The 2018 Concours of Elegance will take place from Friday 31 August to Sunday 02 September at Hampton Court Palace. The Concours of Elegance began at Windsor Castle in 2012, before moving to St James’s Palace in 2013, Hampton Court Palace in 2014, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh in 2015, before returning to Windsor Castle in 2016 and Hampton Court Palace in 2017.
The 2018 Concours of Elegance will once again bring together a selection of 60 of the rarest cars from around the world – many of which will never have been seen before in the UK. Many of the Concours cars will also take part in a 2 day driving tour in the days running up to the main Concours event. Uniquely, the Concours of Elegance winner isn’t selected by a panel of judges but by the Owners of the cars themselves. Each participant is asked to vote on the other models on display to decide which car is considered to be the ‘Best of Show’.
Complementing the 2018 Concours of Elegance will be displays of hundreds of other fine motor cars, including entrants to The Club Trophy. Now in it’s fourth year, The Club Trophy sees some of the UK’s most prestigious car clubs offering up their finest examples to an independent panel of judges. The winning Club Trophy car will secure a place in the following year’s main Concours of Elegance event.
1/9 – The Grand Arrival Owners’ DayImage courtesy of Concours of Elegance
2/9 – Elegance, Style & PassionImage courtesy of Concours of Elegance
3/9 – A classic day outImage courtesy of Concours of Elegance
4/9 – Historic cars from around the worldImage courtesy of Concours of Elegance
5/9 – The rarest cars in the worldImage courtesy of Concours of Elegance
6/9 – An invitation to lunchImage courtesy of Concours of Elegance
7/9 – The Bentley TrophyImage courtesy of Concours of Elegance
8/9 – Our patron HRH Prince Michael of KentImage courtesy of Concours of Elegance
9/9 – Fully inclusive hospitality enclosureImage courtesy of Concours of Elegance