The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale has been crowned the winner of this year’s Design Trophy - the prestigious prize awarded in France by L’Automobile Magazine. Fifty-six years after the creation of the most beautiful car of all time, this legendary model returns to the place it was born for: the top spot on the podium of car design.

Every year, L’Automobile Magazine celebrates the most incredible stories in the automotive industry, inviting its readers to choose the best vehicles in six categories: Design, Innovation on board, Sporting revelation, Passion, Coup de cœur, and Commercial dynamism. In the Design group, the iconic Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale scored a remarkable triumph. It was acclaimed as a genuine work of art, capable of arousing emotions with its sculpted shapes and refined details. Tailored to the needs of the most passionate drivers, the supercar was recognised as a true symbol of Necessary Beauty and an emblem of pure Italian style and engineering.