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Car Shows & Events

The GTspirit team is dedicated to covering the greatest car shows and motoring events around the world. On a daily basis we attend and cover car shows and automotive events. Browse through the various categories and learn more about recent car show and event coverage. For an overview of upcoming car shows and events where you might see the GTspirit team visit the GTspirit Event Calendar!

Car Shows

Car Shows are by far our most important and popular event category. We provide live coverage from all important car shows in Europe, Asia and the United States. Our coverage include car show previews, live coverage, car show photos and highlights of each car show. For an overview of this years Car Shows check out the GTspirit Auto Show Schedule.

Geneva Motor Show
The Geneva Motor Show is the biggest and most important annual motor show in Europe. Read our reports from the Geneva Motor Show 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA)
The bi-annual Frankfurt Motor Show can be seen as a home match for the German manufacturers like Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Porsche. Check out our full coverage of the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015.

Beijing Motor Show – Auto China
The Beijing Motor Show is also known as Auto China and the most important Chinese Motor Show together with the Shanghai Motor Show. It takes place every second year and changes venues with the Shanghai Motor Show. We covered the Beijing Motor Show 2012, Beijing Motor Show 2014 and 2016.

Detroit Motor Show
The Detroit Motor Show is also known as the North American International Auto Show: NAIAS in short. It takes place annual and marks the start of the global motor show calendar in January. It is also the most important North American Motor Show on the calendar. We covered the Detroit Motor Show 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Dubai Motor Show
The Dubai Motor Show takes place every second year at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. It changes locations with the Abu Dhabi Motor Show. We covered the Dubai Motor Show 2011 and Dubai Motor Show 2013.

Goodwood Festival of Speed
Over the years the Goodwood Festival of Speed has developed from a small motoring event in the gardens of Goodwood House to a full-blown Motor Show. In fact since the end of the London Motor Show at the end of the last decade, Goodwood Festival of Speed is the number 1 Motor Show in the United Kingdom. We covered Goodwood Festival of Speed 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Los Angeles Motor Show
The Los Angeles Motor Show takes place annually at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Taking place in November it is the second most important North American Motor Show after Detroit. We covered the Los Angeles Motor Show 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Monterey Car Week
The Monterey Car Week is a collection of Concours d’Elegances, Races, Auctions and other motoring events centered around Pebble Beach and Monterey in California. Some events also take place at Laguna Seca Raceway and some of the most famous sub-events of the Monterey Car Week are the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and the Quail, a motorsports gathering. GTspirit covered the Monterey Car Week 2012, 2013, Monterey Car Week 2014 and Monterey Car Week 2015.

New York Auto Show
The New York Auto Show takes place annually in the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. It follows a month after the Geneva Motor Show and many premieres from the Geneva Motor Show celebrate their North American debut at the New York Auto Show. GTspirit covered the New York Auto Show 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

Paris Motor Show
Held bi-annually the year after the Frankfurt Motor Show, Paris is another highlight in the European Motor Show calendar. Check out our full coverage of the Paris Motor Show 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014.

SEMA is one of the largest and most popular tuning and aftermarket shows in the world. It is held annually in November at the Las Vegas Convention Center. GTspirit covered SEMA 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

Top Marques Monaco
This supercar show is held annually in Monte Carlo on the shores of the Mediterranean. The show offers a great mix of high-end supercars and customized rides. Read our full report from the Top Marques Monaco 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Essen Motor Show
Essen is host to Europe’s biggest tuning motor show. Major and minor tuners from all over Europe show their latest creations. Read our full report on the Essen Motor Show 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Other Motor Shows
Other motor shows include the Bologna Motor Show, Brussels Motor Show, Shanghai Motor Show and the Tokyo Motor Show.

Concours d’Elegance

GTspirit covers and attends two of the world’s most important Concours d’Elegances: Pebble Beach and Villa d’Este. At both the Villa d’Este and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance not only rare vintage cars make their appearance but also modern concept cars celebrate their introduction. GTspirit covered Villa d’Este in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2010 and 2011 became one of our most popular Concours coverages of all time. Other Concours d’Elegance we covered include the Concorso d’Eleganza Trofeo Salvarola Terme and Schloss Bensberg Classics.

Salon Prive

Salon Privé is the UK’s premier motoring event comprising of the British Super Car Show, Concours d’Elégance, Tour d’Elégance, The Concepts & Prototypes Display and The Hyper Car Collection. Salon Privé is held annually since 2005. Check out GTspirit’s Salon Prive coverage.

Road Rallies

Long before GTspirit was founded we had an interest in legendary road rallies like the Cannonball Run and the Gumball Rally. And although the general support and our interest in these events have made place for other things we covered our fair share of road rallies. In the last few years we covered the Gumball 3000, Bullrun, Cannonball Run, Carbon Black, GoldRush, Playersrun, Top Run, Torpedo Run and the Quote Challenge.

Classic Car Shows

GTspirit is not just about shiny new cars and modern events, sometimes we like to attend some classic and historic events like La Carrera Panamericana or the Mille Miglia. Other classic events include Schloss Dyck Classic Days and Silverstone Classic. An overview of the best classic car shows can also be found in our

Other Events

Some events can’t be categorized in any of the categories above like track days, Vmax or Goodwood Breakfast Club. For a full overview of all other events please visit our other events section!

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