On April 30th 2022 Lugano Elegance, the Concorso di Eleganza Città di Lugano for classic car, will be back in the pedestrian area of Lugano City center. A rendez-vous which ambitions to be among the main European events dedicated to classic cars.
It was conceived a couple of years ago by Lions Club Monteceneri, which has been organising the Lions in Classic Charity rally since 2013.
Lugano Elegance will host 50 classic cars which will compete to win the Best Of Show Trophy ideated by Marco Pagot, the famous designer of Calimero (the black flea) and Draghetto Grisù (the drake fireman) cartoons.
Lugano Elegance will respect all the COVID related rules, but it also wants to communicate a strong message of hope in the future which will certainly cheer the heart of many enthusiasts.
See you on April 30th for a Saturday to celebrate normality, passion and optimism.
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The Committee of the Concours d'Elegance City of Lugano
Opening: Vernissage with an invitation, from the artist Enrico Ghinato at the Imago Art Gallery
Presentation and parking of cars in Piazza della Riforma and Via Nassa
Entertainment, vintage motorboats exhibition, themed exhibition at the Imago Art Gallery
Lunch and apero for the participants in the court of the city Hall
Best of Show announcement and category winners;
End of the event
Charity dinner with an awarding of the winning cars.
Automobilia and valuables auction organized by a prestigious auction house
Musical accompaniment and surprises
Entry applications must be submitted by the end of March 2022 at the latest and will be assessed by a Selection Committee on the basis of the vehicle’s historical and cultural importance. Owners of the selected cars will receive confirmation from the Committee.
BEST OF SHOW PREWAR: 1932 ALFA ROMEO 1750 BERLINETTA AERODINAMICA TOURINGBEST OF SHOW POSTWAR: 1953 TALBOT LAGO T26 GRAND SPORT
BEST IN CLASS 1: 1932 ALFA ROMEO 1750 BERLINETTA AERODINAMICA TOURING
BEST IN CLASS 2: 1957 ARNOLT BRISTOL BOLIDE
BEST IN CLASS 3: 1964 FERRARI 250 LUSSO
BEST IN CLASS 4: 1953 TALBOT LAGO T26 GRAND SPORT
BEST IN CLASS 5: 1990 FERRARI F40 EX CLAY REGAZZONI
BEST IN CLASS 6: 1961 JAGUAR E-TYPE COUPE’
BEST IN CLASS 7: 1957 FIAT ABARTH 750 CORSA
BEST IN CLASS 8: 1969 LANCIA FULVIA HF PROTO SPYDER
BEST IN CLASS 9: 1971 DE TOMASO PANTERA GRUPPO 4
BEST IN CLASS 10: 1973 SHADOW DN1
BEST IN CLASS 11: 1949 BENTLEY MK 6 MULLINER “SUPERSPORTS”
BEST DESIGN VIGNALE: 1953 MG TC COUPE’ VIGNALE
BEST INTERIOR: 1965 LAMBORGHINI 350 GT
BEST PRESERVED: 1978 LANCIA STRATOS GRUPP0 4
MOST EXCITING DESIGN: 1990 FERRARI F40 EX REGAZZONI
SPECIAL PRICE OF THE JURY: 1949 MERCEDES 170 S
FASHION OVER REASON: 1969 DODGE CHARGER RT
BEST DOCUMENTED CAR/ THE MOTOR CHAIN AWARD: 1957 FIATA ABARTH 750 GT ZAGATO
1932 ALFA ROMEO 1750 BERLINETTA AERODINAMICA TOURING
1978 FERRARI 400I
All those who want to travel to the Concorso d’Eleganza “Città di Lugano” in their own historic vehicle will be offered the exclusive opportunity (subject to availability) to park their cars close to the Concours’ venue.