Luxury Supercar Weekend

July 11, 2011 12:18 ET

Vancouver's Luxury + Supercar Weekend Takes Shape with New Venue Dates and Million Dollar Cars on Display

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 11, 2011) - James Bond would be in his element as Luxury + Supercar weekend returns to Vancouver with its largest and most valuable collection of modern and classic supercars and luxury brands to date. On September 10 and 11, the world's most exotic automobile collection will be on display amongst the lush beauty of Shaughnessy's most famous outdoor space - VanDusen Botanical Gardens.

LSW 2011 marks the second Luxury + Supercar Weekend hosted in Vancouver. International auto aficionados, collectors, buyers and local guests are invited to socialize and network against the backdrop of some of the most exquisite specimens in automotive design. This years invited preview models include the official Porsche Cup GT3 Race Car, Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport, Rolls Royce Phantom Spirit of Ecstasy Special Edition; showcased alongside brands such as Mercedes-Benz Tesla, Fisker, Ferrari, Maserati and many more.

The allure of Luxury + Supercar Weekend centers on beautiful cars and the people who appreciate them. However, this event also offers Vancouverites and international collectors a rare opportunity to view vehicles from luxury manufacturers and private collections that have never previously displayed in North America.

Throughout the weekend, Vancouver's most notable chefs and restaurateurs will tempt the supercar collectors palates, offering exclusive dining experiences at Il Giardino, Hawksworth and Le Crocodile. While on-site, guests will enjoy a spectacular selection of local and international cuisine, accompanied by world class wines and spirits.

The dénouement of the weekend will take place on Sunday, featuring "The Shaughnessy Concours d'Elegance" awarding trophies to the best of class including:

Class (A) Rolls-Royce – The 100th Anniversary of the Spirit of Ecstasy
Class (B) Ferrari Front–Engine Sports Cars
Class (C) Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwings & Coups
Class (D) 50th Anniversary of the E-Type Jaguar
Class (E) 40th Anniversary of the Pantera
Class (F) The British Invasion
Class (G) Lamborghinis
Class (H) Italian Sports Cars
Class (I) Classic Super Car
Class (J) Modern Super Car
Class (K) People's Choice
Class (L) "Best of Show"
Class (M) Electric

Luxury + Supercar Weekend will also host a select group of race car drivers, professional athletes and celebrities throughout the weekend.

Tickets go on sale June 27 and include lunch and beverages starting at $125 for a single day. Complete details and tickets are available at

Free parking is available in the VanDusen lot and along both Oak Street and 37th Avenue West.

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