A preview to the London Classic Car Show 2023

The London Classic Car Show could be your first Classic Car event in 2023 unless you are hardcore and have attended either Autosport International or Race Retro first.

The London Classic Car Show will be returning to London Olympia which last hosted the event in 2020, the 2021 event took place at Syon Park. The 2023 London Classic Car Show will take place from the 24th – 26th February 2023 and we are looking very forward to attending.

Now in its ninth year, the London Classic Car Show is the must attend event for any discerning classic car owner, collector, expert or enthusiast.  You can read all about previous years at the London Classic Car Show, and watch videos here. Bringing together an international celebration of the very best dealers, manufacturers, car clubs and products it’s the perfect day out for all.

As well as creating the perfect ‘purchasing’ environment for classic car collectors, The London Classic Car Show has become synonymous with great content that allows enthusiasts and collectors alike to celebrate the fascinating history of classic cars in all its glory. You will be treated to a brand-new selection of carefully curated features and celebrations of some of the most exotic and exquisite marques from throughout the decades.

Have you entered our competition to be in with a chance of winning yourself a pair of tickets to The London Classic Car Show 2023. Click on the picture below.

So what is in store for visitors this year…

The Auction, conducted by Historics Auctioneers

A buzzing live auction of much-loved automotive icons from yesteryear will add an exciting dimension to the show.

Providing visitors inspired by all of the eye-catching special displays with a wonderful opportunity to join the thriving classic car movement, the show will see a collection of 100 fine and varied classic and collector’s cars coming under the Historics hammer on Saturday 25th February.

As The London Classic Car Show’s newly-appointed Official Auction Partner, Historics Auctioneers will oversee an intriguingly eclectic sale, carefully curated to appeal to the breadth of those attending and adding an electric atmosphere to the event. Check out the cars consigned for sale here. This 2016 AC Cobra 427-SC by Kirkham (see below) looks a beauty.

With capacity limited to 100 entries, Historics Auctioneers is now inviting early consignment to The London Classic Car Show Sale. To submit a car for the auction please contact Historics Auctioneers on 01753 639170, or email auctions@historics.co.uk.

Visitors can also pre-register to bid, see www.historics.co.uk


NEW! Market Makers

The London Classic Car Show takes a look at the ‘movers and shakers’ of the classic car world – the vehicles that set the financial tone at the upper end of the classics market. These classic beauties have seen incredible value change in 2022, what is driving the market, will it continue in 2023 and is this the only appreciating sector of the market? A feature display combined with a panel discussion of some of the models helping to shape the market in 2023.

Mercedes Benz 190 SL



One of the main features of the show, Generations, a tribute to legendary car models celebrating their anniversary in 2023. So far confirmed are:

Porsche 911

2023 marks 60 years since the launch of the legendary Porsche 911, one of the most significant vehicles in the Porsche marque’s history. The London Classic Car Show presents one of each of the eight generations as well as multiple iterations. A chance to explore the evolution of an icon, from the very first 911 Type 901 to the latest 911 Type 992.



1959 Chevrolet Corvette

The second Generations feature will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Corvette, which, for eight generations, has blurred the lines between American muscle and European sports-car characteristics, while remaining an unforgettable cultural icon. The London Classic Car Show is delighted to present each generation of this great marque.



The London Classic Car Show proudly presents the next generation for prudent tax planners – the new Fortysomethings. With £0 road tax amongst other incentives these classics are well worth consideration to put the pep back into your inner-city drive and save money at the same time! Time to regret scrapping your old Peugeot 205 20 years ago and start the search for the ultimate fortysomething!

Discover a selection of our favourite recently-qualified fortysomethings.


Barn Finds and Survivors

For most car enthusiasts, Barn Finds hold an irresistible appeal. What treasures lurk beneath the thick layers of dust and grime? Will it be worth the effort or perhaps a fortune? There’s something captivating about forgotten classics unearthed after decades.

The London Classic Car Show will be looking for the beauty behind these “field-fresh” finds in need of restoration.

And if you’ve recently discovered something very special that you’d like to share with our visitors, why not drop us a line with a picture and maybe we’ll include your precious treasure at this year’s show?

Email the event organisers your discovery at info@theclassiccarshowuk.com


NEW! Endangered Species

Each year the ubiquitous cars of our childhood become rarer. Vehicles once manufactured in the hundreds of thousands now number in just hundreds. The London Classic Car Show will showcase a few surprisingly rare species. For example the Austin Metro, once found on every street and favoured by royalty now numbers fewer than 200 total units.


NEW! Young Turks

Every year the classic car industry makes bold predictions regarding likely future-classic cars and future values and provides advice on what makes and models might to start to appreciate. The London Classic Car Show takes a look back 10 and 20 years to see how the predictions of 2003 and 2013 have panned out and will make a few predictions of its own.


There will certainly be plenty to keep classic car enthusiasts interested, in the seven hours the show is open each day. We cannot wait. Here’s a video (below) from the show in 2020 where compère Max Girado talks over a 1931 Duesenberg Model J. Beautiful.

Maybe we will see you at the show.

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