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Bugatti Presents the Centodieci at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2021 and celebrates 30 years of the legendary Bugatti EB110

Bugatti Presents the Centodieci at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2021 and celebrates 30 years of the legendary Bugatti EB110

With its timeless beauty, Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como has provided a residency for the aristocracy, princesses, marquises, sultans and tsars for centuries. Considered one of the most breath-taking architectural works of the sixteenth century, every year, this elegant five-star resort welcomes automotive enthusiasts from all over the globe to the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Here, they can appreciate the spectacle of some of the finest automobiles and motorcycles, in both production and prototype form, ever created. This year, visitors could also enjoy Bugatti’s stunning Centodieci, which the French luxury brand was presenting in the ‘Concept Cars & Prototypes’ category over the previous weekend from Saturday 2nd to Sunday 3rd October 2021.

With its timeless beauty, Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como has provided a residency for the aristocracy, princesses, marquises, sultans and tsars for centuries. Considered one of the most breath-taking architectural works of the sixteenth century, every year, this elegant five-star resort welcomes automotive enthusiasts from all over the globe to the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Here, they can appreciate the spectacle of some of the finest automobiles and motorcycles, in both production and prototype form, ever created. This year, visitors could also enjoy Bugatti’s stunning Centodieci, which the French luxury brand was presenting in the ‘Concept Cars & Prototypes’ category over the previous weekend from Saturday 2nd to Sunday 3rd October 2021.

Bugatti unveiled the Centodieci – which translates as 110 in Italian – during Monterey Car Week in California at the Quail in 2019 to celebrate the company’s 110th anniversary. Inspired by the legendary Bugatti EB110 of 1991 and powered by the 8.0-liter W16 engine producing 1,600PS, just 10 Centodieci units will be hand-built at Bugatti’s Molsheim Atelier and be delivered to customers next year. All ten Centodieci models had already been accounted for by customers prior to the car’s unveiling.

A Concours d’Élégance for automobiles was first held at Villa d’Este back in 1929, and Bugatti has enjoyed a long and successful relationship with the event. Recent highlights have included the Bugatti La Voiture Noire taking the premiere prize in the ‘Concept Cars & Prototypes’ category the last time the event was held in 2019. Models from Bugatti’s illustrious past, such as the 1937 Type 57S four-seater sports tourer, the 1934 Type 59 Grand Prix car and the 1938 Type 57SC Atlantic, have all been awarded significant accolades in recent years.

This year also marks the 30th anniversary of the Bugatti EB110. The groundbreaking and first supercar of its time represents the mid-period of Bugatti’s history, when Bugatti Automobili S.p.A. was based in the famous ‘Blue Factory’ in Campogalliano in Italy under the stewardship of Romano Artioli. Introduced in 1991 to mark 110 years since the birth of Ettore Bugatti in 1881, the EB110 elevated the supercar genre to a new level. It featured a revolutionary engineering package that included a carbon fiber chassis and a 3.5-litre 12-cylinder engine with five valves per cylinder and quadruple turbochargers. The transmission was also incorporated within the engine block to create more space for cabin occupants. Exemplary grip, traction and safety were delivered by four-wheel-drive, another key D.N.A. strand that remains pivotal to today’s production Bugatti models.

The historic supercar model – a blue (originally silver painted in “Grigio Chiaro metallizzato”) EB110 SuperSport – presented at Villa d’Este in the class “The Next Generation: Hypercars of the 90s” was formerly owned by Romano Artioli. The Italian entrepreneur, who relaunched Bugatti as Bugatti Automobili S.p.A. in 1987, prior to the company’s closure in 1995, has fond memories of the development of this revolutionary supercar. “While we were at the premiere of the EB110 in Paris in 1991, the engineers back at Campogalliano were urging us to return swiftly to the Blue Factory, as they were eager to begin work on the EB110 Supersport version. Everyone was focused on reducing weight and boosting power, while keeping in mind that I was ferocious that the safety characteristics of the car be upheld.”

