Gallery and videos from 2021 Concours of Elegance

Check out all our vids and pics from the fabulous 2021 Concours at Hampton Court Palace

This was my third year attending the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court and it’s safe to say it’s become my favourite classic car event of the year now. The weather is always great, the variety and quality of cars is sensational, the setting is spectacular and quite simply all the best people come here!

This year I got to meet a childhood hero – the incredible Aston Martin Bulldog (now reborn) in person, got my first look at the brilliant Lotus Emira (and enjoyed a splendid lunch with the Lotus team) and found an unexpected star in the form of a hot-rodder classic Lancia Aurelia. Plus 95 British cars. Thanks so much to my buddy Reza Adil for all his help producing this content – see all our pics and videos:

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95 Great British Classic Cars

Epic display at 2021 Concours of Elegance [Plus Various ‘Distractions’]

In this video we look at the 95th Anniversary Display of British Cars (1926-2021).ย A line-up of 95 of the finest British cars to celebrate Her Majesty The Queenโ€™s 95th birthday, the selection of cars chosen by David Lillywhite, Editorial Director of Magneto magazine. Along the way I constantly get distracted by other cars, and interview a few people! Join me for this epic walkaround the spectacular concours event. #BCGEvents

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Lancia Aurelia B20GT ‘Outlaw’

Stunning little hot-rodded Restomod by Thornley Kelham at 2021 Concours of Elegance yesterday

This little beauty was a real eye-catcher. Absolutely loved the Lancia Aurelia B20GT ‘Outlaw’ hot-rod style Bracca-spec car, made by Thornley Kelham of the Cotswolds and displayed at the 2021 Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace. At first glance it’s an American-inspired chop-top hot-road restomod, but in fact there’s a back-story that proves, this is how one car actually was back in the day. Check out the exquisite interior too! #BCGEvents

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1979 Aston Martin Bulldog Concept Car Reborn

Interview with Richard Gauntlett (son of former Aston Boss Victor Gauntlett) at 2021 Concours of Elegance

This is the original 1979 Aston Martin Bulldog concept car now fully restored and reborn, debuting yesterday at the 2021 Concours of Elegance and set to re-attempt it’s 200mph record run. I loved this thing as a kid and had a picture on the wall. Here I interview Richard Gauntlett, son of former Aston boss Victor Gauntlett, he talks me around the car, demonstrates the gullwing doors and explains why this car is still so cool! #BCGEvents

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Lotus Emira Walkaround

Interview with Matt Windle MD Group Lotus [2021 Concours of Elegance]

A walkaround and interview with Group Lotus MD Matt Windle of the brand new 2022 Lotus Emira at the 2021 Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace yesterday. He explains the importance of this car, the future plans for Lotus, how he worked his way up to the top job from an apprentice and why Lotus is now finally in safe hands. Plus I get my first chance to sit in the Emira, see if I fit and explore the huge step up in interior comfort and quality. #BCGEvents #BCGLotusEmira

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The Crazy Categories of Concourse of Elegance 2020

Forget all this pre-war/post-war stuff, this is how you break down a concours!

On Saturday I attended my second Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court – and it was as glorious and spectacular as last year’s with a sensational turn out of cars and remarkably good attendance too, despite the Covid concerns.

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Interview Syeed (Sy) Ali – Founder of Drivers Union

Syeed (Sy) Ali is the founder of popular Supercar Owners Club, Drivers Union, and has been involved in car culture in London for decades. I caught up with him at the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court yesterday and asked him about Drivers Union. Find him at www.TheDriversUnion.com

Ineos Grenadier Walkaround!

This is the spiritual successor to the old Land Rover Defender, I get a guided tour

This is the car many reckon will be the true spiritual successor to the veteran Land Rover Defender, a proper body-on-frame off-roader powered by BMW diesel and petrol engines and highly adaptable.

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Aston Martin Victor Walkaround!

I chat to Aston Martin about the extraordinary new Victor

Taking the world by storm with a surprise reveal on Friday, yesterday I checked out the sensational and spectacularly cool Aston Martin Victor at the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court.

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Brown Car Guy – Podcast 4

Check out my latest podcast episode

  • What do I really think of the Suzuki Vitara with a 3-cylinder engine.
  • First thoughts on Subaru Forester, Toyota Aygo and Fiat Abarth 595.
  • Shooting a classic BMW with a classic Yashica.
  • Loving the the Concours of Elegance at Hampton.
  • How to be a journalist – my top tips.
  • Writing about Rickshaws – the London pedicabs
  • My definitive thoughts on the new Land Rover Defender

Or click here to listen on Anchor.