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The Salon Privé London Show 2023 set the stage for a dazzling display of automotive excellence, attracting car enthusiasts and industry experts from around the globe. This prestigious event has become synonymous with luxury, innovation, and unparalleled craftsmanship.

Get an inside look at some of the best cars on display in this video from our YouTube Channel.

Let’s delve into the captivating highlights of the Salon Privé London Show 2023, featuring new car releases, thought-provoking car talks, and the unveiling of exquisite automotive gems that left attendees in awe.

Unveiling of Future Icons

At the heart of the show were the jaw-dropping unveilings of future automotive icons. World-renowned manufacturers and boutique automakers alike gathered to showcase their latest creations, each vying for the spotlight. From sleek supercars to luxurious grand tourers, the event became a melting pot of innovation, design, and engineering prowess.

Electric Revolution in Full Swing

The 2023 edition of the Salon Privé London Show saw a remarkable shift towards electric mobility. Prominent automakers unveiled their latest electric models, highlighting the strides being made in the realm of sustainable driving. From zero-emission hypercars boasting record-breaking performance to elegant electric sedans redefining luxury, the electric revolution was on full display, capturing the imagination of attendees.

Celebration of British Marques

As a tribute to the rich automotive heritage of the United Kingdom, this year’s show celebrated British marques in all their glory. Legendary brands like Aston Martin, Bentley, and Rolls-Royce showcased their latest offerings, paying homage to their roots while embracing innovation. These British icons represented the pinnacle of craftsmanship, design, and exclusivity, captivating both enthusiasts and connoisseurs.

Interactive Car Talks

Beyond the glimmering displays, the show offered thought-provoking car talks featuring industry leaders, designers, and automotive visionaries. Engaging discussions on topics ranging from sustainable mobility to autonomous driving sparked conversations that reverberated through the automotive world. Attendees gained valuable insights into the future of the industry and the innovations that will shape the cars of tomorrow.

Exceptional Concours d’Elegance

The Salon Privé Concours d’Elegance, a timeless tradition, was a highlight of the event. A showcase of automotive beauty and history, the concours featured an exquisite selection of classic cars, each vying for recognition and acclaim. Meticulously restored vintage masterpieces graced the lawns, drawing admiration and applause from visitors and judges alike.

Exclusive Hypercar Unveilings

For the adrenaline-seeking enthusiasts, the Salon Privé London Show 2023 offered exclusive hypercar unveilings. Spectacular and exclusive, these hypercars represented the epitome of performance, technology, and design. With limited production numbers and astronomical price tags, these automotive gems were coveted by collectors and thrill-seekers alike.

As a highly satisfied attendee, the Salon Privé Show 2023 London was yet again an enchanting spectacle that celebrated the very essence of the automotive industry. From groundbreaking electric models leading the charge towards sustainable driving to classic cars restored to their former glory, the event showcased the evolution of automotive engineering and design. It was a testament to the enduring allure of the automobile and the unwavering passion of those shaping the future of automobiles.

As the event came to a close, visitors left with memories of stunning unveilings, inspiring discussions, and the sense of belonging to a vibrant community of car enthusiasts. Salon Privé London 2023 once again reaffirmed its position as one of the most prestigious and influential automotive events in the world, leaving a lasting impact on all who were fortunate enough to experience its magic.

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Many of the roars from the ‘roaring 1920s’ came from the back of a Bentley 3 Litre. It’s a machine affiliated with flapping skirts, jazz, and daredevil aviation pioneers. Its very name conjures up thoughts of the brash and carefree spirit of the inter-war years. With good reason, too – these cars were exceptionally famous in period and remain so today. They dominated motorsport in their heyday with outright wins at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1924 and again in 1927, among their crowning achievements.

That second win is perhaps the most famous. After the pair of leading works Bentley 4 1/2 Litre cars were wiped out in a big crash, the following 3 Litre referred to as ‘Old Number 7’ got off with lighter, yet still significant, damage. It took the lead and was nursed to the end of the race. Later, battle-scarred and bent Old 7 was rolled into the Savoy Hotel dining room during its own victory dinner. That’s something Bentley would pay homage to at a similar event in 2003, with its new Speed 8 the guest of honour.

