Lugano Elegance 2024

17-19(20) May 2024 -  ENTRIES CARS AND PARTICIPANTS

From 0.00 CHF to 1,400.00 CHF
Tickets ×
a) Registration fee
includes entry of a car + owner in the Concours d'Elegance, the charity gala lunch and dinner, Lunch on Sunday; Sponsors' gift; and other benefits to be seen in the programme below.
1,400.00 CHF 1400.0 CHF
b) 2nd free accompanying person
Free accompanying person included in the basic entry fee
Free
c) Additional partners
Fee for any other accompanying persons (3rd and above) includes Saturday lunch and charity dinner
500.00 CHF 500.0 CHF
Dear collectors and classic cars friends

Registration will start from 01.09.2023 - 10.11.2023 (early bird).
Details and programmes will follow shortly, for those who would like advance information
please contact info@luganoelegance.com .

  Download the Regulations

    1
    Access to the vernissage on Friday evening;
    2
    Lunch on Saturday;
    3
    Gala dinner on Saturday evening(dark suit);
    4
    Sunday lunch

    5
    Gift from the sponsors;

    6
    Grill badge;
    7
    Secure parking on both nights;
    8
    What is included in the attached programme.
    Classes 2024

    This year, we welcome an exceptional selection of classes, celebrating both historical icons and modern automotive gems. From the refinement of bygone eras to contemporary innovations, get ready for a journey of pure elegance and craftsmanship

    Standard Classes


    Pre War open
    Pre War closed
    Post War open
    Post War closed

    Features Classes:


    110 anni Maserati
    100 anni Isotta Fraschini 8A
    Swiss Coachbuilders
    Quadrifoglio
    Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing 
     Italian Sports Cars 
    60 anni Ferrari 275
      Judges

      The competition accommodates a world-class jury. All have judged in the world's most prestigious competitions and bring a wealth of invaluable knowledge.


      Chris Kramer 

      Chief Judge

      Pebble Beach Judge & ICJAG director of technologies (Charter Member) 

      Bio
      He has been working in the automotive industry for over thirty years and for about 25 years as a Classic Car Consultant, Restoration Supervisor, Value Appraiser, FIVA Scrutineer and advises collectors all over the world. Chris is an ICJAG charter member and director of Technologies. He is a special advisor and member of the Selecting Committee for the Villa d’Este, ...
      Nigel Matthews 

      Deputy Chief Judge

      Pebble Beach Judge & ICJAG Chairman ( Charter member)

      Bio
      Nigel Matthews, from Oxfordshire, has 43 years in Vancouver's auto industry. He's Global Director for Hagerty Insurance and has judged major Concours events, including Pebble Beach. A dedicated writer, he contributes to various auto publications.
      Shinichi Ekko

      Class Judge


      Bio
       A car historian with an extensive network of contacts in Modena and Turin, Italy. While working in the entertainment business around the world as a producer of a record company, also was involved in the automotive industry. Founder and chairman of Maserati Club of Japan in 1993. Currently runs the EKKO PROJECT as a business consultant and lso working as a journalist. Born in Tokyo, Japan. 
      Jay Ward

      Class Judge

      Pebble Beach

      Bio
      As Pixar's Creative Director for Franchise, Jay Ward oversees global Cars projects, from Consumer Products to 'Cars Land' at Disney's California Adventure. He consulted on all Cars films and shorts. Apart from Cars, he's contributed to Monsters Inc., Ratatouille, and Brave, created the “Pixar Motorama” car show, and served as Judge at Pebble Beach and other Concours. Jay lives in Orinda, CA.
      Raoul San Giorgi

      Chief Class Judge

      Pebble Beach & ICJAG Member

      Bio
      In addition to his work as technical curator of the Louwman Museum, Raoul has judged prolifically around the world. His international Concours career has included events in England, Germany, India, Japan, Switzerland and the USA.
      Susan Tatios

