SAVE THE DATE – BUND CLASSIC 2015
China’s first classic car show and Concours d’Elegance will take place in Shanghai October 16-18 2015 for the 3rd consecutive year.
Dalian, 8 July 2015 – China Rendez-Vous is proud to announce the return of Bund Classic in Shanghai October 16th 2015. The most prestigious classic car showcase in Asia gathers each year thousands of classic car collectors and aficionados from around the world to celebrate during three days the heritage, the culture and the elegance associated to the automobile history. Located in the beautiful and timeless Waitanyuan, the former United Kingdom Consulate on the Bund, Bund Classic is an exceptional opportunity to entertain and attract an exclusive audience around one dedicated passion and contribute to develop a further appreciation for how legends are build.
With long-standing partners such as the Shanghai auto Museum, the first classic car museum in China, and Waitanyuan, Bund Classic has become China’s first classic car show and has positioned Shanghai as the landmark in Asia.
The 3rd edition will showcase a large and diversified series of classics from the world’s most treasured brands, and will offer even more entertainment and activities allowing to tell the story of the uniqueness and the craftsmanship of an industry: the renowned Concours d’Elegance and vintage car parade on the Bund of course, but also Garden parties, Gala dinners, fashion Show and an exclusive showcase by the 222 years auction House Bonhams of their upcoming Hong Kong auctions in Autumn.
The most prestigious classic car showcase in Asia: the Concours d’Elegance and Parade on the Bund
The heart of Bund Classic is its Concours d’Elegance, a contest to determine the most beautiful and timeless cars, in 6 categories: Pre-War, Post War, Best of Show, Public’s Choice and Chairman Choice.
Renowned national and international experts from the classic car industry will make the trip to Bund Classic to join the judging panel and create a world recognized award. Among the15 judges are: Chief-Judge Sandra Button, Chairman of Pebble Beach, the world’s most famous Concours d’Elegance, Adolfo Orsi, heir of the second owner of Maserati, Alain Li, Head of Richemond AP, Ma Qing Hua, Former F1 Racer, who made history as the first Chinese driver to drive a Formula One car at an FIA, Christian Philippsen, Ambassador for the Louis Vuitton automobile community and jury chairman of the Louis Vuitton Classic or Liu Tao, Deputy Curator of the Shanghai Auto Museum.
With an Arts Pavilion, a fashion show, an exclusive showcase by Bonhams and more Bund Classic is a perfect lifestyle moment that goes beyond the automotive industry. Introducing timeless art to an exclusive Chinese audience, it is also a great moment for brands from the lifestyle industry to engage their most important guests.
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About Bund Classic
Founded in 2013 by China Rendez-Vous Ltd., Bund Classic is the first annual Concours d’Elegance dedicated to the Chinese and Asian Pacific classic, historical and vintage automobile community. In October 2015, the 3rd edition of the event promises to offer its guests a variety of onsite entertainments and cultural activities including a garden party, art and culture exhibits, a concert, afternoon tea, a Parade on the Bund and a Concours d’Elegance, redefining for all car lovers the real meaning of elegance and investable art pieces. The 2015 Bund Classic offers a fantastic opportunity to pay tribute to the classic automobile world. Over 11,000 qualified visitors are expected at this year’s show.