40-th Antwerp Classic Salon dedicated to Italian anniversaries

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The Antwerp Classic Salon takes place during the first weekend of March. From 3 to 5 in March 2017 in the familiar halls of Antwerp Expo. The salon is this year for its 40 th edition. The theme of this Antwerp Classic Salon is 70 Anni Ferrari, La Passione. The second main theme is also dominated by an Italian jubilee: the Fiat 500.

On 2 March 2017 - just one day before the opening of the 40'th Antwerp Classic Salon - it is exactly 70 years ago that Enzo Ferrari presented its first real model: the Ferrari 125 S. And in 1949 the first production Ferrari saw the light of day. : the Ferrari 166 Inter. Many legendary models, such as the 250 and 275 series, the Testarossa, the Enzo and the F40 would follow. They are presented in a unique context. The emphasis is on the cars from the period before 40.

Another anniversary: ​​the Fiat 500

The Antwerp Classic Salon is showing another Italian anniversary this year. It is small in stature, but large in historical value: the Fiat 500. The backpack from Turin is blowing out 60 candles this year. In Antwerp, the Fiat Club Belgio - in Hall 1 - will bring together an appealing number of versions of the Fiat 500. It promises to be a real crowd puller, where visitors can become aware of the diversity of the small Fiat, which was produced from 1957 to 1975.

Concours d'élégance

Something that all exhibitors - who exhibit or offer classic cars for sale - always look forward to is the annual "Meguiar's Concours d'Elégance". A professional jury of Belgian and Dutch experts in the field of classic cars select the three most beautiful cars in three different age categories: from 1885 to 1955, from 1956 to 1975, and from 1976 to 1990. In addition, “The Best Car of Show ”. The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 5, around 12.00:XNUMX noon.

Antwerp Classic Salon

The range of international classic car dealers and specialized restoration companies (from Belgium, Germany, England, France, the Netherlands and Switzerland) at the 40-th Antwerp Classic Salon is always very extensive and exclusive. More than 12.000 cars are offered for sale on 2 m400, many of which will undoubtedly change ownership. Restoration objects, but also original conditioners and old-timers that have already been restored are part of the extensive range. In other words: something for everyone.

Return to New

Internationally renowned restoration companies demonstrate their specialism at the 40-st Antwerp Classic Salon and inform visitors, dealers and collectors how professionals can restore classic cars to top condition.

The Treasures of the fair: new and used parts

The 40ste Antwerp Classic Salon has long been known as the purchasing eldorado for old-timer and classic car owners. They can have two kilometers of stands with new and used parts, accessories, interior parts, maintenance products, scarce professional literature, nostalgic automobilia, miniatures, curiosities and art objects with the theme of old-timer / classic cars and much more.

Enjoy at every level

The Antwerp Classic Salon is a trade fair where everyone can enjoy themselves. You can enjoy the unattainable but also what you can buy. You can dream away of Italian design and enjoy romantic English nostalgia. Yet it is not only a fair for expensive cars. You will also find the historic and more affordable cornerstones of the automotive industry, such as a Volkswagen Beetle, an 2CV or… .. a Fiat 500!

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