Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th September 2020

Salon Privé Concours d'Elégance by AXA

The UK’s Most Prestigious Concours d’Elégance

For four days in late Summer, Salon Privé takes over Blenheim Palace, welcoming collectors from across the globe to one of the world’s major Concours events. With the show field arranged in classes and judging being totally fair and transparent, there is no better Concours in the UK to ensure your treasured classic receives the acclaim it truly deserves.

The atmosphere is uniquely relaxed. Concours events must be fun and engaging, and this is where Salon Privé takes you to new heights. Prepare to be entertained, dazzled and mesmerised, with driving Tours, cocktail parties and Palace Gala Dinners, meeting new friends and enjoying the company of old as you go.

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Class A: 100 Years of Brough Superior

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Class B: Exceptional Motorcycles

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Class C: Exceptional Competition Motorcycles

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Class D: Pre-War Touring (Open)

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Class E: Pre-War Touring (Closed)

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Class F: Pre-War Sports Racers

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Class G: Competition Cars

2019 Class H

Class H: Ferrari GTs

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Class I: Post-War British Coachbuilt

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Class J: Ferrari Americas

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Class K: Post-War Touring (Open)

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Class L: Post-War Touring (Closed)

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Class M: 60 Years of the 250 GT SWB - Road

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Class N: 60 Years of the 250GT SWB - Competition

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Class O: Classics of the Future pre-2000

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Class P: Classics of the Future post-2000

Apply to Enter Your Vehicle

To enter a classic car or motorbike into the 2020 Salon Privé Concours d'Elégance by AXA please complete an entrant application form found below.
For any entry enquiries please call on +44 (0) 1753 827633.

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The Judges

Our ICJAG judging panel, led by President of the Jury Ed Gilbertson, will preside of the show field with high scrutiny and attention to detail before awarding Class Winners, Runners-Up and the ultimate accolade of Best-of-Show. All are experts in their respective fields with unparalleled knowledge of classic cars.

On the following day, the Honorary Judges take over – led by Derek Bell MBE. Honorary Awards are more subjective, focusing on the elegance and presence of the cars, rather than the nuts and bolts.

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Tour Privé

Taking place over two days (Tuesday 1st – Wednesday 2nd September), Tour Privé is the perfect kick-off to your Salon Privé Concours Experience. Open now to accommodate previous Concours entrants as well as those from the current year, it’s a fantastic and spirited affair, encouraging new friends and reuniting old.

Tour Details


Taking home silverware is hugely rewarding for both owners and restorers. In 2019, 47 prizes were awarded during the Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance, celebrating the history, provenance and presentation of treasured classics.

In 2019, the accolade of Best of Show was won by the 1948 Talbot Lago T26 GS Fastback Coupé. Bodied by Figoni, this stunning one-of-one has undergone a full restoration in recent years. The current owners, Robert & Petra Kudela, love to drive the car and drove it on Tour Privé in 2019.

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Bentley Corniche

Year: 1939
Coachbuilder: Mulliner, and Ashley & James

Pagani Huayra Roadster

Year: 2018
Coachbuilder: Pagani

Brough Superior SS100

Year: 1936
Coachbuilder: Brough Superior

Brough Superior SS80

Year: 1939
Coachbuilder: Brough Superior

Porsche 911 Speedster

Year: 2019
Coachbuilder: Porsche

Ferrari SP3JC LHD

Year: 2019
Coachbuilder: Ferrari

Lamborghini Aventador Miura

Year: 2016
Coachbuilder: Lamborghini

Aston Martin One-77

Year: 2012
Coachbuilder: Aston Martin

Darracq 24hp Model JJ

Year: 1903
Coachbuilder: Darracq

Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

Year: 1963
Coachbuilder: Pininfarina

McLaren 650 Le Mans

Year: 2016
Coachbuilder: McLaren

Bentley 4.5 Litre Supercharged

Year: 1930
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting

Seeley-Framed Kuhn-Norton Road Race

Year: 1969
Coachbuilder: Gas Kuhn

Ferrari 330 GTS

Year: 1966
Coachbuilder: Pininfarina

Lamborghini Countach Anniversary

Year: 1990
Coachbuilder: Lamborghini

Bentley Barnato Hassan Special

Year: 1934
Coachbuilder: Wally Hassan

Ferrari F40 LM

Year: 1987
Coachbuilder: Ferrari

Honda-Metisse CBX MKV

Year: 1974
Coachbuilder: Metisse

Kawasaki S2A 350 Special

Year: 1973
Coachbuilder: Kawasaki

Ducati 750 S

Year: 1972
Coachbuilder: Ducati



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