Regent Street Motor Show 2015

regent_street_motor_show_logoThe Regent Street Motor Show is the largest free-to-view motor show in the UK, showcasing an impressive 125 years of motoring history and taking place on London’s most iconic shopping street on Saturday 31 October; a date for the diary.
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2015 promises to bring a family-friendly, highly interactive feel to the Regent Street Motor Show. Celebrating the earliest days of motoring with the pre-1905 veteran cars on display as part of the prestigious EFG International Concours d’Elegance, a stunning array of present day and yester-year cars is an exciting opportunity to get a glimpse of what the future of motoring might hold.

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Silverstone Classic 2015: a record breaker

With its first-ever six-figure attendance, more than 1,000 race entries, an unprecedented number of car club displays and in excess of £5m of cars sold at auction, this year’s special 25th anniversary Silverstone Classic was another massive record-breaker.silverstone-classic-logo-2015

On top of those remarkable milestones, there were stand-out race victories for a number of notable drivers. BTCC champions Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden (below top) teamed up to win the Under 2 Litre Touring Car showdown in their Lotus Cortina while Tim Harvey (below second row) won both Maserati Trophy races for HGPCA Pre ’66 Grand Prix Cars in the ex-Bruce McLaren Cooper T51 – his first single-seater success for more than 25 years. Read more »

A look ahead to the 2015 Concours of Elegance

Concours of Elegance concours-of-elegance-logo-clearhas confirmed the world-beating line-up of cars for its 2015 event at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, including an original 1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost (below) London to Edinburgh car.

One of six Rolls-Royce cars in the main Concours event, this particular model was inspired by the Silver Ghost’s return journey from London to Edinburgh in top gear – mimicking the Concours of Elegance’s journey from Hampton Court Palace in 2014 to Holyroodhouse this year.

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Win a Golden Ticket experience (a Supercar Thrill and Star in a Car, worth £149)

Do you like to live life in the fast lane and have a passion for cars? If yes, why not treat yourself to a high-speed driving experience at Red Letter Days SummerSpeed on Wednesday 26 August 2015, from 8am – 5pm.  Better still win yourself a golden ticket worth £149.Summer Speed logo

For the first time ever, Red Letter Days is launching its very own full-day driving event, hosted at the world famous Brands Hatch, in Kent.

So what’s this Golden Ticket.  Well after demo laps, drive six exhilarating miles in either a Ferrari 360, Aston Martin, Lambo Gallardo, Ariel Atom, McLaren MP4, Porsche 911, Nissan GTR or Audi R8 – your choice! Next, take control of an Abarth for a lap, being marked on factors such as gear change, throttle control and cornering. The three best drivers of the day win a hot air balloon flight for two, worth £300! For a final adrenaline thrill, hold on tight for a high-speed passenger ride in the Abarth driven by a pro. The day has plenty of fun for all the family and the package also includes a free day pass for four people. Read more »

10th Anniversary of Salon Privé at Blenheim Palace: a preview

Salon Privé LogoSalon Privé is a motor show unlike any other, held at the World Heritage Site of Blenheim Palace in charming Woodstock. It successfully combines the latest supercars, hypercars and concept cars with the most beautiful classic cars ever assembled. It is a relaxing, glamorous, boutique full-hospitality Garden Party where spectacular cars shine, the diamonds sparkle and the champagne corks pop away. It’s not too late to buy yourself a pair of tickets, and we can assure you that it will be money very well spent.

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2013 St James’s Palace Concours of Elegance (video)

This is an exquisite event and for us a must attend event that we are so looking forward to every year now.  Here is a short video by TheLuxuryChannel showing you round the amazing 2012 Concours of Elegance, held in the wonderful surroundings of St James’s Palace. A unique event with sixty of the rarest motor cars in the world within the walls of St James’s Palace for a show of spectacular historic automobiles – many never before seen in this country – from pioneering horseless carriages to the birth of the supercar.

More Concours of Elegance posts here, and you can win a pair of tickets to the 2015 Concours of Elegance.

 

Photos from the 2015 Silverstone Classic

Hsilverstone-classic-logo-2015ere is a selection of our photos from the wonderful 2015 Silverstone Classic, the 25th holding of this classic motor sport show.  Did you go?  What did you think?  For all our photos, as we took A LOT, please feel free to take a look at our Silverstone Classic 2015 Facebook photo album.

 

The Silverstone Auctions sale at Salon Privé 2015 (video)

Welcoming the ‘Salon Privé Sale’ in style, Silverstone Auctions went to the home of one of Britain’s most exclusive automotive garden parties with a carefully selected handful of exquisite cars ahead of their sale on Friday 4th September 2015.

Enjoy the visual and aural pleasure of:
1954 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback
1968 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Volante
1962 Ferrari 250 GTE
1958 AC Ace Bristol
2010 Porsche 997 GT2 RS
2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta

Love the video chaps and your auctions.  You can see the full auction list here. It looks like it’ll be a very special auction just like Salon Privé.

2012 Windsor Castle Concours of Elegance (video)

This is an exquisite event and for us a must attend event that we are so looking forward to every year now.  Here is a short video by TheLuxuryChannel showing you round the amazing 2012 Concours of Elegance, held in the wonderful surroundings of Windsor Castle. A unique event with sixty of the rarest motor cars in the world within the walls of Windsor Castle for a show of spectacular historic automobiles – many never before seen in this country – from pioneering horseless carriages to the birth of the supercar.

More Concours of Elegance posts here, and you can win a pair of tickets to the 2015 Concours of Elegance.

 

Congratulations to the winners of our 2015 Silverstone Classic competition.

Congratulations to our 5 silverstone-classic-logo-2015competition winners, who each receive a pair of complimentary tickets to the 2015 Silverstone Classic.

It’s a great event, a personal favourite. Our winners and congratulations go to:

  • Peter Ferris
  • Martyn Thompson
  • Sara Holland
  • Paul Clement
  • Georgie Pope

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