The Poltu Quatu Classic is back. On July 2nd, 3rd and 4th, authentic four-wheeled jewels from the most important Italian and European collections of vintage cars will parade through the streets of the Costa Smeralda.
Among the novelties included in this year’s program, an adrenaline-pumping acceleration race on the runway of Vena Fiorita Airport in Olbia and a spectacular exhibition of unique Fiat Spiaggine in Porto Cervo.
The Jury of the Concorso will be chaired for the fourth consecutive year by Paolo Tumminelli, the well-known historian of the automobile who has created and refined in recent years an evaluation system that has attracted the attention of the most famous World Concourses of Elegance.
With him there will be the designer Fabrizio Giugiaro who will celebrate 30 years of career bringing to Costa Smeralda his first prototype, the mythical BMW Nazca of 1991, Luciano Bertolero founder of Auto Classic and great Ferrari expert, Alberto Scuro President of ASI, Emmanuel Bacquet of the Selection Committee of the Concorso d’Eleganza of Villa d’Este to represent FIVA, Carlo Di Giusto Deputy Director of AUTOITALIANA and Ruoteclassiche, Valentino Balboni legendary Lamborghini test driver, Alberto Vassallo CEO of Car and Vintage and J. Philip Rathgen CEO of Classic Driver, the two best known social media in the automotive world, Mariella Mengozzi Director of the Turin Automobile Museum and Gaby von Oppenheim writer and driver of historic cars, Enrico Renaldini PR of Gare d’Epoca, Shinichi Ekko journalist and President of Maserati Club Japan and Augustin Sabatié-Garat of RM Sotheby’s the best known collectible car auction house in the world.
Finally, the presence in the jury of Yasmin Le Bon, English supermodel, wife of Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran and member of the jury of the Concorso d’Eleganza of Villa d’Este, has been confirmed.
Almost all the Classes of the past edition of the Concorso with Racing Cars, Supercars and Youngtimers as protagonists have been confirmed. The 1000 Miglia Bond Class will also return to Costa Smeralda, this is a very special Class dedicated to cars that have participated in the 1000 Miglia and cars having a connection with “the most beautiful race in the world”.
Finally, the inevitable Class “La Dolce Vita” dedicated to the cars protagonist of the fabulous 50s and 60s, again this year takes on a special meaning for everyone’s desire to take back the beautiful things of life after a period to forget, and precisely for this reason the motto of the Concorso d’Eleganza Poltu Quatu Classic will still be “Make La Vita Dolce Again! ”