Not for publication: media accreditation for Salon Privé 2016 open

  • Media can apply for accreditation to this year’s Salon Privé here
  • Ferrari 250 GTO, Lamborghini Miura P400 Roadster, Maserati 300S & Horch 853A Sport Cabriolet amongst best-ever collection of concours entries
  • Famed Chubb Insurance Concours D’Elégance, Boodles Ladies’ Day and Pirelli Prestige & Performance Competition all return for 2016

The application form for accreditation to attend this year’s Salon Privé, which takes place from the 1st– 3rd September at Blenheim Palace, is open for journalists, photographers and videographers.

Press can apply via the online booking form by providing their credentials and preferred attendance date. Media invites are limited, so interested parties are advised to apply as soon as possible.

Now in its 11th year, the UK’s oldest and most exclusive classic car competition, the Chubb Insurance Concours D’Elégance, promises a mouth-watering display of some of the world’s rarest and most valuable automobiles with more international entries this year than ever before. Joining the concours line-up is a best-of-breed Ferrari 250 GTO (one of 36 produced), a one-of-one Lamborghini Miura P400 Roadster, a Maserati 300s (one of 28 produced), as well as a very special Horch 853A Sport Cabriolet.

The event line-up includes the Chubb Insurance Concours D’Elégance on Thursday 1st, Boodles Ladies’ Day on Friday 2ndand the Pirelli Prestige & Performance Competition, which returns on Saturday 3rd after a highly successful debut last year. This informal modern-day twist on a concours provides owners of post-1976 supercars the opportunity to showcase their pride and joy within the Great Court of Blenheim Palace.

Throughout this year’s Salon Privé event, guests and media will have unrivalled access to some of the most exclusive modern and classic vehicles, as well as the very latest luxury models presented by internationally acclaimed marques such as Abarth, Ferrari, Lexus, Koenigsegg, Lamborghini and Pagani to name but a few.

Couture lovers are well catered for too, with, in addition to Boodles Ladies’ Day, the stand-alone Luxury Shopping Village and the EFG Art & Memorabilia Fair. All Salon Privé guests can relax throughout the three days with Pommery Champagne, Lobster Luncheon and English Afternoon Tea.

Media are invited to experience the splendour of Salon Privé before the event thanks to the inaugural ‘Cars & Coffee’ meetings, with dates and themes as listed below:

60s & 70s Classics – Sunday 3rd July

Speed & Style – Sunday 21st August

Limited media passes for the Sunday morning events can be requested by emailing Torque Agency Group directly.

Tickets for Salon Privé 2016 are on sale now:  


Media contacts

Matt Sanger: 0207 952 1079 or

Hannah Burgess: 0207 952 1092 or

James Coghlan: 0207 952 1076 or

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About Salon Privé:

Now in its 11th year, Salon Privé is firmly established as the UK’s most prestigious Luxury Supercar Show & Concours d’Élégance. It returns to the opulent grounds of Blenheim Palace for the second year running in 2016 from Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd September. The three-day event incorporates the Chubb Insurance Concours d’Élégance, Boodles Ladies’ Day and The Salon Privé Supercar Show, also showcasing The Pirelli Prestige & Performance Competition, the EFG Art and Memorabilia Fair and The Salon Privé Sale. Salon Privé takes pride and place amongst the leading automotive shows of the world, including the U.S.’ Pebble Beach and Italy’s Villa d’Este. 

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