Home LifeStyle  Luxury Cars 80th Anniversary Concorso D' Eleganza at Villa d' Este

80th Anniversary Concorso D' Eleganza at Villa d' Este

Posted: Mar. 30th, 2009  |  By JustLuxe TeamThe Affluent Lifestyle Guide
RSS Syndicated News Email a Friend Suggest an Article Share
Classic Cars: On April 24-26, a select range of classic cars will converge at the ultra-luxe Grand Hotel Villa d'Este on the shores of Lake Como in Italy for the 80th anniversary of the Concorso D'Eleganza. First staged in 1929 at the famed resort, the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este now ranks as the world's most tradition-rich event of its kind, and the hotel (where part of Casino Royale was filmed) will once again be transformed into a unique backdrop for the most beautiful cars from past eras and the boldest concept cars of the present.

More than 50 classic beauties spanning six decades of motoring history have been selected to appear at this year's Concorso, which is presented by BMW with sponsorship from Swiss watchmaker Girard-Perregaux. The starring attraction at this year's event is likely to be Ralph Laurens stunning 1938 Bugatti Atlantic 57SC (above), which has won numerous awards. One of only three built, the car will be making its first European appearance in 18 years. Other highlights include a 1969 BMW 2800 Spicup Coupe concept car unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 40 years ago, and a 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B.

For LxM
Related Topics : Lifestyle News
Share on Facebook Share
See Next Article
Related Articles
Featured Contributor
Mila PantovichMila Pantovich
There are certain things that are to be expected with a Cadillac SUV: you have the interior...
Read More | View Profile
The Best of Luxury
Event Calendar

the holiday gift guide 2013

DISCOVER THE LIST >
1

Sony DSC-QX100 Smartphone Attachable Lens

Sony basically packed all the usual camera inner workings within the lens... more >

2

Flask Bangle by Cynthia Rowley

For the life of the party this Cynthia Rowley flask bangle holds three ounces... more >

3

Carbon Fiber Ciclotte

Designed and crafted in Italy, Ciclotte's luxury exercise bike models... more >

Day

Keeping Up with JustLuxe
Like Us on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterRSS Feeds
Sign Up for Our Newsletter!
Current News & Features
Is Land Rover’s Boat for America’s Cup Bringing Us One Step Closer to Flying Cars?
Finally a Subscription Box for Outdoor Enthusiasts
Barneys New York Toasts the Lexus LC 500 with an Exclusive Sommelier Set
Can the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport Compete in the Saturated Luxury Market?
Father's Day 2017: Gifts for the Modern Dad
Instantly Improve your Golf Game with the Zepp Golf 2
Tasting Canada’s Wild West: A True Foodie’s Guide to Eating Your Way Through BC
Karl Lagerfeld Designs and Rolls-Royces On-Demand Are Just the Beginning at This Miami Property
Fresh Nut Milk at Home in as Little as 30 Seconds
From Supermodel to Super Chef: Meet Pascale Naessens
See the complete list

Best of Luxury

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
View All Best of Luxury
LivingLuxe. Exclusive Deals and Luxury Brands. Learn More
JustLuxe Galleries presents Popular Photo Galleries
Meet Our Writers Become a Contributor
Pushing the 2017 Cadillac XT5 Luxury Crossover to the Limits in Death Valley
Mila Pantovich »
Will the BMW 9-Series be a More Attainable Rolls?
karthik Krishnan »
Ferrari Celebrates 70 Years of the World’s Fastest and Most Beautiful Sports Cars
Jared Paul Stern »
See More Contributors
THINGS WE LIKE