Lake Como in Italy is at rest most time of the year. But during summer, it becomes a hot spot for motoring enthusiasts around the world, gathering for the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The grounds of Villa d’Este play host to some of the most exotic and rare cars on the planet.
This year’s event witnessed journalist, hotel guests and participants from around the globe flooding to get a glimpse of the most jaw dropping wheels of the century. A large variety of breathtaking classic cars and exotic concepts were displayed at the grounds of Villa d’Este.
Just over 60 cars were on the roster for the judges on the grounds of the gorgeous lakeside home this year. Here are the winners.
The Most Exciting Design award:
- Paul van Doorne for his 1975 Lamborghini LP400 Countach.
The Best-Preserved Pre-War Car:
- Rene Rey for his 1935 Avions Voisin C25.
The Best-Preserved Post-War Car:
- Mark Finburgh for his 1969 Porsche 917/K.
Most Iconic Car:
- Lionel Scotto le Massese for his 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupe.
Coppa d’Oro (The Best in Show award):
- David Cohen for his 1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS.