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Poltu Quatu Classic
Concorso d’Eleganza Poltu Quatu Classic
When10 - 12 juillet 2020 (3 days) 
Deadline20 June 2020 (entry closed) 
WherePoltu Quatu - Emerald Coast - Sardinia
Grand Hotel Poltu Quatu
Poltu Quatu SS
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Poltu Quatu Classic returns to the scene of major international events with the fifth edition of the most glamorous Concours d’Elegance of the summer organized by Auto Classic and Between Communication in collaboration with the Grand Hotel Poltu Quatu and Bcool City Magazine. On July 10th, 11th and 12th, authentic four-wheeled jewels from the most important Italian and European collections of vintage cars will parade through the streets of the Costa Smeralda.

The Jury of the Competition will be chaired for the third year in a row by Paolo Tumminelli, the well-known automotive historian who has created and refined in recent years an almost infallible evaluation system.

With him will be the well-known designer Fabrizio Giugiaro who will realize as a tradition the trophy “Best in Show” that will be awarded to the winning car of the Concorso d’Eleganza Poltu Quatu Classic 2020, Dominik Fischlin member of the Selecting Committee of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este and representative of FIVA (Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens), Luciano Bertolero founder of Auto Classic and great expert Ferrari, Afshin Behnia CEO of Petrolicious, Alberto Vassallo CEO of Car and Vintage and J. Philip Rathgen CEO of Classic Driver, the three best-known social media in the automotive world.

The grand jury of the 2020 edition of Poltu Quatu Classic will be completed by other leading figures of the automotive world such as David Giudici director of Ruoteclassiche, Alberto Scuro president of ASI (Italian Historic Cars Association), Enrico Renaldini PR of Gare d’Epoca (the main Italian website dedicated to classic cars events), Shinichi Ekko journalist and president of Maserati Club Japan, Augustin Sebatié-Garat director of RM Sotheby’s Europe and Ted Gushue internationally renowned photographer and editorial director of the new official magazine Porsche Type 7.

The innovations included in this year’s program are mainly about the day on Saturday that will start in the morning with a long scenic tour of the Costa Smeralda through a route designed ad hoc by the organizers to give the participants unforgettable scenarios to admire behind the wheel of their cars. The rest of the day will be lived in total relaxation in the famous Vesper Beach of Capriccioli made famous by the movie “007 - The Spy Who Loved Me” where the protagonist Roger Moore emerges with his car from the crystal clear water of the Costa Smeralda in the company of Barbara Bach and where the protagonists of Poltu Quatu Classic 2020 will be guests of the Vesper Beach Club. There will be no shortage on the way back to Poltu Quatu the passage and exhibition of the cars of the Concorso in Porto Cervo at the time of the aperitif.

The participants will live another beautiful experience between visits to historic villages of Sardinia and days at the beach, driving their vintage cars along the breathtaking scenery of the Costa Smeralda and the daredevils will be able to experience the thrill of high speed at sea thanks to the “Off Shore Experience”, also included in this year’s program by the organizers of the event, in company with the 5 times Motorboating World Champion Aaron Ciantar.

The GFG Style of Giorgetto and Fabrizio Giugiaro will bring to Sardinia as world premiere the two prototypes that were to be presented at the Geneva Motor Show, then canceled, we are talking about the futuristic GFG VISION 2030 and the Bandini Dora the 100% electric “Barchetta” that relaunches the famous Italian brand founded in 1946 by Ilario Bandini.

Confirmed the performance at night of the final parade of cars in front of the Jury that will take place Saturday, July 11th after the Gala Dinner at the Grand Hotel Poltu Quatu in the famous Piazzetta illuminated by day for the occasion.

“Poltu Quatu is ready to make its guests experience a fairytale weekend this year too”, assures Daniele Pulcini, CEO of the Grand Hotel owner Group.

The organizers of the event will announce in the coming days the names of the classes of the Competition, while the prizes for the winner are already known: together with the “Best in Show” Trophy thewinner of the Concorso d’Eleganza Poltu Quatu Classic 2020 will be awarded with a precious Eberhard watch and a precious Goodwool car cover made in the image and likeness of his car.

The high-jewerly Maison Sabbadini will reward the most elegant woman in the Concorso with one of its famous jewels in the shape of Bee

As a tradition Simone Bertolero will present the event aboard the legendary Fiat 500 Spiaggina, the favorite car for the summer period by the protagonists of the international Jet Set including Gianni Agnelli and Aristotle Onassis. Also joining him in this edition of the Concorso will be the journalist Savina Confaloni, one of the most appreciated and well-known faces of the automotive world.

The last edition of the Concorso d’Eleganza Poltu Quatu Classic saw the Ferrari brand triumph after the victories in previous editions signed Alfa Romeo and Bugatti. We just have to wait until July 12th to know what will be the most elegant car of summer 2020!