2016 Gulf Concours, Burj Al Arab

Winners

Best Classic Car – 1965 Ferrari 250GT Berlinetta Sport Speciale

Best Classic Design – 1970 Citroen DS 21 IE Cabriolet

Best Modern Bespoke – 2015 La Ferrari

Best Special Edition – 2016 Bentley GTR8

Highly Commended Classic Sports Car – 1966 McLaren M1B Can-Am

Highly Commended Classic Restoration – 1951 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

Best Gulf Modern Classics

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The Gulf is widely respected as the place where design and innovation is combined with personal taste to give modern cars a distinct and coach-built look, harking back to the glory days of the 20s and 30s.

For entry into the Modern Bespoke section, one car is permitted per owner and all cars must be privately owned. We will have 15 superb and iconic examples.

On Friday 8th December, the official judging for the Best Gulf Modern Classics will be conducted between 12:00-16:00, with the awards ceremony itself at 17.00.

It is requested that the owner or representative is on hand to answer questions about the car during the judging phase. There are three categories – best interior, best exterior and best overall.

Best Gulf Classic

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The history of the car and difference is our inspiration. From the early beginnings, to the coach built era of the 20s and 30s, to the amazing diversity of modern times (50s-90s) the beauty of the car is celebrated world wide and it is fitting that the Gulf has its own event.

We will have 18 cars in the classic and collector line up. Your car will be placed on the lawn of Burj Al Arab in a fantastic location. It will be representative of the burgeoning Gulf passion for the car as a work of art.

On Saturday 9th December the official judging will Best Gulf Classic will be conducted between 12:00-16:00. with the awards ceremony itself at 17.00.

It is requested that the owner or representative is on hand to answer questions about the car during the judging phase. There will be three categories.

View the timetable here >

Judging Committee

The Modern Bespokes and the Classics will be judged by a group of six people with a Chairman of each group. They will be at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah from 13.00 each day and may want to talk to you about the car. A steward will give you plenty of warning if this is the case.