The final result was a quite remarkable weight reduction of nearly 150kg from the original configuration, and an increase in performance from 560PS to 612PS, with the engine developed entirely in-house at Campogalliano. Immediately after the EB110 SuperSport was presented to the world’s press at Salon de l’Automobile in Geneva, the team took the car to the Nardò circuit in the South of Italy, to carry out the homologation tests.

“After a warm-up lap we set the world record with a speed of 351 km/h and an acceleration of 3.2 seconds from 0 to 100 km,” recalls Artioli proudly. And it didn’t stop there. The car also set a speed record on snow and ice at 296km/h, while a Bugatti EB110 GT powered by natural gas achieved at top speed of 344.7 km/h.

“I left my heart in my Supersport. No other car gives the same sensation of power, control and safety in every road condition as the EB110 – and with such beautiful style. I could not be more proud for “her” to be at the Concours d’Elegance in Villa D’Este.

“The Centodieci Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este is one of the jewels in the crown of the automotive season,” explains Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. President Stephan Winkelmann. “After the event was lost to the pandemic in 2020, it is even more special for Bugatti to return to the wonderful location of Villa d’Este and present our Centodieci to customers and friends of the brand from all around the globe. And of course, the event is even more exciting with the presence of the personal Bugatti EB110 Supersport “America” owned once by Romano Artioli himself. This seminal supercar represents the second period of Bugatti’s history, and gave our designers and engineers the inspiration for the Centodieci.”

The Bugatti Centodieci was presented as a static display within the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este ‘Concept Cars & Prototypes’ area on Saturday 2nd October and again on Sunday 3rd October, the car also participated in the dynamic presentation parade.

 

 

PETERSEN Automotive Museum - The California automotive museum celebrates 60 years of the Bond film franchise.
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PETERSEN – The California automotive museum celebrates 60 years of the Bond film franchise.

PETERSEN Automotive Museum – The California automotive museum celebrates 60 years of the Bond film franchise.

THE LARGEST OFFICIAL BOND VEHICLE EXHIBIT IN THE UNITED STATES LOCATED IN THE MULLIN FAMILY GRAND SALON

OPEN September 25, 2021 THROUGH October 22, 2022

SPECIAL EVENT TICKETS

EXHIBITION ABSTRACT

Produced in collaboration with EON Productions and The Ian Fleming® Foundation, Bond in Motion is the first official exhibition in the United States to feature original vehicles from the James Bond film franchise. The exhibit celebrates the 60th anniversary of the 007 films, since Dr. No was released in 1962.

With the publication of his first spy novel, Casino Royale (1953), author and former naval intelligence officer Ian Fleming introduced the world to the enchanting exploits of James Bond, a British officer in the Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6. In all, Fleming would produce twelve novels and two short stories, laying the foundation for what would become a global literary and cinematic legacy.

Beginning in 1962, with the movie adaptation of Fleming’s sixth title, Dr. No, the exciting and dangerous world of James Bond was translated to screen, setting the tone for Bond films to come. Much like the novels on which they are based, Bond films combine the adventure of exotic locations and scheming villains with the action of death-defying stunts, and heart-pounding chases in nearly every type of vehicle imaginable. Often modified by quartermaster “Q,” these vehicles, much like Bond himself, conceal their true nature until their weapons and gadgetry become important plot devices.

The Bond in Motion exhibit offers visitors a rare up-close experience of the most iconic vehicles associated with the world’s most famous secret agent, 007.

// EXHIBITION INCLUDED WITH THE PURCHASE OF A GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET OR WITH YOUR MEMBERSHIP | VEHICLES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE //

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PAGANI AUTOMOBILI celebrates the tenth anniversary of the huayra at monterey car week 2021

PAGANI AUTOMOBILI CELEBRATES THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HUAYRA AT MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2021

  • The most iconic Huayra examples on display at Quail, A Motorsports Gathering to celebrate ten years since the launch of Pagani’s second model;
  • World premiere of the Huayra BC Pacchetto Tempesta;
  • The key components of the Huayra R project are on display;
  • Participation in the Monterey Rolex Motorsports with public display on “Pagani Island”;
  • A Parade of Pagani Hypercars, dedicated to customers, at Laguna Seca Racetrack.

