When it comes to classic car models, all eyes turn to Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como for the event of the year: Concorso d’Eleganza. For over 90 years, enthusiasts flock to the lake for a glimpse of iconic models that have made automobile history.
Showcasing the best of automobile history, the Concorso d’Eleganza never fails to impress. Here are this edition’s winners for the various categories:
The grand prize for the Best of the Show was awarded to a 1958 Ferrari 335 Sport Spider by Scaglietti. The model is one of only four made by Ferrari and of which only three remain. It has 390 horsepower and a top speed of 300 km/h. The car is currently owned by Andreas Mohringer and also won in the Class E – Speed Meets Style: The Flowering of the Sports and Racing Car category.
The coveted Coppa D’Oro Villa D’Este, the Best of Show voted by the public, was given to a 1968 Alfa Romeo 33/2 Stradale owned by Albert Speiss. This model with its sleek design that has become a hallmark in today’s racing models was developed as a racing prototype with a horsepower of 230. Back in its day it was the most expensive road car available with a price tag of $17,000. The model also won the ASI Trophy for best-preserved post-war vehicle.