      Class Judge

      Pebble Beach

      Bio
      Ms. Tatios, with deep automotive roots, oversees a European car service in Philadelphia. She's judged at Carmel, Louisville, Arizona, and Hilton Head Concours. Involved in organizing Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance, she's participated in Mille Miglia and numerous U.S. rallies, showcasing vast vintage car expertise.
      Mike Tillson

      Class Judge

      Pebble Beach & ICJAG Member

      Bio
      Service and sales of high performance European automobiles. Consulting and appraisal services.
      Al McEwan

      Chief Class Judge

      Pebble Beach

      Bio
      Al McEwan, senior at the Pebble Beach Concours Selection Committee, is the Chief Class Judge for European Classics. He founded the Motoring Classic in 2005, a renowned driving event. Involved with Pebble Beach since 1981, he's deeply experienced with vintage cars, especially marques like Rolls-Royce and Bentley.
      Madan Mohan

      Class Judge

      Bio
      Madan Mohan, with a collection of 370 cars and 109 bikes, founded the 21 Gun Salute Concours d’Elegance in 2011, Asia's premier Concours. He's a jury member in over 8 global Concours events, including Villa d'Este and Salon Prive. Passionate about preserving motoring heritage, especially India's.
      Allan Winn 

      Chief Class Judge

      Pebble Beach & ICJAG Member


      Bio
      Allan Winn, ex-CEO of Brooklands Museum (2003-18), has a rich 30-year history in engineering journalism and a deep passion for vintage motorsport. With roles spanning from New Zealand to the UK, he directed the Vintage Sports Car Club for 17 years. Currently Vice-President of National Transport Trust and Chairman of Aviation Heritage UK, he's also a seasoned judge at global concours events, including Pebble Beach. Eager for Lugano 2023.
      Ken Gross 

      Chief Class Judge

      Pebble Beach & ICJAG Member


      Bio
      served as Executive Director of the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. His fourteen critically acclaimed automobile exhibitions have appeared at major Fine Art Museums across the United States.   A 32-year Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Chief Class Judge and a member of the Selection Committee, Ken is a founding member of ICJAG, the Chief Judge for the Greenwich (Connecticut) Concours, and he judges at many North American and European Concours. 
      Hugo Modderman

      Chief Class Judge

      Pebble Beach & ICJAG Member 


      Bio
      Hugo’s His daily business focuses on all financial aspects of passenger ships, mainly cruiseships, large yachts and ferries.
      His main hobbies are photography and veteran and vintage cars. He participated for the first time in a vintage car rally in 1956, with his father’s Lancia Lambda...
      Christoph Grohe

      Chief Class Judge

      Pebble Beach & ICJAG Member 


      Bio
      has more than 30 years experience as a collector and a dealer of highly collectible motorcars " When you find and unrestored car you are responsible of it ". With a reputation for maintaining a professional focus on finding lost treasuries, he is passionate about finding true value of cars and an ambassador for preservation and authenticity.  Christoph is judge at several international Concours, including Pebble Beach
      Max Girardo

      Speaker, Class Judge 

       


      Bio
      Max Girardo is among the classic car world’s foremost experts. His career spans over two decades, during which time he’s played instrumental roles at Bonhams, CARS UK and latterly RM Sotheby’s, where he headed the auction house’s European division and, of course, commanded the rostrum with deft skill and inimitable style. 
      Carlo Bonzanigo

      Class Judge

       


      Bio
      He began his career in automotive design at Pininfarina in 1995. He has been Pininfarina Senior Vice President Design and Head of Advanced Design and Concept cars of Citroën, as well as Citroën Program Design Director for production cars and “Maitre Expert Design” of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group.
      Giovanni Ribotta

      Class Judge

       


      Bio
      He is an Italian car designer, he was born in Turin in 1976 and graduated in Industrial Design at Politecnico di Torino with a master degree.
      In 2011, he was appointed Chief Exterior Designer Maserati. He worked on several design programs with his team, as: the Kubang concept (2011), Alfieri concept (2014), the first Maserati SUV Levante (2016) and the latest Sport cars of the Brand, the MC20 (2020) and the Granturismo (2022).


