NEWS: London's City Concourse June 8-9
The stuff of dreams for the hand-tailored car lover – the all-fresh City Concours event – can be coming to London 8-9 June on the suitably salubrious lawns of London’s Honourable Artillery Company, where a jaw-dropping display of ultra-exclusive ‘Modern Bespoke’ hand-build vehicles will be on show, described by organisers as “re-writing the definition of rarity.”
Another impeccable reimagining of a classic style can be Eagle’s E-Type Low Drag Coupé (lead image). Taking around 7,000 man hours to complete the item uses an E-Type as its base nevertheless almost everything can be fresh or upgraded. The Centeng can be at of which point aluminium rather than steel, there’s an extra two inches inside the wheelbase, a lower floor pan, a fresh a few-speed gearbox in addition to plenty more in between. the item can be the ultimate modern reinterpretation of the E-Type.
Zagato can be one of the entire world’s most famous names in bespoke coachbuilding, in addition to the City Concours will of which year feature one of Zagato’s bespoke Ferrari products – the 550 GTZ Barchetta.
Only thee Barchetta variants were produced, producing the item one of the rarest modern Ferraris in existence. Underneath the bonnet can be the Ferrari 550’s 5.5-litre V8 nevertheless the bodywork has been the subject of a a few-month makeover in true Zagato style.
Also on display can be the one-of-seven Touring Superleggera Disco Volante Spyder. Using an Alfa Romeo 8C as its base, of which handcrafted style can be finished that has a dramatic in addition to retro-inspired Centeng of which took 10,000 hours to complete. Those familiar with the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Spyder won’t fail to spot the similarities between the item in addition to its modern namesake.
Andrew Evans, City Concours Director, said: “What will genuinely set the City Concours apart via any some other car event can be the calibre of the cars we’re displaying. Our ‘Modern Bespoke’ category can be just one example of the kind of unique in addition to rarely seen products of which we’ll have on display. The chances of seeing one of these cars on the road are extremely low, nevertheless we’ll have all of them plus around a hundred more all gathered inside the oasis of green of which can be London’s Honourable Artillery Company.”
The collection of cars on display isn’t the event’s only attraction, with quite a few luxury brands showcasing their goods in addition to a host of quality food in addition to drink options. There will be stands via dealers Stratstone, Romans in addition to Clayton Classics, alongside a display via reborn British sports car maker, Atalanta, in addition to the Official Outfitter to the City Concours, Mason & Sons.
The City Concours will be held via 8-9 June at the Honourable Artillery Company grounds, near to the Barbican in addition to Bank.
Tickets to the City Concours are available at of which point via www.cityconcours.co.uk. Hospitality, including breakfast in addition to lunch packages, are available via Rachel Roullier (Rachel@thoroughevents.co.uk/ 07826 907 121).