I saw and pictured this singular 3 Litre at the Concours of Elegance in 2020. It may not have been a Le Mans winner, but it’s still a special factory model built to celebrate Bentley‘s success at the 1922 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy. It’s also an extremely rare survivor, retaining many of its original bodywork (Vanden Plas), frame and mechanical components. It left WO Bentley’s works in Cricklewood, North London in September 1926 as a Red Label ‘Speed’ chassis. Speed models sit on a cut-down frame with a 9ft 9 1/2-inch wheelbase and are powered by a high-compression engine, driving the rear wheels through a close-ratio A-type transmission.

Registered YR 509 in London, its first owner Eric Loder soon took it touring in the South of France, where it was photographed in Cannes for an article in The Autocar. It was originally finished in silver over maroon, and was repainted in green in the mid-1930s. Having survived the war unscathed, it was bought in the 1950s by well-known Bentley enthusiast Phillip Mann, who used the car to take its current owner to school. The car spent some time in the 1960s and 1970s in the US, and was repatriated in the mid-1980s. The most recent of its two restorations was carried out to an exceptionally high and sympathetic standard by vintage car specialist Thornley Kelham.


3.0-litre, inline-four, water-cooled, OHC, 80bhp twin ‘sloper’ SU carbs


Front engine, four-speed manual transmission, rear-wheel drive, separate steel chassis, aluminium bodywork by Vanden Plas on an ash frame, semi-elliptic leaf springs all round with Hartford shock absorbers, rear drum brake

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Supercars are the ultimate driving luxury and they’re not a new thing in motoring. The first supercar is said to be the Lamborghini Miura, which was released by the Italian manufacturer in 1966 and produced until 1973. 

While supercars have come a long way since the early 1970s, there’s plenty still to love about the classics.  

What’s old is new again which is reflected in fashion coming back into style and the huge vinyl record resurgence. Supercars aren’t exempt from the retrophiles’ gaze, but which in particular are lauded for their older models? 

In this article, we’ll look at popular supercar makes and models which fanatics and collectors consider to be more desirable than their modern counterparts. Is a vintage supercar any more desirable than a modern equivalent like a Range Rover Evoque?

Porsche 911 

In 1963, Porsche unveiled their first editions of the 911, then titled the 901, at the Frankfurt IAA Motor Show.  

1966 Porsche 911 2.0S

It hit showrooms a year later in 1964 and over the next 60 years, the 911 would go on to carve out a legacy that would see revisions and resulting in version of the vehicle being identifiable by their generation. 

The sloped design of the car’s body has become one of the most distinctive in all of motoring. This can be seen when you get the chance to look at an original 911 model against one of the more modern editions like the 911 Carrera S. The modern version has a much wider body compared to the more compact vintage 911. 

So, what is the appeal of the original if much of what made them special has been passed down to its successors?  

One thing that you can compare is price. The base price of a modern 911 Carrera S averages more than £100,000, whereas you can shop around and find a vintage 911 first generation model for much less.  

That means you get the timeless look and vintage feel of the supercar at a much more achievable price.  

Ford Mustang 

Nothing exemplifies what it means to be an American muscle more than the Ford Mustang.  

The first generation of the car made its way to showroom floors in the United States in the late 1970s, and helped to define the aesthetic of muscle cars. From the boxy body to the leather interior and crunchy, grinding gearstick, it set the standard for that style of car. 

Modern Mustangs feel more polished when you look at the body. They’re attractive, sure, but it almost feels as if they’re missing a certain edginess that the vintage models have. Modern Mustangs like the GT have a sleeker, more streamlined look that has a similar silhouette to the vintage models but is much less wide. 

Along with the look, the sound is something that you can’t get quite like the original. For all the modern AirPlay capabilities and built-in GPS, turning the key in a vintage Mustang and hearing the engine roar is an irreplaceable experience for lovers of muscle cars. 

