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2017 Highlights: Autosport International

January 18, 2017

The 27th year of the Autosport International Show unveiled some great automotive treats for all the visitors. From sports car to supercars and even classic cars, there was plenty to take it.

Plenty of debuts too, including the Ford GT, new hybrid Honda NSX and the Aston Martin DB11, plus Jaguar F-type SVR and the convertible Porsche GT3 RS.

30 years since the impressive car paved its way onto the touring scene. There were 11 classic race-spec Ford Sierra RS500’S on display at the show.Ford Sierra

A specifically modified Lamborghini Aventador and Ferrari 458 were presented by Liberty Walk UK. (Japanese founded exotic car tuning company).  These cars had never been seen in the UK before, until last weekend.Williams F1

40 years marking the anniversary of the Williams F1 Team this year. Celebrated at the show, Williams brought along some of the iconic machines of their racing, including the FW14B and the FW18 which were originally driven by Nigel Mansell and Damon Hill.Classic Team Lotus was also celebrating 50 years of their Lotus 49 at the show.Team Lotus

Nico Rosberg’s Mercedes AMG F1 car was also on display, along with two stunning cars owned by YouTube star SHMEE150. Who displayed his Aston Martin Vantage GT8 alongside a McLaren 675 LT.Mercedes AMG F1

Marking 50 years of rallying there were some great Audi Quattro’s on show. 3 decades on the Quattro and it’s still looking as good as ever.Audi Quattro

The Live action arena was something else! Filled with engine smoke, loud music and flashing lights. Everything from the stock cars to the new electric GT raced around the indoor track. The first ever attempt for a loop the loop in a stock car with a passenger was even attempted last weekend. See the video on our Facebook page.Live Action Arena

Let us know what was your favourite at the Autosport International show?

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About The Author

Jon Le Roux is co-founder and company director of The Car Loan Warehouse. Being a mad engineering and motorsport enthusiast, I spend more hours than is healthy, watching, reading or talking about cars, boats, motorbikes…..basically anything with an engine.