Cavallino Classic Always Part of Best of the Best Awards
The Accolade: The Annual Best of the Best Award is for the Finest Automobile chosen from the Bests of Show from only the 8 leading Concours d’Elegance shows in the world.
2005 to 2014 – Sponsored by Louis Vuitton
2016 to 2020 – Sponsored by The Peninsula Hotels
Our Invite: The Cavallino Classic has once again received its invitation to the next Annual Best of the Best Awards Dinner in February of next year at The Peninsula Hotel in Paris. First sponsored by Louis Vuitton and now by The Peninsula Hotels, a selection is made of the Bests of Show from the eight finest Concours Shows in the world. A Committee of International Judges then decides who is the Best of the Best.
Always: For the entire Best of the Best history, the Cavallino Classic has been one of those eight finest Concours Shows in the world.
Qualifications: A Concours Show becomes one of the Best Eight for many important reasons, including:
1 - It has achieved a recognized brand status for quality and sustainability.
2 - It has a proven attendance of important individuals & collectors who attend every year.
3 – It has a proven attendance of the highest quality classic automobiles.
4 – It has a strict and comprehensive judging system.
5 – It has superb organization.
6 – It is held in a destination known for beauty and hospitality.
Best 8 Concours in the World: The eight shows are The Palm Beach Cavallino Classic at The Breakers, Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance at the Ritz Carlton, Chantilly Arts & Elégance at the Chateaux Chantilly, the Concorso d’Eleganza at the Villa d’Este Hotel, the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court in England, the Goodwood Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d’Elegance at Goodwood House, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance at Pebble Beach, Salon Privé at Blenheim Palace in England, and The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering at the Carmel Valley Resort & Spa.
Our Honors: The Cavallino Classic has won twice, in 2012 and in 2019. We thank all our Cavallino Classic Best of Show winners for entering Ferraris each year worthy for consideration for this Award.