Aston Martin DB5 

If there’s one word that is associated with British manufacturer Aston Martin, it’s class. Their legacy in the world of supercars is unbridled luxury and quality, and the DB5 is no exception. The Silver Burch supercar was in production between 1963 to 1965 and was available with a convertible roof option. 

Aston Martin has released many cars since the mid-60s, so why has the DB5 stood out to collectors more than many of their modern models?  

Guy Hamilton’s Goldfinger released in 1964, and James Bond himself drove a DB5 ladened with gadgets landed this car a spot in the hall of fame of cool luxury cars

James Bond is the perfect character to be a brand ambassador for a quality car like the DB5. He’s a character that has withstood the test of time in pop culture, while being reimagined by directors and actors alike.  

One thing that has survived however is the DB5, featuring in various cameos in the recent films like in Spectre (2015) and No Time to Die (2021). 

There’s an old phrase that states: “the classics never go out of style”. This could absolutely apply to supercars, and the appreciation for the way that the vintage models are built, how they look, and the how they sound. 

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It has taken me a while to get this post done, as life is busy, I have several videos to upload to out YouTube channel, but now I have got around to the review on the the recent and wonderful London Concours 2023, that was again held at the beautiful and historic Honourable Artillery Company estate in London. I attended on the 6th June which was the VIP, Press & owners day, and what a day.

You can see here our favourite pictures from the wonderful London Concours 2023. All of our photos are here on our Facebook Album here.

Did you see our walk around the show? If not here it is below:

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I really do love this event. At this year‘s event the concours classes that they had were:

Make green great again | Grand tourisme | Evolution of Aero | Golden-age coupes | Bespoke automotive | Built to race for the road | 60 years of Lamborghini | Wild cards. 

I took videos as I walked around each concours class. You can see these videos on our YouTube channel. I am also writing an article on each concours class, as all cars are worth mention for one reason or another.  Check out the London Concours articles here for more information.

The London Concours event, like its other show the Concours of Elegance always has an abundance of beautiful classic cars, supercars and hypercars.  Amazingly there are always cars on display or several cars on display that I’ve never seen before, which is always a delight and why I love this show.  I also love the grounds that the event takes place, the Honourable Artillery Company estate in London is beautiful.

Here are my favourite cars from each concours class. What did you think?  If you attended the show, did you prefer another car to my choice?


Make green great again

2019 Ferrari 488 Pista

Just thought this shade of green was the best green on show of all the cars, and what a beautiful shape.


Grand tourisme

1962 Facel Vega Facel II

What a beautiful car.  Just so cool.  Love it.


Evolution of Aero

This is such a hard category for me to choose the winner with two of my favourite cars of all time featured, being the Ferrari F40, and the McLaren P1.

If I had to choose one car and one car only to own, drive, then, it would have to be the Ferrari F40.

Ferrari F40


Golden-age coupes

Again, such a very hard decision to make given two of my favourite cards of all time were here, the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB and a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing.

Again the car would I most like to own and drive, it have to be the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB. 


Bespoke automotive

Austin-Healy WSM

I’d never seen one of these cars before.  Not surprising, as this was the first time the WSM had been seen in public since the 1970s.


Built to race for the road

All the cars were not on show on the day that I attended. However, a clear winner for me is a 1992, Porsche 959 Komfort. For me, it is one of my most iconic and desired cars.


60 years of Lamborghini

So hard to choose a winner here with three of my favourite Lamborghinis of all time on display. We had to 1968 Lamborghini 400 GT 2 +2 (above), a 1997 Lamborghini Diablo SV and a 1968 Lamborghini Miura. For me, the car that I would want most, money no object of course, would be the 1968 Lamborghini Miura (below). In this green, it is an absolute beauty.


