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This Weekend: Retromóvil Madrid

Retromobile Madrid It is divided into the Premium area, which houses the special stands, the tributes, the Elegance Contest, some clubs, the Ángel Nieto exhibition or the auction; and the Automobilia area, which includes spaces such as the Cover Garage, where individuals sell, plus clubs and exhibitors of spare parts, tools, parts, documentation or books, among others.

The Premium area will house the most exhibiting part of the event, with special spaces such as the one dedicated to Spanish Prototypes, such as the Invader GT, the ARH Cóndor or the Renault 8 TS Coupé, or the Ángel Nieto Foundation exhibition, «12 + 1, the Legend» with the world champion motorcycles, the trophies or the titles of 'El Maestro'.

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Ford Taunos Spider Serra, will be in the sample of Spanish prototypes

Anniversaries at Retromóvil Madrid

In addition, in this area a series of tributes for current anniversaries will be exhibited in different stands. So there is the tribute to Porsche, for its 70 years, with the presence of a 356 Speedster, a 928 GTS, a 911 GT3 RS or a 911 with a short chassis.

Tribute will also be paid to the SEAT 1430, with the collaboration of the National Club 1430, 124, and 124 Sport, for its 50 years; Y to the Citroën 2 CV, for his 70 years. Likewise, we will celebrate the Mehari, for its 50 years, with samples of various units in various finishes and engines.

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The 2CV will be celebrated for its 70th birthday

Another space that will focus attention will be the stand dedicated to celebrating the 115 years of Harley-Davidson where, in collaboration with Chanoe Motor Bar, more than fifteen motorcycles of the brand will be exhibited and a hospitality area will be offered to relax (with beer included). These include several FLH 1200 of the Royal Guard, some units from the brand's centenary, such as the Road King Police or the Sporster 1200, without forgetting prewar motorcycles, or emblems of the 60s. Milwaukee brand.

One of the most popular cars of the sixties, the Mini, He will turn 60 in a few months so, thanks to the collaboration of the Club Amigos del Mini, he will also receive a tribute. The booth will include models such as a Riley Elf, a very rare sedan variant to see, an 850 De Luxe, a Cooper, Antonio Albacete's Mini Proto, a Mini Cooper S, like the winner in Monte Carlo in 1964, a Mini Van or a Mini 1000, among others.

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Harley is also in luck, with the special participation of Chanoe

Elegance, tributes and auction

In the center of the Premium area will be located the Elegance Contest, with a score of vehicles distributed in 4 categories: Period (until 1928), Veterans (from 1929 to 1945), Classic (from 1946 to 1988) and Supercars (contemporary).

Models include a 1907 Brush Roundabout, a 1938 Buick Van Den Plas, a 2 Allard J1952, a 3500 Maserati 1960 GT, a 1984 Ferrari Testarossa or a 2009 Mercedes SLR McLaren, all important icons of the world. car culture.

Another notable aspect will be the posthumous tribute to the well-known former driver and coach Santiago Martin Cantero, with exhibition of his memories and several cars prepared in the SMC workshop (his workshop). On Saturday at 13,00:037 p.m. the delivery of a plaque to members of his family and a tour of this space will take place, where there will be cars linked to his life such as the Lancia 964 Group B, the Porsche 1000 RSR, the Simca 131, the Ford Sierra Cosworth or the SEAT 5 Group 1981, with which it was proclaimed champion of Spain in XNUMX.

Allard J2, very possibly participant in the elegance contest

Retromobile Madrid will host in this edition, in alliance with Catawiki, the first auction of vehicles from the show, which is also open to any owner under the novel formula of doing it in person and online. Thus, many of the vehicles to be auctioned will be present in a special stand so that interested parties can analyze them, while the bids will be made online, through the platform of the aforementioned company. The auction will begin the same day the fair opens and will end on Sunday, December 9.

Also highlight certain collector's units and notable value located in different stands, such as the Space GT1 and the Espera GTR 250, both prototypes of the famous designer Sbarro, a dragster or a Ferrari 330 GTS from 1967.

Here at the schedule of activities, Retromóvil Madrid has several events planned, such as the presentation of the book «The rallies in Spain, from the 1st Race in 1953 to Carlos Sainz», by Ricardo Muñoz (Saturday 1st, at 17,00:XNUMX p.m. at Foro Eventos del Motor), or 'The Best Spanish Motors', by Pepe Burgaleta.

Automobilia area, classic car park and more

In addition, there are scheduled various concentrations, like Porsche, Seat 1430, Dodge, all of them on Saturday from 10,00 am; and Alfa Romeo, Citroën 2 CV, Mehari, Seat 600 and Porsche, on Sunday also from 10,00. Precisely, on this Sunday day a Harley-Davidson breakfast-concentration has been set in Chanoe at 9,00 in the morning, from where there will be a departure to the fair. Subsequently, at 12,30 pm the awards ceremony for the Elegance Contest is scheduled.

Before finishing, it must be remembered that the Automobilia area It houses different commercial spaces for exhibitors, where you can find parts, tools, spare parts, fashion, collectibles, photos, documentation, manuals, magazines and many more articles related to the world of classic vehicles. Everything you need for those who love them.

Finally, the fans who come to the Hall and buy the ticket at the box office or in Ticketea they will participate in advance in a special draw 1 5-day trip to Italy for two, to the Ferrari and Lamborghini museums with stays in 4-star hotels and rental car.

retromobile Madrid, whose entry costs 15 euros at the box office, will open to the public on Friday, November 30 from 10 a.m. to 21,00 p.m., while on Saturday, December 1 it will do so from 10 a.m. to 21,00 p.m. and on Sunday, December 2, it will remain open from 10,00 to 15,00 hours.

What do you think?

Written by The Escudería

'La Escudería' is the first Hispanic digital magazine dedicated to Vintage Vehicles. We give all kinds of machinery that moves by itself: From cars to tractors, from motorcycles to buses and trucks, preferably powered by fossil fuels ...


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