Classic car show takes over the ExCeL

A legendary Ferrari F40 on show at the ExCeL.

A legendary Ferrari F40 on show at the ExCeL. - Credit: Archant

Classic motor vehicles from all over the world brought vintage car-loving enthusiasts to the London Classic Car show at the ExCeL.

A record 33,000 visitors enjoyed the weekend event bringing together the very best drivers, designers and maufacturers.

Former Formula 1 World Champion, Jenson Button, opened the showcase.

Other motoring royalty to visit included World Rally Champion Ari Vatane, former Formula 1 ace, Sir Stirling Moss, renowned petrol head Jodie Kidd and McLaren designer Gordon Murray.

The designer curated a special exhibition dedicated to the McLaren F1 featuring seven cars worth more than £50 million on the stand.


You may also want to watch:


Amongst the stars of the show were the legendary Ferrari F40 and an original Lamborghini Muira as used in the opening scenes on the Italian Job.

However, for those on a budget, a display featuring motors from one-make car clubs offered classic cars with a cheaper price tag.

Most Read

A spokesman for the event said: “From the moment the show opened right up until the final curtain the halls were totally buzzing with visitors.

“They loved the special displays and really got involved.”

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter