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Much like the SEMA Show and also the Essen Motor Show, Tuning World Bodensee is more aftermarket industry show than enthusiast gathering… though it still likely qualifies as both. While private owners of show cars certainly vie to show their cars here, Tuning World Bodensee is also the place for tuning houses like Abt Sportsline or MTM to show off their latest product.
Via our contributor Daniel Doppelmayr (www.DesignRanger.com) and also the event organizers themselves, we’ve amassed a gallery of photos to show off the Audi presence at the event. You can see those shots in this story and also via the photo gallery linked in the usual spots at the bottom and to the right.
Below you’ll find a Google-translated press release put out originally in German by event organizers. Enjoy.
Friedrichshafen -That there is nowhere else: Industry representative tuning of Industry and Trade, club scene and automotive enthusiasts from all over Europe celebrate together the love for customization. 98 200 visitors (2012: 95 300) flocked to the eleventh edition of the Tuning World Bodensee, which ended on Sunday. “This is a great result and proves once again that the interest to meet here is unbroken,” stated Fair CEO Klaus Wellmann. “Friedrichshafen is Europe’s top destination for automotive life style and drive.” Project manager Dirk Chalk White is happy about the media recognition, which has experienced the tuning industry, “Through all types of media through reports was serious about the artistic skills and finesse that brings the finishing here.” 345 journalists from eleven nations, including 22 TV crews reported the Tuning World Bodensee.
More than 1000 cars tuned, exciting competitions such as the European Tuning Showdown, drift and lowrider shows, numerous innovations, the most beautiful Miss Tuning candidates and party atmosphere until late into the night. These are the success factors that attract visitors to Lake Constance. Also, the 212 exhibitors will appreciate the exhibition event. “The position of the Tuning World Bodensee has strengthened over the past eleven years, so that, despite the well-attended GTI-togethers at the Wörthersee remarkable 98 200 visitors came to Lake Constance. This confirms that the concept of the combined club meeting and the show absolutely fit for the future is, “says Harald Schmidtke, Director of the Association of Automobile Tuners, the success of the Messe Friedrichshafen.
Lake Constance showed that more and more people move to purchase a new car further into the future and prefer to invest in maintaining the value of, or accessories for your car. Trade and Industry experienced under a roof event as the end users of the products manufacturers use creative and almost deified some tuning friend. “The Tuning World Bodensee 2012 was for us the reason to move the company headquarters from Koblenz to Lindau,” explains Jörg Schramm, Managing Partner of Wetterau Automotive GmbH “This year, resonance and tuning affinity of the visitors were great and the bandwidth of the audience ranges from extremely serious to. The booth also makes us economically to 100 percent satisfied. If anyone is unhappy here, I do not understand. “
Not only the premium supplier of accessories and tuning industry sector showed at the Tuning World Bodensee unique cars, but also the numerous tuning clubs and private exhibitors presented their exhibits in the Private Car Area again the show its unique character. Europe’s best show cars in the duel had to marvel at the third European Tuning Showdown. “Ten nations were not spared this year at the start and also the reservation of more than 1 000 kilometers were to to be here., The quality of the vehicles has again risen sharply, and the hall was permanently filled with enthusiastic fans,” says project Dirk chalk white. 2013 is the title in the Show & Shine to the Swede Johan Eriksson with his Dodge Charger, which breaks now as ETS Champion at a Tuning expedition to Las Vegas. The second and third show Markus Bayer from Kulmbach (VW Golf 3) and Andy Heyd from Heilbronn (Ford Sierra station wagon).
A visitor survey highlights the high affinity of the audience on the topic: Every other guest stated also to have even a tuned vehicle. 84 percent already know that they will come to Tuning World Bodensee next year. The twelfth edition of the fair events will take place from 1 to 4 Held in May 2014. More information www.tuningworldbodensee.de and www.facebook.com / Tuning World Bodensee.