This year's Concours of Elegance is underway at Hampton Court Palace; we display the cars, which date from 1896 to 2017
1 September 2017

This year's Concours of Elegance is underway at Hampton Court Palace, where it is welcoming more than a thousand classic cars dating from 1896 to the present day.

Highlights of the Concours include the first ever Bentley to race at Le Mans, a 3 Litre, and the ‘Baillon Barn Find’ Maserati A6G 2000, which is making its UK debut. 

There is also be a host of pre-1905 ‘veteran cars’, including the very first car to receive a speeding ticket in 1896, as well as modern supercars such as the P1 GTR and the Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta.

To check out some of the most exciting cars on display, click through our gallery above.

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3 September 2017

Funny how car design was so elegant and effective in the days before rigourous testing in wind tunnels. Although I'm not sure I'd want a fin on a contemporary model...

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