Wild cards

Again, a very tricky decision when there was the 1985 Ferrari Testarossa Targa (yellow), which is one-of-a-kind, the 1959 Chevrolet Corvette C1, the 1971 Montiverdi 375L High Speed Fissore, and a 1957 BMW 507. For me it was a very close call, but the 1957 BMW 507 just nudged above the Montiverdi 375L High Speed Fissore.

Car of the show was not one of my choices, but that probably highlights why I’m not a judge, was the 1991 Schuppan 962 CR P1 (below).


The London Concours was a thoroughly enjoyable show as it has been every year that I have attended.  It was also really good to award five of our readers, a pair of tickets each to attend the show, as they won a pair of tickets by entering our competition. Do make sure you are subscribed to our newsletter (click on the link below) and following us on social media (links below) so you don’t miss out on future competitions. Coming up we’re giving you the chance to win a family ticket to the Silverstone Classic, which is a great day out and also we will have five pairs of tickets to give away to the magnificent Concours of Elegance

See you around.

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Here are favourite photos (above gallery and below) from the recent and wonderful London Concours 2023, that was again held at the beautiful and historic Honourable Artillery Company estate in London.

You can see all of our photos here on our Facebook Album here.

A selected few cars worth a mention.


1971 Monteverdi 375L High Speed Fissore

What an absolutely beautiful car. Rare, and rarely seen by me at car shows. Stunning and love the red and the company name of the side. Very cool.


1957 BMW 507

Again such a rare car. This has to be the most beautiful BMW of all time surely.


1992 Porsche 959 Komfort

I just love this car. So gutted it’s way way out of my price bracket. What a beautiful car.


1962 Facel Vega Facel II

Just such a beautiful and very cool looking car. I love this car from all angles. Super cool.


1968 Lamborghini Miura

Everything about this car is cool. I love it. I love this colour also, it’s my favourite Lamborghini colour.


1974 Citroen SM 2.7


Jaguar XJ220

Just an Icon, and I love this car. A British supercar beast. The fastest road car of all time at one point. Another car I’d love to own at some point.

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If you love Mercedes-Benz then you’ll really appreciate this video.

Jonny Smith and his Late Brake Show is invited for a tour of a stunning private museum entirely populated by classic Mercedes. The man behind this beautiful obsession is Danny Lucas who, as you can imagine, is nothing short of Mercedes mad. Despite being called Lucas, he’s clearly more of a Bosch electrics man. This place is not a public museum, it is a completely private Car Cave that exists in plain sight behind blank roller shutter doors.

Danz Benz is the name of his collection, and Danny has channelled his adoration for classic Mercs and business of shop fitting to create a space like Jonny has never seen outside of Stuttgart. Open the door and we are greeted by resin floors, vivid spotlights and rows of curated cars from the 1960s to the 1990s. Actually, the earliest is 1880s, because Danny even has a functioning replica of the first car – the patented 1886 Carl Benz  “vehicle powered by a gas engine”. Please see the chapters for each vehicle featured in this episode. This was a very special shoot, because Jonny was granted full access to the museum for the day. Danny’s enthusiasm for the cars he grew up seeing and aspiring to own bled through in every conversation. Each car in the museum was chased down and bought for its condition or backstory. Danny didn’t go down the predictable AMG path, instead he picked immaculate examples with odd specifications or back stories. He has Sir Stirling’s 1990 SL500, the founder of the Jubilee Clip’s S-class 450SEL, a 1970s SLC rally car that rekindled Merc’s racing division (more of which in a future episode), a line of early SLs and a mezzanine full of ’80s Mercs. This is how many of us dream of presenting our worshipped favourite machines, yet Danny ensures they are all on the button and road legal. He can even get any of them out within 20 minutes.  The museum has glass cabinets with early MB artefacts and accessories. It felt like someone had bought the Stuttgart Mercedes museum and shipping it back to Kent. See this link for a tour

If you do not have the patience to watch the entire video here are the sections you can skip to, to hear about the specific cars featured:


0:00 Intro

1:19 the secret door

1:43 Supported by EBC Brakes

2:11 World’s first car – 1886 Benz

5:27 1975 450SLC rally car

7:00 W123 230TE Service mechanic car

9:07 Danny’s kiddie car SL

10:05 Concours SL Pagoda

12:04 R107 300SL 

13:35 Stirling Moss’ 1990 R129 500 SL

15:59 Valtteri Bottas borrowed his car

17:03 How the museum was built

18:02 100kg giant Merc star hanging above!

