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Our YouTube series will be launched in September

carrozzieri-italiani.com is proud to announce its upcoming self-produced series called “Gentleman Garage” which will premiere next September on its official YouTube channel.

“We have consciously chosen the name of <<Gentleman Garage>> for the new series because we did not want to limit ourselves exclusively to the world of Italian coachbuilders but also be open up to the general world of classic car enthusiasts.” said the founder Andreas Scheidl.

For those who follows carrozzieri-italiani.com on social networks, they will have already glimpsed those who will be some of the protagonists of this new series with the release of the first episode scheduled for 12th September, starring Silvia Nicolis of Museo Nicolis with the Fiat 1100 Vistotal with Castagna coachwork.

“We still don’t have a precise number of how many episodes the first season will be composed, as many are still work in progress, but the feedback has been so positive that we are already working on planning the second season.” said Andreas Scheidl.

The project will follow a precise schedule with the release of one episode every Monday. Among the protagonists we find famous collectors, designers, entrepreneurs and world-famous concours d’elegance organizers.

This is the plan with the first 5 episodes, the subsequent ones will be revealed in the upcoming weeks. Subscribe to the channel to not miss any.

Episode 01

12 September 2022

Fiat 1100 Vistotal Castagna featuring Silvia Nicolis

Episode 02

19 September 2022

Lancia Aurelia B52 Boano Junior featuring Emilio Lacchio

Episode 03

26 September 2022

Fiat Panda Destriero featuring Alfredo Stola

Episode 04

03 October 2022

Lancia Aurelia B52 Bertone featuring Marco Gastaldi

Episode 05

10 October 2022

Ferrari Sergio Concept featuring Paolo Pininfarina

Be also sure to follow us on instagram for backstage and exclusive material.

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Cernobbio, Italy – The stunning backdrop of Villa d’Este hosted another extraordinary edition of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, where historic cars and concept vehicles enchanted the audience and judges alike. This year, the “Best of Show” title was awarded to a 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 bodied by Figoni, while the public bestowed the “Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este” upon a 1995 McLaren F1.

Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Figoni 1932 - Best of Show

Trofeo BMW Group – “Best of Show by the Jury”

Máté Boér Photography

The 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300, owned by the Belgian HM Collection, won the judges’ hearts with its timeless elegance and captivating history. Bodied by Figoni, this two-seater spider is one of ten built on a short-wheelbase chassis, featuring an 8-cylinder, 2.3-liter engine producing at least 142 HP. Today, this masterpiece is valued at over 3 million euros.

McLaren F1 1995 - Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este

Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este – “Best of Show by Public Referendum”

Máté Boér Photography

The audience at Villa Erba crowned the 1995 McLaren F1, brought to the event by British owner Tony Vassilopoulos, with the “Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este”. This hypercar, capable of reaching 384 km/h, remains the fastest naturally aspirated road car in history. The winning model, ordered in a two-tone gray by Motokatzu Sayama, is valued at around 20 million euros.

Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2024: All the Winners

Concorso d’Eleganza Design Award For Concept Cars & Prototypes by Public Referendum

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale, 2022
Owner: Stellantis Europe S.p.A.

CLASS A – The Dawn of the Performance Age

Class Winner: Bentley 4 ½ Litre Blower, Two Seater Drophead Coupé, Gurney Nutting, 1930 (The Lee Collection, United States)

Mention of Honour: Bentley 3 Litre, Open Tourer, Van den Plas, 1927 (Michael Dacre, United Kingdom)

CLASS B – Shaped by the Wind: The Evolution of Aerodynamics

Class Winner: Cadillac V16, Coupé, Fleetwood, 1934 (Donald Ghareeb, United States)

Mention of Honour: Delahaye 135 M, Cabriolet, Faget & Varnet, 1948 (Teresa & David Disiere, United States)

CLASS C – “The Best Car in the World” for 120 Years: Rolls-Royce Celebrates an Historic Birthday

Class Winner: Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Phantom II Continental, Fixed Head Coupé, Freestone & Webb, 1933 (Lord Bamford, United Kingdom)

Mention of Honour: Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, Torpedo Grand Luxe, Van den Plas, 1914 (Terence George Bramall, United Kingdom)

CLASS D – “Faster!”: The Arms Race on the Road

Máté Boér Photography

Class Winner: Ferrari 335 S, Spider, Scaglietti, 1957 (Brian Ross, United States)

Mention of Honour: Ferrari 250 GT SWB, Berlinetta, Scaglietti, 1960 (Bernard Lezaire, Netherlands)

CLASS E – The Best of Italian Grace and Pace: Maserati at 110

Class Winner: Maserati A6G/54, Berlinetta, Zagato, 1956 (Roberto Quiroz, Mexico)

Mention of Honour: Maserati 3500 Spider Vignale Prototipo, Spider, Vignale, 1959 (Phil White, United States)

CLASS F – Gentleman Drivers: Style for the Fortunate Few

Class Winner: Ferrari 275 GTS, Spider, Pininfarina, 1966 (Christopher Stahl, Germany)

Mention of Honour: Mercedes-Benz 300 SC, Coupé, Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen, 1955 (Sheikh Mohammed Al-Thani, Qatar)

CLASS G – Time Capsules: Cars that the Outside World Forgot

Class Winner: Alfa Romeo 8C 2300, Spider, Figoni, 1932 (Private Collection, Belgium)

Mention of Honour: Bugatti Type 35C, Grand Prix, Bugatti, 1928 (Auriga Collection, Germany)

CLASS H – The Need for Speed: Supercar Stars of the Video Generation

Class Winner: McLaren F1, Coupé, McLaren, 1995 (Tony Vassilopoulos, United Kingdom)

Mention of Honour: Lamborghini Diablo GT, Coupé, 1999 (Jose Cobian, Mexico)

Máté Boér Photography

Additional Trophies Awarded

  • Presidents’ Trophy: Ferrari 335 S, Spider, Scaglietti, 1957 (Brian Ross, United States)
  • BMW Group Classic Trophy: Bentley 3 Litre, Open Tourer, Van den Plas, 1927 (Michael Dacre, United Kingdom)
  • Rolls-Royce Trophy: Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, Torpedo Grand Luxe, Van den Plas, 1914 (Terence George Bramall, United Kingdom)
  • Vranken-Pommery Trophy: Bugatti Type 35C, Grand Prix, Bugatti, 1928 (Auriga Collection, Germany)
  • ASI Trophy: Fiat Dino Aerodinamica Berlinetta, Pininfarina, 1967 (Lee Hower, United States)
  • Auto & Design Trophy: Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato, Coupé, Touring Superleggera, 1960 (Andreas Halvorsen, United States)
  • Il Canto del Motore Trophy: Lamborghini Countach LP400, Coupé, Bertone, 1976 (Christine Schams, United Kingdom)
  • Automobile Club Como Trophy: Ruf CTR “Yellowbird”, Coupé, Porsche, 1987 (Alois Ruf, Germany)
  • Poltrona Frau Trophy: Talbot Lago T26 Grand Sport – Prototype, Cabriolet, Graber, 1953 (Kaspar Fleischmann, Switzerland)

The 2024 edition of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este once again confirmed the timeless excellence and beauty of vintage cars, alongside the innovation and cutting-edge design of the latest concepts, creating an unforgettable event for all car enthusiasts.