Frankfurt Motor Show offers a stroll down memory lane
The Opel Monza GSE will be among the iconic cars of 1983 presented at an exhibition at the Frankfurt Motor Show. (GM Photo)
Published Sunday, September 8, 2013 10:09PM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, September 8, 2013 10:11PM EDT
At the Frankfurt Motor Show, where manufacturers will present their latest prototypes and reveal their visions of the cars of tomorrow, visitors will also have a chance to admire the cars of yesteryear.
The trade show will feature an original exhibition highlighting the models that made waves at the show three decades ago, including the Audi 80 quattro, the Mercedes-Benz 190 E, the Opel Monza GSE and the Renault Fuego Turbo.
Around ten cars will be on display, celebrating what went down in history as an exceptional year for the automotive industry: 1983.
Visitors will come face to face with:
- the Audi 80 quattro
- the Audi Sport quattro
- the BMW 524td
- the BMW M635 CSi
- the Lancia Beta Coupe VX
- the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.3-16
- the Opel Monza GSE
- the "Group B" Porsche
- the Renault Fuego Turbo
- and the Volkswagen Golf II.
Most of these groundbreaking models were presented for the very first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show 30 years ago.
In the same hall (3.1), the German Red Cross will present another look into automotive heritage. The organization will present some of the vehicles that have shaped its history, such as a 1958 Framo ambulance.
The 65th Frankfurt Motor Show takes place September 12 to 22.