Classic Cars in Mallorca

The event “Mallorca Classic Week by Port Adriano”, carried out its second edition, overcoming the expectations of its organizers and participants. Over 3000 visitors gathered at Port Adriano between September 20th and 24th, to see a meeting full with spectacular classic motor pieces.

100 were the participant’s cars from 7 countries that registered to take part in the different programmed activities. Between them a Chevrolet Corvette C1 of 1960 that arrived from Berlin; a BMW 503 of 1957 straight from Düsseldorf; a Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible of 1957; a FordT hunderbird Series 1 of 1957; a microcar PTV of 1959; etc. Also they were present a score of Jaguar XK and Jaguar E-Type, belonging to the Jaguar Enthusiasts ‘Club from the United Kingdom.

There was a marvelous concentration of more than 75 American classic cars, brought by the American Car Club Mallorca, with a fabulous show of Elvis, musician Swing and Country music and a contest of Pin-up Girls.

Concours International d’Elégance
The most outstanding event took place on Saturday, the 23rd of September, was the Concours d’Elégance. Approximately 50 classic cars took part in this international contest, in which the most beautiful classic cars paraded along the port. The strict jury was headed by H.H Prince Leopoldo of Bavaria.

Rolls Royce Concept Car 10EX of 1926, the most ancient concept car of the world with 90 years of age and prepared on the base of a Phantom I, convinced the jury and he was rewarded by the trophy “Best of Show Russel Stevens Award”.

Majorca “Crime Drive” Tour
On Sunday, the 24th of September the Mallorca Tourist Route was on, featuring de “Crime Drive”. About 40 classic cars, met at Port Adriano to begin a tourist route for the south-west of the island, with stop in the Gardens of Alfàbia, which included a game of detectives in that the participants had to solve a theft mystery.