jackie, up the Old Military Road, the Rest and be Thankful, on Wednesday, in the 300SL Gullwing.

Chronologically, the tour cars dated from a 1903 Mercedes 60hp Simplex to a 2015 Ferrari La Ferrari, but they will all be seen - and many more - at the three-day Concours of Elegance, which runs from September 4 to 6, 2015.

Visitors can also admire a vast collection of the best models from car clubs throughout the country in the Royal Automobile Club Trophy and a special selection of Jaguars in the Jaguar Trophy.