Parco Valentino Open Air – Automotive jubilation in the City of Turin
One of the most impressive surroundings in Italy will again host a very special, carefully planned event with a view to rewarding the thousands of automotive enthusiasts. Save the date: the 4th edition of Turin Auto Show Parco Valentino will start on June 6th 2018. The static exhibition “en plein air” along the boulevards of the wonderful Parco del Valentino has been confirmed with long-hours opening until midnight and with free admission for the public. The 2018 Auto Show has a rich agenda of static and dynamic events, some of which need the possession of the free e-ticket.
THE EXHIBITION AT PARCO DEL VALENTINO
More than 40 Brands will take part in the 4th edition. So far, the following Companies confirmed their participation: Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Cupra, DR, Ferrari, Fiat, Honda, Hyundai, IED, Italdesign, Jaguar, Jeep, KIA, GFG Giugiaro, Lancia, Land Rover, Lexus, Maserati, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Pagani, Pininfarina, Porsche, SEAT, Skoda, Smart, Studiotorino, Suzuki, Tesla, UP Design, Volkswagen, Volvo, SPICE-X.
Media partners participating in the Auto Show are Al Volante, Quattroruote, Auto, Top Gear, Ruoteclassiche, Autoappassionati, Motor1, Automoto, L’Automobile, Autosprint, AM, La mia Auto, Grace, Motori TV and Radio Montecarlo.
Event partners are also Aci Torino, Associazione Carabinieri, Brebemi, Enel, Esercito, Face to Face, GTT, Hellermann Tyton, Itelica, MAK, Politecnico di Torino, Poste Italiane and Trenitalia.
The great news of 2018 edition will be the involvement of the city of Turin, that creates a Widespread Auto Show where squares and streets transform into meeting places for supercars, prototypes, one-offs and collection classic cars. The initiative aims to celebrate the passion for cars of private owners in this 4th edition of the event.
This edition offers several can’t-miss-events: the exhibition of 40 exclusive prototypes by important Designers like Pininfarina, Giugiaro, Bertone e Italdesign, exhibited all together for the first time. Italdesign will celebrate its 50th anniversary with an exhibition at Castello del Valentino Courtyard that lasts the five days of the event; the Supercar Night Parade is the parade led by Car Companies’ presidents, journalists and private collectors that will charm the centre of Turin on the evening of June 6th; the parade of Gran Premio Parco Valentino will take its participants up to Reggia di Venaria after the 40km itinerary in the city centre and hills on Sunday June 10th .
THE GREAT PROTOTYPES EXHIBITION
Turin Auto Show is an important occasion to admire more than 40 exclusive prototypes, exhibited all together for the first time in only one location at Parco Valentino, the evocative natural frame of Turin.
Two great exhibitions will be part of Parco Valentino 4th edition: the Prototypes Exhibition of the masterpieces by Pininfarina, Giugiaro, Bertone, Italdesign, Spada, Stola, Touring Superleggera e Scaglione, located in a structure created in Parco Valentino, and the prototypes exhibited at Castello del Valentino Courtyard for Italdesign 50th anniversary, that can be admired during the 5 days of the Auto Show. The free e-ticket is needed for the entrance at Castello del Valentino Courtyard.
The 19 vehicles exhibited in the structure in Viale Medaglie d’Oro are: Lancia Florida II, Sigma Grand Prix, Ferrari Mythos and Ferrari Sergio diPininfarina; Techrules Ren, Corvair Testudo and Prototipo Sportivo Anni 60 by GFG; Lamborghini Miura, Lamborghini Countach, Alfa Romeo Bella and Bertone Birusa by Collezione Asi Bertone; Zonda HP Barchetta by Pagani; Alfa Romeo Brera and Wolkswagen W12 by Italdesign; Dedica di Stola, Codatronca TS bySpada; Porsche Moncenisio by Studiotorino; Sciàdipersia by Touring, and Lancia Aurelia B53 di Scaglione.
SUPERCAR NIGHT PARADE
The most awaited event is the Supercar Night Parade, the parade led by Presidents and CEOs of the exhibiting Brands and representatives of the automotive world, that closes the inauguration and press day of Parco Valentino Turin Auto Show 2018. On Wednesday June 6th at 8.30 pm, Brands’ representatives will drive the most iconic car of their Brand, which was previously exhibited at Castello del valentino’s Courtyard. This exclusive parade already counts on many participations: besides FCA and Gruppo Volkswagen representatives, Giuseppe Bitti from KIA, Michele Crisci from Volvo, Fabrizio and Giorgetto Giugiaro, Pietro Innocenti from Porsche, Marco Reas from Mercedes-Benz, Simone Mattogno from Honda, Giancarlo Minardi, Massimo Nalli from Suzuki, Horacio Pagani, Roberto Pietrantonio from Mazda, Paolo Pininfarina, Andrea Pontremoli from Dallara, Sergio Solero from BMW, Alfredo e Mariapaola Stola from Studiotorino, Romano Valente from UNRAE, Piergiorgio Re from ACI Torino.
GRAN PREMIO PARCO VALENTINO
The most dynamic event is the Gran Premio Parco Valentino, organized for its 4th edition in collaboration with Aci Torino: private and aficionados crews will start from Piazza Vittorio Veneto/Piazza Castello to arrive at Reggia di Venaria, passing through the streets of Turin centre (Via Roma, Piazza San Carlo, Piazza Castello, Via Po, Gran Madre bridge, Basilica di Superga). In Venaria, the parade will be welcomed by the musical band of the city and by the Municipal Police, that will convoy the cars in the pedestrian Via Mensa, up to the gates of the Savoy residence. Radio Montecarlo will broadcast the start and the arrival live.
- Timetable: 10 a.m. – 24 (Wed: 2 p.m. – 24)
- Start Date: 6 June 2018
End Date: 10 June 2018
- Place: Torino, Parco del Valentino