Discover the evolution of the supercar with some of the greatest cars ever built at A-Plan Insurance sponsored Beaulieu Supercar Weekend on August 4th & 5th as machines of the past and present are pitted against each other in a brand new feature.
In a head to head, Supercar Evolution puts the latest jaw-dropping models alongside their historic counterparts to bring automotive history to life in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. While designs have changed and technology has advanced, the high-octane thrills are as addictive as ever at this unmissable opportunity to see automotive legends close up.
Step into the supercar history of Ferrari with a trio of three incredible machines, as the sought-after 275 GTB from the 1960s takes its place alongside the mould-breaking F40 of the 1980s and the latest LaFerrari hybrid supercar. Mercedes-Benz will be showcasing its own back catalogue with the stunning 300SL Gullwing of the 1950s, through to the recent SLS AMG Black Series, coming bang up to date with the potent,
brand new AMG GT.
See the original 1960s race-winning legend that is the Ford GT40, alongside the two modern-day generations of the Ford GT, while Toyota will be turning heads with its rare 1960s legend the 2000GT, alongside the modern GT86. Look out for more historic selections from marques such as BMW, Lamborghini and Ariel, taking pride of place.
Sponsored by insurance specialists A-Plan, Beaulieu Supercar Weekend will gather more than 750 dream machines for the two-day motoring spectacular. Action-packed demonstration runs will run twice daily, as high performance machines of the road and track are put through their paces.
New for 2018 is a giant screen for a grandstand view of the action as it is broadcast live.
Families will love the adrenalin-fuelled excitement of the supercar sound-off, which sets the sportiest supercars against each other in a contest to discover which has the best sounding engine. The winner, which rouses the loudest cheer from spectators, will receive a celebratory trophy.
In the Super SUV Secret Garden see some of the greatest all-terrain performance vehicles ever built. Get up close to hundreds of supercars in the Beaulieu events fields and look out for club stands, including the TVR Car Club as it returns with 50 of these British-built bruisers including the brand new Griffith, following the rebirth of the legendary TVR marque.
Beaulieu Supercar sponsor A-Plan Insurance is one of the UK’s largest independent high-street insurance brokers and was established in 1963. The company provides a complete range of competitive insurance products to consumers and small businesses through its network of 90+ branches across the UK. A-Plan prides itself on the highly personal and tailored service it offers to its clients and on its expertise across a wide range of specialist vehicles from hot rods and American imports to the most prestigious supercars. Not only are they experts in this type of specialist insurance but also huge enthusiasts. For more details see www.aplan.co.uk.
To take part in the show with your own supercar, apply in advance by completing the application form at www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/beaulieu-supercar-weekend/drivers. No supercars can be accepted on the day without a pre-confirmed booking.
Advance one-day tickets are available at £19.50 an adult, £9.50 a child and £49 a family until 5pm on August 2nd at www.beaulieusupercarweekend.co.uk.
On-the-day tickets are £24.75 an adult, £12.50 a child and £64 a family. Or make a weekend of it and buy two tickets to give access to all of the features of the show across both days.
The show opens from 10am-6pm. An event ticket includes entry to the whole Beaulieu attraction, including the National Motor Museum and its collection of more than 250 vehicles, World of Top Gear, On Screen Cars, the ancestral Montagu home of Palace House, 13th century Beaulieu Abbey and the grounds and gardens.
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