Press Release

The Bratislava Motor Show Breaking Records this Year

The most anticipated event of the year in Central Europe for all car enthusiasts brings a record-making participation of brands to Bratislava – more than 80 Slovak exhibition premieres and a special delicacy, the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE. The Motor Show again promises a complex offer of the best from the car industry and unforgettable automotive event. From 24th to 29th April, for the first time in the history of the Motor Show, the total area of 40 000 m2 will introduce 50 brands presenting current premieres and long awaited models. The event will be accomplished with accompanying programme both for adults and the youngest ones; after the last years success of the Children Mini Motor Show the event continues with an elegant exhibition stand of children electric cars this year again.  

Brands at the Motor Show:

Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Cadillac, Citroёn, Corvette, Dacia, Dodge, Ferrari, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Honda, Hyundai, Chevrolet, Isuzu, Iveco, Jaguar, Jeep, Kaipan, Kia, Lada, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Maserati, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Piaggio, Ram, Range Rover, Renault, Rolls Royce, Smart, Suzuki, Škoda, Tesla, Toyota, VW, VW utility vehicles, ZhiDou

During its 28-years long history the Bratislava Motor Show has escalated into the most prestigious car event not only in Slovakia but also within the whole Central Europe. Each year bringing tens of exhibition premieres just recently introduced in Geneva to Bratislava, this edition will uncover more than 80 including true specialties and limited editions. For the first time ever the Bratislava Motor Show will present the Asian brand ZhiDou and their electric cars and after a long time the event will also showcase the brands Abarth, Dodge, Isuzu and RAM. Shiny cars of all kinds – hatchbacks, sedans, coupes, SUV, off-road vehicles, roadsters, cabriolets, super sport cars, limousines and other types of vehicles in various price categories, from affordable to the most luxury pieces worth hundreds of thousands of euros will once again prove that this year again the Bratislava Motor Show will not come short of the offer compared to the Geneva event.

Mercedes-AMG Project ONE

Besides exhibition premieres in individual exhibition stands, the biggest delicacy of this year’s Motor Show will surely be the study of the two-seat super sport car Mercedes-AMG Project ONE that brings the technology of Formula 1 for road vehicles with the possibility of driving on regular roads. It is powered by a six-cylinder 1,6-liter petrol turbo engine from F1 and four electric motors and accelerates from 0 to 200 km/h in less than 6 seconds! The maximum speed is 350 km/h and instead of racing fuel a regularly available Super plus petrol can be used. The model will be produced in limited edition of 275 pieces and is worth 2.5 million euros.  

The Mercedes-Benz exhibition stand will also offer visitors a close view at the historically first automobile Benz Patent-Motorwagen that was patented by Carl Benz in 1886 as a petrol-engine powered vehicle.

Slovak Exhibition Premieres

The Slovak premieres at the Motor Show will include several anticipated models: Volkswagen will present their new model Touareg, Jaguar will bring the extremely powerful sedan XE SV Project 8 that is only produced in limited edition of 300 pieces and has 600 horse power, Peugeot will introduce their new 5 door fastback with radical design and new technologies Peugeot 508, Toyota will show an innovated model Aygo in segment A, the Honda exhibition stand will showcase three novelties – HondaCR-V, Honda Civic and Honda Jazz 1,5 Dynamic and the absolute Slovak exhibition premiere will be represented by the new Kia Ceed.    

Audi Centrum Bratislava will introduce their novelty Audi A8, a new generation of Audi flagship and Audi A7 in Slovak exhibition premiere. Besides that, the attention of the visitors will be surely caught by the special Audi R8 LMS of the Audi Sport Slovakia team. The Mercedes exhibition stand will also offer visitors a great chance to get to know the new class A that ranks amongst the best not only due to MBUX interface (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) but also due to an offer of a whole range of functions that were only available for the luxury cars class till now. Before its official market release visitors can also check a new Mazda 6 model.  

The complete list of exhibition premieres can be found in the appendix.

Exclusive Salon

For the eighth time in a row the Bratislava Motor Show will be accompanied by a showcase of luxury cars that possess an eye-catching design and extremely powerful engines. This year the Exclusive Salon section will offer exclusive delicacies like Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, McLaren and Rolls Royce.

Caravans

Lovers of holidays and rest on four wheels will be surely delighted by rich presentation of caravans, residential vehicles and trailers. This year the showcase of automobiles will be supplemented with the record-making 24 brands ranging from luxury pieces to design delicacies inspired by fifties, in modern design with full comfort and beautiful elegance. 

Caravan and Residential Vehicles Brands

Adria, Dethleffs, Carado, Caravan International, Concorde, Eriba, Fendt, Frankia, Globe Traveller, Hymer, Hymercar, Challenger, Knaus, Laika, Mobilvetta, Morelo, Roller Team, Sterckeman, Sun Living, Sunlight, Tanja Vans, Tabbert, T@B, Weinsberg

Accompanying Programme

Besides the attractive exhibition premieres a truly engine-powered programme is being prepared. This year the test drives are offered by HYUNDAI, NISSAN and OPEL. The professional events will include a courier test of utility vehicles. The very popular opening of tuning season will surely delight all fans of various modifications and improvements, taking place on Sunday morning. For little fans of four-wheeled cars we have prepared a Children Mini Motor Show where children can drive miniature models of the exhibiting brands. The safety and necessity of using seat belts will be showed by crash simulators and rollover simulators. 

Bratislava Motor Show Partners

The main partner of the fair is once again the OMV Slovakia and the main media partner is RTVS and traffic news Zelená vlna. Editors of the traffic news Pozor, zákruta will inform about the event live at the exhibition grounds.

The Bratislava Motor Show will be opened from 24th to 29th April; Tuesday is dedicated to journalists and invited guests from 9.00 (am) till 17.00 (5pm), from Wednesday to Saturday the event is opened for wide public from 9.00 (am) till 19.00 (7pm) and on Sunday from 9.00 (am) till 18.00 (6pm). Tickets can also be used in a lottery for valuable prizes – BMW X2 for 6 months from GROUP M, Inc., fuel card worth 1,000 euros from OMV Slovakia, Ltd., and a VIP card for 2 persons with parking for exhibitions and fairs organized by Incheba.

For more information, please contact:

Ing. Antónia Mištaľová
PR Manager / Spokesperson

Incheba a.s.

Viedenská cesta 3-7

851 01  Bratislava

M: +421 911 100 797

T: +421 2 6727 2142

E: amistalova@incheba.sk

W: www.incheba.sk