Italdesign Giugiaro As a Star At Techno Classica Essen 2011

All of the 11 models on display at the Autostadt exhibit bear the signature of Giugiaro

Moncalieri, March 30th, 2011

Techno Classica Essen 2011 (Germany), the world’s largest classic car show, opens its doors today and till April 3rd.

Thanks to the collaboration with AutoStadt, the world’s most visited automotive museum based in Wolfsburg, Italdesign Giugiaro has a leading role in the event with eleven models on display.

On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the automobile, AutoStadt is showcasing vehicles that are recognized as genuine automotive milestones and all of them bear the signature of Giugiaro. Along with Aztec, Aspid and Asgard, the three concept cars cars introduced in 1988 for the 20th anniversary of Italdesign Giugiaro, some eight production models and prototypes: the first-generation VW Passat (1973), VW Golf (1974) and VW Scirocco (1974), Seat Ibiza 1st series (1984), the Audi 80 2nd series (1978) and the Lamborghini Gallardo (2002), to end with the research prototype Volkswagen W12 Nardò (2001)

“Share the Passion” is the theme for this year’s Techno Classica, which is expected to attract more than 170,000 visitors from over 40 countries in the world , invited on a unique excursion into the history of design with models ranging from a 1912 Bugatti Type 15 and the 1927 Hanomag “Kommissbrot,” to classics including Cadillac, Jaguar, Porsche and Audi.

The car models signed Italdesign Giugiaro are on display at the AutoStadt stand, n. 410 , hall 7.0