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Convent and Test-Drive Weekend MOSCOW OFF-ROAD SHOW 2017

August 24-27, Crocus Expo

This year the Moscow Off-road Show project admired by all fans of off-road equipment, crossovers and all-terrain vehicles for the first time was held in a new format – Convent and Test-Drive Weekend. More than 60 000 people explored the unique developments, unusual, functional tuning solutions and special versions of demanded models in the course of 4 days.

Main participants:

  • car makers (including Jaguar Land Rover Russia, Commercial vehicles – GAZ Group, ISUZU RUS, Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant);
  • national developers of all-terrain vehicles (AVTOROS, Vympel, Vezdehod TD, Mehanika and others);
  • producers of equipment and relevant goods.

The exposition incorporated car makers, branch experts and fans of powerful, dynamic vehicles from around the world. Professionals, enthusiasts and all friends of four wheeling were attracted to the fairgrounds. Moscow Off-road Show 2017 presented a wide range of various vehicles: SUVs and crossovers from global car makers, various types of all-terrain vehicles (including track-type), ATVs, snowmobiles, bigfoot trucks, towers and other machinery used both for active outing and for industrial tasks, special equipment, appropriate goods for extreme tourism. This is where OHVs, UTVs and ATVs get into gear to attract everybody who loves 4×4 sports – from mild to extreme.

Ulianovsk Automobile Plant (UAZ) displayed UAZ Hunter special edition devoted to the 45th anniversary of the legendary ATV. Distinctive feature of the anniversary model is “the ceremonial uniform” in three-colored design. The car roof is painted in glossy white color which perfectly goes with the noble gray-green body color and gives to the vehicle the modern and at the same time solemn appearance. It reminds of its military past when UAZ-469 in traditional “military” execution left the production line of the enterprise made in dark green or gray colors.

 

The visitors were attracted to GAZ Group stand by Sobol 4x4 off-roaders which, and, Sobol Car&Van Expedition in particular, participated in the Silk Way Rally 2016 from Moscow to Beijing.

The show also featured the latest developments of the tuning industry, impressive design solutions and ideas for creation of exclusive car appearance to all admirers of an individual auto styling, effective cars, motor vehicles and fans of high speed. 4x4 Tundra and LINE-X engineering centres so as others presented their exclusive products and services within the project.

Jaguar Land Rover Russia presented a compact, functional Discovery Sport and the novelty of 2017 – a new Discovery of the 5th generation (full-size 7-seats three-row SUV that brings new levels of capability and versatility to the Discovery family).

AVTOROS displayed a national development – Shaman – a new family of all-terrain vehicles on extra low-pressure tires which is adapted for Russian off-road and inclement climate conditions. This kind of equipment is classified as snow and swamp-going vehicles and can be used under any extreme conditions. While 8-wheel configuration of Shaman and extra low-pressure tires allow overcoming various obstacles and go with ease both cross-country and on public roads.

The novelty of 2017 – Shatun ATV from Mehanika company – was also presented at the show.  The Shatun amphibious ATV is capable of moving in almost any conditions. Its advantages include a turning frame and huge 1.75 m wheels. The ATV weighs 2 tons and can carry up to 1 ton of cargo. Shatun's maximum speed is 45 km/h on land and 5 km/h on the water.

Guests of Moscow Off-Road Show had an opportunity to see the Best Off-road Vehicle of the Year Award Winner’s Podium – the best automobiles from the catalogue of 97 cars which are officially sold in the Russian market as of the beginning of May, 2017. They had been chosen in 7 nominations by the Club 4x4 magazine together with enthusiasts and fans of all wheel drive vehicles and professionals – recognized car experts whose materials are available in printing and Internet mass-media, television, radio and to which choice everybody trust. Affordability of the car became one of the main criteria in selection of nominees. Cooperation of the Best Off-road Vehicle of the Year Award and Crocus Expo provided for the third year an opportunity to plunge into the atmosphere of a real holiday.

