Edsel B. Ford II, great-grandson of Henry Ford, has been named honorary chairman of the 2014 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance.
The classic-car festival runs Oct. 24 to Nov. 2 on Hilton Head Island.
Edsel Ford will serve as a guest judge at the Nov. 2 Concours d'Elegance at Port Royal Golf Club.
He also will make an appearance at a Nov. 1 fundraiser for Driving Young America, the motoring festival's charitable fund, according to a news release.
His appearance coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, according to festival president Carolyn Vanagel.
Ford serves on the Ford Motoring Co.'s board of directors.