Bonhams Veteran Car Zone

One hundred of these stunning, historic cars will be on display within the Bonhams Veteran Car Zone, featuring the Concours d’Elegance, at the Regent Street Motor Show. These vehicles have been lovingly restored by their owners, many of whom will join us in period dress, so don’t forget your camera!

The following day, Sunday 4th November, The Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox will take place. The Run is the world’s longest running motoring event and will see over 400 pre-1905 cars set off on their annual pilgrimage from Hyde Park to Madeira Drive in Brighton.

The Concours d’Elegance is one of the highlights of the Regent Street Motor Show and the cars will be judged by a panel of experts. A presentation of awards will take place in the Winners Enclosure (located at the junction of New Burlington Street) at 14.45-15.15.

The categories that will be awarded are detailed as follows:

1        Concours d` Equipe

For the vehicle, drivers & passengers who will be wearing appropriate period dress that, in the view of the judges, symbolises the veteran era.

2        Period Motoring Attire

For the person who is wearing appropriate dress that in the view of the judges symbolises the motoring attire worn in Veteran era.

3        Historic Veteran Car Award.

For the car with the most the impressive provenance in either continues ownership, historical connections, or an unrestored vehicle.

4        Original and / or Unrestored Veteran Car

The vehicle which most accurately represents the specification of the vehicle when new, in every detail, this may be an unrestored vehicle.

5        The Judges Overseas Award.

An award with no specific or technical criteria, given to an overseas participant as selected as the judges favourite of the day for whatever reason – as they see fit.

6        Concours d` Elegance Light Vehicle Award.

For the small vehicle which embodies the sprit of the Veteran era, in composition of the coachwork, paintwork, upholstery. This may be an unrestored vehicle.

7        The Spectators Special Award.

As voted by the public for their favourite Veteran of the day.

8        Concours d` elegance overall Winner

The overall winner as nominated by the Judges

More details on the Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox can be found at: