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London Concours 2021 to showcase 100 exotic cars, hospitality by Searcys and Veuve Clicquot

Nearly 100 historic and performance cars have been confirmed for London Concours 2021. Presented by Montres Breguet, the three day event, billed as the ultimate luxury automotive garden party, takes place at the Honourable Artillery Company (June 8-10).

Performance icons, past and present, will park up on the five-acre manicured lawn, hidden just off City Road (a stone’s throw from the Barbican and the Gherkin). 

The main line-up of judged vehicles promises one of the most eclectic London Concours events so far. Visitors can look forward to curated classes such as Italian Berlinettas, Great Marques, The Lost Marques and Iconic British Designs.

Nearly 100 performance icons, past and present, will park up on the five-acre manicured lawn of the HAC…

Exotic cars on the lawn

The Italian Berlinettas class is a celebration of the golden era of sports car design. This class features 11 of the most iconic Italian cars ever made, including a Ferrari 250 GTE, Ferrari 275 GTB 6/C, De Tomaso Mangusta and Alfa Romeo Sprint Speciale.

The Great Marques class this year celebrates Porsche and Lotus. The challenge was whittling them down to just 10, say the organisers.

The Lost Marques class is a celebration of some of the best marques that are no longer in business. Included in this select ten will be the Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite, Iso Rivolta, Sunbeam Tiger and Unipower GT.

The Iconic British Designs class promises possibly the most eclectic classes in the show with designs ranging from the ultra-compact original Mini to the Aston Martin One-77.

And certain to be a crowd pleaser, an E-Type celebration (marking the 60th anniversary of this automotive icon) will gather eleven Jaguar E-Types, including the stunning low drag and lightweight cars as well as a Group 44 race car, while the 200mph Club brings together an eclectic mix of cars that have broken the 200mph barrier, from the Ferrari F40 to the McLaren Senna

Attendees can also enjoy pop-up boutiques from watchmaker Breguet, and automotive partners Argent, Bell Sport & Classic, Everrati, Thornley Kelham Nicholas Mee & Co, Rodin and JIA. New to this years’ event is the event’s Owners’ Enclosure, presented by Footman James and Azur. 

Extended from 2020’s two day event, the opening day will be a VIP Preview day for car owners and VIP guests. Day two is Style Day, where the event shines a spotlight on the worlds of design, fashion and luxury. The third day is Supercar Day where the event will welcome a collection of the latest performance innovators into the HAC. These will include the latest offerings from Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini and many more, with these cars joining the collection of classic 70 vehicles already on display.

London Concours 2021 is heading to the City of London

Visitors can also look forward to a number of premium food and drink options, including cocktails and champagne by Veuve Cliquot. There are also lunch and evening food options for entertaining, from catering partner Searcys.

Tickets to the London Concours are available from londonconcours.co.uk, with a full day adult admission ticket costing £40. More information on hospitality packages is available here.

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