August 5, 2021, San Cesario Sul Panaro – At the 2021 edition of the Monterey Car Week, Pagani Automobili celebrates 10 years of the Huayra with the world premiere of the key features of Huayra R and an exclusive exhibition of the different models that have marked the evolution of the model from 2011 to date. The first Huayra BC equipped with the brand new Pacchetto Tempesta and one of the 40 Huayra Roadster BCs will also make their debut on The Quail stage and at the Laguna Seca raceway.

After the 2020 edition of Monterey Car Week was cancelled due to the pandemic, the most awaited event in California, dedicated to the world of historic and modern cars, returns from August 5th to 15th: a tradition of unparalleled automotive excellence for over 70 years. On the green hills of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club, on the occasion of The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, scheduled on Friday 13th August, Pagani Automobili will display a special selection of the models that have contributed to the brand’s global reputation, starting with the Huayra, the first Pagani car to be globally homologated, that since 2011 has paved the way to the North American market. These ultra-customized Hypercars, equipped with state-of-the-art technical and artisan solutions developed for the most recent projects, are the result of a long research and development process aimed at the continuous updating of Pagani cars. A service that the Pagani Atelier has always offered its customers over the years.

The new Pacchetto Tempesta is undisputed evidence of this know-how. Previewed at the Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, it was specially developed for the Huayra BC and takes advantage of the latest Pagani achievements. The new package allows the Huayra BC’s high-performance platform to be equipped with a range of upgrades and solutions aimed at further unleashing the car’s true racing attitude.

Starting with a new front splitter and dedicated air intake, the Pacchetto Tempesta maximizes aerodynamic efficiency with a new rear wing that features an integrated central fin, six-pipe exhaust system and new suspension, while enhancing comfort and looks with striking interior details and the all-new Soft Driving mode. Thanks to the enhanced optimized powertrain, the Huayra BC with the Pacchetto Tempesta unleashes its new potential with a power increase of over 8% to 827 hp and 1,100 Nm torque.

The key components of the Huayra R project are bound to be under the spotlight at the Monterey Car Week during the world premiere at the Quail Lodge & Golf Club: on display for car enthusiasts there will be the all-new Pagani V12-R naturally aspirated engine, the six-speed sequential gearbox created in collaboration with HWA, and the ultra-light Carbo-Titanium HP62-G2 and Carbo-Triax HP62 monocoque, specifically designed to provide the driving thrill of a true racing car, in line with the most stringent FIA requirements.

The racing set-up of the monocoque interior is testament to how even the most extreme, cutting-edge, models are fitted with unparalleled craftsmanship and unmistakably refined Pagani details.

On Saturday, August 14, the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Huayra model will continue at the iconic Laguna Seca raceway. A day of pure excitement. At the Monterey Rolex Motorsports event, all Huayra models will be on parade in front of thousands of fans and spectators at two different times of the day and, together with the main Huayra R components, they will be the feature attraction on “Pagani Island”, an area exclusively dedicated to Pagani cars.
Among the supporters of the event, Pirelli, one of Pagani Automobili’s historical partners, was happy to share their enthusiasm for the great achievements. In the words of Pietro Berardi, CEO of the North American Market: “Passion and the continuous desire to go beyond our limits are some of the values that Pagani and Pirelli have shared for over 10 years in one of the most fruitful partnerships in the automotive world. Over the last years with Pagani we have implemented several research and development projects, always focused not on only maximum performance but also new quality and safety standards: from the first record beaten in 2010 with a Pagani Zonda R on Pirelli P Zero at the Nürburgring, the iconic German racing track, to the use of Formula 1 modelling to develop the P Zero Trofeo R tyres for the new Pacchetto Tempesta for the Huayra BC. Last but not least, just a few months ago, on the legendary Spa-Francorchamps racing track, the record set by the Roadster BC equipped with specially developed P Zero Trofeo R tyres set a milestone in the history of “Motor Valley” super cars. With the new slick tyres, specially developed for the Huayra R, the outlook looks much brighter for the years to come!”

