Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2016 combines tradition and modernity.

Posted on 10. May, 2016 by in BMW Canada


BMW Group Classic and a Grand Hotel Villa d’Este benefaction a
tour by time on a shores of Lake Como from 20th to 22nd
May 2016, covering opposite eras of mobility +++ The sign “Back to
a Future – a Journey continues” creates a arc between the
initial years of a eventuality to a benefaction day +++ 52 rare
automobiles and 30 ancestral motorcycles will line adult during a start
+++ Special exhibitions: “Hommage Vehicles” to applaud the
landmark centenary of BMW and “80 Years ago – BMW R 5 – a new
Sporting Image”.


Munich/Milan. The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is
a world’s many disdainful birthright eventuality for ancestral automobiles and
motorcycles. The eventuality has a prolonged tradition fluctuating behind to a year
1929, when a initial muster entitled “Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este”
was hold in Cernobbio, Northern Italy, as a showcase for new launches
in a car sector. This was followed by decades of changing
fortunes. In 1999, a BMW Group became a patron, and given 2005,
BMW Group Classic has assimilated army with a Grand Hotel Villa d’Este
as a organiser of this manifestation of singular beauties, that several
thousand enthusiasts and participants come to see from all over the
universe any year.


The sign of this year’s classical weekend is “Back to a Future – the
Journey continues” and it reflects BMW’s centenary sign “The Next 100
Years”. The world’s many successful reward car manufacturer is
this aphorism regulating for a activities in this anniversary year. The
judgment of a eventuality and a exhibited vehicles ring an
considerable multiple of tradition and vision. This aura is augmented
by a endowment difficulty Concept Cars Prototypes, that is singular and
not replicated in any of a world’s other classical events. The
vehicles presented demonstrate a artistic passion of heading designers
in a time, along with their viewpoint on a future. The concentration is
on a stream visions for car pattern in tomorrow’s world, as a
counterpoint for a retrospective uncover of critical historic
vehicles. The preference on allocation of a Concorso d’Eleganza Design
Awards is taken by a open referendum.


BMW Group Classic is presenting a special muster “Hommage and
Concept Vehicles” in a Padiglione Centrale during Villa Erba. The show
demonstrates how closely story and a benefaction day are intertwined.
The Hommage and Concept Vehicles of a brands BMW, MINI and BMW
Motorrad are presented side by side with their ancestral counterparts,
a juncture that highlights a significance of normal values
for a growth of pioneering design. The spotlight continually
reflects a company’s 100 years of story and falls on vehicles
that have exerted a poignant impact on particular mobility in
their time. The BMW Hommage Vehicles consolidate a sign of this year’s
Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in a really special way. As in previous
years, a BMW Group will once again warn visitors in 2016 with
new judgment vehicles that have never been presented before.


Some of a pairings in detail:

BMW 328 Touring Coupé – BMW Concept Coupé Mille Miglia 2006

BMW 328 – BMW 328 Hommage

BMW M1 – BMW M1 Hommage

BMW R 90 S – BMW Concept Ninety

BMW 3.0 CSL – BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage

Mini Cooper S – MINI ACV 30


Impressive history, fascinating future

The really special captivate of a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este
is supposing by a surprising multiple of comparison ancestral vehicles
on dual and 4 vehicles together with a arrangement of a latest
judgment cars and prototypes. The beauty contests are a centre of
courtesy in a stylish sourroundings of Villa d’Este and Villa Erba.
These pageants set a theatre for a arrangement of singular and unusual
vehicles from opposite eras. The car foe sees 52 vehicles
of superb difficulty and with fascinating histories competing in nine
categories for a favours of a Jury and a open audience. 30
motorcycles in 5 categories produce a blue-riband margin of
competitors. The opposite endowment classes conclude thematic focuses for
reviewing a story of car construction.


The 9 car classes

Unforgettable rarities from a pre-war epoch are presented in two
classes. The difficulty
“Pre-war decline – Flights of automotive fantasy”
highlights vehicles that simulate a decadent oppulance of a 1920s and
“Pre-war supercars – The Fast and a Flamboyant”
paint a aspiration to grasp rise opening and the
unrestrained of speed, that were equally standard of this era.


