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  • The key focus at the Techno Classica is on ‘Research and Development'
  • Volkswagen presents the ‘Futura' technology evaluation platform from 1989 and the ‘ESVW I' safety research vehicle from 1972 (loaned by the kind permission of: Stiftung AutoMuseum Volkswagen)
  • Photo-souvenirs and the ‘VW-Currywurst Bulli'

The future has played a decisive role at Volkswagen since over 60 years ago. The stage it plays on is one of the most exciting and versatile areas of the automotive industry – Research and Development. Things here never stand still. Over the decades, this has been the birthplace of many groundbreaking concepts for the mobility of tomorrow, embodied by fascinating prototypes and design studies. A small, but extremely choice, selection from the legacy of Volkswagen research can be seen and admired at the Techno Classica classic car show in Essen from 21 to 25 March 2018.

Media contacts

Sascha Oliver Neumann
Spokesperson Volkswagen Classic
Tel. +49 (0) 5361 / 9-86952