ON THE LAWN: 1955 Jaguar E-Type Wins Best in Show at the Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elegance

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The Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance basked in golden sunshine yesterday with the best in show announced – the 1955 JAGUAR D-TYPE

CLASS A WINNER ‘Preserved for Posterity’ – 1939 BENTLEY DERBY 4 ¼ LITRE MX

CLASS B WINNER ’50 YEARS OF FERRARI 275’ – 1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4

CLASS C WINNER ‘DRAMATIC COACHWORK’ – 1934 ROLLS ROYCE PHANTOM II –

CLASS D WINNER ‘Pre-War Sports Cars’ – 1935 SWALLOW SIDECAR SS1 FOUR LIGHT SALOON

CLASS E ‘LEADERBOARD LEGENDS’ 1960 MATCHLESS METISSE MKIII

CLASS F ‘STRIKING BIKES’ – 2014 OEM TYPHOON

CLASS G ‘FIT FOR A KING’ – 1970 MERCEDES-BENZ 600 PULLMAN LONGTOP LANDAULET

CLASS H ‘100 YEARS OF MASERATI’ CORSA – 1955 MASERATI 300S SPORT

CLASS H ‘100 YEARS OF MASERATI’ STRADA – 1951 MASERATI 1500GT

CLASS I – ‘ART OF DESIGN ZAGATO’ – 1963 ASTON MARTIN DB4 GT

CLASS J – ‘JAGUAR D-TYPE’ – 1954 JAGUAR D-TYPE

CLASS K – ‘THE GREAT GRAN TURISMOS – 1962 FERRARI 250 GT SWB

CLASS L – CONCEPTS & PROTOTYPES – 2014 MINI SUPERLEGERRA VISION

PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD – DELAHAYE TYPE 235 MS COUPE BY CHAPRON

The annual Salon Privé spectacular includes Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance , Boodles Ladies’ Day and The Salon Privé Sale, The Royal College of Art ‘Concours of the Future’ design exhibition, The British Supercar Show (Friday), EFG Art & Memorabilia Fair and the Luxury Retail Village.

Our esteemed judges: –

  • Derek Bell, MBE (Chief Judge: Non-Voting) – 5 Times Le Mans Winner & British GP Racing Driver
  • Keith Bluemel – Ferrari Historian
  • Sandra Button – Pebble Beach Concours d’Elégance Chairman
  • Martin Button – Pebble Beach Concours d’Elégance Selection Committee Member
  • Ian Callum – Head of Design at Jaguar Land Rover
  • Steve Cropley – Editor-in-chief at Autocar and on the European Car of the Year judging panel
  • Dale Harrow – Head of Vehicle Design at the Royal College of Art
  • Philip Kantor – International Director of Business Development and Head of European Motorcars, Bonhams
  • Joanne Marshall – Head of EMEA Communications and PR – Ferrari SpA
  • Adolfo Orsi – President of Historica Selecta
  • Christian Philippsen – Automobile Consultant and organises the Louis Vuitton Classic Car events
  • Tom Purves – Chairman of the RAC and former CEO of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars
  • Patrick Rollet – President of FIVA
  • Giles Taylor – Rolls-Royce Design Director
  • Tom Tjaarda – World renowned automobile designer and journalist
  • Mick Walsh  – Editor in Chief, Classic and Sports Car Magazine
  • Andrea Zagato – CEO of Zagato

Salon Privé is a boutique automotive Garden Party which opens on Wednesday 3rd September with the crème de la crème of classic cars from around the world competing in the internationally-renowned Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance.

Afternoon Tickets to Salon Privé are still available costing just £75 are available now and on the door.  They can be purchased either by calling the Ticket Hotline on 0808 100 2205 or online atwww.salonprivelondon.com.  Full hospitality tickets are also available from £195 and include Pommery champagne, lobster luncheon, complimentary bar, English afternoon tea and full access to all areas.

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