Sponsored by Richard Mille and partnered by Heart Media, the event was hosted at the iconic villa of Waitanyuan No. 1, Shanghai, with a total of 21 vintage cars from 1907 to 1975 on display.
The judging team consists of international experts like Sandra Button, chairwoman of the Pebble Beach Concours, Iain Tyrell, a renowned classic car restorer, Miao Jun, chief editor of ‘Car and Driver’, Brett Wheatley and Trevor Worthington from Ford, and James Knight, group motoring director of Bonhams auctioneers.
Of the six classes in the competition, the 1925 Renault Model 45 Tourer was awarded Best of Show. James Knight commented that although judging was a challenge, the results for the Best of Show was unanimous as the winner edged out the rest by earning the most points. It also received approval from the crowd, making it a popular favourite.
The 1934 Mercedes-Benz 500K bagged the People Choice Pre-1950 award, while the 1963 Porsche 356 Super 90 won the Post 1950 award.