It’s one of Europe’s biggest automotive events, and its appeal grows with each passing year. If you couldn’t make it to Essen, we have you covered!
Squeezing over 190,000 visitors into the Messe Essen in Germany, Techno-Classica is a four-day affair that ensures the preservation of automobile heritage.
With just over 130,000 attendees in its first weekend (and more than 360,000 in total over a nine-day span), you could say the Essen Motor Show is sort of a big deal. We—like most journalists—have our favorites from the show; these seven vehicles, which appear in no particular order, are the examples we enjoyed.
Techno-Classica Essen celebrates the passion to blend modern restoration breakthroughs with dated and weathered European chassis of past decades. With so much to see, we wanted to give you our highlights.
European automotive staple, the Essen Motor Show could be likened to a mixture of the SEMA and PRI shows in the United States. This enormous exhibition celebrated its 50th anniversary recently, and sought shelter from the cold winter at the Messe Essen in Essen, Germany.
Techno-Classica Essen celebrates vintage automotive styling and its nostalgia. The event, held at the Messe Essen in Germany, mixes over 1,200 exhibitors, more than two hundred clubs, and thousands of collector cars from yesteryear into a stew that attracts hundreds of thousands of attendees.