MIMO 2023

The great motor festival at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza

The 3rd edition of MIMO ended a few hours ago and you can still hear the echo of the enthusiasm of the 60,000 visitors who colored the Autodromo Nazionale Monza from 16 to 18 June, crowding all areas including paddocks, grandstands and pits.

Dynamic pyrotechnic area with the dream racing cars of sports brands

These hypercars and supercars made dreams come true by starting the engines and parading between the paddock and track: Apollo IE, Aston Martin Valkyrie, De Tomaso P72, Ferrari Monza SP1, Lotus Evija, McLaren Speedtail, McLaren Senna, Pambuffetti PJ-01. There are also many supercars: Bentley Continental GT S, Bentley Continental GTC, Bentley Bentayga EWB, Dallara Stradale IR8, Ferrari 296 GTS, Ferrari 458 Challenge, Ferrari 488 Challenge EVO, Ferrari Roma, KTM X-BOW GT-XR, KTM X-BOW R, Lotus Eletre, Lotus Emira, Maserati GranTurismo, Maserati MC20, Maserati Grecale Trofeo, Maserati Levante Trofeo Futura, McLaren 765 LT, McLaren 675 LT, McLaren Artura.

Test drive electric cars and plug-ins in the Plenitude charging area

Sold out for the test drives organized in collaboration with Plenitudeand proposed by car manufacturers in the special 4km circuit that passes over the elevated roads of the ring road: BYD Dolphin, BYD Seal, BYD Atto 3 and BYD HAN Berlina, Hyundai IONIQ 6, Hyundai IONIQ 5, Hyundai KONA Electric, Hyundai TUCSON Plug-In, Mazda MX-30, Mazda CX-60 Plug-in Hybrid, Mole Urbana, Nissan Ariya Evolve, Nissan Ariya MY22 Evolve, Polestar 1, Polestar 2 BST 230, Polestar 2 BST 270 , Polestar 2 Performance, Suzuki Across Plug-in Hybrid 2.5 TOP 4WD, Volkswagen ID3, Volkswagen ID BUZZ PRO, Volkswagen ID4 GTX 4MOTION, Volkswagen ID5 GTX 5MOTION. In the special Plenitude recharging area, near the straight stretch of the High Speed Loop, participants were able to familiarize themselves with a simple and intuitive electric recharging experience. Finally, in the Plenitude pits, the public was immersed in a real journey through the electric mobility of the future via video games and virtual reality.

Test drive hybrid cars and other engines

Test drives at MIMO also include the most recent hybrid technologies and the most modern engines: Cirelli 4, Mazda CX-5 2023, Mazda CX-30 Mild Hybrid, Mazda3 Mild Hybrid, Nissan X-Trail Tekna e-POWER e-4ORCE, Nissan Qashqai Tekna+ E-POWER, Nissan JUKE MY22 HEV Tekna, Suzuki Jimny 1.5 Pro, Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid 1.4, Suzuki S-Cross Hybrid 1.5 Starview 4WD Allgrip AT, Suzuki Swift Hybrid by Handytech, a particular car prepared for driving by paraplegic people. Plus, hot laps and performances by Dodge Challenger Hellcat Jailbreak and Ram TRX Avoc.

Test ride for motorcycle enthusiasts

For motorcycle enthusiasts, the test rides of the Suzuki V-Strom 800 DE and the electric Verge TS PRO were not to be missed.

World premieres at MIMO 2023

The Italian brand Aehrahas chosen MIMO to present, in a world preview, its Sedan, the full electric sedan designed by Filippo Perini, and Grassi Scuderia Milano has chosen the Monza public to show its 044s. MIMO was also the stage for the national preview of McLaren 750S Spider and for Mazda, which showed its MX-30 R-EV to the Italian public for the first time. Mole Urbana has introduced its new electric city car to the public. Continuing the theme with the premieres for Italy, the entire range of the new BYDbrand was seen in the paddock, which let visitors to MIMO try out all its 100% electric models. Finally, 777 motors showed at MIMO a preview of the 777 hypercar engineered by Dallara, whose official presentation is scheduled for July 7 at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

The special models of MIMO partners

The Frangivento Asfané supercar was exhibited at the Wrap.it stand, which underwent a total change of color over the course of the three days, from glossy black to two-tone white/gold, with the public following the processing and filming phases live. car, now a must for the customization of enthusiasts. The alVolantearea was a must for enthusiasts, where twice a day there was a symphony of particular simultaneous ignitions of 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 cylinder engines, in which the female instrumentalists were the protagonists : Ferrari 812 Competizione, Ferrari F12 TDF, Lamborghini Huracán STO, Ferrari SF90 Spider, Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Jannarelly Design-1, Dallara Stradale. The Ferrari LaFerrariand Lamborghini Aventador models were on display in the XPELbox.

Take to the track in MIMO with supercars

With Puresport it was possible to take to the track in Monza like real drivers and drive the best performing supercars for an adrenaline-pumping, but above all safe experience: Lamborghini Huracan EVO, Porsche 911 GT3, Ferrari F8, Ferrari 488 GTB thrilled visitors to MIMO in pits 8 and 9 of the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, for all three days of the event. The track activities of MIMO 2023 were coordinated by LLCC Challenge, while technical assistance for passionate track makers was managed by Cambiocorsa and Mac Auto Gomme.