 

12 all-wheels drive vehicleswere displayed at the Winner’s Podium in the specially allotted sector at the Moscow Off-road Show. The winners of the contest accordingly to Professional and Extended Committee choice:

  • Full-size Off-road Vehicle – Jeep Wrangler / Toyota Land Cruiser 200;
  • Middle-size Off-road Vehicle – Mitsubishi Pajero Sport / Toyota Land Cruiser Prado;
  • Compact Off-road Vehicle – Suzuki Jimny / Chevrolet Niva;
  • Full-size Crossover – Jaguar F-Pace / Volvo XC90;
  • Middle-size Crossover – Jeep Cherokee / Subaru Forester;
  • Compact Crossover – Volkswagen Tiguan / Renault Duster;
  • Pickup – Toyota Hilux.

Convent and Test-Drive Weekend Moscow Off-road Show has presented to the admirers of powerful off-road vehicles four bright days filled with interesting events, master classes, consultations from leading experts, acquaintance with impressive engineering solutions, quizzes with prizes and gifts, meetings with like-minded fans.

The next edition of Convent and Test-Drive Weekend will run in Crocus Expo in 2019.

Looking forward to see you August 29 through September 9, 2018 at the
Moscow International Automobile Salon / MIAS!

CONVENT AND TEST-DRIVE WEEKEND
MOSCOW OFF-ROAD SHOW

Overcoming off-road conditions!

Moscow Off-road Show, an unforgettable entertainment for all fans of powerful crossovers, off-road and all-terrain vehicles – will be held August 24 through 27, 2017. The project runs on odd years alternating with the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS) and took place for the first time in 2015.

Moscow Off-road Show will demonstrate a wide range of vehicles intended for the exploration of various off-road conditions. Participants of the project will have an opportunity to find new business partners and potential clients for their products, and visitors will talk with the most knowledgeable people in the off-road industry and see the changes taking place in the national market.

Two years ago exposition incorporated car makers, branch experts and fans of powerful, dynamic vehicles from around the world. Professionals, enthusiasts and all friends of four wheeling were attracted to the fairgrounds. SUVs, crossovers, all-terrain vehicles, automobile tuning, spare parts and accessories for cars of advanced cross country ability were displayed within the frames of the show.

Moscow Off-road Show 2017 will also present a wide range of various vehicles: SUVs and crossovers from global car makers, various types of all-terrain vehicles (including track-type), ATVs, snowmobiles, bigfoot trucks, towers and other machinery used both for active outing and for industrial tasks, special equipment, appropriate goods for extreme tourism. This is where OHVs, UTVs and ATVs get into gear to attract everybody who loves 4×4 sports – from mild to extreme.

An extensive calendar of entertaining and educational events so as awarding ceremonies for the winners of various profile contests will supplement the exposition.

Guests of Moscow Off-Road Show will see Winners Podium of the Best Off-road Vehicle of the Year award – the best automobiles from the catalogue of 97 cars which are officially sold in the Russian market as of the beginning of May, 2017 in 7 nominations which had been chosen by the Club 4x4 magazine together with enthusiasts and fans of all wheel drive vehicles and professionals – recognized car experts whose materials are available in printing and Internet mass-media, television, radio and to which choice everybody trust. Affordability of the car became one of the main criteria in selection of nominees. Cooperation of the award Best Off-road Vehicle of the Year and Crocus Expo provides for the third year an opportunity to plunge into the atmosphere of a real holiday.

ISUZU RUS will display several cars. But the highlight will be the Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35. Those for whom a standard pick-up just isn't tough enough will surely be attracted to the vehicle which is the most extreme pick-up ever sold through Russia. The AT35 is engineered to excel in the most arduous terrain and will meet the most demanding challenges from farmers and other rural workers, those in the construction industry, and adventurous thrill-seekers alike. With giant 35-inch wheels, lofty 290 mm ground clearance, and rut-busting approach, ramp and departure angles, the AT35 offers off-road capabilities that have never before been available in a vehicle.

