Vintage racers included these Jaguars...
...the D-Type was produced between 1954 and 1957 and powered by a straight-six
JAGUAR D-TYPE: This example was raced by the famed Ecurie Ecosse team, run by David Murray
Bugatti was well represented at the Concours...
1930 ALFA ROMEO 1750 GRAND SPORT TESTA FISSA: Alfa Romeo introduced its Jano-designed, 1752-cubic centimetre six-cylinder cars in 1929. Just twelve were built.
1933 ASTON MARTIN LE MANS SHORT CHASSIS: This racer was powered by an overhead camshaft four-cylinder engine
1962 MASERATI TIPO 63 BIRDCAGE: Just 16 examples of this racer were built
2017 MCLAREN P1 GTR: McLaren's fastest version of its hypercar produces 986bhp
1995 MCLAREN F1 GTR: This version of McLaren's debut road car was produced for GT racing series
JAGUAR XJR-9: This racer won Le Mans in 1988
1939 FRAZER-NASH: This British roadster has a 2.0-litre engine
2017 ASTON MARTIN VANQUISH ZAGATO: Just 99 examples of the Zagato-designed Aston coupé will be produced
1912 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER GHOST TAJ MAHAL: The only known five-seater Torpedo Phaeton Tourer version of the Silver Ghost still surviving in its original form, this car was exported to Mumbai, India in 1913
MCLAREN MP4-12C: McLaren's first model since the F1 was powered by a 592bhp 3.8-litre V8
JAGUAR E-TYPE: The British icon was represented by this 1964 example
1936 BUGATTI TYPE 57C ATALANTE ROLLBACK COUPE: The Type 57C was offered with four factory bodystyles; the Atalante two-seater coupé was a rare choice, being twice as expensive as the standard model. Less than 50 were produced
1936 BUGATTI TYPE 57C ATALANTE ROLLBACK COUPE: It's powered by a 3.3-litre straight-eight
1954 FIAT 8V SUPERSONIC: It came as a shock the automotive world when Fiat revealed this V8-engined sports car...
1954 FIAT 8V SUPERSONIC: ...one example recently sold at auction for than £1 million
1983 LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH: One of the most well recognised pieces of 1980s exotica
1924 ALFA ROMEO RL TARGA FLORIO: This is the sole surviving car of the Alfa Romeo works team that raced in the 1924 Targa Florio. It is believed to be the car driven into fourth place.
ASTON MARTIN: From a 1933 Le Mans Short Chassis to a 2017 Vanquish Zagato, Aston Martin was well represented
FERRARI LAFERRARI APERTA: 0-62mph takes 2.9sec in this multi-million-pound hyper convertible
1971 RANGE ROVER: This Rangie was left abandoned for decades; it is now owned by Land Rover's Classic restoration department
1946 FIAT 1110 FRUA BARCHETTA: This little barchetta was the first design from the Frua Carrozzeria
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.