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Preview: St James' Concours, London, 5-7 September

Published 10 June 2013

A stellar line-up of 60 first-rate has been confirmed for the 2013 St James' Concours of Elegance, held on the Royal lawns of St James’s, Central London from 5-7 September 2013. With more than 20 cars coming from the UK, 16 from Europe, 13 from the States and the rest from as far afield as Argentina, Mexico and Russia, many of these car have never before been seen in public.

The event aims to raise money for a number of charities working in the field of cancer care, support and research.  The principal partner is Marie Curie Cancer Care, the charity which gives people with terminal illnesses the choice to die at home, surrounded by the people and things they cherish. Last year’s event raised in excess of £250,000 for charities.

In just one year, the UK’s Concours of Elegance has become one of the most talked about events in the international historic car calendar.  Marlborough House, in London’s historic St James’s, is a 300-year-old Royal Palace adjacent to St James’s Palace and The Mall.

Tickets can be purchased at www.concoursofelegance.co.uk or by calling The Ticket Factory on+44 (0)121 767 5052)

List of Cars as at June 10, 2013 - Correct at time of Publication

  • 1907 Darracq 18HP Double-Phaeton 
  • 1907 Itala 120hp
  • 1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Torpedo Grande Luxe Vanden Plas 
  • 1922 Hispano-Suiza Boulogne  
  • 1923 Delage Type DH V12      
  • 1924 Aston Martin Side Valve Boat-Tail Tourer    
  • 1924 Newton 200 Mile Race car
  • 1925 Bentley 3 litre ‘Team Car’        
  • 1928 Bugatti Type 35B   
  • 1928 Bugatti Type 40 Cabriolet Fiacre ‘Lidia’         
  • 1929 Mercedes-Benz Type SS (W06) Cabriolet 
  • 1929 OM 665 SSMM 2.3 litre
  • 1930 Bugatti Type 43A
  • 1930 Bentley Speed Six ‘Old Number 3’ Vanden Plas Tourer
  • 1930 Bentley Speed-Six ‘Sportsman Coupé’ Gurney Nutting    
  • 1930 Cadillac V16 2 Passenger Roadster
  • 1930 Stutz SV16 Monte Carlo Weymann             
  • 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport Aprile Spider Corsa
  • 1931 Bentley 8 litre Drop Head Coupé Park Ward
  • 1932 Bugatti Type 50T Coach Profilée        
  • 1932 Bugatti Type 55 Open Sports Tourer  
  • 1932 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Drophead Coupé Freestone & Webb
  • 1933 Napier-Railton 24 Litre Special
  • 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Touring Brianza   
  • 1934 Duesenberg Sedan Limousine
  • 1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K Erdmann & Rossi Streamline Roadster
  • 1936 Bentley 4 1/4 Litre Streamlined Drophead Coupé H.J. Mulliner
  • 1937 Horch 853 Sport Cabriolet Voll & Ruhrbeck 
  • 1938 Jaguar SS Graber Coupé
  • 1938 Lancia Astura 4e Série Cabriolet
  • 1939 Bugatti 57C Cabriolet Voll & Ruhrbeck
  • 1940 Aston Martin Type C Speed Model
  • 1951 Delahaye Type 235 Saoutchik Cabriolet 
  • 1953 Fiat 8V Zagato
  • 1953 Ferrari 340 MM Vignale Spyder
  • 1953 Siata 208 CS Berlinetta Balbo    
  • 1953 Ferrari 166MM Barchetta Oblin
  • 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti (picture: Copyright - Boris Adolf, Fotograph)
  • 1955 Bentley Continental Drop Head Coupé Park Ward
  • 1955 Jaguar D-type
  • 1955 Maserati A6G/54 2000 Spider Zagato  
  • 1955/56 Ferrari 250 GT TdF Speciale
  • 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900 Zagato          
  • 1956 Ferrari 500 TR 0638MDTR
  • 1956 Pegaso Z102 B 3.2 Touring Berlinetta 
  • 1958/9 Maserati Tipo 420/M/58 Eldorado Special  
  • 1959 Aston Martin DBR1/4     
  • 1960 Ferrari 250 GTO 64 C
  • 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder Scaglietti
  • 1964 Jaguar E-type ‘Semi-lightweight’      
  • 1964 Ferrari 250 Le Mans Berlinetta Pininfarina    
  • 1966 Jaguar XJ13
  • 1968 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spyder
  • 1969 Porsche 917 Kurzheck #023
  • 1994 Bugatti EB110 Super Sports

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