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  2008 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este list of winners
Best in Show



Trofeo BMW Group

Best in Show by the Jury

Ferrari 166 MM Berlinetta Touring, 1949, John Croul, USA





Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este

Best of Show by Public Referendum at Villa d’Este

Mercedes-Benz 540 K Autobahnkurier Coupé Mercedes-Benz, 1938, Arturo Keller, MEX





Trofeo BMW Group Italia

By Public Referendum at Villa Erba

Delahaye 135 M 2-seater roadster Figoni & Falaschi, 1937, Peter Mullin, USA





Concorso d’Eleganza Design Award

By Public Referendum at Villa Erba

Bugatti Veyron Hermès Bugatti, 2008, Georges Keller, D










Class Winners and mention of Honour





Class A: TOURING TITANS – Status Symbols of the 1920s & '30s



Class Winner

Daimler Double Six Sport Saloon Martin Waletr, 1932, J. Peter Ministrelli, USA

Mention of Honour

Hispano-Suiza J 12 Berline Fernandez & Darrin, 1936, Jorge Fernandez, AUS




Class B: KINGS OF THE ROAD High Performance Model of the 1920s & 30s


Class Winner

Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Cabriolet Pinin Farina, 1940, Marc Caveng, CH

Mention of Honour

Delahaye 135 M 2-seater roadster Figoni & Falaschi, 1937, Peter Mullin, USA




Class C: STREAMLINED - Style and the speed



Class Winner

Mercedes-Benz 540 Autobahnkurier Coupé Mercedes Benz, 1938, Arturo Keller, MEX

Mention of Honour

Bugatti 57 SC Atalante 2-door Coupé Gangloff, 1937, Antonius Meijer, NL




Class D: RIVIERA CRUISING - Post War European Cabriolets


Class Winner

Maserati A6 G 54 Cabriolet Frua, 1956, John Bookout jr., USA

Mention of Honour

Bentley S1 Cabriolet Graber, 1956, Franz-Josef Paefgen, D







Class E: SPEED & STYLE – Sports Cars in Italian Suits



Class Winner

Ferrari 250 GT Serie 1 Spider Pinin Farina, 1958, Peter S. Kalikow

Mention of Honour

Fiat 8V Coupé Ghia, 1954, Jan De Reu, B




Class F: THOROUGHBREDS – The Golden Age of the Granturismo



Class Winner

Bentley S1 Continental 2-door Saloon Mulliner, Fred Kriz, 1959, MC

Mention of Honour

Ferrari 250 Europa Coupé Pinin Farina, 1954, Johan Van Puyvelde, B




Class G: ITALIAN DREAMS – Show Cars by Italian Designers


Class Winner

Lancia Stratos Coupé Bertone, 1970, Chris Hrabalek, UK

Mention of Honour

Ferrari 206 S Dino Competizione Berlinetta Pininfarina, 1967, James M. Glickenhaus, USA




Class H: ENDURANCE LEGENDS – Racing Greats of the 1950s



Class Winner

Ferrari 166 MM Berlinetta Touring, 1949, John Croul, USA

Mention of Honour

Ferrari 500 TRC Spider Scaglietti, 1957, Gabriele Artom, I










Special Prizes by the Jury





Trofeo del Presidente della “FIVA”

To the best preserved car by the Jury

Jaguar XK SS 2-seater sports Jaguar, 1957, Gary Barlett,USA




Trofeo Rolls-Royce


To the most elegant Rolls-Royce by the Jury

Rolls-Royce Phantom III Sport Saloon Barker, 1937, Heinz Eymann, CH




Trofeo Auto & Design


To the most exciting design by the Jury

Pegaso Z-102 Thrill Berlinetta Touring, 1953, Roland D’Ieteren, B




Trofeo Girard-Perregaux


Special Prize of the Jury

Bugatti 57 SC Atalante 2-door Coupé Gangloff, 1937, Antonius Meijer, NL




Trofeo BMW Group Classic


To the most sensitive restoration by the Jury

Bentley S1 Cabriolet Graber, 1956, Franz-Josef Paefgen, D




Trofeo Automobile Club di Como


To the car driven from farthest away

Bentley S1 Continental 2-door Saloon Mulliner, 1959, Fred Kriz, MC