      Hakan Tjaum

      Class Judge

      Pebble Beach  


      Bio
      Håkon early on discovered a deep passion for classic cars and motorcycles and started working on them at a very young age. After studying cybernetics, 
      As well as beeing an avid collector and restorer himself, after been given the opportunity to make his lifelong passion for classic cars and motorcycles a 
      full time profession, he is now in charge of restoration at a large Automotive OEM,...
      Chris Current

      Class Judge

      Pebble Beach 
      Bio
      Chief Judge from Maryland, started with 275 GTB/4 restoration, leading to judging roles at Cavallino, Pebble Beach. Held chief judge positions in the U.S., U.K., and India, influencing Ferrari concours standards globally. Ex-Navy officer, SCCA racer.
      Ed Welburn

      Class Judge

      Pebble Beach 
      Bio
      Ed Welburn is the former General Motors VP in charge of global Design, a position he held for 13 of the 44 years in which he was at GM Design.  He was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame, the Corvette Hall of Fame , and has numerous lifetime Achievement awards including Car Design News and The Robb Report.  Today Ed is the  founder and CEO of Welburn Media Productions and has a major film project under development.  He recently received a coveted Emmy Award for his work with PBS. 
      Paul Sable

      Chief Class Judge

      Pebble Beach 
      Bio
      Paul, an acclaimed judge at top concours events like Pebble Beach, has held Chief Judge roles in 83+ events over 30 years. An advisor on car collections and writer on automotive history, he retired from university teaching. Living in Pennsylvania, he enjoys gardening, reading, and travel, with a passion for cars, including a wish list featuring classic models like the Pontiac Ventura and Chevrolet Impala.
      Christoph Knecht 

      Class Judge

       
      Bio
      Having repaired and tuned motorcycles since the age of 12, Christoph’s natural next step was into a Ferrari dealership as a mechanic before going on to study Automotive Science at University, eventually ending up at Mercedes-Benz. He was the curator of the Mercedes- Benz factory collection from 1998 – 2013, responsible for more than 1,000 vehicles. 
      Julius Kruta

      Class Judge

       
      Bio
      Freelance historian and automotive consultant, captivated by Bugatti since the 1980s. Founded a Bugatti model company in 1994. Since 1999, consultant for Volkswagen AG post-Bugatti acquisition. Graduated with a Bugatti thesis, joined Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S in 2000, marketing. Head of Tradition at Bugatti from 2003 to 2018. Judge at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance since 2003.
      Timothy McNair

      Class Judge

       
      Bio
      Owner of Grand Prix Concours, Tim prepares cars for international events. Judges at Pebble Beach, The Amelia, and more. Ex-Chief Judge at Radnor Hunt Concours, IAC/PFA member, and senior Ferrari judge. Chief judge, Penn-Jersey Ferrari Club. Member of Porsche, Ferrari, Mercedes, and Lancia/FIAT clubs. Hosted Hagerty's "Beyond the Details" on YouTube. Resides in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. 
      Jonathan Stein

      Class Judge

       
      Bio
      Executive editor and associate publisher at Hagerty Classic Cars, known for his work at Automobile Quarterly. A car historian/editor for 26 years, involved in the hobby for 40 years. Authored three books, edited/published dozens, and wrote numerous articles for U.S. and UK magazines. Consults for museums, restoration shops, auction houses, and Smithsonian Journeys. A frequent study leader for European automotive tours. Regular judge at Pebble Beach, Amelia Island, Concours of America, and other major auto events.
      Richard Adatto

      Class Judge

       
      Bio
      Richard Adatto, award-winning author and expert on pre-WWII French aerodynamic cars. Member of Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Selection Committee and Mullin Automotive Museum Foundation Board since inception. Judge at major global Concours and over 35 years at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.. 
      Date & Time
      Friday
      17 May 2024
      Start - 08:00
      Monday
      20 May 2024
      End - 21:30 Europe/Zurich
      Location

      Città di Lugano

      via Nassa
      6900 Lugano
      Switzerland
      --Città di Lugano--
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      Organiser

      Lions Club Monteceneri

      info@luganoelegance.com
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