The first edition of the contest of elegance Poltu Quatu Classic will take place in Costa Smeralda from Friday 11 July to Sunday 13 July in the splendid setting of Poltu Quatu. The players will be 30 teams and their wonderful cars that has been selected from the most important classic cars collectors who have already confirmed their presence at the event.
Trophy and awards will be offered by Poltu Quatu Resort, Auto Classic, Turin Auto Museum (MAUTO) and The International Fair of Padua AUTOEMOTODEPOCA, plus all prizes put up for grabsfrom by the prestigious sponsors of the event. The winner of the “Best of Show Trophy” will be awarded by a precious wristwatch offered by Eberhard. There will be a strong international presence with crews from the United Kingdom, from Switzerland, from Germany, from Peru and from the Principality of Monaco. Among the participants there will also be representatives of Nicolis Museum (the largest private museum in Italy) and the Lima Museum Nicolini (the most important automobile Museum in South America) Among the participants there will be Corrado Lopresto, the famous Italian collector who has just won the Coppa d'Oro Villa d'Este (the most coveted trophy in the world for anyone who participates in international competitions of elegance) that confirmed his presence behind the wheel of a stunning Alfa Romeo 2500 Sport Stabilimenti Farina of 1947 Among other notable cars which you can admire during the event there will be a blue Lancia Aurelia B24 mate of the one used by Vittorio Gassman in the movie "il Sorpasso" released in 1962 by Dino Risi.
Another main character was then given by the Cisitalia 202 Berlinetta, the only one car that had the honor of being exposed among works of modern art at MOMA in New York. Many candidates coaches will have to win in this first edition of the Contest of Elegance Poltu Quatu Classic! The Maserati 3500 Spyder Vignale presented by the crew Massara-Schira, The Lancia Lambda tourer from the Nicolis Museum with Silvia Nicolis behind the wheels, the Alfa Romeo 1900 Convertible Victoria Stabilimenti Farina of 1952 used by the Patriarch of Venice Cardinal Roncalli (s. Giovanni XXIII) on the occasion of the Eucharistic Congress of Belluno in 1956 that will participate in the contest with the current owner. Simone Bertolero will present the event to the public following the cars of the contest aboard a Fiat 500 Jolly Ghia "Spiaggina,"the favorite car for the summer by the players of the international jet set as Gianni Agnelli and Aristotle Onassis.
The event is organized by Poltu Quatu Resort and Auto Classic the company leader in Italy for the sale and restoration of vintage automobiles, in collaboration with B-Cool International. The founder of Auto Classic Luciano Bertolero is one of the most estimated expert about Ferrari history and he is an important reference point for many collectors of vintage cars since 1969. Among the events planned for this first edition of the Contest of Elegance Poltu Quatu Classic is scheduled for the evening of Saturday 12 July the fashion show of Peruvian designer Claudia Bertolero who will present to the participants and the public her collection just seen at the Miami Fashion Week 2014 where she obtained the prestigious award of "International Rising Star". The magical atmosphere and the beauty of Poltu Quatu are the backdrop for an event that promises to be the most glamorous of the summer 2014.