Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017: Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS Prototipo awarded as “Best of Show” with a Trofeo BMW Group.

Munich/Cernobbio. A triple success achieved by a
singular vehicle. The Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS Prototipo was awarded
“Best of Show” on Sunday dusk when a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa
d’Este 2017 hold in Cernobbio, Northern Italy, distinguished a crowning
finale. The Jury conferred a many critical endowment of a competition
– a Trofeo BMW Group – on a singular special from a year 1957.
Besides being concurred as a category leader in die category
„Supergioiello – Little Toys for Big Boys“ a coupé contoured with
streamlined styling was also rewarded by visitors in a public
referendum and won a Trofeo BMW Group Italia. The Jury bestowed the
endowment of “Best of Show” during a seventh Concorso di Motociclette on an
continuation furloughed motorcycle done in Austria. The Puch 250
Indien-Reise was done in 1933 and a appurtenance tender the
experts with a authentic condition and a fascinating history.


The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is regarded as being a world’s
many disdainful and normal beauty contests for historic
automobiles and motorcycles. Once again this year, a automobile pageant
staged jointly by a BMW Group and a Grand Hotel Villa d’Este lived
adult to this reputation. The preference of vehicles, a ambience on the
shoreline of Lake Como and a associating and eager public
assembly generated an positively singular atmosphere. The Concorso
d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is also a singular eventuality of a kind that
presents complicated judgment vehicles and prototypes alongside rare
ancestral treasures. This year, automobile designers were assimilated for
a initial time by motorcycle manufacturers who also had the
event to benefaction their two-wheeled studies. This unique
singularity enables a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este to emanate an
sparkling overpass from a past into a destiny of mobility.


Majestic backdrop for a tour by a story of

Once more, a pretentious ambience of a Grand Hotel Villa d’Este
and a beside park of Villa Erba shaped a backdrop for the
manifestation of singular beauties. The visitors were intrigued by a elegance
of a exhibited vehicles and a generally surprising and illuminating
episodes from automobile and motorcycle history. Thousands of visitors
embarked on a high and fascinating tour in time by the
story of mobility, with a advantage of splendid fever and summer temperatures.


This year’s sign of a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017 is
“Around a World in 80 Days – Voyage by an Era of Records”. It
comes from a novel by Jules Verne and harks behind to a epoch during the
finish of a 19th century. This was a time when fast technological
swell permanently stretched a opportunities for mobility and
covering vast distances. The margin of participants was also drawn
from opposite collection of a origination with foe vehicles from 16
countries. In their day, a vast array of classical vehicles had
combined sensations with successes in engine sport, speed annals or
trailblazing technical innovations.


The members of a dual Jurys were done adult of eminent experts in
automobile story and obvious enthusiasts. They conferred awards on
a particular category victors and a winners of countless special
prizes comparison from a 51 automobiles and 40 motorcycles being
showcased during a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017. “Here before
us, we can see 8 smashing category winners, any of that could also
have deservedly warranted altogether victory,” announced Ulrich Knieps, Head
of BMW Group Classic and President of a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa
d’Este during a grand culmination with a “Best of Show” for historic
automobiles. “The Jury’s preference of a Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS
Prototipo has conferred a endowment on a quite fascinating
deputy of automobile story that is definitely unique. This
preference is wholly in a impression of a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este.”


The “Best of Show” for a year 2017: singularity of fact and

The winning Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS Prototipo was designed by
Franco Scaglione (1916 – 1993) in 1957. The arch stylist during a time
of a good Italian coachbuilder Bertone grown a coupé formed on
3 aerodynamic studies that emerged from a team-work between
Bertone and Alfa Romeo from 1953 to 1955 underneath his leadership. To this
day, they are famous as B.A.T. Mobiles – a acronym stands for Alfa
Romeo Berlinetta Aerodinamica Tecnica. The antecedent had an equally
superb and streamlined amalgamate body. A four-cylinder engine generating
100 hp was mounted underneath a carp and this antecedent was a precursor
for a array indication Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale presented in
1959. It can therefore be deliberate as a singularity between fact and fiction.


The winning one-off special is owned by Corrado Lopresto. He
purebred a automobile during a beauty competition on a shores of Lake
Como in a name of Giovanna Scaglione, a daughter of a famous
designer, and supposed a prestigious special esteem from a hands of
Jury President Lorenzo Ramaciotti. “We are vivacious to have received
this esteem and doubly gay since this is a initial time that
a automobile has been awarded a esteem by a Jury,” announced Lopresto. “I
feel certain that a Jury has essentially paid reverence to a design
since during a time it was really futuristic. Franco Scaglione was a
talent and a automobile zone owes a good debt of thankfulness to him.”


