This is the premier award at the Sacramento Autorama and the Custom car world. The winner receives $2,000.00 and Trophy. This award was originally created in 1953 and known as the Car of Elegance, it was first won by Sacramento’s own Joe Bailon. This restored award will be open to all customs built from 1936-1964 that feature a silhouette change including Chopped, Channeled and/or Sectioned. 1936 thru 1948 Vehicles outward appearance must be in the true spirit of a classic custom. The Custom d’Elegance is a special class with awards for Display, Engineering, Paint, Engine, Interior, and Detail. All entrants will receive a class participation award and therefore are not eligible for other Custom Category class awards. Vehicles are eligible for other Sacramento Autorama pick awards. . The overall winner is determined by a judging committee.