McCall’s Motorworks Revival 2021 Celebrates 30 YEARS!
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McCall’s Motorworks Revival 2021 Celebrates 30 YEARS!

MONTEREY, Calif. – McCall’s Motorworks Revival, sometimes called The Jet Party, kicked off vintage car week here as enthusiasts streamed into the region for days of car shows, official automaker events and hob-knobbing leading up to Sunday’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

McCall’s Motorworks Revival 2021 Celebrates 30 YEARS!

Held at the Monterey Jet Center, the revival featured an array of exotic and classic cars blended in with planes, racecars, motorcycles and luxury items like jewelry. This year the eclectic lineup of cars included vintage Ferraris and Porsches, a raised 1964 Chevy Impala, a classic Toyota Land Cruiser and a Cobra.

The 1960s Ford GT40 racecar sat near the modern Ford GT, while Camilo Pardo, the designer of the in-between generation (2004-06), held court nearby. Iconic planes like the B25, P51 and an ancient biplane were intermingled with the flashy cars.

Show-goers tipped drinks, tossed back heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts, ogled the seemingly random collection of amazing machines and prepared for days of celebrating the automobile on the Monterey Peninsula. The revival is in its 26th year and is put on by McCall Events, whose owner Gordon McCall is a class judge at the concours and the cofounder another Monterey car week staple, the Quail. The revival also collects donations for a California police charity.

Join Forces with the Best Leading Global Brands. It’s not a sponsorship, it’s a partnership

The McCall Motorworks Revival sponsorship success is based on building client relationships beyond the evening of the event. A destination in itself, guests return each year to renew acquaintances, see the latest offerings, and upgrade!

Food & Wine The Motorworks Revival VIP guests enjoy a taste of California’s finest regional cuisine and award winning wines along with sparkling champagnes, pasties, and imported caviars.

Located in the beautiful central coast of California, the Monterey Peninsula has long been touted as one of the best destinations in the world for fresh, authentic California cuisine. From the local catch of the day out of Monterey Bay, to the world-class grapes grown in the sun soaked hills of the Carmel Valley, enjoying the native flavors of the region are a way of life for California.

McCall’s Motorworks Revival invites you to participate in one of the world’s most exclusive events held during Monterey Car Week.

Exhibit a vehicle from your collection and join us at McCall’s Motorworks Revival 2020 at the Monterey Jet Center as we kick off Monterey Car Week in style!

Entrant space is limited~

Covered by the global automotive, lifestyle, and luxury press, major media outlets attend McCall’s and share their story with the world!

“Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival…pulls cars and celebrities…, adds planes, wine, and dinner, and is a worthwhile “elbow rub”…”

– Porsche Panorama

“Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival at the Monterey Jet Center is one of the most exclusive events of it’s kind in the United States.”

– The Peninsula Hotel Magazine

McCall Media

Known for bringing people together from all over the world, Gordon McCall produces events celebrating shared passions- From Art to aviation, automotive to culinary, luxury goods to music, Gordon has hosted an exclusive guest list of 3000+ for more than 30 years, with the ease of a dinner party for eight. Click here to view some of the Motorworks Revival history on video.

FAQs

Know Before You Go!

Answers to all of your questions including information on how to make the most out of your evening at McCall’s Motorworks Revival.

Future Dates

2021-THE 30TH ANNUAL MCCALL’S MOTORWORKS REVIVAL | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11TH, 2021

2022– THE 31ST ANNUAL MCCALL’S MOTORWORKS REVIVAL | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17TH, 2022

 

