Concorso d’Eleganza

Concorso d’Eleganza

  Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

At the the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este Ferrari P4/5 has been assigned the prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza Design Award. The Award is the result of the public referendum among the 12 concept cars and prototypes on display at this event bringing automotive heritage spectacularly alive once again. The President of the Concorso, Karl Baumer and Jean-Marc Droulers, President Villa d’Este S.p.A, delivered the award to the P4/5 owner, the American collector James Glickenhaus, after the (...)
Lake Como once again looks back on two glorious days under the banner of extraordinary automotive design. At the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este held from 20 to 22 April, 53 classic cars spanning the period from 1919 to 1971 lined up in eight competition classes before the critical gaze of the jury as well as the public. Lorenzo Ramaciotti, President of the Jury, lauded this unique gathering of automotive works of art against the backdrop of the world-famous Grand Hotel Villa d’Este. It was (...)
When good looks and elegance are the most important criteria for judging a car, then there can hardly be a more prestigious and stylish event than the Concorso d’Eleganza on the grounds of the Villa d’Este on Lake Como, Italy. Since 1929, collectors from around the world present their exclusive cars here to a specialist jury and the public. In 2002, the event returned to its roots. Since, the latest drivable concept cars are again participating alongside the classic vehicles – just as (...)
The Ford iosis concept car, which made its debut at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show as the definition of the company’s dramatic "kinetic design" form language, has been selected as one of the finalists in the Concept Cars and Prototypes Prototypes class at the prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy. The 2007 event takes place at the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este in Cernobbio, Italy between April 20 and 22. During the three day event, thirteen concept cars will be on display to visiting (...)
The dramatic Infiniti Coupe Concept has been selected to compete in the 2007 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the most traditional of all beauty contests for classic automobiles and contemporary concept cars. The annual contest will be held from April 20-23 at the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este on Lake Como, Italy - the site of the Concorso since its origin in 1929. The Coupe Concept, a design exploration of future Infiniti sports coupe concepts, was created by Nissan Nissan Motor Co.’s design (...)
The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is not simply famous because of the participation of unusual classic vehicles. The competition for the latest concept cars and prototypes also turns the weekend at the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este on Lake Como into an outstanding event. In contrast to an exhibition, the 13 vehicles can be seen under natural conditions and they are put through their paces to demonstrate roadworthiness when they drive in the parade. One of this year’s highlights is the Maserati GS (...)
This year sees the BMW Group acting as patron of the traditional Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for the ninth time. Initial highlights of this year’s edition of the premier event on Lake Como were already announced during the press conference at the 77th Geneva Motor Show. Brilliant heritage - bright future Holger Lapp, Chairman of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este and Director of BMW Group Mobile Tradition, announced at the press conference that the Concorso success story would continue (...)
BMW of North America, LLC and BMW Mobile Tradition will display two important pieces of the company’s endurance racing history at the March 9th - 11th Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island will host the event and the first-ever North American visit of the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy-winning 1939 BMW RS 500 Supercharged Racing Motorcycle as well as the 1941 BMW 328 Mille Miglia Touring Roadster. BMW enthusiasts will also enjoy seeing two racing cars (...)

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