18:48 W109 300 SEL 3.5 V8

20:38 W116 450 SEL V8

21:05 Owned by inventor of Jubilee clip!

23:55 All cars on the button

24:35 1980s upstairs area

25:21 US spec W126 turbo diesel

27:39 W126 560SEL

28:43 W126 380SEL base model

29:53 C126 560SEC 

30:41 C124 230CE

31:44 Merc 500E

34:31 ‘Baby Benz’ & Bruno Sacco shrine

37:23 Outro chat

What a great video. We hoped you enjoyed it. What is your favourite Mercedes-Benz of all time?

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This post is much later that I would have liked to have published it, but life is busy, when you are a workaholic like me. How else will I be able to earn enough money to buy all these cars I would like to own/ drive?

Anyway, we attended the 2022 Concours of Elegance on the Friday as we do most years. This year was the 10 year anniversary and this classic car show was as great as ever and will remain a must attend show for me. The 10th anniversary event welcomed a record number of guests to the immaculate Palace gardens, for the most spectacular display of rare and significant motorcars yet, cementing the event’s reputation as one of the UK’s top Concours d’Elegance event. A shame that this year there was no show poster to purchase, which was a shame in our opinion, we like to purchase and display on our garage wall.

Close to 1000 classic cars were on display across the three-day event. One of the highlights included:

75 years of Ferrari at Concours of Elegance.

Check out this video (below) which highlights the six Ferrari’s featured, what a beautiful collection of cars. Can you name them all?

You can see a great many more videos from the Concours of Elegance through the years here on our You Tube playlist.


The Concours Winners

The Concours winners that I loved were as follows:

Best In Show: 1938 Delage D8-120 ‘de Villars’

1938 Delage D8-120 de Villars

The Best in Show winner – uniquely chosen by the Concours car owners themselves – was the truly exceptional 1938 Delage D8-120 ‘de Villars’, which enchanted the voters with its elegance, beauty and 1930s design flair. You can see our walk around this car here.


1940s & 1950s: 1956 Maserati A6G Zagato

Concours of Elegance 2022, Maserati,

For the 1940s and 1950s class, it was a very special Maserati that took the top prize – the stunning Zagato-bodied A6G. This was the ultimate evolution of Maserati’s A6 series, the marque’s first post-war sports car. Based on a lightweight tube-frame chassis, the A6G borrowed several features from the A6GCS sports racing car, including many of its motorsport-proven braking, steering, and suspension components. The all-aluminium twin-cam 150 bhp 2.0-litre six-cylinder engine originally designed by Gioacchino Colombo for racing was adapted by Vittorio Bellentani to create a dual-purpose car that blended GT civility with thrilling performance.


1960s: 1961 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato

In the hotly contested 1960s category, the winner was a truly exceptional Aston Martin – to many the most beautiful of all: the hallowed DB4 GT Zagato. Combining the proven, high-performance DB4 GT mechanicals with a stunningly stylish – and light – aluminium body by Italian coachbuilding house Zagato – the DB4 GT Zagato represented the best of all worlds; the ultimate 1960s road and racing Aston Martin. The winning car, chassis number 1093/R, was the third of the MP209 ‘ultra-lightweight’ motorsport orientated examples, finished in the arresting hue of French Racing Blue. Built in 1962, the lightened special was delivered new to committed Aston Martin enthusiast and racer Jean Kerguen and raced at Le Mans, where the 3.7-litre straight-six powered machine could hit 170mph on the Mulsanne straight.