Germanika, the largest Volkswagen dealer in Moscow, will bring to the show Volkswagen Amarok pick-up. The pick-up is an attractive alternative thanks to its high seat position, good all-round visibility and high-quality interior. This is how elegant and comfortable driving both on and off made-up roads can be. And, despite its impressive size, getting into the Volkswagen Amarok is easy. Doors that swing open wide and - depending on the design variant - grab handles on the A and B-pillars help you climb into the cab.

U Service+ Group of Companies will display legendary Subaru products: a new Subaru XV, Outback and Forester. Subaru has unveiled the all-new Subaru XV at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show. XV is a crossover which combines a compact body with SUV capability based on Subaru's distinctive Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system and rugged yet sporty design, offering versatility in both urban areas and the countryside.

The novelty of 2017 – Shatun ATV from Mekhanika company – will be presented also at the show.  The Shatun amphibious ATV is capable of moving in almost any conditions. Its advantages include a turning frame and huge 1.75 m wheels. The ATV weighs 2 tons and can carry up to 1 ton of cargo. Shatun's maximum speed is 45 km/h on land and 5 km/h on the water.

Ex-Road large scale exposition will feature alongside with Pinzgauer, Unimog, Hagglunds BV206, Bremach and Mercedes G55 vehicles a wide range of satellite and expedition equipment from the leading global producers.

The show will also feature the latest developments of the tuning industry, impressive design solutions and ideas for creation of exclusive car appearance to all admirers of an individual auto styling, effective cars, motor vehicles and fans of high speed. TRIFFID TRUCKS, 4x4 Tundra and LINE-X engineering centre, AnViR, Autoventuri tuning centre, 4x4 Sport and others will present their exclusive products and services within the project.

Undoubtedly test drives will be the highlight of the event. Every driving license holder will have also an opportunity to have a one-of-a-kind off road experience riding an outstanding obstacle course.

Official support of Moscow Off-road Show: Association of Russian Automakers NP (OAR)

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International exhibition of crossovers, off-road and all-terrain vehicles
MOSCOW OFF-ROAD SHOW

The International exhibition of crossovers, off-road and all-terrain vehicles Moscow Off-road Show, a new restyled version of well known Cross-country Vehicle exhibition, was successfully held August 26 through 30, 2015! Moscow Off-road Show demonstrated a wide range of vehicles intended for the exploration of Russian off-road conditions. The show incorporated car makers, branch experts and fans of powerful, dynamic vehicles from around the world. Professionals, enthusiasts and all friends of four wheeling visited the fairgrounds. SUVs, crossovers, all-terrain vehicles, automobile tuning, spare parts and accessories for cars of advanced cross country ability were displayed within the frames of the show. The overall exhibit space comprised more than 8 500 sq m.

Participants of the Gala Opening Ceremony of Moscow Off-road Show:

  • Igor Korovkin, Executive Director of Association of Russian Automakers NP;
  • Bo Inge Andersson, President and CEO of AvtoVAZ;
  • Naoya Takai, President and Executive Director MMC Rus (Mitsubishi);
  • Dmitry Uspensky, Deputy Director Crocus Expo IEC, Head of automotive projects Crocus Expo IEC;
  • Anna Gromova, Director of Moscow Off-road Show;
  • Arcady Zlotnikov, Deputy Director General AO CROCUS INTERNATIONAL, First Deputy Director Crocus Expo IEC.

LADA Vesta Cross Concept world premiere took place within the frames of the show. Bo Inge Andersson, President and CEO of AvtoVAZ, presented the vehicle. The new LADA was supplemented with two concepts – LADA Vesta and LADA XRAY, carriers of a new brand DNA, and also a LADA Cross and LADA 4x4 families: LADA Largus Cross, LADA Kalina Cross, LADA of 4x4 Urban and LADA 4x4 Elbrus Edition. These stock cars could also be tested on the test drive track with artificial obstacles.

Russian premieres from global car makers also took place within the frames of Moscow Off-road Show. Mitsubishi unveiled the fifth generation of L200 pickup. Moreover the exhibitor presented the full range of brand’s off-road vehicles – starting from a new Outlander made in Dynamic Shield design and up to Pajero, 12 times winner of Dakar. Original accessories and additional equipment were also displayed at the stand.

