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Essen Motor Show 2018

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The Essen Motor Show is an Auto Show, whose main focus is on automotive, motorsport, tuning and vintage cars and classic cars. The fair is held every year in late November / early December in Essen-Rüttenscheid in the exhibition halls of Messe Essen next to the Gruga Grounds. Show on the fair carmakers their innovations, in the field of tuning the spectrum extends to "noble tuners" such. As Brabus, it will present the racing teams of major manufacturers as well as the active in motor sport federations (z. B. ADAC and DMSB) , In addition to the key issues, there is little a "Automobiles on", that would not be represented at the Essen Motor Show: Showing just design studies such as "Crazy Cars" or exceptional motorcycles. Racing car of the current season are here with historic racing cars, you can buy accessories, just be collectors of model cars find it here. Since the launch of the Essen Motor Show more than 10.5 million people have visited this exhibition. In the sector Tuning and sporty vehicles it is considered the largest and most important trade fair in the industry worldwide. This event is considered as a link between fans, companies, associations and motorsports race organizers, in the year can be presented and examined all novelties on the topic "automobile" once. In addition, new products in the field of tuning and accessories there are shown.

Essen Motor Show

The Essen Motor Show took place for the first time in 1968 under the title: "1. International Sports and Racing Car Exhibition Essen "instead. "Inventor" of the event was the then 25-year-old and car enthusiasts Wolfgang Schoeller, which acts today as the coordinator for the event. His idea was to take place as season conclusion of the motorsport year, the exhibition and to show that body, particularly the winning car of the season. On November 2, 1968, the first exhibition opened on just 7,000 square meters of exhibition space. The success of the first exhibition exceeded all expectations. At times, the organizers and the fair management had to help in the sale of tickets. Among the special guests there was also direct the racing star of the era par excellence: Graham Hill, who won the Formula 1 World Championship title one day after the opening of the exhibition in Essen in faraway Mexico. Altogether 57,000 visitors came. After the first trade fair contacts for former Formula 1 driver Jochen Rindt were established which held its own racing car show in Vienna. For 1970, intended to intensify cooperation with Jochen Rindt. The exhibition's title was changed to "Jochen Rindt-show - Int. Sports and Racing Car Exhibition Essen "changed. On September 5, 1970, just three months before the opening, he was killed in Monza. Nevertheless, the exhibition was carried out as planned under the new title. The number of visitors doubled over the previous year to nearly 125,000, the exhibition area increased to 25,000 m². Nina Rindt Jochen Rindt's wife, the fair was still available, and remained active until 2005 as an advisor of the Motor Show Essen. In 1972, the exhibition area had grown to 34,000 square meters and almost 150,000 visitors came. A setback came in 1973, when the signs of the oil crisis and the Sunday driving bans the number of visitors dropped to 84,600. Since no PR campaign such. B. helped the appearances by racers Rolf Stommelen who rode on horseback into the halls or by Formula 1 driver Ronnie Peterson, who arrived by bicycle. Only in 1978 was able to report a new record with 160,000 visitors the fair again. In 1978, the title of the exhibition in "Int. Motorshow Essen changed because the previously independent motorcycle show was integrated into the Messe Essen in the "Sports and Racing Car Exhibition". In 1982, added an own exhibition area for vintage and classic cars. Also new this year was the "Show Center", a presentation area for historic cars, design studies and extravagant means of transportation. The exhibition space was increased to 65,000 m². 1984 came for the first time more than 200,000 visitors. Since 1987, the ADAC honorary sponsor of the Essen Motor Show. 1988 came already 332,800 visitors. 1990, Messe Essen has again expanded, so that now 90,000 m² were available. The number of visitors surpassed the mark of 350,000 for the first time. In 1992, the tuning range has been expanded together with the VDAT (Association of German Automobile Tuners), the Halls 10/11, in which the first Motor Show took place, "VDAT Salon" were now to. As of 1996, called the event "Essen Motor Show International". The new millennium began for the now "Motor Show Essen" only as occurring exhibition with a renewed expansion. It was a new exhibition hall will be put into operation, whereby the exhibition area increased to more than 100,000 m². Parallel was the first time the "Hello, how are you" instead -Evening, a since held annually evening, on the former racing driver, rally drivers and motorsport directors meet and the now always well over 200 "Former" to arrive. 2001 exceeded for the first time with 409,200 visitors 400.000er brand, in 2004 it was finally 416,500 visitors. Since then, the number of visitors has stabilized between 360,000 and 400,000. At the same time the exhibition changed: since 2005, the so-called "eco-tuning" plays (ecological Tuning, ie fuel-saving tuning) a very important role. In 2006, the "Motorsport mile" in a 250-meter-long hall added, a central meeting place in the Fair for active racers and fans. 2007 the Essen Motor Show for the 40th time and the arrangements were under the motto "40 years of automotive passion". Attracted more than 350,000 visitors to this jubilee exhibition. In Hall 1A own party area in the Essen Motor Show was opened with the "Essen Showground" for the first time. So you released the "Show Center" from. Since 2008, the Essen Motor Show has to offer a further appreciation of the topic Motorsport: So the hall was 6.0 declares a pure motorsport hall, and in the neighboring hall 7.0 a drift course was set up.

Essen Motor Show, a car tuning spectacle!

Today the Essen Motor Show is the second largest after the IAA car fair and the largest annual event of its kind in Germany. In the ranking of trade fairs in Germany as a whole is the Essen Motor Show on rank 6. More visitors have only the IAA, the Bauma, the Agritechnica, the Mannheimer Maimarkt and the International Green Week Berlin.