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TOP MARQUES MONACO will celebrate the first edition under new ownership when it opens next month with three world premieres: the McLaren Grand Tourer, Ferox’s Azaris and the Zacaria – the first ever street legal Formula 1 supercar which can be purchased at the show for a cool one million euros. 

Top Marques Monaco is taking place at The Grimaldi Forum under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, from May 30th to June 3rd. The 16th Edition is the first to be organised under the new management of Monaco Check-in.

The goal of the new CEO Salim Zeghdar when he purchased Top Marques was to return to the DNA of the show, which, he said, was “above all, a market place where manufacturers and consumers needs are combined. We have created this market place by gathering them all together!”

Innovation will also be present at Top Marques 2019 with a large display of electrical vehicles such as Pininfarina with its 1,900 horsepower Battista, and the Quantino 48Volt, a supercar powered by salt water which returns to the event having proven its’ reliability with 350,000 kilometres on the clock. 

During today’s, Press Conference at the Grimaldi Forum, Mr Salim Zeghdar announced: 

  • McLaren will present in a hotly awaited avant-premiere its Grand Tourer 
  • Zacaria, the first street -legal F1 car with a 700 hp
  • Ferox, a six-wheel vehicle ready to roll on Mars

Two of the above world premiere unveilings are coming from as far afield as Australia.


Other exceptional vehicles being showcased at the 16th Edition are: 

  • Bugatti Chiron Sport, one of the most expensive supercars in the world – at 3 million euros
  • Aston Martin 003, a hybrid model being released on the market in 2021
  • A special edition Rolls-Royce Wraith limited to 55 units and called “Luminary Collection”
  • Bentley’s Continental GT No. 9 Edition launched to mark the British manufacturer’s 100th anniversary 

Next year, Top Marques Monaco will include a dedicated area presenting exceptional limited-edition classic cars, but in the meantime classic car lovers can see: 

  • Devinci, a French manufacturer with a retro look for electric cars. Driver Jean-Philippe Dayraut, a multiple winner of the Trophée Andros, is behind this project  
  • Bilenkin Classic Cars’ inspired by Volga from the 50s, with bespoke interiors that are customized without limits

Rebellion Timepieces, Top Marques first ever watch sponsor, will also be present at the show as an exhibitor with a ‘surprise’ of two exceptional pieces - a race car and a watch – on sale for €4,000,000.

Watch manufactures Bovet, Greubel Forsey and Roger Dubuis will be showcasing their latest collections as well as King-Boat, X Shore, Brabus, Fjord and BC Yachting Monaco in the ‘Superboat’ area on the Esplanade.

Top Marques social media partners Shmee150 and POG – two of the biggest influencers in the automotive business – will be attending Top Marques for a digital premier – a ‘live’ on social media on Saturday morning, with a potential of 5 million followers. There will also be a selfie corner for the fans to take photos with their favourite YouTubers.

Top Marques will again be partnering with Cars & Coffee Monaco, the 22nd edition of which will be held in front of the Opéra de Monte-Carlo on Sunday June 2nd, from 10:00AM till 1:00PM.

Top Marques would like to thank its sponsors Barclays Private Bank, Rebellion Timepieces, Groupe Marzocco, Dassault Aviation, Ascoma Jutheau Husson, Air France KLM and Gruppo Meregalli, for their unprecedented support.

Tickets for Top Marques Monaco, priced from 40 to 70 euros, are available on the website www.topmarquesmonaco.com.

A VIP ticket offering access to a VIP Lounge and Private Terrace is also available throughout the four-day event for 120 euro per day. For the first time ever, a Private Viewing is being held on June 3rd by invitation only.