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With our current model range, we have demonstrated at the Essen Motor Show this year that performance continues to be one of the most important values of the Abarth make. Not only the 595 Competizione but also the new Abarth 124 Spider have aroused enthusiasm. And our Abarth 695 Biposto has shown that, even with the smallest car, you can keep up with the really big ones. Without exception, we have received positive feedback about our appearance and are very satisfied with the result.
Giorgio Vinciguerra, Brand Country Manager Fiat/Abarth
This year, too, the Essen Motor Show was an important meeting place for the motorsports sector and, for ADAC, the optimum platform in order to present to the visitors the diverse world of ADAC motorsports and ADAC classic vehicles. The enthusiasm for perfomance series vehicles and motorsports becomes tangible in Essen, not least due to highlights such as the special exhibition on the occasion of the 70th birthday of Ferrari. I am already looking forward to 2017. Then, the ideal sponsorship of ADAC and the Essen Motor Show will celebrate its 30th birthday.
Hermann Tomczyk, Sports President, General German Automobile Club (ADAC)
We are very pleased that, on the occasion of the Essen Motor Show 2016, we once again had the possibility of presenting M Performance Parts and John Cooper Works Pro accessories to our interested public. This time, particular highlights were the European premiere of the new M Performance Parts for the BMW M4, the JCW Bluetooth flap-type silencer system as well as the central online shop for accessories, spare parts and lifestyle articles which was presented for the first time. In the meantime, M Performance Parts and JCW Pro accessories are available for nearly all model series. We were able to prove that by exhibiting a representative selection of show vehicles. Autograph sessions with the BMW works drivers Martin Tomczyk and Marco Wittmann as well as our DTM M4 racing simulator proved to be absolute crowd pullers.
Christian Scheppach, Aftersales and Marketing Manager for Germany, BMW Group
As the leading fair for tuning and performance vehicles in Europe, the Essen Motor Show possesses international radiance with its diverse range of information and shows on offer - with corresponding effects on the composition of the public. In Essen, we as an innovation and technology leader in the tuning segment encounter a public which is interested in vehicles and vehicle accessories and has high quality demands. The products of Continental meet these quality demands in a particular way. The best example is the SportContact 6 for super sports cars and tuned vehicles, an innovative high-performance product for which the technicians have, so to speak, reinvented the chemical composition of the tread, the tread design as well as the tyre construction. We provided proof of this, amongst other ways, also by presenting the world's best tuners in Essen - integrated into our joint booth concept.
Henry Siemons, Head of Tuning EMEA, Continental Reifen Deutschland
Everybody who is important in the motorsports landscape is represented at the Essen Motor Show. For the German Sports Drivers Circle, the fair is therefore not only a fantastic conclusion to the season but also the perfect platform in order to enter into dialogue with all the participants, the people responsible, the active sportsmen and sportswomen and the fans. Safety is the top priority at DSK. We want to make suggestions, provide information and hold discussions. The Essen Motor Show with its captivating concept is offering us the best possible setting for this purpose. DSK is proud and happy about the intensive partnership with this event which is unique in Europe.
Dr. Karl-Friedrich Ziegahn, President, German Sports Drivers Circle
For Ford, the Essen Motor Show was, once again, a complete success. Performance and emotion are important elements of our make's DNA and, here in Essen, we encounter an enthusiastic and knowledgeable public. The premieres of the new Kuga, the ST Line models and, of course, the Ford GT WEC Racecar were real highlights and have received very positive feedback.
Ralph Caba, Public Relations Director, Ford-Werke