10 Stunning Ferraris To Grace London Concours In ‘Great Marques’ Celebration

Ferrari 166 Inter
Ferrari 166 Inter

Ten Ferraris will grace the almighty London Concours, presented by Montres Breguet, in a unique celebration that pays homage to the Prancing Horse iconic status in the world of classic, sporting and luxury motoring.

The ‘Great Marques’ class will be solely dedicated to some of the most outstanding Ferraris built over the last 70 years, beginning with the 1949 Ferrari 166 Inter, through to the Ferrari LaFerrari.

A detailed seven decades of automotive evolution that includes nearly 100 rare and exotic vehicles across seven different classes and five special features will be showcased at theArtillery Gardens of the Honourable Artillery Company’s Headquarters in City Road 5-6 June 2019.

London Concours
London Concours

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Ferrari 166 Inter

The 166 Inter on display is one of only 38, and is the ninth road going Ferrari ever built. Developed alongside the 166MM racing car, the Inter is powered by a sumptuous 2.0-litre V12 engine, delivering around 115bhp, but features a wheelbase stretched by 300mm to make space for a small set of rear seats.

The front-engined, V12-powered layout of the Inter became a Ferrari hallmark, utilised by iconic models like the Ferrari 275 GTB, Ferrari 365 GTB/4 ‘Daytona’, Ferrari 365 GTC/4 and Ferrari 599 GTO, all of which will be on display at the London Concours.

The 599 GTO was the last Ferrari to wear the famed Gran Turismo Omologato badge, designating a car that was 100kg lighter than the standard 599 GTB, more powerful and meticulously honed for track use.

Ferrari 288 GTO
Ferrari 288 GTO

GTO Status

Only three Ferrari models have ever been designated ‘GTO’, and London Concours will be displaying another of them, in the form of the Ferrari GTO, or 288 GTO. Only 272 examples were built, characterised by a use of exotic lightweight materials, including fibreglass, Kevlar and carbon fibre, adjustable suspension and an aggressive aerodynamic bodykit.

Representing Ferrari’s range of flagship supercars at the London Concours are the Ferrari F40 and Ferrari LaFerrari. Each is the perfect representation of the very latest performance technology during their era. The F40 makes use of a twin-turbocharged V8 and lightweight aluminium, carbon fibre and Kevlar construction, while the LaFerrari is powered by a 6.3-litre V12 and electric motor hybrid for a total of 963PS.

Ferrari LaFerrari
Ferrari LaFerrari

The full list of Ferraris currently confirmed to attend is:

Ferrari 166 Inter
Ferrari 275 GTB
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 ‘Daytona’
Ferrari 365 GTC
Ferrari GTO
Ferrari Testarossa
Ferrari 512 BB
Ferrari F40
Ferrari 599 GTO
Ferrari LaFerrari

Andrew Evans, London Concours Director, said:

Which brand deserves the title of ‘Great Marque’ more than Ferrari? Leaving aside its seven decades of top-level motorsport victories, Ferrari has a stable of road car legends stretching right back to the 1940s. To be so consistently excellent, to have created a brand with such global dominance and to show no signs of slowing down – Ferrari is the very definition of automotive greatness, and we’re delighted to be showcasing some of its best work at the London Concours.”

Ferrari 365 GTB4 'Daytona'
Ferrari 365 GTB4 ‘Daytona’

Curated across seven distinct classes, including ‘The Icons’ and ‘The Innovators’, London Concours is the ultimate automotive summer garden party.

The London Concours 2019 takes place from 5-6 June. Tickets are available to buy now from here.

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