Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th September 2020

Salon Privé Concours d'Elégance presented 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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Exceptional Motorcycles

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Exceptional Competition Motorcycles

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Pre-War Touring (Open)

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Pre-War Touring (Closed)

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Pre-War Sports Racers

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Competition Cars

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Celebrating the McLaren F1

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Celebrating 110 years of Alfa Romeo

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Pininfarina Styling

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Post-War Touring (Open)

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Post-War Touring (Closed)

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Classics of the Future pre-2000

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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 presented 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 over 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 on Tuesday 22nd 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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