Hendy Performance are bringing their famous 'Hendy Performance Open Day' to Thruxton Circuit for the first time, this weekend - Sunday 8 August. In what is promising to be one of the biggest family-friendly events Hendy has put together!
Come and meet like-minded people, see some very rare cars and a lot of entertainment, all in one day!
THE PIRELLI STAGE
Q&A's sessions with British racing driver and television presenter, famous for Top Gear, Fifth Gear and now Love Cars Tiff Needell, 2021 British Touring Car Championship drive Árón Taylor-Smith and current British F4 championship leader, James Hedley. PLUS a Live band, The Roadway Hearts.
PAUL SWIFT STUNT DISPLAY
One of the most famous precision driving names will be bringing his show to Thruxton. Paul Swift's precision driving team have been featured on Top Gear, Fifth Gear, as well as working closely with many well-known car manufacturers.
Jaguar UK will be showcasing their electric Formula E race car, the Jaguar I-TYPE.
RALLY SERVICE PARK CHALLENGE
A fantastic hands-on tyre changing activity with a prize for the quickest time.
LAND ROVER EXPERIENCE
Jump onboard a new Land Rover and experience the true capabilities of the latest models.
SKIS PAN SESSIONS
Fine-tune your skills on how to correct and control a slide in your own car.
whats on display
Not only will there be 500+ customer display cars, showcasing their pride and joy, a wide representation of new, unique and iconic vehicles from across Hendy Group’s franchises.
From the classic Nissan 240z, to a range of 350z models including the 350z GT-S Supercharged, a one-of-a-kind concept built to see what could be produced with no restrictions, and the rare 350z S-Tune NISMO Anniversary Edition, thought to be the only one in the UK. Other models that will be on show include the Micra 350s, 2021 Nissan GT-R, X-Trail and many more models!
ŠKODA has a rich heritage in motorsport, especially with their rallying. On display will be their Fabia S2000 WRC and the 1100 OHC Spider, one of the rarest SKODA's built with just 3 produced. A range of brand new KODIAQ, KAMIQ, Octavia, Superb and more will be on display by Hendy ŠKODA.
MOKE has officially made a comeback in the UK and the Hendy Performance Open Day will see the new iteration of this iconic car on display, giving you the opportunity to see its redesign up close. The limited edition MOKE 56 will be the star of the show with a selection of colours on display. Plus, the newly launched MOKE Military Edition.
Thanks to Hendy Hyundai, the i30N will be on display, their 275ps hot hatch with innovations directly from Hyundai Motorsport and a global R&D effort.Alongside the I30N will be the all-new i10 N-Line and the Tucson N-Line and hopefully a couple more exciting models which will be announced closer to the time.
We are also pleased to announce that the 552bhp 4.8-litre V10 Lexus LFA will be on display at our event. Only 17 Lexus LFA models were sold in the UK, with just 500 sold globally. This will be accompanied by a selection of new models including the Lexus UXe, Lexus NX, Lexus RX and more.
Toyota will showcase the sensational GR Yaris, a pure performance car, born from Toyota's title-winning experience in the World Rally Championship. Also on display is the GR Supra, C-HR, Yaris & RAV4.
A selection of Renault Sport models will be on show accompanied by our record breaking Renault ZOE, which hit 475.4 miles on a single charge, beating it's official WLTP range by 245 miles. The attempt was done at Thruxton Circuit in June 2021.
A range of IVECO trucks will be on display, showing the industrial side of Hendy Group.