Epoqu’auto 2021. The essentials of the Show in photos

Epoqu’auto is the largest show dedicated to old cars that it is possible to visit in this year 2021 in France. Exhibitors and visitors are therefore impatient at the idea of ​​meeting at the Lyon exhibition center (Eurexpo) from November 5 to 7. The writing of Argus has crept into the aisles and invites you to discover in pictures the nuggets not to be missed!

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Unmissable exhibitions

La Simca Aronde celebrates its 70th anniversary.
La Simca Aronde celebrates its 70th anniversary.

The show offers visitors three select exhibitions. The first is devoted to the models of the Société Industrielle de Mécanique et de Carrosserie Automobile, in other words  » Simca « . Around 80 vehicles are gathered in two halls (5 and 6) with the production range (Dovetail, Chambord, Grand Large…), sports cars (1000 Rallye, 1100 Ti…), surprises (Presidential Chambord cabriolet, 8 Sport Cabriolet Figoni…) and utility vehicles (Cargo, UNIC…).

bentley six speed blueTrain

Bentley is also in the spotlight with 20 cars on display over an area of ​​around 500 m². The retrospective includes the real Bentley 3-liter sport, winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans 1924, a replica of the Speed ​​6 Coupé Bernato (Blue Train) with which Woolf Barnato won his race against the Blue Train (Cannes-Calais) or the Continental R of the 90s, which marks the end of the era of models produced jointly with Rolls-Royce.

Unexpected plateau: the Tricyclecars!  About thirty vehicles are assembled including many Morgan and barn exits ...
Unexpected plateau: the Tricyclecars! About thirty vehicles are assembled including many Morgan and barn exits …
triccyle villard type 29A 1929
… or this astonishing French model signed Villard. Its particularity: its front wheel is driving and directing. This Type 29 A dates from 1929.

Finally, a large number of Tricyclecars can be admired in hall 6 with a few barn exits. We meet many Morgan as well as Villard, named after a French manufacturer who worked between 1925 and 1935.

Other curiosities to cross

Peugeot VLV 80 years anniversary

Come and celebrate two birthdays at the L’Aventure Peugeot stand. The VLV, the first electric model from the lion manufacturer (opposite), is celebrating its 80th anniversary. At his side, the Type 3 of 1891.  » It is the first automobile car, delivered in France to a private individual »Details the builder to the lion. Also in Hall 5, be sure to discover the fastest Citroën SM of all time on its trailer. This is the first time that this creation, signed by the late Jerry Hathaway, has crossed the Atlantic.

Citroën Land Speed ​​Racer
Surprise! For the first time, the Citroën Land Speed ​​Racer (and its trailer), designed by mechanic Jerry Hathaway, is setting its wheels in France.

For motorsport fans, do not miss the Total-Elf stand (Hall 5) where the Espace F1 proudly stands as well as single-seaters and Matra prototypes entered at the 24H of Le Mans or in the premier class. Finally, if you are more of a Renault fan, Hall 7 will make your head spin with a retrospective for the 60th anniversary of the 4L. To find out more, go to our slideshow.

Matra F1.
renault 4L stand

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