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HUBLOT CELEBRA EL ARTE POR UNA NOCHE EN PARÍS

París, 16 de diciembre de 2019: ayer en el corazón de la Fundación Louis Vuitton, un sitio emblemático dedicado al arte y la cultura, Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO de Hublot, y Vincent Roy, Director de Marca de Hublot Francia, Bélgica y Luxemburgo, dieron la bienvenida a más de 200 invitados Para celebrar el arte, un tema cercano al corazón de la relojería suiza, a finales de este año. Los embajadores de la marca, invitados excepcionales invitados por Hublot para la ocasión, incluidos los artistas Richard Orlinski y Marc Ferrero, pudieron celebrar el tema “Hublot Loves Art” que la casa encarna a través de sus creaciones de relojería, que combinan técnica y estética artística, en un electro-ambiente orquestado por Dixon, Pedro Winter y Jean Tonique. El coreógrafo Léo Walk y su compañía, La Marche Bleue, arrastraron a los invitados y el ritmo de sus gestos orgánicos y poéticos. El campeón mundial de fútbol y embajador de la marca Kylian Mbappé sorprendió a los invitados cuando llegó al escenario, para su deleite.
Para mantenerse actualizado, siga: @Hublot #HublotLovesArt

HUBLOT CELEBRA EL ARTE POR UNA NOCHE EN PARÍS

En el transcurso de la exposición dedicada a Charlotte Perriand, arquitecta y creadora visionaria del siglo XX, los invitados tuvieron la oportunidad de codearse con Booba, Presnel Kimpembe, Stephane Bianchi, jefe de la división de relojes LVMH, Jean Roch y Anais Pedri, Carla Ginola, Habib Beye … quien, al final de la noche, pudo descubrir la obra pintada en vivo por Marc Ferrero.

En nombre de Hublot, quería agradecer a la Fundación Louis Vuitton por darnos la bienvenida en este lugar único e increíble. El arte siempre ha estado en el corazón de la marca, que quería pasar una noche celebrando a todos los artistas con los que ha colaborado, algunos de los cuales nos honraron con su presencia anoche.
Ricardo Guadalupe
CEO HUBLOT

Nos alegró poder reunir a clientes y socios para celebrar el fin de año en un ambiente moderno y desinhibido que, al igual que Hublot, combinaba diferentes
disciplinas artísticas como música, danza y diseño.

Vincent Roy

DIRECTOR DE MARCA HUBLOT FRANCIA, BÉLGICA Y LUXEMBURGO

Esta noche también fue una oportunidad para presentar una vez más los relojes Hublot con nuevas características lanzadas en 2019, como el nuevo Big Bang Sang Bleu, el Classic Fusion Ferrari GT y la línea Classic Fusion Orlinski.
Inaugurada en 2014, la Fondation Vuitton representa la fusión entre la ligereza de la arquitectura de vidrio y una historia enraizada en la cultura francesa del siglo XIX. Tanto en el diseño del proyecto como en el inicio del trabajo, el proyecto Fondation sacudió los principios de la arquitectura, como Hublot, que es, por excelencia, la marca de relojería que sacudió las tradiciones arraigadas de la relojería al ofrecer El primer reloj de oro con una correa de goma, en otras palabras, un metal precioso en un material menos noble.

HUBLOT
Fundada en Suiza en 1980, HUBLOT se define por su innovación, que comenzó con la combinación muy original de oro y caucho. Este “Art of Fusion” nace de la imaginación de su visionario presidente, Jean-Claude Biver, y ha sido impulsado por el CEO Ricardo Guadalupe desde 2012.
El lanzamiento del icónico Big Bang, galardonado con múltiples premios, en 2005 allanó el camino para nuevas colecciones emblemáticas (Classic Fusion, Spirit of Big Bang), con complicaciones que van desde lo simple a lo altamente sofisticado, estableciendo el extraordinario ADN de los suizos. casa relojera y asegurando su impresionante crecimiento.
Deseoso de preservar su experiencia tradicional y de vanguardia, y guiado por su filosofía de “Ser el primero, diferente y único”, el relojero suizo está constantemente por delante de la curva, a través de sus innovaciones en materiales (Magic Gold resistente a los arañazos, cerámica en colores vibrantes, zafiro) y la creación de movimientos de manufactura (Unico, Meca-10, Tourbillon).
HUBLOT está totalmente comprometido a crear una marca de alta relojería con un futuro visionario: un futuro que se fusiona con los eventos clave de nuestro tiempo (FIFA World CupTM, UEFA Champions LeagueTM, UEFA EUROTM y Ferrari) y los mejores embajadores que nuestra era tiene para ofrecer. (Kylian Mbappé, Usain Bolt, Pelé).
Descubra el universo HUBLOT en nuestra red de boutiques ubicadas en ciudades clave de todo el mundo: Ginebra, París, Londres, Nueva York, Hong Kong, Dubai, Tokio, Singapur, Zúrich y en HUBLOT.com

