With the most important car shows canceled or postponed to 2021, due to the health emergency, Milano AutoClassica is an exception. The great Milanese exhibition dedicated to classic and collectible cars, was brought forward by two months and rescheduled at Fiera Milano for 25, 26 and 27 September 2020, instead of from 20 to 22 November 2020. The tenth edition of the Classic Car Show and Sportiva will thus be the first automotive fair after the reopening, a decision that meets the desire to restart, combined with a great need for safety – explains Andrea Martini, President of Milan AutoClassica – control and prevention measures will be put in place and will the capacity allowed in the common areas is monitored.

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Car manufacturers, exhibitors, and trade associations they welcomed the choice of the month of September, with most of the presences already confirmed. The ASI, Automotoclub Storico Italiano, will celebrate Pininfarina’s 90th anniversary with an exhibition that collects the symbolic models of the historic Turin body shop. The foundation in Turin of the Societa Anonima Carrozzeria Pinin Farina dates back to 1930: years in which cars turned to a small dispute, built for individual customers or in small series, luxury and luxury cars – one of the first advertising slogans says. And the newly created Carrozzeria Pinin Farina the month of September, in which Milan AutoClassica is staged, brought good luck: “in September I had sold a Dilambda spider cabriolet to the Queen of Romania and I was starting to have a small Gotha among my customers” – yes he reads in a writing by Pinin, and his name has since become a guarantee of exclusivity between rulers, diplomats, maraja, sheikhs, and actors.

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Another focus of ASI will be dedicated to the numerous Lombard motorcycle manufacturers, in particular at Moto Guzzi which will be 100 years old in 2021. Fans want to return to share their enthusiasm for historic vehicles after so many months of waiting, Milano AutoClassica is confirmed as an event not to be missed – says Alberto Scuro, President of Asi- over the entire weekend in our area there will be presentations and talk shows, and lots of interactivity with the web. In particular, the National Day of the Vintage Vehicle will be celebrated on Sunday 27 September, and from Milan the Italian Historic Automotoclub will connect in live streaming with the events of the clubs organized throughout Italy

Alongside the offer of Italian and foreign merchants, the number of private individuals is growing, to which a covered space will be dedicated for negotiations, while in pavilion 24 the exhibition dedicated to spare parts, modeling, manuals and specialized publishing will expand, with about 200 companies present. In the spotlight, unique models such as the Ferrari 250 Gte Police exhibited by Daniele Turrisi, the famous 1962 `Panther used by Marshal Armando Spatafora in Rome for faster pursuits, thanks to an almost unbeatable engine for the criminals of the time, a 3.0 liter V12 that exceeded 250 kilometers per hour. Next to the Ferrari Pantera, a Fiat 600 Jolly Multipla with bodywork by Ghia, only 30 specimens produced in 1961, launched on the occasion of the anniversary of the Union of Italy, and a unique specimen of the Lancia Aurelia B52 Convertible Convertible with Vignale of 1952, exhibited at the Brussels salon of 1955 and belonged to the Belgian royal family. This year in Milan AutoClassica will also focus heavily on instant classic and young timers, whose value which has grown exponentially in recent years – explains Daniele Turrisi – as in the case of a newly found Mazda 323 Gtr, with only 8500 km, a very rare car in Italy whose value today can already exceed 30,000 euros. The large gathering open to the public of enthusiasts dedicated to young timers and all classic cars, which, once again after the success of the last edition, will also be able to participate with their cars. Milano AutoClassica will open to the public on Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September, from 09.30 to 19.00, with the online ticket office operational from 20 July.

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