29th TECHNO-CLASSICA ESSEN 2017
The automobile world exhibition from
5th* until 9th April 2017
Gruga Hallen Essen
of the international vehicle industry.
With more than 200,000 visitors in the past year the Techno-Classica Essen
is not only the classic fair with the most visitors worldwide
but documents also the permanent increasing economic power of
the vintage-car- and connoisseur-vehicle-scene with its popularity.
The success of the Techno-Classica Essen is unattained till today and is based
on the principle of the organiser S.I.H.A. to present the visitors from more
than 40 nations a selection from the best of all fields of the classic hobby.
With more than 1,250 Exhibitors form over 30 nations it reinforces its
significance as number 1 of the international classic fairs and offers
a comprehensive picture of the international classic scene.
car manufacturers the classic world-fair is also 2017 the greatest history-show
of the car industry worldwide again. With their mostly spectacular
appearances the car manufactures demonstrate which importance
they attribute to the classic world fair.
Additionally in the almost 30 years of its existence the Techno-Classica Essen
has developed to the most important meeting place and most promising
market for the international classic-scene:
More than 2,500 classic-, collectors- and connoisseur-vehicles, young-timer
and prestige-cars are for purchase. Also for the more than 220 exhibiting
classic clubs and communities of interest the Techno-Classica Essen 2017
is regarded again as the most important classic fair of the year:
They make the leading fair of the classic scene to one of the biggest
club-meeting of the vintage-car- and young-timer-scene.
top-restorers, supplying enterprises, suppliers of car literature, spare part
dealers, accessories sellers, clock- and technology dealers, artists and art
dealers, publishers, and not at least model car suppliers
will be represented, which make it to the classic-world-fair.
The specialist dealers – as well as also the visitors – are not coming only from
entire Europe, but also from overseas. So, among others, exhibitors from
North and South America and even China present their range.
it was the first great international classic show in Germany and undertook
as from the start the pioneer role. With permanent detail improvements,
innovations and fresh ideas the todays “29 world fair for vintage cars,
classic- & prestige-cars, motor sport, motorcycles, spare parts,
restoration and world club meeting” holds its lead and still serves as
– unsurpassed – model for the great number of vintage-car-fairs
joined in the course of the years.
quality and quantity of the sales offers:
It also presents each year automobile-historical gems to the connoisseurs
under the classic experts with a spectacular special exhibition.
In the centre of the classic world fair, in hall 6, the S.I.H.A. 2017
presents under the topic :
- "Grand Prix Monaco 1957 "selected racing cars
which have one common feature:
They all started in the year 1957 at the Grand Prix of Monaco,
which won Juan Manuel Fangio in a Maserati 250F with more than
25 seconds lead ahead of Tony Brooks in a Vanwall VW5.
These both bolides decorate the S.I.H.A.-Stand around the Palais
de l’Automobile in Halle 6 just as a selection of the 16 mono-posts,
which th started on 19 May 1957 in Monte Carlo.
Among them is a Ferrari 801, as it was driven by
Wolfgang Graf Berghe von Trips, a Ferrari D 50,
a Cooper Climax T43 and a Connaught Alta Type B.
"Racing is Life. Anything before or after is just Waiting !"
#3 Spike Milligan (GB) in de Connaught A7
a Connaught Type A3 1952 #77 Adrian van der Kroft
can take a look back to the future:
About 120 years ago the automobilism was at a crossroads
– exactly as today.
Which kind of drive will carry through:
internal combustion-engine or electric motor?
In an special exhibition the classic world fair recalls
an most extensive forgotten fact:
Already in the years 1900 up to 1920 there was an astonishing great portion of cars with electric motors
– just as from the year 1912 the petrol engine began to carry through finally
in the car manufacturing after the invention of the electric starter.
Previously the petrol cars had to be winded up by hand with great exertion.
The first battery-electric driven car of the world of Ayrton & Perry
from the year 1882, a Detroit Electric from 1915.
A Breguet A2 Car 1942-1945:
Top 40 km/hour, 200 ex, range about 65 kms
A Stanley Steamer 1913 *Bus-carrying
A Stanley Steamer steam-car from 1919,
as well as a Mercedes Simplex from 1903,
illustrates impressively the state of technology of different
driving mechanisms in the automobile early times.
manufacturing of newer time carries through little by little.
At the five-days fair everything, nearly everything, is offered around the topic
vintage-cars and young-timers – so there meets also from 5 until 10 April 2017 .
A lot of VIP’s from movies and TV, racing driver stars from the history
and present of the motor sport and the most important deciders from
the classic scene as well again.
The attractive and fascinating exhibition spectrum makes the Techno-Classica Essen
to the automobile infotainment event of first class for the whole family
– to the world fair of the car.