Tuesday, January the 10th, 2012 - Sunday, January the 22th, 2012
From January 12 to 22 we will be the witnesses, in the Brussels Heysel Palaces, at the ninetieth edition of the Auto Salon. And as happens in even years is a full salon, with an impressive list of participants that includes the niche brands Bentley, Rolls Royce, McLaren, Aston Martin...
Press day: Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 8:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Gala Evening: Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 20:00 - 24:00
Professional & VIP day: January 11, 2012, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Official inauguration by HRH Prince Philip: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 16:00
Access to the public:
- Thursday, December of t / m Sunday, January 22, 2012, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- 22:00 Evening on Friday 13, Monday 16 and Friday, January 20, 2012
The brands are now logically grouped. So these brands are no longer pushed together in the patio of the palace 8, 9 and 5 links, but we find most of those brands found in Hall 12 that during the 2010 edition was still empty. The brands of importer D'Ieteren are now in Hall 11 to find and last year extended the Fiat group now takes half of Hall 4 on his behalf.
The importer of motorcycles, scooters and quads take Hall 1 and 3 on their behalf. FEBIAC organizer also provides some thematic clusters. The services and equipment move to the Patio, Hall 7 is largely dominated by Cleaner Mobility .There you will find access to more than 600m long outdoor arena with up to 27 electric test vehicles) and in Hall 6 wait 22 absolute dream cars from the past 110 years on the admiring gaze of the lover.
The fair is open daily from 10 to 19h. On Friday, January 13, Monday, January 16 and Friday, January 20 are nocturnes to 22h. The ticket price remains the same as the previous edition in 2011. Adults pay € 12.5 at the door, children aged 6 to 12 years pay € 6.5 and who is younger may enter for free. Groups can purchase tickets for each 10 €.
On Saturday, January 14 palaces to closing the car 19 hours, but will be open the two exhibition halls (1 and 3) from 20 to 22h exclusively for motorcycle enthusiasts during "The Night of the Moto". That fits in with the new engine parade of historic Cinquantenaire to the reserved parking at the Heysel driven. Access to this feast for the lover of mobility solutions with two wheels is completely free of charge.
A day earlier, on January 11th, a day for VIPs and professionals inserted. That day, the salon is open from 10 to 18h and start the engine halls...
Ecological models, sports models and even a pick-up at the Ford stand.
At the Ford stand in Hall 5 is a lot to do, there are nine Belgian premieres. The new Mondeo is not there yet, but it is the Evos concept which it is based. The B-Max is at least as a concept on the stand next to the S-MAX and Galaxy . The Fiesta ST Concept hits the Motor Show Brussels.
Another ST already hit past the concept stage, it is here in full splendor: of course we speak about the new Ford Focus ST . No more five-cylinder, or more power. The 2.0-liter EcoBoost produces 250 horsepower under the hood to the...
Alfa Romeo at the Brussels Motor Show is to be found in Hall 4, the MiTo is a Belgian first TwinAir.
Although the most evocative premiere could be the arrival of the Alfa Romeo 4C , we must disappoint Alfa fans amongst us. The model is not on the Brussels Motor Show. A Belgian premiere, the Alfa Romeo MiTo , first get an Alfa Romeo TwinAir engine under the hood. It is a version with 85 horsepower, good for low CO2 emissions of 98 g / km. The model is flanked by the most economical diesel version, a Mjet MiTo 1.3 with 85 hp and CO2 emissions of 90 g / km. The MiTo TCT fills the...
We find again Abarth, in Hall 4, but unfortunately without 595 Competizione.
Abarth is present at Autoshow, unfortunately without Punto SuperSport and Abarth 595 Turismo , contrary to what was previously announced. But let us not mourn, there is something for everyone in the stand of the scorpion: Abarth 500, 500C and Punto Evo will be present.
The Abarth 500 has under the hood a 1.4-liter TurboJet that develops a power of 135 hp, the torque is 201 Nm. This power is always linked to a five-speed manual. The cabrio variant, the 500C, has a standard automatic gearbox, in contrast....
At the 2012 Brussels Motor Show, Opel can be found in Hall 5, the brand has five Belgian premieres in its stand: Opel RAK e, Opel Ampera, Opel Zafira Tourer, new Opel Combo, Opel Astra GTC.
Also Opel brings its entire range of new models as you can see in the pictures.
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Toyota does not bring just hybrids to Brussels, the draft version of the Toyota GT86 is here!
Toyota sets up two world premieres for Brussels: The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 and the Toyota Aygo. The Land Cruiser V8 gets new engines that are more economical than before and looks on the outside a lot fresher. On the inside, Toyota has done its best to turn the Land Cruiser as well as you can feel. But make no mistake, thanks to gadgets like Crawl Control, the Toyota Land Cruiser is a real workhorse when it goes off-roading.
The Toyota Aygo is the compact car on tour. Thanks to a partnership...
Subaru reveals its full range in Brussels. The spotlight is planned for the BRZ Concept and the Subaru XV.
Subaru XV, a compact crossover, is mainly a young and dynamic wagon. And since the Subaru XV is a Subaru, it will have boxer engines and optional symmetrical all-wheel drive. Still have two characteristics that typify Subarus. On the inside, the model radiate reliability. He has a multimedia system that make young buyers must satisfy.
Besides the XV we find the BRZ Concept vehicle, a concept model that announces the arrival of the Subaru BRZ, the next sporty Subaru car. The...
Star in Hall 12 at the Porsche stand is 911 Carrera - no doubt.
Besides the European premiere of the 911 Carrera S Cabriolet we also at the stand the regular Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera S. The seventh generation 911, called 991, was presented in Frankfurt and is more an evolution than a revolution. Everything was changed, and yet it is still as recognizable. The wheelbase increased to 10 cm, front and back had a profound turn frills, but the back is still a six-cylinder boxer engine. In the 911 Carrera, it is downsized to 3.4-liters, the Carrera S still has a 3.8-liter model. Both...
Peugeot takes about its full range back to the motor show. And as we come to expect from the brand, Miss Belgium is on the stand.
Peugeot is found in Hall 4 of the salon and it shows a lot of new features. Besides the world premiere of the compact Peugeot 107 there are some other novelties to see for the first time on Belgian soil. The Peugeot 508 RXH for example, an off-road hybrid that has 200 horsepower and still has only 99 grams of CO2 emissions per km. From the Brussels Motor Show, this model also is effectively commercialized, so interested people can come to the salon and could...
On the stand of Land Rover in Brussels, not only are return existing models, but there is present the DC100 Concept !
The DC100 is a study that gauges the expectations of buyers of a Land Rover Defender. Land Rover has since decided that the icon will be replaced in 2015 by a new model and want to know how this icon can be replaced. The DC100 will mark the views of customers to discover a beautiful new 2015 Defender.
The range of Land Rover itself consists of the current Defender, that was fitted with a new 2.2-liter diesel engine. It meets Euro 5 standards. It is 0.2 liter less...
Lamborghini proposes two models for the Motor Show in Brussels: the Aventador and the Gallardo Super Trofeo Stradale.
The Lamborghini Aventador is Lamborghini's latest masterpiece. With its extreme styling and V12 under the hood, he does turn heads, that's for sure. Do you want the car to start, then you Top Gun wise to bring out a red door and then push the start button. Can accelerate from zero to one hundred in just 2.9 seconds and that is very fast. The power comes from the rear mounted V12. That engine produces 700 horses and 690 Nm sent to all four wheels. Its base price of...