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Concours of Elegance announces A. Lange and Söhne as this year’s headline partner

The 2018 Concours of Elegance will be presented in association with international watchmaking company; A. Lange & Söhne.

Set in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace, the Concours of Elegance will host a gathering of some of the most important cars ever produced.

The event will also be a celebration of the finest offerings in the worlds of fashion, art, jewellery and watches.

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Lange & Söhne will present itself with a true-to-detail, three-metre high model of the Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon.

The flyback chronograph with perpetual calendar and tourbillon, pairs three horological complications with five supplementary functions.

In front of the monumental sculpture, visitors can follow the creation of a Lange movement in close-up and look over the shoulder of a master watchmaker as he executes his work.

Lange CEO, Wilhelm Schmid, explained the motivation for his company’s commitment to the event. He said: “Ultimate craftsmanship, technical innovation and timeless elegance are the key values behind the Concours of Elegance and A. Lange & Söhne’s approach to watchmaking. Car and watch connoisseurs are united by their passion for technology and art.”

The Concours of Elegance 2018 will take place from 31 August to 2 September.

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