Where the cars are the stars: Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2022

Jun 29, 2022 344

Springtime in Italy is a beauty to behold with the temperature in the 30s. So were the assembled automobiles on the hallowed grounds of this lakeside piece of paradise, Villa d’Este. An elegant crowd gathered to admire the classic cars on show in the annual Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, an event that has been luring car enthusiasts to Lake Como since 1929. After a short hiatus in 2020, the show is as bold as ever on the driveways of the 10-hectare private park of the 16th-century estate designed by Pellegrino Pellegrini.

Under the watchful eye of the knowledgeable Jury, including automotive luminaries Lorenzo Ramaciotti, former chief of design at Pininfarina; Pebble Beach doyenne Sandra Button; and scion of the family-owned car manufacturer, Maserati Adolfo Orsi, had the task to score the competing vehicles, built between 1920 and the 1980s, all vying for a trophy within seven categories.

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SOURCE: https://www.signatureluxurytravel.com.au

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