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Top Ten cars at Luxury Supercar weekend in Vancouver

By DH Vancouver Staff, DH Vancouver Staff, DH Vancouver Staff Aug 31, 2012 9:13 am

On Sept 8thand 9th, Luxury Supercar & Concours d’Elegance Weekend is returning to Vancouver’s VanDusen Botanical Garden with its largest and most valuable collection of super cars to date –featuring 50 years of James Bond Cars, which ties in with almost 100 years of Aston Martin and the 60th Anniversary of Porsche in North America.

Sleek lines and cutting edge technology define this year’s Luxury Supercar Weekend Top Ten line-up:

The Top Ten Concours Classic Luxury & Modern Super Cars:

  1. 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish (Canadian unveiling at Luxury Supercar weekend)
  2. 1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 By Figoni (The most famous Canadian-owned Concours car)
  3. 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed (Canadian unveiling at Luxury Supercar Weekend)
  4. 1990 Ferrari F-40 (The last Ferrari designed by Enzo Ferrari)
  5. 1951 Ferrari 212 Export Vignale Coupe
  6. 1967 Lamborghini Miura (The first transverse mounted V-12 in a super car)
  7. 1947 Humber Sedanca D’Ville (Owned by King George VI)
  8. 1967 Toyota 2000GT one of only 343 built (Only one in Canada)
  9. 1939 McLaughlin Buick Royal Tour car (One of two ever made)
  10. 1964 Aston Martin DB5 (Famous for being the first and most recognized cinematic James Bond car)

Luxury Supercar Weekend is now in its Third year in Canada and the garden party style fashion, food and wine social offers a glimpse of top-end cars and classics that are only displayed at select elite international automotive events, like the esteemed Villa d’Este in Italy, famous Salon Privé in London, and The Quail Concours at Pebble Beach in California.

 

This year, Luxury Supercar & Concours d’Elegance Weekend is proud to present the 50 Years of James Bond Cars, featuring Bond cars from the Ford Thunderbird convertible in 1964’s Goldfinger and the Lotus Esprit S1 in 1977’s The Spy Who Loved Me to the Daimler DS420 Limo featured in 2006’s Casino Royale and Aston Martin DB5 that will be featured in Skyfall (coming this November).

Images: Ascent of Speed-Marcel Lech


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DH Vancouver Staff
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