CARS, CARS AND MORE CARS: A crowd looks on as the Alfa Romeo Giula is unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Image: Newspress
Goodwood, England - A crowd of nearly 30 000 braved the grey and rainy weather to view the Goodwood Festival of Speed's Preview Day and Moving Motor Show.
Automakers unveiled new cars at Goodwood today – whether UK, European or global debut – though the upcoming of the Festival of Speed promises even more vehicles.
On Friday (June 24), the primary Festival of Speed action gets underway with the world’s greatest race cars from past and present taking to the 1.86km hillclimb course, plus myriad off- track attractions providing a fun day out for car enthusiasts and families alike.
Goodwood FOS: 11 cars we're looking forward to
Formula 1 stars Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg and Jenson Button will headline the race drivers taking to the hill across the weekend, in a variety of machinery, while the 2016 Festival of Speed will celebrate a number of motorsport-themed anniversaries.
Here are the some of the cars and other musings from Day 1:
Bugatti Chiron -
Ford Shelby Mustang -
1986 McLaren MP4-2C F1 car -
Lamborghini Aventador Miura Homage -
Lamborghini Countach -
BMW M2 -
McLaren 650 S Sprint -
Renault Clio RS 16 -
McLaren James Hunt Edition P1 GTR -
Aston Martin Vulcan -
Aston Martin Vulcan steering-wheel -
Ken Block's Ford Focus RS (World Rallycross car) -
BMW CSL -
Porsche Singer 911 -
McLaren P1 LM -
BMW 2002 Hommage Concept -
Mamba Green BMW M3 -
Porsche Cayman GT4 (with an awesome faded Martini wrap) -
Fire Orange BMW i8 -
Koenigsegg One:1 -
Ford GT -
Alpine Vision Concept -
UK police Ford Mustang -1971 Lamborghini Miura - Toyota Mirai - Tesla Model X - Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S - Alpine B7 Bi-Turbo - Lego Porsche 911 - BMW Art Car - Toyota C-HR - Alfa Romeo Guila - Lexus LC 500 - Ferrari 458 Speciale MM - McLaren 570 GT - Watch: McLaren MP4/6 V12 -