The London Classic Car Show expects continued growth as they prepare for their fourth spectacle.
The next show will be held at the ExCel London from 15th-18th February 2018 and will take up 43,000 square meters of exhibition space, more than ever before. The first ever show back in 2015 took up 18,000 sq. m of exhibition space and since then the amount of space required has increased steadily with the last show taking up 36,000 sq. m of exhibition space.
With more exhibitors wanting to secure a spot at the show and increasing amounts of people wanting to attend the organisers are now able to fill the entire North Hall of the ExCel for the very first time.
Here is what event director, Bas Bungish, had to say:
“With more than 800 stunning classic cars to display as well as innovative features such as The Grand Avenue and curated car exhibits – plus sister show Historic Motorsport International – we will need every last additional centimetre,” Bungish also said “We need to keep expanding, too, as back in February we had record crowds, record-breaking displays and record numbers of exhibitors selling cars for record prices. London sits right at the heart of the global classic car movement, and the London Classic Car Show is enhancing the city’s reputation as the world’s classic car capital.”
Previous features at the London Classic Car Show have included Fabulous Ferraris, legendary Le Mans racers and Group B rally cars. However, this year the organisers have made plans for more special displays including Getaway Cars which is a tribute to vehicles used by infamous criminals carrying out robberies on the big screen.
Another notable feature will be the returning Car Club Square, where the country’s leading one-make clubs will be staging displays of their favourite machines. One more returning highlight will be The Grand Avenue, a road that runs right through the centre of the event showcasing some of the world’s greatest classic road and competition cars.
The event organisers claim that the fourth show will focus on special cars “limited editions, one-offs, and prototypes a delectable collection of unique street and competition cars renowned for their rarity, curiosity, and desirability.” – Exciting stuff!
For those who may be interested in securing a classic car of their own, there will be plenty of dealers at the show including Alfaholics, Classic Mini Finder, Graeme Hunt, Joe Macari, JME Healeys, Prindiville and Samuel Laurence. These are the dealers that have confirmed their attendance so far and I’m sure more will secure their spots in due course.
Adult admission to the show costs just £25 (£30 on the door) and a range of upgraded Premium and Family Tickets are also available online. To access full ticket details for the London Classic Car Show, please visit: thelondonclassiccarshow.co.uk