Jakarta 2010: The Great Indonesian Motor Show
The 18th edition of the International Motor Show in Jakarta, capital of Indonesia, has just closed its doors after having accumulated several records.
First, at the entrances or more than 280 000 visitors took part in the event against 242,000 the previous year.
In addition, surveys were beyond 200 companies who took the opportunity to present their different products. This show is also plenty of room for exhibitors of accessories connected to the auto industry. The trucks are also part of the decor.
This year, more than 20 automotive manufacturers have joined in the feast. Among them, we find ourselves Audi brands, BMW, Chevrolet, Daihatsu, Ford, Fuso, Hino, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Kia, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Proton, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota and Volkswagen . A record participation from manufacturers.
The 2010 edition of the Jakarta Fair was the theater of the unveiling of several novelties including the very large majority of them were of small cars to better meet the different needs and tastes of consumers in this part of the country ...
Very commercial, he trades for more than 267 million U.S. dollars in purchases of vehicles, accessories and goods of all kinds related to the automotive sector.
A thriving industry
The Indonesian automotive industry is experiencing a boom without precedent even if the latter is far from record windfall figures of China and India.
In 2009, it sold just over 480,000 vehicles in Indonesia. For the current year it is estimated that sales, if the trend continues, could exceed the 600,000 units.
In Indonesia, there are only three local producers. The most important is Toyota and Daihatsu division which alone produce just over 200,000 vehicles, or more than two thirds of national production. Suzuki and Isuzu complete the picture.
The festival of the small car:
BMW M1 Homage: Presentation surprise this icon.
Daihatsu Copen: The smallest cut-cabriolet in the world.
Ford Fiesta Sedan: Much more widespread over there than here.
Kia Pride: Small cosmetic touches to the Kia Rio Asian.
Mazda2 Sedan: A popular version of the Asian markets.
Mitsubishi Colt Plus: Version has wheelbase lengthens the Colt.
Nissan Micra: New version for planetary dissemination.
Proton Exora: Home or intermediate luxury crossover.
Suzuki RIII Concept: The designers have fun like crazy ...
Suzuki Wagon R: It wreaks havoc on the Asian markets.
The superstar Salon
Wherever she goes, she attracts attention and admiration especially. The seductive Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG with its gullwing doors is very quickly became the darling of visitors.
Besides its very avant-garde style, it receives a beautiful meteor smash engine designed by the engineers of the AMG sports division. The heart of the beast is a 6.3-liter V8 that develops 571 horsepower. For the occasion, it is a robotized gearbox coupling has dual-clutch seven reports.
According to the data of the manufacturer, it crossed the 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.8 seconds and its top speed is 317 km / h.
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