Britain celebrates cars and fashion at Salon Prive

Morgan will unveil electric 1909 Editon EV3 model at Salon Prive | Salon Prive photos
Morgan will unveil electric 1909 Editon EV3 model at Salon Prive | Salon Prive photos

The 11th annual Salon Privé, self-proclaimed as England’s “most prestigious luxury supercar show & concours d’elegance” opens today and runs through Saturday at Blenheim Palace, where it promises “something for everyone, including crowning the finest classic cars, celebrating high-fashion and experiencing modern-stay supercars at close quarters.”

The Chubb Insurance concours d’elegance opens the event with 75 cars and motorcycles on display, featuring an eight-car class to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Lamborghini Miura.

Friday is Boodie Ladies' Day at the castle
Friday is Boodie Ladies’ Day at the castle

Friday is Boodies Ladies’ Day with exhibits of jewelry, clothing, hats and more, as well as the daily lobster luncheon, afternoon English tea and a supercar parade.

Saturday is the supercar show and Pirelli prestige & performance competition featuring 80 models from more than 25 automakers, with special groupings of Lamborghini Diablos and Porsche 911 Turbos.

Also on Saturday, Silverstone Auctions will offer a selection of collector cars for sale.

Blenheim Palace
Blenheim Palace

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