One more Russian premiere was presented by Land Rover. It unveiled their novelty – a limited edition of Land Rover Defender Heritage. There was also displayed Discovery from Land Rover project Discover Russia, an absolutely new Discovery Sport and Range Rover family special models including Range Rover Sport SVR featuring 550-hp supercharged eight-speed automatic, and adjustable four-wheel drive system which helps it easily hustle down any road or trail. Five vehicles were provided for test drives.

Geely brand demonstrated crossover Emgrand X7 in two versions.

Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited available for the Russian market were presented at JEEP stand. And Jeep Renegade became the highlight of their stand. The all-new Jeep Renegade is a compact SUV with great potential. Renegade had been successfully tested in the sands of Moab, one of the most famous off-road regions of North America. Bold and swift, the new model had proved that there is nothing impossible.
Renegade is not afraid of sand and snow or impassable mud – this model is equipped with the original Jeep® Selec-Terrain system which allows to overcome any road and weather conditions. Full range of Jeep Renegade models was presented at the show: Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk. Chrysler Rus provided the perfect opportunity to test Jeep Renegade at JEEP TERRITORY located not far from the exhibition pavilions (there was a shuttle bus available for all willing).

Nissan presented 5 SUVs: Patrol, Pathfinder, X-Trail off-roads and Juke, Qashqai crossovers. The stand was made in the form of a football field, clearly demonstrating the association of Nissan and UEFA Champions League, and also partnership of the brand with Russian football clubs.

А1 Alarm Service Rublevka, official representative of BRABUS, premium segment cars, in Russia, displayed BRABUS G-Class 6x6 tuning version.

UAZ displayed a new UAZ PATRIOT (UAZ-3163). The car maker from Ulyanovsk displayed the vehicle – participant of Paris-Dakar of this year. The second car at the stand was UAZ HUNTER. Unfortunately the vehicle wasn’t available for test drives.

OBUHOV, official Volvo dealer, presented a new crossover XC 90. Volvo had released extensive details about the numerous safety features incorporated in all-new XC90. Promising to be “one of the safest cars in the world”, the 2015 XC90 will be the first vehicle in the world to offer run-off road protection.

Foton, the largest automobile brand of China widely known for their trucks, presented Sauvana crossover and Tunland multi-purpose pickup of new generation. The company has big plans for the Russian market of SUVs and therefore consultants answered journalists, experts and visitors’ questions with readiness.

Velomotors presented popular ATV STELS 600 LEOPARD and 800 GUEPARD, quadrocycle for children 100RS and a novelty of the season – STELS 600 VIKING snowmobile.

ATV SHERP, made in Russia, was presented at Moscow Off-road Show. This cross-country vehicle is an irreplaceable and reliable helper, friend, rescuer in various parts of wild life. Twenty years of cross-country vehicle building experience and introduction of the best world technologies, features improved after each test expedition, gave a right to present SHERP as a faithful and reliable, simple and strong all-terrain vehicle.

Undoubtedly test drives arranged at outdoor tracks of the fairgrounds were the highlight of the event for the guests of Crocus Expo IEC. Every driving license holder had an opportunity to have a one-of-a-kind off road experience riding an outstanding obstacle course. One had the unique opportunity to meet and talk with the most knowledgeable people in the off-road industry.

According to European practice Moscow Off-road Show will be held every other year at odd years in between the leading automotive event in Russia – Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS).

OFFICIAL SUPPORT:

  • The Association of the Russian Automakers NP
  • The Association of European Businesses

INFORMATION SUPPORT:

  • General Information Partner: Avtoradio
  • General TV Partner: Avto Plus
  • Official Business Partner: RBK
  • Official Partner: Gazeta.ru
  • Special Partner: 4x4 Club
  • Official Information Partners: Avtopanorama, Trophy-life, 5 koleso, Supercar
  • Crocus Expo IEC Information Partner: Biznes I Vystavki magazine

Press Service Crocus Expo IEC