Art Center Car Classic 2017: Judge Choices

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Pasadena CA, Oct 22 2017 - Inspired by the international auto racing colors of rosso corsa, white with Cunningham stripes and Bleu de France, this year ArtCenter College of Design celebrated the innovative feats of transportation design stemming from Italy, America and France.  

ArtCenter Transportation Design program's 70th anniversary, is coming next year. Please hold the tentative date of Sunday October 28, 2018

Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

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1936 Packard Coachbuilt Custom Roadster "The Peninsula" at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Red - 1936 Packard Coachbuilt Custom Roadster "The Peninsula"

at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

White - 1959 Chevrolet Impala Convertible

at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Blue - 1972 Citroen SM

Judge Choices

Italian – Motorcycles

1929 Henderson Model KJ

Choice 1: 1929 Henderson Model KJ

1976 Morbidelli-Benelli ARMI 125 VR Grand Prix Racer at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 2: 1976 Morbidelli-Benelli ARMI 125 VR Grand Prix Racer

Other Colors

1936 MG SA Saloon

Choice 1 Classic: 1936 MG SA Saloon

1958 Morgan 4/4 at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 2 Performance: 1958 Morgan 4/4

1938 Bentley 4.25 L Special Roadster at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 3 Special Interest: 1938 Bentley 4.25 L Special Roadster

1951 Jaguar XK 120 Roadster

Honorable mention: 1951 Jaguar XK 120 Roadster

American Classics

1953 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe by Ghia at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 1: 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe by Ghia

1940 Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 2: 1940 Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet

American Performance

Choice 1 (not pictured)1955 Chevrolet Corvette

1966 Shelby GT-350 at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 2: 1966 Shelby GT-350

American Special Interest

at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 1: Blastolene “Blown Ranger” Fairchild XFR0001 Roadster

1936 Ford Pickup Custom at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 2: 1936 Ford Pickup Custom

French

1976 Renault Alpine A110B at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 1 Classic: 1976 Renault Alpine A110B

1961 Renault R5 Turbo 1 at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 2 Performance: 1981 Renault R5 Turbo 1

1949 Voisin Biscooter Prototype at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 3 Special Interest: 1949 Voisin Biscooter Prototype

Italian – Ferrari

Choice 1 (not pictured): 1963 Ferrari 400 Superamerica

1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GT at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 2: 1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GT Euro

1990 Ferrari F40 Coupe at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 3: 1990 Ferrari F40 Coupe

1951 Ferrari 340 America Berlinetta by Touring at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 4: 1951 Ferrari 340 America Berlinetta by Touring

Italian – Exotic/Sport/GT

1976 Lamborghini LP400 at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 1: 1976 Lamborghini LP400

1955 Fiat 8V Zagato Berlinetta at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 2: 1955 Fiat 8V Zagato Berlinetta

1969 De Tomaso Mangusta at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 3: 1969 De Tomaso Mangusta

Italian – Special Interest

1927 Lancia Lambda 7th Series Airway at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 1: 1927 Lancia Lambda 7th Series Airway

1958 Fiat Multipla at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

Choice 2: 1958 Fiat Multipla

Designer’s Choice

1960 Chevrolet Cunningham Corvette LeMans Roadster at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

1960 Chevrolet Cunningham Corvette Le Mans Roadster

1972 Citroen DS 21 Pallas

1972 Citroen DS 21 Pallas

1962 Fiat/Abarth 1000 Coupe

1962 Fiat/Abarth 1000 Coupe

1957 BMW Isetta at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

1957 BMW Isetta

1932 Bugatti Type 55 at Red White and Blue theme Art Center Car Classic 2017

 1932 Bugatti Type 55

(not pictured) 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4

Photos by Randy Berg

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