06/02/2019

Launch of the 2019 Rétromobile fair

Rétromobile – the unmissable event for enthusiasts of both classic and flashy supercars – is back this year from 6 to 10 February at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre.

This year, there will be celebrations of manufacturers’ birthdays: the 100th birthdays of Bentley Motors and Citroën and the lovely Mini’s 60th birthday.

2019 is the 100th birthday of Citroën

The Show’s official auction is back: Rétromobile 2019 by Artcurial Motorcar. This remarkable weekend will start on Friday 8 February with the unmissable Classic Car Auction. Top billing this year is a genuine star: the 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C Touring Berlinetta, only five of which were ever built. This jewel of the auto world has been valued at between €16 and €22 million.

This week-long celebration of the automotive world will end on a high note with the Vibration Collection – a unique collection of Formula 1 helmets and accessories that have belonged to some of the finest pilots.

A Sherman Tank and a Panzer IV will be exhibited

Unmissable events that happen every year: the return of the Saumur Tank Museum with two legendary tanks in Hall 1. The Berliet Foundation will be presenting the unique T100 – the largest lorry in the world.

Motorcycles as well, with an exhibition all about Gnome & Rhône – the ancestor of Safran – and a special area where classic motorcycles are on sale.

600 exhibitors will be presenting some 1000 vehicles

Nearly 600 exhibitors will be presenting some 1000 vehicles. Last years, 105 000 visitors came to visit the Rétromobile fair.

Sources: Press release Salon Rétromobile

Pictures: ©Rétromobile

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