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Ferrari 599 GTB

In Drives by Bertrand

In his childhood, Enzo Ferrari saw a picture of a Packard Twin-Six at Indianapolis in 1914. In 1924 he saw  -and heard- a Delage Type 2 LCV win the Grand Prix de Lyon, France, with its 2 litre V12. So when he had the chance to conceive his car, with his name written on the bonnet, back in 1946, him …

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Abarth 500 : the homecoming

In Drives by Luca

  Finally… After two months of torture, she was waiting for me : my old lady, my baby car. This is probably a humble sport car but anyway, it’s gorgeous and it’s simply addictive. Some of you may be laughing at this moment, and I probably would react in the same way if I hadn’t driven this car at least …

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British Cars Meeting 2013

In Reports by Mickael

The British Car Meeting in Morges is one of the most charming and typical automotive events. It is as well one of the last one in the automotive year, always held on the first sunday of October. I had been numerous times before to this very sympathetic event since 2008, an for this 22nd edition held on 5th October 2013 …

Automobili Eleganza on the move

In News by Mickael

As you can now see, we’ve been completely changing our website, to deliver your favorite automotive content, faster, easier, and better. After more than one month running through the alpha-process, we’re finally getting to the beta, but still you can expect more changes to come, as our new design layout is still not sure. We want to experiment various possibilities …

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Ollon – Villars Hillclimb 2013

In Reports by Mickael

On 14th and 15th September 2013, between two small swiss villages occured a classic hillclimb retrospective. Just a few kilometers away from the lake of Geneva, starting in Ollon and up to Villars this typical and unmistakable event is always a nice moment to spend time meeting passionate people, admiring some classic racing cars come back to life and their …

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Ferrari 308 GTB Vetroresina

In Drives by Bertrand

Where does the passion come from ? Concerning cars, for certain people, it comes from a childhood memory, the first time they’ve seen a particular car, or a Formula One Grand Prix… But to me, it’s a family tradition. Both my Grandfathers were in the automotive industry. One was a Renault dealer, it was his full time job. For my …

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Gstaad Classic 2013

In Reports by Mickael

I had been at the Gstaad Classic back in 2011, and keep some very good souvenirs about it. Sadly though, I had heard that the 2013 edition would be slightly different. In fact, the roads which had been closed to the circulation in the 2011 edition, would be opened, which meant that only street legal cars could participate, and no …

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IAA – Frankfurt International Motorshow 2013

In Reports by Mickael

When a friend asked me if I wanted to go the IAA Press days, I was really excited for two reasons. First of all, I had never experienced any other motorshow apart from Geneva’s, and secondly, I could finally go and visit Frankfurt ! The IAA has a reputation of being a very vast and immense motorshow and so I …

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Passione Engadina 2013

In Reports by Mickael

I always knew that Saint-Moritz, in the swiss alps was one of the biggest mountain resort where car passionate use to come with their sports or collection cars. I had never been there since the month of July, when a few friends and me decided to go to the famous Stelvio Pass. So when I heard about a classic italian …

Automobili Eleganza Alpha launched

In News by Mickael

Automobili Eleganza is a brand new website and community built for car passionates and enthusiasts by passionate people. We are very proud of presenting you its first version, and hope that you will help us improve it. Meanwhile, we wish you a pleasant visit ! We will add further content through time, such as reports, the lifestyle and the social …