This years' features:
- Vintage Ferrari
For the 16th time , the Concorso Italiano featured the best of Italian automotive heritage and future developments.
This year, the features included a special Pininfarina presentation, a presentation of
Automobili Lamborghini and a Concours Award for vintage Ferraris.
Please don't miss our features about the
Monterey Historic Automobile Races 2001 and the
Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach 2001.
One of the highlights of this years' event was the attendance of Sergio Pininfarina, who choose the event at
Quail Lodge to celebrate the 50th anniversary of designing automobiles for Ferrari. He entered the stage with
Piero Ferrari, who is the Vice President of Ferrari S.p.A.
The last Lamborghini Miura delivered to the U.S. - in a rare but original color.
1967 Ferrari Dino Competizione.
Sergio Pininfarina (right) and Piero Ferrari at the 2001 Concorso Italiano,
celebrating the 50th anniversary of the cooperation between the two companies.
But not only Ferraris and Lamborghinis occupied the green at Quail Lodge -
Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Bizzarini, De Tomaso, Fiat, Iso,
Lancia, Maserati, Siata and other Italian marques and designs were present as well during
the 2001 event.
De Tomaso Mangusta - allowing a view of the inner features.
Designed by Ghia and powered by a Ford V8 of first 4.7 litres and later 5.8 litres.
Not exactly Italian - 1970 Monteverdi 375 L from Switzerland.
Designed by Frua, powered by a Chrysler V8,
but produced in Basle by Peter Monteverdi.
A rare Bizzarini 5300 GT Strada. After he
designed the Iso-Grifo, Giotto Bizzarini refined his concept under his own name.
|Safe landing - 1956 Pegaso Z-102 Panoramica Coupe.
After crossing the Atlantic twice this year, this 'winged horse' is back from the exhibition
50th Anniversary of the Pegaso in Barcelona, Spain.
1966 Lamborghini 400 GT. Even if it looks
similar to the 350 GT - Touring re-designed nearly every detail of this 2+2 seater.
1947 Cisitalia 202 SC in original, unrestored condition. Piero Dusio
produced these acclaimed automobiles on a Fiat based chassis with a body by Pinin Farina.
To be continued...
For a complete overview of all the events during the Monterey Weekend, please see our
Classics.com Guide to the Monterey Weekend 2001.
Here you find detailed information about the events and auctions.
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