Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 wins Italian design honors

(May 25, 2015) CREWE, England — A panel of expert judges at the world-renowned Concorso d’Eleganza Villa D’Este have presented Bentley’s EXP 10 Speed 6 with the ‘Design Award for Concept Cars & Prototypes’, following its appearance at the Italian classic and vintage car show this weekend.

The Design Award for Concept Cars & Prototypes celebrates the exciting future of the automobile industry and was presented to Bentley’s Design Director, Luc Donkerwolke, on Saturday. The judges that decided the EXP 10 Speed 6 was the finest model on show, with its timeless, iconic Bentley design fused with progressive modern craftsmanship.

Bentley’s EXP 10 Speed 6 concept shows the future direction of luxury and performance using the finest materials and advanced hybrid technology – a powerful, exquisite and individual concept.

Design Director, Luc Donkerwolke said: “EXP 10 Speed 6 is the most talked-about concept car of recent times and was the star of the show in Geneva earlier this year. Since then it has visited New York and Shanghai gauging reaction from dealers, customers and the media. This highly coveted award is further proof of the success of our quintessentially British design.”

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este has taken place every year since 1929. It is located on the shores of Lake Como and brings together owners and aficionados of historic vehicles from right around the world.