1970s: 1971 Lamborghini Miura SV

1971 Lamborghini Miura

In the 1970s class, it was perhaps the most iconic supercar of all, a 1971 Lamborghini Miura SV, that won the hearts of voters. Unveiled at the 1966 Geneva Motor Show, the futuristic supercar – penned by Marcello Gandini – was, predictably, a sensation. Gandini’s seductive shape went into production in 1966, using the 3.9-litre V12 from the 400GT. This first model, the P400, ran from 1966 to 1968, and delivered a peak output of 345bhp. The ultimate version of the Miura – the SV – appeared in 1971, with altered Weber carburettors and different cam timing, which pushed output to 385bhp and torque to 295lb ft. In total, just 150 SVs were built out of a total Miura production run of 764.


1980s onwards: 1994 Bugatti EB110 SS

1994 Bugatti EB 110 SS

There was another fierce contest in the post-1980 category, with a special RHD Bugatti EB110 SS from 1994 taking the top prize. The Lamborghini Countach’s crafter, Marcello Gandini had a meaningful influence on how the EB110 looked, with the design refined into its finished form by Giampaolo Benedini. The brutalist yet sleek aluminium-carbon body cloaked truly cutting-edge mechanicals. Power from an outlandish quad-turbo, 60 valve 3.5-litre V12 was sent to all four wheels via a manual transmission. The EB110 also featured innovative double wishbone suspension front and rear – it was a real technical tour de force; a certain Michael Schumacher even bought one. This example is perhaps the most special of the 139 EB110s built – the only right-hand drive example, built for the 1994 British Motor Show. It was fitted with a prototype ‘SuperSport’ engine as well as prototype SS body parts, and was used to develop the higher-performance variant. It left the factory with 603bhp.


Ferrari 75th Anniversary Award – 1966 Ferrari 365P Berlinetta Speciale ‘Tre Posti’

For 2022 the Concours was celebrating the 75th anniversary of Ferrari with a very special category, assembling perhaps the finest selection of machines from Maranello ever seen in the UK. From the astonishing line-up, it was the one-of-two, nigh-mythical Ferrari 365P Berlinetta Speciale – more commonly known as the ‘Tre Posti’ that took victory. The wide, low, and arrestingly sleek 365 P, originally conceived to form the basis of a Le Mans racer, was revealed to the world at the 1966 Paris Motor Show. It subsequently toured the globe, wowing audiences with its futuristic Pininfarina body, outrageous three-seater cabin, and mid-mounted V12 – the first Ferrari road-car to be so configured. With only two in existence, this highly significant Ferrari is also among the rarest and most valuable.

You can see all the winners from the show here.

As always a truly exceptional event. Much respect has to go to all involved in the event organisation and those that bring their exquisite cars to show. I am looking forward to 2023 already, starting with the London Concours first, then the Concours of Elegance later in the year.

Here’s our walk around the show (below) in case you did not attend, or maybe you did attend the show and you’ll see yourself, your car or someone you know. Hope you like the video, and do subscribe to our YouTube channel and social media for more classic car, supercar and hypercar news, views, reviews, galleries, competitions and more.

You can see more Concours of Elegance news, reviews, videos and galleries here, including many featured cars and their history.

Have you seen this article: Our Top 10 desired cars from the Concours of Elegance 2022

The Concours of Elegance will return to Hampton Court Palace from the 1st to 3rd September 2023. Maybe I’ll see you there.

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We are delighted to announce another competition for you, this time we have 3 pairs of tickets to give away. The London Classic Car Show could be your first Classic Car event in 2023, and what an event this looks to be.  The London Classic Car Show will be returning to London Olympia which last hosted the event in 2020. The 2023 London Classic Car Show will take place from the 24th – 26th February 2023.

Now in its ninth year, the London Classic Car Show is the must attend event for any discerning classic car owner, collector, expert or enthusiast.  You can read all about previous years at the London Classic Car Show, and watch videos here. Bringing together an international celebration of the very best dealers, manufacturers, car clubs and products it’s the perfect day out for all.

