On May 20, after four years of elaborate preparation, the first "Shanghai Super Classic" will hold its grand opening ceremony at the Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal on the North Bund. The event has brought along 28 classic cars with a total value of over 30 million US dollars and caused huge tremor in the industry at home and abroad.
As the first international classic car culture exhibition held in China，the opening ceremony in the evening has attracted the attention of classic car collectors and enthusiasts around the globe. Curator Zhou Yi, Co-curator Diana Liu, Chairman of Shanghai Port Group Chen XuYuan, Gymnastics Prince Li Ning, famous New York street artist James Goldcrown, philanthropist & founder of Shanghai Haikangbei Foundation Betty Cao, will light up the "Love Is" wall together and announce the official start of the 40-day exhibition.
SSC and landmarks of Shanghai - Oriental Pearl TV Tower/Pudong LJZ across the Huangpu River, and the world famous architecture complex on the Bund form a “Golden Triangle” with a remarkable river view.
In the exhibition area with a total of ~10,000 square meters, Shanghai Super Classic brings 28 classic cars worth over 30 million US dollars to the world's classic car collectors and enthusiasts, including “Top” collections such as the 1967 Ferrari 275GTB/4 with a value over $5 million, the 1965 Hongqi CA72 from China which was awarded at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, and the 1976 Lamborghini Countach LP400 Periscopio.
The classic cars to be displayed at the first SSC can be categorized into Pre-war and Post-war classic cars following international traditions, and cars with special feelings in the early days of China's reform and opening-up as well as concept cars representing the future if classified by theme. As for eye-catchers, the collective appearance of Porsche 911 Generation I to VII, the same Cadillac Coupe Deville collected by Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe will certainly become the champion.
SSC super classics has attracted attention of domestic and foreign industry while for the general public audience, its innovative fusion of automotive culture and contemporary art is more important. Today, the super regiment of artists and artworks, led by the world's most popular graffiti artist James Goldcrown, will come to SSC in Shanghai and present a unique exhibition experience to the audience.James Goldcrown is one of the most "Ins Most Valued" fashion artists in the world. The "Love Is" wall created by him has been popular all over the world starting from New York City. Everywhere he goes, James Goldcrown has become a popular scenic spot and must-go landmark.
In addition, the works by French sculptor Zoé Vayssières, painted glass artist Chen Weide, post-impressionist & contemporary oil painter Li Zili, and photography artist Wang Gangfeng will be presented in different art forms.
It is particularly worth mentioning that the world's exclusive private collection and complete set of Supreme skateboards from 1998 to 2018 has arrived in the "Back to the future" theme hall of the exhibition. 248 pieces of Supreme skateboards spanning 2 decades and auctioned for a price of 5.39 million RMB will meet the leading role of the exhibition - limited edition of the 1976 Lamborghini supercar Countach LP400 Periscopio - with only 110 units produced, and tell the story of the times in their way.
The audience will also enjoy immersive theatrical performances and dances at the SSC. These beautiful art forms add elegance and exquisite taste to the Iron Knights.
At the Carnival Plaza of the exhibition, SSC has arranged a variety of crossover cooperation and experience activities for the audience. Among them are Li Ning Pop-up shop, Parent-child paradise, Simulated racing game, Hollywood car stunt show, and Italian Viola craft beer, popular delicacy Partydog, Haagen-Dazs and others. VIP audiences can also enjoy cocktails sponsored by Remy Martin at the G Club VIP lounge, and invited to participate in various parties and forums.
During the exhibition, the organizer and Fashion Godmother Grace Han will jointly hold the "Best Dress" selection, namely "You are looking at classic cars, Grace is looking at you”. The exhibition venue has installed 2 AI robots to capture the moments of natural beauty from the audience. There will also be a "Fancy Car Show League" challenge on Douyin. The event has also been listed as a "Millions of citizens travel in Shanghai"activity by the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Bureau. The exhibition will be open from 10 AM to 10 PM. It's always easy to take a great picture and let the classic cars and invincible river view become your background and the highlight moment in 2019.