On 13th and 14th May 2023, on the occasion of the Motor Valley Fest, the 23ème Concours d'Elégance Trofeo Salvarola Terme will take place, organised by the Spa of Salvarola in collaboration with the Ferrari Museums, the Emilia Romagna Region, the Municipalities of Modena, Sassuolo, Formigine, Fiorano Modenese and Maranello, Bper, Aci Modena and the Consortium for the Protection of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar.
On Saturday the participating crews will parade through the streets of Modena to discover the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, the famous Righini Collection in Castelfranco Emilia and the Reggia Ducale Estense in Sassuolo. The crews will be able to enjoy the wellness at the Balnea thermal spa of the Terme della Salvarola and the gala evening at the restaurant in the former 17th-century stables of the Ducal Palace in Sassuolo. From 9.30 a.m. on Sunday morning all the cars will be lined up on the 'green carpet' in the
Salvarola Terme park and will parade until 12 noon in front of the Committee of Honour. For the occasion, a postal cancellation dedicated to the edition will be issued. In the early afternoon they will reach Piazza Roma in Modena, where the winners of the categories will be announced and the Best of Show will be awarded, with the presentation of the Salvarola Terme Trophy created by the artist Alessandro Rasponi and the Targa Città di Modena.
The Special Guest of 2023 will be the Registro Italiano Alfa Romeo, who will be able to admire the best cars of the Biscione. As of this edition, cars produced up to 1992 will be accepted. They will be judged by an expert jury chaired by Dr. Adolfo Orsi on the basis of style, elegance and originality.
There will be 60 cars in the competition, from the two veteran Alfa Romeo 6C 1750s from 1930 to the powerful Ferrari Testarossa and Lamborghini Diablo from 1992.
The 11 classes:
The pre-war Alfas, hats off - The post-war Alfa 2500s arrive - The Alfa 1900s and 2000s of the coachbuilders - The Spyders, with their hair in the wind - The Giuliettas of the boom, for speed lovers -
The new Alfa 1750s and 2000s - Travelling with the family - How wonderful, open-top travel - The Granturismo - And the Rallies arrive - The sporty DNA
Guests of Honour out of competition and 'godmothers' of the event, the 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300, already Best of Show at Salvarola Terme in 2004, and the contemporary Ferrari Purosangue, presented directly by the Prancing Horse manufacturer.