As well as creating the perfect ‘purchasing’ environment for classic car collectors, The London Classic Car Show has become synonymous with great content that allows enthusiasts and collectors alike to celebrate the fascinating history of classic cars in all its glory. You will be treated to a brand-new selection of carefully curated features and celebrations of some of the most exotic and exquisite marques from throughout the decades.

This year one of the main features of the show, will be what the shows organisers are calling, Generations, a tribute to legendary car models celebrating their anniversary in 2023. Featuring:

Porsche 911

2023 marks 60 years since the launch of the legendary Porsche 911, one of the most significant vehicles in the Porsche marque’s history. The London Classic Car Show presents one of each of the eight generations as well as multiple iterations. A chance to explore the evolution of an icon, from the very first 911 Type 901 to the latest 911 Type 992.



1959 Chevrolet Corvette

The second Generations feature will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Corvette, which, for eight generations, has blurred the lines between American muscle and European sports-car characteristics, while remaining an unforgettable cultural icon. The London Classic Car Show is delighted to present each generation of this great marque.


There will be plenty to keep classic car enthusiasts interested, in the seven hours the show is open each day. We cannot wait. Here’s a video from the show in 2017 where we walked around the Ferrari Tribute Collection. Wonderful stuff. I was in my car heaven.

So how do you win a pair of tickets to this great event?

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to the London Classic Car Show 2023, these are your three ways of entering, and you can enter in all three ways should you wish to improve your chances of winning:

Option 1: Leave a comment below and tell us what is your favourite classic car and why. For additional points if you own a Classic we’d love to hear all about it.

Option 2: Follow us on Instagram, find our competition post and follow the entry criteria.

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If you want to see more London Classic Car Show content, head over to our YouTube channel to see the cars of the previous few years or check out our Facebook Photo Albums here.

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Mike Brewer’s big interview part 2 – the Wheeler Dealer’s Life In Cars. Known for being the frontman of TV show Wheeler Dealers since it began almost 20 years ago, Mike had already been the presenter of Driven, Deals on Wheels and numerous other shows. Following on from the Car Cave private garage tour of Mike’s workshop and Part 1.

This is the Idol Chat interview, where Jonny Smith brings his terrible brown chairs to ask personal questions to a prominent face in the automotive community.

If you do not have the patience to watch the entire video (which I urge you to do), here are the sections you can skip to to hear about the specific topics covered:


0:30 Edd and Mike’s US life

4:00 Edd quitting

5:30 Trolling

6:00 Social media

8:20 Famous friends

10:15 Knowing Beatles

12:27 Regrets – Edd

13:50 Phoning Edd

15:25 Ant Anstead

17:15 WD back to UK

18:56 20th anniversary WD

20:10 Edd returning?

20:20 Jason Plato Q&A

25:49 Last crash

26:36 Bankrupt Brewer

27:31 Pinch yourself moment

29:21 Lucrative deals


Watch part 1 here.

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Mike Brewer big interview part 1 – the Wheeler Dealer’s Life In Cars. Known for being the frontman of TV show Wheeler Dealers since it began almost 20 years ago, Mike had already been the presenter of Driven, Deals on Wheels and numerous other shows. Following on from the Car Cave private garage tour of Mike’s workshop, this is the Idol Chat interview, where Jonny Smith brings his terrible brown chairs to ask personal questions to a prominent face in the automotive community.

If you do not have the patience to watch the entire video (which I urge you to do), here are the sections you can skip to to hear about the specific topics covered:


0:00 Intro

0:28 Disappointed Mike

2:00 The lock-up

2:18 Chair build


4:40 Mike’s Dad

6:00 Falling in love with cars

6:48 Mike’s first deals

8:55 A strange business

10:00 Days off?

11:00 I like people

12:44 I read insatiably

13:55 What are you doing now?

14:23 Bought a wrecked 15-bed manor house!

16:00 Life before WD

17:03 Job on Top Gear

19:55 Clarkson arguments

21:40 WD goes to USA

24:40 American car culture

27:40 Trolling

Watch part 2 here.

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