The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on Lake Como in Italy is a top event for showing elegant vintage and historic cars in Europe from 22 to 24 May
Each May, automobile enthusiasts can admire some of the most elegant vintage and historic cars and motorcycles in existence at the annual Concours d’Elegance Villa d’Este held on the banks of Lake Como in Northern Italy. Private owners can show off their special cars and motorcycles and compete for various awards. Visitors can see the motorcycles and cars on public days in the park of the Villa Erba or en route on the shores of beautiful Lake Como.
The 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este takes place from 22 to 24 May.
First held at the same location in 1929, this year’s Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance will celebrate the glitz and glamour of the 1970s with the theme, “Seventies Style – the Jetset is Back”.
Taking centre stage at the three-day 2015 Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance is the beauty contest, in which historic cars of outstanding class and motorcycles hosted by BMW Group Classic – all with a fascinating past battle in a number of competition categories. On the occasion of the model’s 90th anniversary, Rolls-Royce Phantoms from various decades will also be competing in a special class for the favour of the jury and thus the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este trophies. As well as seeking approval from the experts, contestants will by vying for the affections of the public as well, with their votes determining the winners of several special prizes.
The support program for the visitors, entrants and guests of honor will also be held in the style of the uproarious seventies. The traditional celebration of beauty on two and four wheels begins with a scene-setting open-air event on Friday evening. The grounds of Villa Erba will also be open to the public on Saturday and Sunday.
As well as classic vehicles boasting stand-out aesthetics and historical significance, the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este also presents design studies and prototypes from various eras.
Every odd year, RM Auctions arrange a public auction of top vintage and classic cars to coincide with the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa Este. This year to be held on May 23rd. For more info: RM Sotheby’s Exclusive Villa Erba Sale
For further information, visit ConcorsodEleganzaVilladEste.com