The world’s most luxurious and collectable automobiles displayed at VanDusen Botanical Garden

Almost 5,000 car aficionados and guests gathered at VanDusen Botanical Garden September 9-10 for the Luxury & Supercar Weekend with hundreds of classic and modern supercars on display worth over $250 million. The garden party atmosphere included three runway shows presented by Only Oakridge, a live supercar auction by Adesa Inc., luxury hospitality tents and pop-up restaurants and bars by some of Vancouver’s finest establishments.

Luxury & Supercar Weekend is billed as Canada’s premier luxury lifestyle and automotive event.

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Nigel Mathews, Hagerty Insurance global director of private client services; and Craig Stowe, Luxury Alliance Group president and Luxury & Supercar Weekend founder

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James Neate, Webster Talent actor; and John Neate, JJ Bean Inc. founder

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Camber Communications PR team: Steven Schelling; Kate MacDougall, founder; and Amanda Harris

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Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon Corporation founder/CEO/board chair; and Michael Hungerford, Hungerford Properties partner

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Chris Green, McLaren Canada national brand manager, stands beside the $47,000 McLaren 570S Spider

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Christopher Pagani from Pagani Automobiles stands beside the $4.5 million Pagani Huayra Roadster

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The $4.5 million Pagani Huayra Roadster

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The $4.5 million Pagani Huayra Roadster

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Val Ivancic, retired; his daughter, Maria Ivancic, teacher; and Ray Antonio, business manager

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Joost de Vries, Karma Automotive LLC VP sales and service, beside the Karma Revero ($165,000-$190,000)

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Fashion runway models Katie O’Neill, Richards International Model Management; Matej Mecar, Lizbell Agency; and Tracey Pincott, Oakridge Centre stylist

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Roy Comesotti, Wentworth Hospitality Group VP operations; and J.S. Dupuis, Wentworth Hospitality beverage director

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Jordan Innes, Red Bull OP manager; Scout Shmygol, Red Bull Wings Team captain; and Cameron Stevens, Red Bull office manager

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Ross Creasy, Adesa sales manager; and Zack Spencer, Driving Television host

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Curtis MacDonald, Open Road Karma brand manager; and William Morse, Rolls-Royce North America product specialist

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Luxury & Supercar Weekend 2017

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Luxury & Supercar Weekend 2017

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Chris Gailus, Global News Hour anchor; and Ryan Snikvalds, City of Vancouver architectural technologist

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Acura Canada’s event specialist Kasha Foster delivers drinks to her team

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Classic Cadillacs at Luxury & Supercar Weekend 2017

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From Lexus Canada: Nicole Yuen, event specialist; Michael Chen, event specialist; and Jon Wat, brand specialist

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Luxury & Supercar Weekend 2017

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This Rolls-Royce sold for $213,000 at the live auction

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The live auction

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The live auction

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Luxury & Supercar Weekend 2017

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Luxury & Supercar Weekend 2017