Living Barcelona 2011: 36th edition promising
The Motor Show in Barcelona has held every two years, had spent a hair of being canceled in 2009. He returned in 2011 we more motivated than ever presenting a pleiade of novelties, including a world premiere for Hyundai i40 sedan.
The event takes place at the FIRA Exhibition Centre and benefits from more than 250,000-square meters of exhibition space. This biannual event joined some 200 exhibitors, including more than 55 manufacturers.
Besides cars, crossovers or SUVs, the Salon de Barcelona is also room for commercial and industrial vehicles, the props and suppliers, not to mention the presence of a very frequentee.Chaque year test track, it is close to 1 100,000 visitors who attend to this event.
The Spanish car running
Spain is the 3rd European carmaker, behind Germany and brushing against increasing numbers of France. In 2010, Spain has produced nearly 2.1 million vehicles.
By itself, the VW / Seat group holds a little over a third of the local production. Follow respectively, PSA Peugeot / Citroen, Renault / Nissan, Ford, Opel / Vauxhall, Santana and some small independent manufacturers.
A very popular Salon
Visitors also have the leisure to attend a simulated crash tests to show their skills in karting and around a circuit of 200 meters feeder specially for this purpose. These fans can also try a bunch of new vehicles available on the Spanish car chessboard.
This car show held in mid-May, taking advantage of new models at the Salons REVEALED Geneva and Shanghai, which will pay a visit to Spain, including the following examples:
Audi A1 FC Barcelona Worthy Ambassador Team Soccer
Audi Q3: European Premiere in Barcelona for this compact SUV
Ford Focus Electric: On tour promoting the old continent
Hyundai i40 sedan: In the first World Exhibition in Barcelona
Mazda Minagi Concept: The one who will soon become the Mazda CX-5
Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class: A family car in the making
Nissan Esflow Concept: Mini Z and mini bomb electric propulsion
Renault Twizy Z.E. : Deja offered and announces pricing requests
Seat IBE Concept: Harbinger next Seat Leon
Seat IBX Concept: Crossover compact sport become reality
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