Unique specials that were essentially constructed in a duration from the
1920s to a 1950s by eminent manufacturers or coachbuilders for
quite worldly business are watchful to be discovered
underneath a pretension “Sur mesure et haute couture – One-offs for
a connoisseur”


The difficulty “Petite Performance – Pretty Pocket
reflects a unrestrained for sporting characteristics
and energetic bodywork contours. The direct for compress two-door cars
with open or sealed bodies was quite high during a 1950s and
a 1960s.
The pretension “Daring to be opposite – Design
that pushed a envelope”
encapsulates a confidant statement
done by vehicles that are mostly a theme of poignant controversy
while representing ground-breaking innovations from a areas of
pattern and technology.


The difficulty “Cars of a stars – From a china shade to the
studio lot”
presents vehicles with a story closely linked
with film history. Automobiles are shown that once possibly played a
heading purpose in famous films or were owned by heroes of a silver
shade like Steve McQueen or Marcello Mastroianni.


The difficulty “GT Man is behind – The golden epoch of sports car
design, 1950 – 1975”
exhibits disdainful member of
a Gran Turismo family of vehicles, that were renouned generally in
The difficulty “Driven by additional – from Glam Rock to
New Wave”
showcases a automobiles from a disco era
tangible by impracticable record and design.
The category
“Rally cars – Heroes of a special stage, 1955 –
includes fantastic convene vehicles from campaigns in
3 decades of convene racing.


The Selecting Committee has once again stretched a operation of vehicles
presented during a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este with a award
classes indifferent for partially immature entrants. The aim is for
these vehicles to attract and hearten new aim groups among the
participants and visitors.


The 5 motorcycle classes

For a sixth time, a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este hold on the
shores of Lake Como in Northern Italy will also arrange among a world’s
many disdainful highlights of a year for owners of historic
motorcycles. The birthright beauty foe for classical vehicles from
opposite eras provides a backdrop for grand performances on both
eventuality days for a singular gems on dual wheels. On a Saturday, the
motorcycles will line adult in a march for a Concorso di Motociclette.
They will go on a travel run along a roads of Como and Cernobbio
before finishing with a float by a drift of a park during Villa
Erba and nearing in front of Villa d’Este. On a Sunday, the
two-wheelers will be decorated there for estimation by a expert
general Jury.


The endowment classes tangible for a beauty foe capacitate visitors
to knowledge a critical entertainment posts in a growth of the
motorcycle and a many critical representatives. The following
classes have been tangible to concentration a courtesy of a public
assembly on quite fascinating forms of car and chronological phases.


The categories of “Daring to be different” and
“Pre-war Decadence” were comparison on a basement of
dual endowment classes in a car foe with a same
designations. The two-wheeler exhibits are therefore also presented as
protagonists of confidant and mostly pioneering creation in vehicle
design, and produce a two-wheeled dimension for a jubilee of
impracticable and worldly engineering from a 1920s and 1930s.


The pivotal judgment of “Off-road” will remember a early
stages of a trend towards motorcycles with off-road capability for
a biker village on a west seashore of a USA. The difficulty of
“Private Racer” represents quite impressive
specials on dual wheels.

The difficulty “Temporada Romagnola” is suggestive of
a atmosphere during highway races for motorcycles hold in opposite Italian
cities during a prime deteriorate between 1945 and 1971.


Alongside a 5 endowment classes, there is also a special difficulty “80
Years ago – BMW R 5 – a new Sporting Image”. This difficulty is dedicated
to a BMW R 5 presented 80 years ago. The indication was powered by a
flat-twin Boxer engine with a totally new pattern generating 24 hp.
This was formed on a appurtenance that had already campaigned successfully
on competition marks during a prior year. The BMW R 5 featured an
innovative arc-welded tubular support with twin down tubes, and the
gearbox was tranquil by a feet push for a initial time. Another
creation enabled a back stop to be operated with a tip of the
rider’s feet to produce a quite sporty roving experience.


Programme schedule

The many critical programme equipment of a Concorso d’Eleganza Villa
d’Este 2016 are strong on a dual weekend days. The various
special exhibitions like “Hommage and Concept Cars” and “80 Years ago
– BMW R 5 – a new Sporting Image” are open to a open throughout.
Visitors on a Public Days can follow a start of a Motorcycle
Street Run from 14.00 on a Saturday and see a 30 competing
motorcycles in 5 classes. In a afternoon, a “Coppa d’Oro Villa
d’Este” open esteem will be a initial critical endowment to be
presented. On a Sunday, a 52 competing automobiles will be
presented, and a presentations for a winners of a individual
endowment classes start in a Sunday afternoon. These embody a public
prizes “Concorso d’Eleganza Design Award” and “BMW Young People’s
Award”. On Sunday evening, a general Jury of experts will
consult a pretension “Best of Show” as a high indicate for a automobiles.


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