“Pagani Huayra – all new 2016, powered by a 720-horsepower twin turbo, the fastest car to go around the Top Gear test track will dazzle.”
The Luxury & Supercar Weekend unfolds for the sixth year on the Great Lawn of the VanDusen Botanical Garden this weekend.
The park will again provide the perfect backdrop for a fashionable garden party atmosphere with Canada’s largest display of fine jewelry, luxury hospitality tents, alongside pop-up restaurants, and wine and cocktails provided by some of Vancouver’s best restaurants and bars.
Some of the new and private highlighted vehicles invited for display include:
A Pagani Huayra – all new 2016, powered by a 720-horsepower twin turbo, the fastest car to go around the Top Gear test track will dazzle.
A LaFerrari – boasting the most extreme performance ever achieved by a Ferrari production car, a Lamborghini Huracán, Lamborghini Trofeo track car, McLaren P1 and a McLaren 675LT.
A Magnum Mk5 – The first creation from Canada to hit the international track-day car market and a Felino cB7 – A street legal track car.
Classic collectable cars include a superbly curated collection of Ford Thunderbirds. They will be joined by a 1912 Rolls-Royce Ghost – the second oldest Rolls-Royce in Canada – a 1937 Rolls-Royce 25/30 Drop Head Coupe named “Buttercup and an extremely rare Honda 1300 Coupe 7 – plus a BMW Isetta – The little car that saved BMW.
The featured nine Concours d’Élégance classes will be: Rolls-Royce, European Sports Cars, British Invasion – 50th Anniversary of MGA, Jaguar E-type, Ford Thunderbirds – 60th Anniversary, Microcars, Pre-War American Classics – open and closed pre 1942, Pre-War European Classics – open and closed until 1942, 1940 Fords – featured class for 2015 – 75th anniversary, Japanese Collectables – the next generation of collector cars.
A fashion show pavilion showcasing a total of six fashion shows throughout the weekend. Three shows will occur each day at the following times: 1p.m. (Boho Beauty), 2 p.m. (Trending Tones) and 3 p.m. (Playful Patterns).
VAULT in the Gardens, a luxury jewelry pop up gallery, will host two major collections featuring vintage collection from iconic brands as well as handmade jewellery.
More than 100 luxury retailers including automotive, music, art, gourmet food suppliers, top Vancouver restaurants, champagne, wine and spirits companies, will show their wares and demonstrate their services.
The show runs from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Advanced tickets are now on sale online at www.luxurysupercar.com. Tickets can also be purchased on site. General admission is $50 for each day. VIP admission (19+) is $100 – includes food and alcoholic beverage. Tickets for children under 12 are $25 and children under the age of two will receive free admission.
Contact the writer at keith [dot] morgan [at] drivewaybc [dot] ca