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World Class Concours Comes To Australia

Australia is about to host two prestigious World-Class concours events, one in Sydney and one in Melbourne, and Private Fleet has ten family passes to give away to each event.

The first event will be held in Sydney on 10th October 2010.


Sydney is set to host one of the World’s great motoring events on 10/10/10 in the elegantly landscaped grounds of the St. Patrick’s Estate overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Manly.

Well over $75m worth of exotic cars and motorcycles will be on display for public viewing and nearly fifty cars are already entered in the Concours D’Elegance competition.

These are not ordinary cars, and this is not an ordinary motor display. Some of the rarest makes and most historically significant machinery will be on display, vying for the ‘Best Of Show’ award.

Such exotic makes as Bugatti, Hispano Suiza, Facel Vega and less well known (Mitchell, Henderson, Stutz,to name a few) will be displayed alongside a fabulous display of Ferraris, Maseratis, Jaguars, Rolls Royce, Mercedes, Alfa Romeos, Aston Martins and many more.

For the motor cycle enthusiast there will be over 50 very rare examples spanning nearly a hundred years, some of which have not been on display-ever!

This is not just a show for ‘petrol heads’. Anyone who can appreciate fine art, beauty and exotica will be enthralled. The ladies will be entertained with ‘Fashions in the Field’ and a ladies beauty tent, there will be a new car unveiling, a restorers feature and a food and beverage tent.

If you’d like to go, the tickets are $55 per head at the gate, or the first ten Private Fleet Newsletter readers to identify this car  :-

will be given family passes (2 adults and 2 children) free.

Simply click on ‘Comments’ at the end of this article, fill in the details as requested, type in “Sydney” then the make of the car above, and if you are one of the first ten we’ll be in contact and the tickets will be winging their way to you.

If you’d like to learn more about this show


Hot on the heels of the Sydney event Melbourne will be hosting its own exotic and classic car extravaganza at the fabled Royal Exhibition Building just two weeks later.It will be a multiple event, including a classic car tour through the Victorian countryside, a classic car show and a Concours D’Elegance, plus an exotica auction.

Private Fleet also has ten family passes to give away to this event with the compliments of the organizers, so if you would like to visit this innovative exhibition then read on.

Your tickets will enable you to visit the Car Show and Concours D’Elegance and you’ll also be entitled to attend the Shannons MotorClassica Auction at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton.

Here’s a foretaste of some of the remarkable and notable cars that will be displayed at MotorClassica:-

Steve McQueen was not only an iconic actor but he was also a very successful racing driver.

MotorClassica will be displaying his very own Ferrari 250 GTO NART Spyder.

Peter Sellers was well known as a car enthusiast, and one of his most exotic cars, a Maserati Mistral Spyder, which he acquired for his wife, Britt Eckland will be on display.

Also featured will be a 1912 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, a massive Daimler Double Six Limousine, Sir Stirling Moss’ own Porsche and much much more.  Sir Stirling  will be there in person and will be an honorary Concours judge at this fabulous show.

Entry to the Display and Concours costs $20 for Adults and $15 for children under 15. But we’ve got ten family passes (2 adults, 2 children) to give away to Private Fleet Newsletter readers.

All you have to do is to identify the make of car that will be on show below –

Once you’ve worked out what make of car this is click on the ‘comments’ button below fill in your contact details, type in ‘Melbourne” then the make of car. We’ll contact you if you are one of the first ten correct entries.

If you would like to make a comment on the motoring extravaganza the please let us know what you think in the comments section…

If you do go to either show, why not come back to this blog and tell us what you thought?


  1. David says:

    Thanks for all your entries! We now have 10 correct answers for the Sydney tickets so that comp is closed! Just three spots left for Melbourne.

    Sincere apologies too for the technical problems we had earlier…

    September 24th, 2010 at 1:25 pm

  2. David says:

    Last spot for Melbourne…

    September 24th, 2010 at 1:57 pm

  3. David says:

    OK all done! Entries closed I’m afraid. We’ll be emailing the winners within the hour so please stay tuned to see if you made it into the first 10 entries.

    We’ll keep these comments open for any general feedback regarding the two events.

    Thank you so much to everybody who did submit an entry 🙂

    September 24th, 2010 at 2:05 pm

  4. Phillip Cunningham says:

    I got my email at 953pm, how was I to have any hope in the competition? Seriously you need to look at the timing of sending emails with a limited offer. I feel ripped off by your late emailing to me. How many others had to wait till 953pm to get their email? I couldn’t be the only one. I check my email four to five times a day and it wasn’t there before 953pm.

    September 24th, 2010 at 10:49 pm

  5. David says:

    Hi Phillip,

    So sorry to hear of your situation. We use a reputable third party company to send the emails and, as far as I know, all emails are sent pretty much instantly (and were on Friday morning).

    Perhaps your email got caught is a queue at the ISP or your mail server?

    Again apologies


    September 27th, 2010 at 1:17 pm

  6. Karen says:

    Don’t feel too bad Guys I didn’t get my email until 11.15 am.

    Selective processing?

    No complaints just stating the obvious!

    September 27th, 2010 at 4:54 pm

  7. Brian says:

    At least you guys on the Eastern seaboard have a chance of attending, unlike those of us from the other recource rich states that prop up the South Eastern states. Typical.

    September 27th, 2010 at 7:42 pm