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Posted by on Jun 6, 2016

From Gare d’Epoca: The Concorso d’Elaganza Villa d’Este was held for three days over the weekend of May 20 to 22, and as an exclusive event for exclusive cars in an appropriately exclusive setting, it did not disappoint. Among the events celebrating the charm of vintage cars, the Concorso...

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Agnelli’s 166 MM Dominates at Villa d’Este

Posted by on May 26, 2015

Ferraris make a total of 18.5 million euro at Villa Erba auction  A Ferrari dominated the 2015 Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance. The 1950 166 MM in question has a highly unusual history. Its first owner was none other than Gianni Agnelli who took delivery in July 1950 and sold it two years later...

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RM Sotheby’s Auction a Success, Although Big Ferraris Falter

Posted by on May 24, 2015

RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, continued its strong sales run in Italy last night, realizing a fantastic €26,714,530 in sales ($29,920,273 USD) at its exclusive Villa Erba auction on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. Presenting...

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166 MM Barchetta 0064 M Wins Coppa d’Oro at Villa d’Este

Posted by on May 23, 2015

The stunning  blue 166 MM Barchetta 0064 M owned by Clive Beecham has won the prestigious Coppa d’Oro at Villa d’Este. Special thanks to our correspondent on the scene Marcel Massini for these breathtaking images.  ...

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A Taste of Villa d’Este This Weekend

Posted by on May 22, 2015

History repeats itself! Touring Berlinetta Lusso, Touring Barchetta Some early images from your man on the scene Marcel Massini! Please enjoy this preview gallery of some of the upcoming sites for this weekend’s show at Villa d’Este.  ...

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250 GT SWB Competizione at RM Villa Erba Auction

Posted by on May 18, 2015

This will be an interesting sale, as the car is solid as s/n 1953 GT, but has an in-period engine, s/n 2025 GT, on board, the original engine having been retained by one of the previous owners. The 250 GT Competition Berlinetta presented here, s/n 1953 GT, has the aluminum coachwork hand-crafted by...

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Ferraris at Villa d’Este

Posted by on May 18, 2015

The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este will be held this weekend from May 22-24, 2015, and is one of the most traditional Concours events in the world. It is also known for the beauty of its setting (the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este and Villa Erba), the impeccable hospitality, efficient...

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Villa d’Este Heralds Spring in Europe with Elegance

Posted by on May 12, 2015

The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, this year from May 22-24, 2015, is perhaps the most significant of all events celebrating the mystique of Historic Cars. It is undoubtedly the most traditional event and was held for the first time in the heyday of aristocratic cars in 1929. Since its...

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Ferraris Shine in Light of Villa d’Este 2014

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014

Generally, when you leave the shores of Lake Como on Sunday, you already have in mind your visit for the following year. The hotel room is pre-booked, and dates recorded in your diary. Still waiting for the opening of registration, then more forward, the publication of the list of some 60 cars...

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Villa d’Este Photo Gallery

Posted by on May 24, 2014

The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is arguably the pinnacle of vintage car events. Located on the shores of Lake Como within the grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este, this renown “elegance competition” for classic and vintage cars has taken place every year...

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Award-winning California Heads for Villa d’Este

Posted by on May 22, 2014

At this weekend’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, there will be a stunning example of a Ferrari convertible in its finest form. This 250 GT California, s/n 1203 GT, was sold new through Chinetti Motors to Harvey Schur, an eighteen-year-old resident of Scarsdale, New York, in early 1959....

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Exotic Europa To Be Seen at Villa d’Este

Posted by on May 21, 2014

At this weekend’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, there will be a beautiful example of an early Pinin Farina design. This 250 Europa is s/n 0305 EU and was one of the earliest in the 250 GT series. It was ordered by the Italian Magnolfi Latino, a good friend of Battista Pinin Farina. It left the...

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