Awards at the Con­cours of El­e­gance

Car India - - BULLETIN -

Nearly 13,000 mo­tor­ing en­thu­si­asts were present at the gar­dens of Hamp­ton Court Palace for the best Con­cours of El­e­gance yet. A 1929 Mer­cedes-Benz S-Type Barker “Boat Tail” won Best in Show, voted for by the own­ers of the cars them­selves. This was also the first time that awards were also pre­sented to cars by decade. Best in Show: Mer­cedes-Benz S-Type Barker “Boat Tail” (1929) Pre-1920s: Isotta Fras­chini Tipo A FENG 1930s: Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Short Chas­sis Spi­der 1940s/’50s: Maserati 300S 1960s: Porsche 917K 1970-on­wards: Lam­borgh­ini Miura The RAC Club Tro­phy: Alvis Speed 25 Drop­head Coupe The RAC Spirit of Mo­tor­ing: Katie For­rest and her Rolls-Royce Sil­ver Ghost (1912) The Jaguar Tro­phy: Jaguar XK120 The Bent­ley Tro­phy (pre-1965): Bent­ley S2 Saloon (1961) The Bent­ley Tro­phy (post-1965): Bent­ley Con­ti­nen­tal T (2000) Bridge of Weir Bri­tish Le­gends: Mor­gan 4/4 Fu­ture Clas­sics: Rolls-Royce Swep­tail The pres­ti­gious “Mon­tagu of Beaulieu Tro­phy” for the most sig­nif­i­cant car of Bri­tish ori­gin, spon­sored by Ed­ward Lord Mon­tagu, was pre­sented to His High­ness Ma­haraja Ga­js­inghji of Mar­war-Jodh­pur, the owner of the 1927 Rolls-Royce Phan­tom I - Win­dover Limou­sine.

Bu­gatti Type 35 Grand Prix His High­ness Ma­haraja Gaj Singhji and his Rolls-Royce Phan­tom I Porsche 917K Rolls-Royce Swep­tail Mer­cedes CLK GTR As­ton Za­gato Speed­ster, McLaren P1 GTR, and Jaguar XE Project 8 Mer­cedes-Benz S-Type Barker “Boat Tail” Lam­borgh­ini MIura

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