allows the Last Wednesday wars, for once, to Park in the middle of Zurich’s Bürkliplatz: 15. Zurich Classic Car Award (ZCCA), a quasi-urban Swiss counterpart to the Concours d’elegance in Pebble Beach (USA), gave almost 90 classics a tryst.
classic car fans and tourists, passers-by and business people at Lunch, and live music under the shade trees and in-between everyday life Oldies like a Alfa Romeo Sprint “Trofeo” or a NSU Ro80, in harmony in addition to exotics such as the Lamborghini Countach and precious metal such as Delahaye 135 M, Jaguar E-Type or De Tomaso Pantera.
Very small, very rare
were Outstanding, in addition to the special categories of “micro-mobile”, “70 years of the Abarth” and “100 years of Bentley’s” amazing rarities: an Alpine A108 for example, after 20 years (!) Restoration only just become ready. The Messerschmitt Tiger, known to FMR Tg 500. Or one of only twelve estates of the Aston Martin DB5 the DB5 Shooting Brake.
Swiss sports car
At the end there were class victories – for example, in “post-war-of-the-70s” for the Monteverdi High Speed 375 S, once in the collection of the Swiss car Builder Peter Monteverdi and, above all, three overall winners. The public voted for a fin-Ami of 1959, the Chevrolet Impala Convertible, as the winner of the viewers ‘ heart. The trophy for the best unrestaurierte vehicle went to a 1992 Bentley Eight with 3000 miles on the meter.
And “Best of Show” by the Jury with Ringier car editor Timothy pancake was a terrific, flawless 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America.