Photos and Captions by Hugues Vanhoolandt
[Hugues Vanhoolandt first introduced himself to us five years ago during the 2008 Essen show. Since then, this wondeful photographer has taken photos for VeloceToday all over the world. And once again, we are proud to present his work and views from Essen. Editor.]
The Techno Classica Show in Essen, Germany, celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. During those 25 years, it became the world’s biggest fair for classic cars, with +2,500 cars on sale. Many manufacturers or importers understand the importance of a presence in Essen, showing everything they had on hand. But like Retro, Techno Classica is not only about cars for sale, it is also a fair for automotive artists, automobilia sellers, literature, restorers, parts dealers, with 1,200 exhibitors. You simply cannot see everything in one day.
Here is a (small) look at this year’s edition …