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London Motor Show Highlights

Mon, 24 Jul 2006 or direct link for tickets

Dates 20th to 30th July 2006.

Venue: ExCel, Docklands.

Best reached by Docklands Light Railway, get off at Custom House. Get on at Canning Town on the Jubilee Line.

By car, best from M25 Eastern Side J30 then A13. Alternatively A 20 and Blackwall Tunnel then A13 from the South. Car parks signposted. Shuttle buses to the Exhibition.

London City Airport is just 5 minutes away.

Or travel down the Thames on a Clipper from Central London to Canary Wharf, then by shuttle bus to the Exhibition.


West Side:

BMW, Rolls Royce and MINI. Rolls 100EX Coupe, BMW Z4 Coupe, BMW M6 convertible, MINI traveller concept, Cooper S GP 218PS

Taster test Drives in Citroens, Hondas, SEATs, Toyotas and GM Opel/Vauxhall/SAAB/Chevrolet/Cadillac.

East Side:

Adventureland 4x4 driving in Nissan Navara, Volvo XC90, KIA Sorento, Daihatsu Terios, Toyota RAV-4, Toyota Land Cruiser.

Mazda Zoom Zoom driving challenge (win a Mazda MX5).

Land Rover Terrapod driving.

Arena Auditorium for Stunt Driving Shows during daytime.

Arena Auditorium for Dockside Concerts (tickets 0870 166 0443)

All start at 9.00pm.

Monday 24th July: Simple Minds

Tuesday 25th July: Sugababes

Wednesday 26th July: Katherine Jenkins and National Symphony Orchestra

Thursday 27th July: Jools Holland

Friday 28th July: The Australian Pink Floyd Show

On the river:

Water skiing, jet-skis, wetbikes, powerboat racing etc.


Peugeot: 907 V12 supercar

Opel/Vauxhall: New Corsa (lots of them), Astra Twintop

Hummer: H2 and H3

Citroen: Concept Cars, C6

Hyundai: Santa Fe

Renault: RenaultSport Clio 197, Egeus SUV concept car

Jaguar: New XKR, New XJR.

Land Rover: New Freelander

Aston Martin: Rapide 4-door showcar

Ford: New Focus CC

Volvo: New C30, XC90 Sport

Mazda: MX5 Roadster Coupe demo, B50 pick-up, Mazda 3 MPS, the freshest stand with incredible aerobatic display on giant screens.

Nissan: Murano GT-C, Urge concept car, Good shows, win a Micra CC (proceeds to Cancer charity)

SEAT: New Leon Cupra 240PS

KIA: New Sedona, Sorento facelift, New Carens

SAAB: Showcars

Cadillac: BLS

Chevrolet: Captiva 4x4, Corvette ZO6


(Smaller stands, Star Car Bar and Supercar Paddock)

TVR: Sagaris

Bentley: Continental GTC Cabriolet, Azure Convertible

Mercedes: R Class, GL Class, E-Class facelift, Smart ForTwo electric, Maybach Excelero Coupe concept

Alfa Romeo: Brera Spider

Chrysler: Sebring, Dodge Nitro, Dodge Caliber

Honda: Civic Type S and Type R 3-dr

Daihatsu: Terios

Noble: New M15

Morgan: Aero 8 4.4V8

Mitsubishi: i-Car microcar

Lexus: GS450h hybrid

Toyota: Avensis T180, RAV-4, HiLux 3.0 D-4D

Lotus: New £24,000 Toyota powered Elise S

More at: or direct link for tickets


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