Concorso Deleganza Villa Deste
This car's headliner is truly something special.
The motorcycle - it's probably more accurate to call it a scooter - is designed to get you around the urban core.
Sources say the concept runs a V12.
It's a tribute to tribute cars.
It says obrut on the front. Enough said.
Aston Martin and Zagato teamed to create this stunning concept.
Top honors at Lake Como this year went to a classic pre-war Alfa Romeo with coachwork by Zagato, while a Ferrari 166 won the Coppa d'Oro and the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 won top concept.
BMW has showcased this custom Concept 101 "bagger" bike at Villa d'Este this year, created in collaboration between BMW Designworks, BMW Motorrad, and Roland Sands.
RM Sotheby's auction on Lake Como this year brought in a massive $30 million, punctuated by a 1952 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta that sold for $7.4 million.
Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera rolls up to Lake Como for the 2015 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este with its latest Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Lusso and an original 166 MM once owned by Gianni Agnelli.
Carrozzeria Zagato previews the Maserati Mostro concept it's bringing to the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este this year while highlighting its past collaborations with the Trident marque.
Every spring, the finest automobiles ever to grace tarmac gather on the shores of Lake Como for the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. It's a chance for the most beautiful classics to compete for awards and for automakers and design studios to show off their concept cars under the soft light of the Italian sun. But while most of the vehicles old and new that show up for the concours are ones we've seen before, Noah Joseph
Royalty and the ultra-wealthy rubbed damp shoulders at this past weekend's Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este on the shores o
The first collaboration between BMW and Pininfarina is this blunt-force two-door called the BMW Pininfarini Gran Lusso Coupe revealed at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. Said to be the "interpretation of a luxurious BMW Coupé as seen through the eyes of Pininfarina," once you get past all of the design-speak, you can focus on the
BMW may be the sponsor of this year's Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, but it was Alfa Romeo that cleaned up when the awards were handed out over the weekend. Top honors went to a pristine 1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS with coachwork by Figoni. The Series XI coupe that could easily be mistaken for a Bugatti of the same era was initially shown
Goodbye Bangle, hello Zagato. While the BMW design ethos may be best known for the aggressive flame-surfacing language, it took a decidedly different approach at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este this weekend when it unveiled the Zagato Coupé concept.
Design language is a tricky thing. Err too much on one side and nobody will recognize your cars. Fall on the other and all your cars will look the same. Aston Martin, you might say, emerges more on the latter side than the former. Which isn't to say that we don't like how their high-end GTs look, mind you. But if any company is in need of a design shakeup, you could argue that it's Aston.
It could be said that no auto show is as glamorous as the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. Held on the picturesque shores of Lake Como in northern Italy, the annual concours is sponsored by BMW. So it only stands to reason that the Bavarian automaker wouldn't let the show come and go without making a splash on its own.
As much as it pains us to say it, the current core range from Aston Martin has grown a little stale. But fret not: a new model is just around the corner.