Hall of Fame

Since 2016, only the most exquisite and extraordinary cars have earned an official Award at the annual International Concours d’Elegance during Mallorca Car Week. View the most impressive winners and select your favorite in the official Mallorca Car Week Hall of Fame.

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Award winning cars 2023

Best of show “Russel Stevens Award”, 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Volante Vantage, Claus Fischer, Germany

The 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Volante Vantage won the prestigious Best of Show award at the International Concours d’Elegance 2024, affirming its status as the best classic luxury car. The DB6 Volante Vantage stood out for its immaculate restoration, timeless design, and superior performance.

Featuring a 325-horsepower Vantage-spec 4.0-liter inline-six engine, this convertible combines power with sophistication. Its elongated body, split front grille, and elegant tail fin exemplify Aston Martin’s design excellence, while the luxurious leather and wood-trimmed interior provide a sublime driving experience.

The meticulous restoration retained the car’s original charm, complemented by modern enhancements for reliability and safety, impressing both judges and enthusiasts. This victory underscores Aston Martin’s legacy of luxury and performance, enhancing the DB6 Volante Vantage’s value and desirability among collectors.

Award winning cars 2022

Best of show “Russel Stevens Award”, Jaguar E-Type, Andrius Slimas, Lithuania

The Jaguar E-Type from Lithuania won the Best of Show at the International Concours d’Elegance 2022 during Mallorca Car Week.

Known for its iconic design and engineering, the Jaguar E-Type stood out due to its meticulous restoration and historical significance. The award included an exclusive invitation to the prestigious Villa d’Este Concorso d’Eleganza, presented by Iris Schieblitz-Jung, CFO of BMW Classic.

Villa d’Este is renowned for showcasing the world’s most elegant and historically significant automobiles. Receiving this invitation signifies the high regard for the Jaguar E-Type in the classic car community.

The car’s journey from Lithuania to Mallorca underscores the dedication and passion of its owner, adding to the event’s success and prestige.

Award winning cars 2021

Best of show “Russel Stevens Award”, 1936 MG Special, Georg Letzerich, Spain

The MG Special 1936 from Spain won the Best of Show award at the International Concours d’Elegance 2021 during Mallorca Car Week 2021. The MG Special 1936 stood out for its outstanding design, craftsmanship, and historical significance.

Originally manufactured in 1936, the MG Special is a rare gem in the automotive world, celebrated for its elegant lines and engineering excellence. The car features a lightweight chassis and a powerful 6-cylinder engine, making it a favorite among vintage car enthusiasts. Its sleek, aerodynamic body and meticulous restoration contributed significantly to its victory at the Concours d’Elegance.

A notable piece of trivia about the MG Special 1936 is that it was initially designed for racing, reflecting the performance-oriented ethos of MG cars of that era. The MG Special 1936 not only represents the pinnacle of classic car luxury but also embodies the rich heritage and innovative spirit of pre-war automotive design.

Award winning cars 2019

Best of show “Russel Stevens Award”, Porsche 912, Dietrich Hatlapa, United Kingdom

The Porsche 912, a classic luxury car renowned for its blend of performance and style, won the Best of Show award at the 2019 International Concours d’Elegance. The winning Porsche 912, transported from the UK to Mallorca, also participated in the Mallorca Car Week 2019, further showcasing its elegance and historical significance.

The Porsche 912, produced between 1965 and 1969, was designed as a more affordable alternative to the iconic 911. It features a flat-four engine that delivers a balance of power and efficiency, which made it popular among sports car enthusiasts of its time. The 912’s lightweight body and agile handling contributed to its reputation as a well-engineered vehicle that offers a satisfying driving experience.

In addition to its historical value, the 912 has become a sought-after collector’s item, with well-preserved models fetching high prices at auctions. Its participation and victory at such a prestigious concours underscore its enduring appeal and the meticulous care given to its restoration, affirming its status as a top classic luxury car.

Award winning cars 2018

Best of show “Russel Stevens Award”, BMW 3.0 CS Herbert Quandt One Off, Ulrich Knieps CEO BMW Classic, Deutschland

The BMW 3.0 CS Herbert Quandt One Off GER, winner of the Best of Show award at the 2018 International Concours d’Elegance, exemplifies classic luxury and automotive heritage. Restored by BMW Classic under CEO Ulrich Knieps’ supervision, this model is a tribute to Herbert Quandt, a key figure in BMW’s history.

Crafted as a unique variant, the BMW 3.0 CS Herbert Quandt showcases meticulous attention to detail, preserving the original design and engineering principles of its era. Its restoration involved thorough refurbishment of both exterior aesthetics and mechanical components, ensuring authenticity and performance.

Transported from Germany to Mallorca for the 2018 Mallorca Car Week, where it garnered acclaim, this BMW model underscores its significance in automotive history and craftsmanship. Winning the Best of Show award highlights its enduring appeal and BMW’s commitment to preserving classic cars with utmost precision and respect for their legacy.

Award winning cars 2017

Best of show “Russel Stevens Award”, Rolls Royce 10 HP ex Lawrence of Arabia, Dr. Philipp Köhn Chief Engineer Rolls Royce Motors Ltd., United Kingdom

The Rolls Royce 10 HP ex Lawrence of Arabia, winner of the Best of Show award at the International Concours d’Elegance 2017, is a prime example of a best classic luxury car. This distinguished vehicle, once owned by the legendary T.E. Lawrence—famously known as Lawrence of Arabia—was transported from the UK to participate in Mallorca Car Week 2019.

This Rolls Royce 10 HP is celebrated for its historical significance and pristine condition. Manufactured in 1904, the 10 HP was the first car produced by Rolls Royce, marking the beginning of the brand’s legacy in luxury automotive design. The connection to Lawrence of Arabia adds a layer of intrigue, as T.E. Lawrence was known for his love of speed and mechanical expertise. His ownership of this vehicle enhances its value and appeal among classic car enthusiasts.

During Mallorca Car Week 2017, the Rolls Royce 10 HP ex Lawrence of Arabia drew significant attention, showcasing its elegant design and impeccable restoration.

Award winning cars 2016

Best of show “Russel Stevens Award”, Mercedes 170 D, Bernd Parsch, Deutschland

The Mercedes 170 D GER won the Best of Show award at the International Concours d’Elegance 2016. This classic luxury car was transported from Germany to Mallorca to participate in the Mallorca Car Week 2016. The Mercedes 170 D GER, a prime example of Mercedes Benz Classic, showcases the engineering and timeless design that the brand is renowned for.

The Mercedes 170 series, originally produced in the 1930s and 1940s, was the first diesel-powered passenger car from Mercedes-Benz, marking a milestone in automotive history. The 170 D variant, specifically, became known for its durability and efficiency, characteristics that contributed to its legacy.

At the Mallorca Car Week 2016, the Mercedes 170 D GER this model, part of the Mercedes Benz Classic collection, stands out not only for its aesthetic appeal but also for its technological advancements for its era. Owning and showcasing such a vehicle underscores the commitment to preserving automotive history and celebrating the luxury and innovation.