"Back to the future, the journey continues"
Imagine a sunny spring morning at the shores of Lake Como in Italy. Just as you think your Saturday could not get any better, it is about to do just that. The idyllic town of Cernobbio hosts the prestigious Concorso d'Eleganza Villa D'Este, which is one of the world’s most exclusive classic car events.
As you enter the grounds of Hotel Villa d’Este you are transported into another era where enthusiastic car collectors proudly show off their rare gems. While cars in different categories are awarded prizes by the jury throughout the day, the stylish, beautiful and eccentric mingle and share their stories over a glass of champagne.
The party continues on Sunday at Villa Erba where the crowd is wowed by an impressive collection of motorcycles on display on the lawn.
As part of BMW’s 100-year anniversary celebrations, the company brought together their full line-up of Hommage concepts accompanied by their original counterparts that inspired them. Two new concepts were also presented during the weekend. The 2002 Hommage and the BMW Motorrad R5 Hommage bike completed the “Hommage and Concept Vehicles” exhibition and perfectly embrace the motto of the event, "Back to the future, the journey continues"
Jochen Paesen is an artist, photographer, and automotive designer. His catalog of impressive works, including even more photos from this amazing event can be found at www.jochenpaesen.com.
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