The 16thEdition of Top Marques supercar show opened under brilliant blue skies in Monaco today at the Grimaldi Forum.
H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco joined Salim Zeghdar, the newly appointed CEO of the show, along with ambassadors Thierry Boutsen, Eddie Jordan and David Couthard.
Mr Zeghdar said: "I would like to sincerely thank H.S.H. Prince Albert II for his presence this morning, as well as our three ambassadors. I am very touched by their support of Top Marques, and I am genuinely delighted by this first day. There is a wonderful atmosphere and I have heard such positive feedback, especially from the exhibitors. I can’t wait for the rest of the show!"
Prince Albert sent time visiting all the stands including the 100% electric yacht by X Shore before descending into the Espace Diaghilev to present no less than six world premieres.
Zacaria SC, the first ever road-worthy Formula 1 is a unique model manufactured by Zacaria, an Australian workshop.
Also, from Australia, Ferox unveiled its’ Azaris, a hybrid laboratory vehicle equipped with six wheels, the back four having no axes and therefore be able to ride over the rough terrain better than any existing vehicle. With a torque similar to that of a Lamborghini Aventador, it can achieve high speeds over any terrain.
The e-bike company Stajvelo presented its Beau Rivage, unveiled by S.A.S. Prince Albert II and Thierry Manni, the CEO of the new brand of electric bikes ‘Made in Monaco’.
On the two-wheel side, L’Atelier du Gentleman presented the Carbon Zero world premiere, also unveiled by the Sovereign.
The iconic British manufacturer McLaren presented it brand new model, the Grand Tourer, in a world premiere.
Aston Martin also unveiled a limited edition of its DBS Superleggera, the OHMSS inspired by James Bond On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
Top Marques is open daily from 10:00 to 19:30 until Sunday evening. Monday June 3rdis an invitation-only event.
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