The altogether feat for a Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS Prototipo means
that a automobile from Italian prolongation has won a many important
endowment from a uncover presenting classical cars on a shores of Lake Como
for a fourth time in succession. The successful home opening of
a Alfa was finished by winning a Trofeo BMW Group Italia. This
endowment was a outcome of a open referendum. A infancy of the
visitors to a park of Villa Erba also voted for this singular special
from Bella Italia.


Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este: Historic, record-breaking vehicle
becomes heavenly of a public.

The many normal prestigious endowment – a Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este
is also conferred by open referendum. This special esteem was awarded
on Saturday to a Lurani Nibbio record-breaking automobile built in
1935. The visitors to a park of Villa d’Este were eager by the
primitive condition of a compact, open single-seater and with its
fascinating family history. It is a origination of a Italian
journalist, publisher, automobile engineer and racing motorist Giovanni
Lurani Cernuschi, VIIIth Count of Calvenzano (1905 – 1995). He
designed and built a automobile himself and went on to mangle numerous
speed annals pushing a car.


The automobile was powered by a 500 cc two-cylinder motorcycle engine from
Moto Guzzi that grown 46 hp, and a Lurani Nibbio pennyless four
World Speed Records with a engineer during a wheel. Another eight
annals followed on from optimisation of a physique in 1939. Later a 250
cc engine was mounted in a Lurani Nibbio and a automobile pennyless 6 more
speed annals in a duration adult to 1947. The grandson of the
constructor, Federico Göttsche Bebert, entered a Lurani Nibbio in
a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017. The automobile has been in the
possession of a family until a benefaction day. He brought his
grandfather’s automobile behind to life again and was really unapproachable to accept the
Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este. “It is an implausible feeling to be means to
applaud a successes of my grandfather on a theatre like this after
so many years have upheld by,” he declared.


Concorso di Motociclette: Authentically recorded globetrotter
is awarded “Best of Show”.

Since 2011, a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este has also had a fixed
place in a calendar for fans of ancestral motorcycles. Visitors were
once again means to suffer a windy Street Run of a competition
vehicles by a streets of Cernobbio during a seventh book of
a Concorso di Motociclette. The Jury conferred a many prestigious
endowment on a undoubted newcomer as their favourite from a select
margin of participants. The Puch 250 Indien-Reise done in 1933
was awarded “Best of Show” and a Trofeo BMW Group went to the
Italian owners Peter Reisch. He lives in Bolzano and is a son of
journalist, author and scientist Max Reisch, who done one of his most
famous long-distance overland trips roving on a Puch motorcycle. In
a year when a motorcycle was manufactured, Max Reisch – famed as a
“pioneer of long-distance travel” – assimilated army with his research
co-worker and pillion newcomer Herbert Tichy from Vienna to start out
on an epic expedition. The dual riders trafficked some-more than
13 000 kilometres opposite a Balkans, by Turkey, Syria, Iraq,
Persia and Baluchistan to Mumbai in lost India.


This mythological long-distance tour gave a motorcycle a name,
and a appurtenance has once again been in a limelight on a tour to
Lake Como. The Puch 250 Indien-Reise still fascinates to this day,
entirely versed with authentic saddlebags, collection and gangling parts. The
motorcycle was creatively done in Graz, Austria, and it
appears to have emerged from a tour by time nonetheless during a same
time be prepared for a new adventure.


BMW Group presents fantastic judgment vehicles.

At a launch of a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017, a BMW
Group presented dual fantastic judgment vehicles on a shores of Lake
Como. They conveyed fascinating perspectives on a destiny of
particular mobility. The BMW Concept 8 Series is a predecessor to a
lush sports coupé that will already be presented in the
marketplace subsequent year. The BMW Group uses this coupé to give a vision
of a sports automobile mixing formidable energetic opening with
complicated luxury. The investigate continues a successful tradition of large
coupés from BMW and interprets classical pattern attributes in a new
denunciation of form. This is voiced in transparent and accurate line contours
and absolute choreography of surfaces.


The BMW Motorrad Concept Link is presented as a prophesy for
all-electric civic mobility. The investigate is a means of ride and
communication height powered by an electric engine and inspired
stylistically by a BMW Motorrad Vision NEXT 100. The pattern of the
BMW Motorrad Concept Link breaks a end of established
conventions. Right from a start, a automobile judgment was formed on
a technical attributes of a electric engine and it offers ideal
enablers for flexible doing in civic trade and contemporary
functionality. New opportunities for digital networking between
vehicle, motorist and a surrounding sourroundings are combined with the
innovative control concept.