Museum wins Best in Classic

Nov. 19, 2023

Our Museum wins the Best in Classic award - Museums category. It is a real honor to be recognized as the Best Collection of the Year 2023.

What if we told you that our beloved Museum received the "Best in Classic" award during Milano Autoclassica?

We are very excited and immediately wanted to make a spoiler in the first line of this article, but now let's take a step back and tell it all over again!

Best in Classic is for all intents and purposes a contest, an initiative that aims to reward and publicize excellence in the world of historic and collector cars that, during each year, have distinguished themselves by the quality and originality of their proposal.

The project, now in its third consecutive year, is sponsored by Ruoteclassiche, the magazine that makes all classic car enthusiasts (including us, of course) shine their eyes.

The presentation of the award

The contest, carried out in collaboration with ACI Storico, selected through a jury a short list of three realities from all the entries received, and then identified the final winner.

Competing alongside our Museum for the coveted award as Best Museum/Collection of 2023 were the Stanguellini Museum and Centro Storico Fiat. As already anticipated, the award presentation took place within the setting of the Milano AutoClassica fair (organized with the support of the main partner Club ACI Storico), open for the occasion only to Ruoteclassiche guests. A truly exclusive event full of meaning and passion.

Laura Confalonieri, the deputy editor of Quattroruote/Ruoteclassiche awarded the prestigious plaque to our Elisabetta Cozzi: here are her words.

"Gratitude. This is the first emotion I felt after receiving this award. I am grateful to Ruoteclassiche for choosing our Museum and for giving so much attention on its pages over the years to our collection. I am grateful to all the fans, now tens of thousands, who have visited from all parts of the world, who show us affection, enthusiasm, beautiful reviews and unexpected gifts.

I thank the Museum team, a fantastic all-women team-"Women and motors? Just Joys" is our motto. I thank my family who supports me in this great challenge. I dedicate the award to my dad Pietro, immense gratitude goes to him for sharing with me, with incredible enthusiasm, this wonderful project."

Want to get excited with us? Watch the video.

Let's find out together now about all of this year's Best in Classic awards:

  • Classic Car of the Year (as voted by Ruoteclassiche users): Ferrari 365 GT4 BB

Accepting the award, presented by Vincenzo Leanza director of ACI Storico, Federico Buratti

  • Classic of Tomorrow (as voted by Ruoteclassiche users): Fiat Coupé Turbo 16V

Accepting the award, presented by Gaetano De Rosa of Ruoteclassiche, Marco Dorini

  • Restoration: Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Cabriolet "Turinga"

Receiving the award, presented by Duccio Lopresto, was Giovanni Gatti of Carrozzeria Luciano Gatti

  • Restomod: Amos Safarist Automobiles

Accepting the award, presented by deputy director Marco Pascali, Eugenio Amos

  • Italian event: La Motta Grand Prix

Accepting the award, presented by Gian Luca Pellegrini of Ruoteclassiche, was Gian Luca Rizzo, president of the Nicosia Historic Vehicles Association with Corrado Lopresto.

  • Race: The Legend of Bassano

Receiving the award, presented by Joshua Boetto Cohen, Stefano Chiminelli

  • International Race (as voted by Ruoteclassiche users): Mille Miglia

Accepting the award, presented by Simone Bertolero, Nadia Marsegaglia director Automobile Club of Brescia

  • Club: Scuderia del Portello

Accepting the award, presented by Monica Mailander, Marco Cajani, president Scuderia del Portello

  • Character: Gianni Cancellieri

Award presented by Marco Makaus


 Congratulations to all and thank you to those who supported us in this beautiful adventure!

The trophy at the Museum.