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UNESCO World Heritage Site hosts over 1,000 supercars and hypercars

Blenheim Palace will throw open its gates this week to give car enthusiasts a rare chance to marvel at more than 1,000 super and hypercars. And Sunday promises fun for all the family when the lawns of the UNESCO World Heritage Site play host to an astonishing collection of vehicles for Salon Privé Classic & Supercar. The unique event attracts the world’s greatest super and luxury car manufacturers who will be showcasing their latest, fastest and most desirable models. For the first time in the event’s history, visitors can see and hear the very latest super and hypercars in action, as they take to the hill for the inaugural Salon Privé Hill Sprint, commentated on by British racing driver and TV personality Tiff Needell. With special model anniversaries being celebrated, plus food concessions, bars and live entertainment, it’s a day for the whole family to enjoy. There is also a curated display entitled ‘World Rally Champions’, featuring 30 rarely seen cars driven in period by rallying greats during their illustrious careers. On the South Lawn the public’s pulses will be racing with the most impressive super and hyper cars, alongside classic specialists and luxury brands. Luxury brands of all shapes and sizes will surround the lawn and this year also sees the exciting launch of Salon Privé TIME, the luxury watch fair which presents some of the world’s leading watch brands. On the other side of the palace, the north lawn will come alive with displays from eclectic super and performance clubs covering more than 1,000 cars. The day will also celebrate 60 years of the iconic Jaguar E-type and with 25 global, European and UK debuts at last year’s event, Salon Privé is the place to be when it comes to new cars. Walk the lawns, meet the manufacturers and even test-drive the latest models on the day. Tickets for Sunday 5 September can be sourced through the Salon Privé website. The day runs from 9.00am until 5pm. Salon Privé Week 2021 1 September – Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance presented by Aviva 2 September – Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance presented by Aviva 3 September – Salon Privé Ladies’ Day presented by Boodles 4 September – Salon Privé Club Trophy presented by Lockton 5 September – Salon Privé Classic & Supercar Charity partner Salon Privé is proud to once again have Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity as its charity partner. The organisation provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness, and thanks to the generation donations of guests and Concours entrants, the event has so far raised in excess of £1.1 million for these great causes.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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4 Comments

  1. Getting there will be half the fun. There are some superb roads for driving around that part of Oxfordshire. Roof down, wind in your hair and brilliant scenery.

    1. Such a wonderfully grand setting is perfect for these super cars. I love Blenheim and try to visit at least once a year.

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