With it’s large footprint and flamboyant doors, the SLS AMG doesn’t seem like the perfect race car, but this GT3 version set the pace in the recent Nurburgring 24h event, before being pipped by the Audi R8 LMS.
The magic of Goodwood is the variety – it’s so much more than a static display of a manufacturer’s current range. Explore the various tents and stands and you’ll find historic race cars parked next to the latest supercars, and priceless classics alongside weird and wonderful concepts.
What’s more, the moving motorshow lets the public get hands on with the new metal, and drive a selection of each manufacturer’s new models up the historic hillclimb course.
To experience the uniquely inclusive atmosphere and the diversity of the Goodwood Festival of Speed you’ll have to buy a ticket and head down yourselves, but until then here’s our pick of the very best cars, new and old, on display.