Vintage Cars and Motorcycles 2021: the international fair in Padua

Auto e Moto d’Epoca 2021: alla Fiera di Padova l'unica mostra internazionale del settore thumbnail

Vintage Cars and Motorcycles 2021: 4 days (from 21 to 24 October), 115,000 square meters, 11 pavilions, 1600 exhibitors, more than 5000 cars, 4 exhibitions, the manufacturers, many collectors and enthusiasts arriving from all over Europe. These are the numbers of the 2021 edition of Auto e Moto d’Epoca which inaugurates the four days dedicated to the passion for the classic car on Thursday 21 October.

There are many news and themes spread among the pavilions and the outdoor areas of the fair, starting from the passion for MOTORSPORT, with 4 unpublished exhibitions and hundreds of unique models exhibited by dealers and private collections. Let’s start with ITALY THAT WINS LE CORSICA, the exhibition dedicated to the Italian brands that have marked the history of competitions, both in the world of cars and in the world of motorcycles. Made in partnership with MAUTO | National Automobile Museum and the Veloce Classic London Collection, the exhibition will introduce the public to the greatest Italian brands of all time with the world-class models that have crossed the finish line of the most important competitions. Among the cars on display, the very light (620 kg) Lancia-Ferrari D50 from 1955 who won the 1956 world championship with Juan Manuel Fangio at the wheel and the Maserati mod. 26B of 1928, second racing car built by the Maserati brothers in the Bologna workshops. He won the Italian Marche Championship in 1928, thanks to the success of drivers such as Ernesto Maserati, Baconin Borzacchini, Ajmo Maggi. For motorcycles, the Gilera 500 4-cylinder GP from 1956 who won six world championships between 1950 and 1957.

Simple, immediate, projected into the future: this is the style of the Bertone Collection. 16 extraordinary prototypes in the large ASI Village of the Automotoclub Storico Italiano (Hall 4). UNIVERSE BERTONE it is, in fact, the title of the exhibition consisting of cars illustrating fifty years of style by the famous Turin coachbuilder; from 1967 to the second decade of the 2000s. Except for the iconic 1967 Lamborghini Miura S, mass-produced, they are all unique models and concept cars that amazed the world when they were unveiled in the most important international motor shows. Among these the Citroën Camargue from 1972, the Ferrari Rainbow del 1976, the 1984 Chevrolet Ramarro, the Bertone Bliz from 1992, l’Aston Martin Jet2 del 2004 and the Jaguar B99 from 2011.

ACI HISTORIC to the Pad. 3 celebrates the golden age of the Superturismo with the great drivers and cars of the 80s and 90s like Alessandro Nannini’s ’92 Alfa GTA and the BMW M3 2500 1992 by Roberto Ravaglia. The exhibition is also on the ACI Stand Lancia Endurance: the track adventure of Lancia Martini. The three track Lancias of the Macaluso Foundation: the Beta Montecarlo, the LC1 and the LC2, true motorsport icons of the Eighties dressed in the classic Martini Racing livery. And again the exhibition of 10 Moto Guzzi, one for each decade of the iconic made in Italy brand, to tell the story of the house that embodied the ideal of scientific progress, industry and innovation in Italy. Among the motorcycles on display, the Sport 500 produced between 1924 and 1928, the Motoleggera 65 Guzzino (1946-1954), the popular Galletto 160/175/192 (1950-1966), the gritty V7 Sport 750 (1971-1974) until MGX-21 1400