European Event Coverage: ABF Hanover Tuning Show Share Comments Welcome to our series coverage of the European 2005 event schedule. The European 2005 VW/Audi show and treffen season is finally upon us, and no doubt this means we North Americans will get a glimpse at what new styles and technologies will take the European continent by storm. Like it or not, what’s happening across The Pond is bound to make it over here at one point or another, so pay attention if you’re keeping score. VWvortex is pleased to announce we’re partnering with VWHome.de in providing our readers the very latest and greatest coverage of some killer Euro events for 2005. Some will be huge, and others will be but mere informal GTGs, but the point is that we hope to provide an unparalleled slice of the Euro show scene for those of you unable to see such things for yourself. Next up is coverage of the ABF Hanover Tuning Show which took place January 29 – February 6, in Hannover, Germany. According to Patrick Hille of vwhome.de, “The ABF Tuning Show 2005 was organised by www.vwhome.de (myself and three other guys). “We had about 4000 sq/m space in one of the exhibition halls on Hannover Fairground. We had 61 cars + motorbikes plus a big stage on that ground. “During the 9 days more than 140,000 visitors came to the show, which was part of a big fair called ABF (ABF = Auto, Boot & Freizeit, which means car, boat & vacation). “We got a very good response on the show, so we’ve been asked to organize that show next year again… just make it bigger!” Georgsheil Treffen Breddorf Treffen Lohne Treffen Osterholz Treffen For more discussion on this story, click on the link to our discussion forums to the left. For more photos of the car in this story, click on the link to our gallery at the right.