Moscow International Automobile Salon

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At the Salon entrance

 

Russians love fancy things, and everybody loves fancy cars • at least to look at. I think it explains why we spent about 3 (!) hours in a terrible traffic jam trying to get to Crocus Expo where the Moscow International Automobile Salon took place.

 

I went there with my friend Valya, her boyfriend Nikita and his 7-years old son Danilka. It was the last weekend before school and that 1st September was the first school day in Danilka’s life so Valya and Nikita decided to make a surprise for him. Being a car fan (OMG this little boy knows about cars more than I do!) Danilka didn’t know where we were going to and was very curious and excited.

 

As we finally got to the place and managed to park we entered into the world of speed and luxury.

People looking for the car of their dream
The first hall was devoted to new models and expensive cars like Porsche, Cadillac, Lexus and so on. Toyota was presenting its robot and I felt as if I were out of this world • 21th  century in action J

 

Our Danilka seemed to be one of the most mature persons at the Salon: men like children were having fun looking at and touching (even caressing) shining new cars and taking pictures of tall good-looking and little dressed promoters presenting these new techno-miracles to the excited audience. I was also impressed by this show • and could hardly imagine that all this can be used in every day life (white cars in Moscow winter?) but it was a real aesthetic pleasure.

 

To enterntain us and to attract our attention the organizers offered many activities • from video games to soccer exercises. Danilka was the most active among us and he played all the games possible and when we were totally exhausted he was still ready for some speed racing. Hope it was a good day for him before his new school life.

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At the Salon entrance
At the Salon entrance
People looking for the car of thei…
People looking for the car of the…
Girls and cars - perfect match
Girls and cars - perfect match
Many cars. And much more people.
Many cars. And much more people.
Electric Car
Electric Car
I love red
I love red
Porsche
Porsche
Porsche in yellow
Porsche in yellow
Volvo
Volvo
Porschen booth
Porschen booth
Guys watching Toyota robot show
Guys watching Toyota robot show
Jaguar
Jaguar
Jaguar
Jaguar
Danilka testing....hmmmm...a car
Danilka testing....hmmmm...a car
Mazda. REEEEEEED
Mazda. REEEEEEED
New Mazda
New Mazda
Car turns into a space shuttle
Car turns into a space shuttle
Subaru
Subaru
Valya, Nikita and Danilka playing …
Valya, Nikita and Danilka playing…
Lexus booth
Lexus booth
people, people
people, people
Audi
Audi
Just me
Just me
more people
more people
Audi
Audi
Audi
Audi
Audi
Audi
something fabulous
something fabulous
AUDI
AUDI
I love orange too
I love orange too
pure silver:) classic
pure silver:) classic
BMW and a girl
BMW and a girl
A car or a motorbike? Thats the q…
A car or a motorbike? That's the …
Motorrad fahren
Motorrad fahren
wheels, wheels
wheels, wheels
Danilka
Danilka
Overlooking the expo
Overlooking the expo
Yokohama girls
Yokohama girls
Yokohama
Yokohama
Valya and Danilka
Valya and Danilka
Where are you going?
Where are you going?
Retro
Retro
How it is all made
How it is all made
Welcome inside
Welcome inside
Moscow
photo by: eefab