World's biggest classic car show opens

29th March 2007, Comments 0 comments

29 March 2007, Essen, Germany (dpa) - The world's biggest fair for classic cars opened in Germany on Thursday with more than 1,000 exhibitors from 15 countries showing their wares. Techno Classica is expected to pull in 150,000 visitors during its four-day run in the industrial city of Essen. On display are classic and vintage cars, trucks and motorcycles, including a Mercedes Benz 770 used by the former German emperor Wilhelm II. There are also special displays by car restorers as well as stands offering

29 March 2007

Essen, Germany (dpa) - The world's biggest fair for classic cars opened in Germany on Thursday with more than 1,000 exhibitors from 15 countries showing their wares.

Techno Classica is expected to pull in 150,000 visitors during its four-day run in the industrial city of Essen.

On display are classic and vintage cars, trucks and motorcycles, including a Mercedes Benz 770 used by the former German emperor Wilhelm II.

There are also special displays by car restorers as well as stands offering spare parts, tools and maintenance equipment.

Some 2,500 classic cars are up for sale, ranging in price from 500 euros (650 dollars) for an Opel Kadett to more than one million dollars for a Mercedes-Benz Kompressor sports car.

DPA

Subject: German news

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