For the first time divided into two weekends, June 9-10 and June 16-17, Porto Motor Show promises news, exclusive promotions and adrenaline-fueled experiences, designed for the whole family
The fourth edition of the The Porto Motor Show has a deposit certified by news. From the most utilitarian cars to the top of the range, the event will bring together more than 500 vehicles on display, where you can find the latest launches and the best business opportunities.
With a confirmed presence of more than 30 of the main brands in the market, Exponor is transformed into a giant car stand, with options for all tastes and pockets. This year, the Salon is divided into two weekends, 9 to 10 and 16 to 17 June, gaining a new dimension of experiences for the whole family. Discover everything you will find in the next edition of Salão Auto do Porto.
For the first time, CEIIA will be present with the emblematic BUDDY: the electric vehicle that conquered Hollywood. In the film “Little big life” starring Matt Damon, BUDDY is the only vehicle used in Lazerlândia - the exclusive community of people with reduced size. The brand will also exhibit the BE, a vehicle that stands out for its sustainable design.
In the pole position of the news is the Honda Civic Type R # 18 Tiago Monteiro, a limited edition of 18 units in reference to the number that the Portuguese driver uses in competition cars and the year of launch (2018). The sporty model combines Honda's technical capabilities with Tiago Monteiro's decorative details, with a special emphasis on the red-painted mirrors.
BMW also presents first hand the BMW i8. The sports vehicle stands out for its hybrid i8 engine that can reach 100 km / hour in 4,4 seconds. One of the 200 existing vehicles worldwide will be on display at the event.
For the second consecutive year, Tesla will be present at the Porto Motor Show. The Californian brand known for its futuristic vehicles will exhibit the X model, a sport utility vehicle with capacities for up to seven people.
Throughout the event, you will be able to see the latest model in the Volvo range, the Volvo V60. The vehicle is based on Volvo's new SPA platform - Scalable Product Architecture, positioning the brand in the premium range, similar to Audi and BMW.
Volvo will also have on display the XC60 model, which was recently elected the “Best Car in the World 2018”, in a prize awarded by the “World Car of the Year” trophy judges.
Mitsubishi will certainly be present at the Outlander PHEV, considered the best-selling plug-in hybrid in Europe.
OFF Road Experience
The event, for the first time, allows visitors to put themselves to the test and prove the skills of SUVs. With several obstacles that reach up to 6 meters in height, the OFF Road Experience brings the highly sought after vehicles on the market to the outside of the exhibition space to prove their full value.
Visitors will have the opportunity to challenge the capabilities of some of the most sought after SUVs on the market, accompanied by a certified driver. The activity will be available during the first weekend of the event.
To enjoy this pioneering experience, visitors must first register on the Salon website at www.salaoauto.exponor.pt
An event for the whole family
This edition is especially aimed at families, offering a promotional ticket that includes two adults and children under 16 for the price of 5 euros. Tickets can be purchased on the website or directly at Exponor.
Gather the family and accelerate to AUTO Kids. The space has the presence of Renato Pita, Portuguese driver who competes on the international rally circuit. The new area exclusively for children is full of activities so that children can learn about road safety and test their knowledge and expertise on a route with pedal carts.
Renato Pita will also have his race car on display so that the family can get to know the characteristics of a racing vehicle up close.
Dedicated to families looking for opportunities at good prices, the Porto Motor Show is organized in partnership with ARAN - National Association of the Automotive Branch and proves to be an excellent opportunity to get to know the news and get attractive deals.
As in the previous year, there will be a catering space, with several street food options for all tastes. In this edition, “Rei do Porco”, “Wise and competent”, “O Forno do Leitão do Zé”, “Quinta dos Fumeiros”, and “Gomas” will also be present.
Entrance to the Porto Motor Show costs € 2,00 (through the online ticket office) or € 3,00 (Exponor ticket office). There is a promotional ticket for families (two adults and children under 16) for € 5,00. OFF Road Experience requires prior registration, through the website or at the event itself, costing € 5,00, but including entry to the event.
Last year's edition had about 30.000 visitors and more than 500 vehicles on display, with 90% of the car brands on the market present, debuting models and developing the exclusive space for used vehicles.
Sales in the last edition exceeded a hundred vehicles.