Car watching in the city centre

It wasn’t really crowded when the London City Concours took place 7th and 8th of June. In the heart of the capital 1. 000 visitors enjoyed the sight of the exquisite Automobile on the grounds of the Honorable Artillery Company. Around 110 selected Classic and Performance vehicles from the 1903 Daimler 14hp Tonneau Tourer to the Aston Martin Vulcan let the hearts of the visitors beat faster. The main attraction was the “Evolution of the Supercars” show, starting with a 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL grand piano, the display led by the Ferrari 288 GTO through the time of wedges in the 1980s and ended with today’s supercars such as the Pagani Huarya and The Aston Martin Vulcan.

Friend of old classics enjoyed the exhibition „Pioneering Spirit“ and also the appraisal of the sports cars under the motto „The Joy often he Road“ with a Ferrari 212 InterVignale and a Maserati 3500 GTI Vignale Spyder took a big contest. A number of racing cars – including a Jaguar D-Type from the 1957 Le Mans 24-hour race – was the field „Built for Speed“. American cars, branded cars and a series of motorcycles added to the field. At the end of the day, two awards were awarded: A Porsche 911 was awarded as the „best supercar“. The Octane magazine handed over the prize for the most beautiful classic car to a Frazer Nash BMW 328. Andrew Evans, Director of the City Concours said: „It was a fantastic first day with world-class cars on display and more than a thousand visitors. For us and for all our generous partners, the City Concours is a great success.“