The exhibition programme promises innovations and premieres of Abarth, BMW, Ford, Peugeot, Porsche Motorsport, Renault Sport Deutschland and Skoda at the performance festival. The General German Automobile Club and sponsor of the automobile fair ADAC will introduce its motorsports programme in Essen.
Everybody, petrol heads and Vintage car lovers alike, will be fuelled at the performance festival: From James Bond’s famous Aston Martin DB5 over classic vehicles, DTM, hot rods and motorcycles to tuning – the Essen Motor Show will leave nothing to be desired.
From Belgium directly to the stage at Essen Motor Show – the Nissan GT-R of Jean-Marie de Roover. Photo: Rainer Schimm/©MESSE ESSEN GmbH
70 Years of Ferrari and 40 Years of the VW Golf GTI
On the occasion of the forthcoming 70th company anniversary of Ferrari, Messe Essen will stage a special show in Hall 3 with 15 sports cars, Formula 1 vehicles and predecessor models of the make from Maranello. The spectrum will extend from the Alfa Romeo 8C 1750 from 1931 to the current Ferrari series models. Further classic vehicles with the cavallino rampante will await the visitors under the title, “Jubilee Preview: 70 Years of Ferrari History + Motorsports from 1947 to 2017” in the Classic & Prestige Salon of the organiser S.I.H.A. in Hall 1.
This year, VW will also celebrate an anniversary with the Golf GTI – for 40 years, the icon amongst the compact sports cars has been arousing the enthusiasm of its fans. The Essen Motor Show will take this opportunity to provide the performance classic with its own exhibition.