2021 Features

Main Concours Theme – Gulf vs. Martini

The ultimate rivalry of racing liveries. Expect to see some of the most iconic racing cars ever made sporting the most iconic liveries. The distinctive zenith blue and sharp tangerine orange of Gulf oil, and the blue, sky blue and red stripes that covered the Martini liveried racers

Main Concours Theme – Coachbuilt Rolls-Royces

Some of the most exquisitely engineered cars ever built, bodied by some of the world’s most talented coachbuilders; expect to see bespoke creations from Barker, Park Ward, HJ Mulliner and more.

Main Concours Theme – European Coachbuilt Greats

Zagato, Scaglietti, Touring Superleggera. Coachbilders that are responsible for some of the most beautiful cars ever created. Here we gather some of Europe’s greatest coachbuilt cars together to celebrate the vision and the craftmanship, and the legacy they left on the automotive design landscape.

Future Classics

The Concours of Elegance is a display of the rarest and most astonishing cars ever created. But we always like to ask ourselves: “What will be the Concours cars of the future?”. The Future Classics class looks to provide the answer with a gathering of the latest exclusive limited-edition luxury and performance cars; the models that will one day become the most sought-after additions to any car collection. Guests can expect to see a Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer Vehicle Design, an Aston Martin Valkyrie a Ferrari Monza and more.

A celebration of the Queen’s 95th birthday – Friday 3 September

A breath-taking line-up of fine British cars – one from each year of The Queen’s life – in celebration of Her Majesty’s 95th birthday. Curated by David Lillywhite of Magneto Magazine this proudly patriotic collection of motorcars spans from a 1926 Bentley 4 ½-litre to the 2021 all-electric Lotus Evija – also expect highlights from Aston Martin, Jaguar, MG, Triumph and McLaren.

The Club Trophy – Saturday 4 September

The UK’s leading car clubs, including the Aston Martin Owners Club, Bentley Drivers Club, Jaguar Drivers Club and the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts Club will showcase 40 of the rarest and most impressive cars of their members at the Concours of Elegance. Judged by an independent panel of experts, the winner is then included as part of the main Concours event the following year.

30 Under 30 – Sunday 5 September

This year, we’ve created a unique concours for the next generation of motoring enthusiasts. Created for anyone under the age of 30 that owns a motorcar made between 1900 and 1999, ’30 Under 30’ welcomes cars from all over the world, covering the Best of British, French Fancies, Italian Stallions and American Muscle cars.

The Junior Concours – Sunday 5 September

For our smallest motoring enthusiasts, the Concours of Elegance 2021 will once again see the return of twenty spectacular half and three-quarter scale cars nestled among the priceless collection of the world’s rarest and most collectable automobiles. This year the event gathers together a collection of miniature Mercedes, Bugatti, Jaguar, and Ferrari cars – piloted by the next generation of young driving enthusiasts.

Car Club Displays

As ever, the Concours of Elegance will be inviting car clubs from the UK to arrive in style, parking their cars within the gardens of Hampton Court Palace. Supported by Aston Martin, Ferrari, Jaguar, Bentley and Rolls-Royce owners’ clubs – alongside plenty more – the car club displays provide an eclectic selection of rare luxury and performance cars from many of the world’s most famous manufacturers.