Concours d'Elégance

Procedure

  • 09.30 h: Line up of the vehicles in the garden of Suvretta House*
  • from 10.30 h: Concours d'Elégance – beauty competition with expert jury
  • 11.00 to 11.30 h: prize-giving «best dressed team»
  • 11.45 h: Light-lunch by the partner hotels
  • 13.15 h: Awards and prize-giving for the Rally and Concours d’Elégance
  • 14:30 h: Individual departure

*In case of bad weather, the Concours d'Elégance with a selection of classic cars will take place in the Salon Festivo at Suvretta House.


Categories

  • A: Pre-war vehicles until 1945
  • B: Classic Cars until 1980
  • C: Youngtimer from 1981 

 

Evaluation criteria and awards

The winner of each class receives a «First in Class» honor and is eligible to win the «Best in Show» award. Each car will be judged based upon the following criteria:

Appearance:
- Overall aesthetic and visual impact 
- Design, styling and elegance
- Care and preparation

Authenticity:
- Originality and preservation of the finish
- Period-correct restoration and modifications

History:
- Special provenance
- Rarity
- Engineering / historic significance


Jury 

  • Marco Makaus (ITA/SUI): Classic Car Expert and Juror (President of the Jury)
  • Jane Owen (ENG): Her Majesty’s Ambassador, British Embassy in Berne
  • Ian Cameron (ENG): Automotive Designer and Juror
  • Carl Gustav Magnusson (SWE): Industrial Designer, Design Critic and Juror
  • Ted Gushue (USA): Classic Car Photographer and Journalist
  • Bruno von Rotz (SUI): Founder Zwischengas.com / Swiss Classics Revue
  • Andreas Thurner (GER): Guest Jury Member and Designer

 

Tickets

The Concours d'Elégance in the garden of Hotel Suvretta House is open to the public. The Suvretta House Shuttle takes you every 30 minutes from Schulhausplatz in St. Moritz Dorf to the Suvretta House free of charge.


Subject to change!