Retromobile 2020: what to see, what to do?
the Retromobile 2020 show will open its doors in five days, here is what to prepare your visit.
The Rétromobile 2020 show will open in Paris on February 5, in five short days. Between exhibitions, events and auctions, the program promises to be rich. Here is what you should not miss for lovers of vintage cars.
The manufacturers present at Rétromobile
Many manufacturers will be represented, either officially or through the clubs. On the French side, Peugeot will honor its historic electric vehicles , Citroën will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the GS and SM, DS will exhibit its futuristic DS X E-Tense concept car , and Renault will present a selection of vehicles chosen by Internet users via social media.
For its part, Porsche will release an electric car designed over a century ago. Alfa Romeo celebrates 110 years and Skoda 125 years , Volkswagenwill highlight its famous van with four generations of Combi , the coachbuilder Bertone and the disappeared brand Tatra will be the subject of retrospectives and an exhibition devoted to tractors will integrate the event for the first time.
Beyond the vehicles to be discovered, Rétromobile 2020 will be an opportunity for the youngest to take part in a race of pedal cars , and for experienced or future collectors to participate in workshops organized by the FFVE (French Federation of Vintage Vehicles). It will also be possible to see historic armored vehicles and cars over 100 years old in motion thanks to demonstrations.
Emissions Wheeler Dealers and Vintage Mecanic will have their booth at the show. The presenters will be present to answer your questions. François Allain will notably offer a vehicle disassembly / reassembly workshop.
Purchases and auctions
The bargain hunters may be able to find their happiness at Rétromobile. A collection of vintage cars for less than € 25,000 will be presented, and three auctions are planned.
A large part of their prizes is however intended for well-stocked portfolios since they are prestige vehicles. RM Sotheby’s will open the ball on February 5 at Place Vauban at 5.30 p.m. Then it will be Bonhams’ turn on February 6 at 2 p.m. at the Grand Palais. Then the official sale of the show will be organized by Artcurial at the event site, at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center, on February 7 at 2 p.m.
Practical information Rétromobile 2020
Rétromobile 2020 is from February 5 to 9. The show is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Full price entry to the fair costs € 21; reduced rates are offered. Online presales allow you to obtain a standard ticket at 20 € until February 4. Access the ticket office.