LA FONDACIÓN LOUIS VUITTON
Inaugurado en 2014, este espacio diseñado y creado por Frank Gehry se atrevió a utilizar los logros tecnológicos del siglo XXI, abriendo el camino para la innovación pionera. La ambición del arquitecto, Frank Gehry, era “diseñar, en París, una magnífica embarcación que simbolizara la vocación cultural de Francia” a través de 11 galerías de exhibición con vistas a 7,000 m2.

OMEGA Celebrates The New James Bond Watch in New York
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OMEGA celebra el nuevo reloj de James Bond en Nueva York

Con invitados especiales como Daniel Craig, Michael G. Wilson y Barbara Broccoli

OMEGA celebra
El nuevo reloj de James Bond en Nueva York

Como el reloj de confianza del espía favorito del mundo, el relojero suizo OMEGA ha organizado un evento en Nueva York para celebrar su nuevo reloj James Bond. Los invitados fueron recibidos en The Top of the Standard, donde se reveló por primera vez el nuevo Seamaster Diver 300M 007 Edition. El actor Daniel Craig, así como los productores Michael G. Wilson y Barbara Broccoli hicieron una aparición especial para la ocasión.

James Bond lleva un OMEGA desde GoldenEye en 1995, a elección de Lindy Hemming, la diseñadora de vestuario que trabajó en todas las películas de Bond entre GoldenEye y Casino Royale. Cuando los invitados llegaron al evento en Nueva York, fueron recibidos por una exhibición completa de los exclusivos relojes Seamaster usados por el espía británico durante los últimos 25 años.

Raynald Aeschlimann, presidente y director ejecutivo de OMEGA, dio la bienvenida a todos y presentó el nuevo reloj. Él dijo: “James Bond comparte muchas de las mismas cualidades que OMEGA, desde un estilo exquisito hasta un espíritu aventurero y una precisión exigente. No podemos esperar a que todos vean el nuevo reloj que usará en la pantalla “.

Hablando sobre su participación en el proceso de diseño, Daniel Craig dijo: “Cuando trabajamos con OMEGA, decidimos que un reloj liviano sería clave para un militar como 007. También sugerí algunos toques y colores vintage para darle al reloj una ventaja única. . La pieza final se ve increíble “.

Los productores Michael G. Wilson y Barbara Broccoli dijeron: “La experiencia militar de Bond es una parte fundamental del carácter de 007, por lo que es apropiado que el nuevo diseño de OMEGA refleje tan inteligentemente ese aspecto de su identidad”. Bond y OMEGA han sido sinónimos durante casi un cuarto de siglo, por lo que mientras nos preparamos para lanzar la película número 25 de Bond, es el momento perfecto para lanzar el nuevo reloj Bond “.

El nuevo Seamaster Diver 300M 007 Edition ha sido construido a propósito con las necesidades de 007 en mente. Hecho a mano de titanio ligero de grado 2, incluye una innovadora pulsera de malla de titanio, así como grabados de estilo militar y una apariencia vintage gracias a su esfera y bisel de aluminio marrón “tropical”. Este reloj no limitado se colocará en la colección actual icónica de OMEGA y estará disponible para los clientes de todo el mundo a partir de febrero.

Entre los muchos invitados en Nueva York había varios rostros familiares, incluidos Paul Wesley, Antoni Porowski y Sean O’Pry. Como sorpresa adicional, la noche inspirada en espías concluyó con un set de DJ de renombre mundial, Honey Dijon.