World’s most luxurious automobile contest

Posted on: July 8th, 2013 by Mr Roaming 12 Comments

The world’s most luxurious automobile event took place on the shores of beautiful Lake Como. The focus on design, originality, perfect preservation and the spirit of nobility bring together the most important and beautiful cars from all over the world year by year in Cernobbio – reflecting the true historical value of the automobile.

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The Grand Hotel Villa d’Este is one of the world’s leading hotels and the grounds on the shores of Lake Como offer guests and visitors the opportunity to admire some 50 historic cars built between the 1920s and the 1980s. If you are an aficionado of  vintage cars like me, you are really going to enjoy this series of all time classic driving machines featured in Forbes Magazine, from the Best of Show winner Ralph Lauren with his Bugatti 57 SC Atlantic Coupé to the Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale concept car from 2011. Enjoy the show.

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BMW 328 from 1937

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Ralph Lauren’s Bugatti 57 SC Atlantic Coupé stole the show and won first prize.

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Ralph Lauren’s Bugatti 57 SC Atlantic Coupé

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The 1913 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Austrian Alpine Trials Car

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Ferrari 250 LM from 1964

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Lamborghini Miura SV from 1972

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Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France from 1958

 

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este Video

 

12 Responses

  1. AS says:

    Elite event which gathers the best. Great review Mr. Roaming!

  2. Nick says:

    Brilliant collection of vintage vehicles. It is a fantastic article you have written.

  3. vincent says:

    The perfect antique collection in a beautiful location. Wish I could have been there. Mr. Roaming, your reporting is impeccable.

  4. PC says:

    The value and excitement that antiques create is unparalleled. This is a wonderful event and a great article that you have put together. Congratulations on this find.

  5. castille says:

    I love antiques! What a spectacular collection in Lago Como. Wish I were there to see it. But thanks to you, we can all take a peak. Merci.

  6. LL says:

    Beautiful cars! Wasn’t aware of this event. ONe to watch out for sure in the future.

  7. CF says:

    These cars are a dream. Would love to be able to drive a couple around town! Great post . . . as usual.

  8. wadw says:

    A Bugatti, a Rolls, a Ferrari, a Lambo . . . doesn’t get much better than that. Wonderful article!

  9. sadlle says:

    Stunning rides! love your articles.

  10. Spenser says:

    Despite the new car craze in this country (that being the US), there is simply no substitute for an amazing vintage vehicle like the ones you show above. What a spectacular reminder that things just had a little more class in the old days.

  11. JC says:

    The Rolls is stunning. What a great event . . . Mr. Roaming strikes again.

  12. charley says:

    It’s racing season again on the west coast. I have never seen this one in IT. I love these cars.

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