The passion of clubs between paddocks and tracks

In the 3 days of MIMO, the clubs that put their passion for a brand or a special model at the service of the public with meetings and parades met. In the MIMO calendar dedicated to clubs there were: Abarth Club, BMW Z Owners, Lancia Delta Club, Ferrari Club Italia, Fiat 130 Club, Fiat 500 Club, Hardcore Drivers, Mazda MX-5 Italia, Milano Historic Car Club, Mustang Club Italia , Porsche Club Italia, Porsche Register 924-944-928-968, Road Runner MINI Club, Special Stages, USA Car Meeting.

MIMO 2023: avant-garde and technology, but also tradition

Avant-garde and technology, therefore, were the keywords of this edition, under the banner of world premiere presentations and unmissable events. And the modern that meets the classic becomes fundamental in the celebration of those cars that have written the history of motoring.

Classic and sports cars were in the pits of the Gino Macaluso Foundation, which fired up the engines of the Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo and the Lancia LC2, and in the pits of the Scuderia del Portello, which brought an exhibition of its Museo Dinamico Alfa Romeo Storiche to MIMO 2023, which included its 1956 Alfa Romeo 750 Giulietta Spider “Sebring”, 1970 Alfa Romeo GTAm official “Autodelta”, 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia TI Spider, 1979 Alfa Romeo GTV Turbodelta, Alfa Romeo Giulia Giardinetta “Servizio Corse”, Motorhome.

The special area of Veicoli Forze Armate

MIMO was a huge crowd of kids and toddlers, attracted by the special area that took the name of Veicoli Forze Armate, where the public enjoyed a taste of the vehicles used daily by the Carabinieri, who exhibited Alfa Romeo Giulia, Ducati Multistrada, Yamaha, vehicle of the 3rd Lombardy Regiment; from the Army, which brought with it an armored centaur, an armored lynx and three historic cars, a 1938 camouflage Fiat 1100 and two 1942 Alfa Romeo 2500 Colonial; by the Navy, which has made a Flight Experience simulator available to the public. From the successful broadcast conducted by Matteo Valenti, the Automoto.it Mezzi Speciali event is back, the area that involved the public in discovering all the means that go beyond the simple car.

In addition to these, on display in this area, it was also possible to find Marazzato trucks and historic vehicles and try to drive them with the augmented reality viewers made available to the public: Moto Guzzi Ercole, Fiat 680 N, Isotta Fraschini D80 , Fiat 666, OM Leoncino, Isotta Fraschini D65, Lancia 6 Ro M, Alfa Romeo 455, Fiat 640, Fiat 414.

An entertainment festival for everyone, from adults to children

MIMO 2023 was not just a motoring festival: it also represented a festival of great entertainment, dedicated to the entertainment of adults and children. Hard Rock Cafè Milan and its stage allowed the public to enjoy good music during the three days of MIMO and to discover some of the most promising emerging bands in the area.

Inside the MIMO hospitality (box 43 - 48 of the Autodromo Nazionale Monza), Sparco exhibited five suits of Formula 1 drivers from all eras. The Sports Village, set up by MIMO in collaboration with Sport e Salute, the State Society which has always promoted a regular lifestyle in which sport is essential, has given children and families the opportunity to get involved with numerous structures and as many tools to discover new sports activities, of which the various federations and sports clubs in the Brianza area have proposed some interesting demonstrations. The drivers of tomorrow, children aged between 4 and 11, had fun on a circuit set up by Scuderia Ferrari Club Lodi aboard single-seater pedal cars: an excellent way to entertain them and to teach them the most important concepts of road safety.

Hot Wheels has also thought about the entertainment of the little ones, offering entertainment activities for the whole family. Quattroruote presented, together with Joie, initiatives on the correct transport of the little ones together with the Skoda Enyaq. Inside the Auto stand, the Jeep Avenger, winner of the 2023 edition of Car of the year, was on display. Rai, media partner also for this third edition of MIMO, presided over the paddock with continuous live broadcasts for Radio Rai 1 and Isoradio.

There was also room for gaming enthusiasts at the MIMO, thanks to the appointment proposed by Dallara, set for Friday 16 and Saturday 17 June at the Dallara box inside the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, where the battled in qualifying for the Dallara E-Sports Championship powered by Lenovo to earn a place in the grand final, where the sim drivers competed at the wheel of the Dallara EXP IR8 Tribute. The GT Talent simulators were available to all aspiring drivers who will have the pleasure of challenging themselves in the third edition of the first talent show that looks for new motorsport talent throughout Italy.

Nissan is also present at MIMO 2023 with the display of the Formula E single-seater, inside its truck, in view of the double E-Prix appointment in Rome scheduled for 15 and 16 July.

Indy Autonomous Challenge, the unmanned cars premiere at MIMO 2023

Free practice, qualifying and the timed race of the Indy Autonomous Challenge enlivened the Autodromo Nazionale Monza during the three days of MIMO: it is a challenge that saw Dallara AV-23 compete driven by a control software that it uses sensors, supercomputers and actuation hardware, thus allowing the car to drive autonomously and without a pilot. The 3rd edition of MIMO was an opportunity to see Polimove of the Milan Polytechnic, the winning team of the Indy Autonomous Challenge, the challenge of self-driving single-seaters without a driver who competed for the first time in Europe, on a circuit with curves and detached. The Politecnico di Milano won the timed challenge at the Autodromo against Technische Universität München TUM (2nd place), University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (3rd place).

MIMO 2023 in Piazza Duomo in Milan

MIMO was present in Milan with the MIMO Duomo Infopoint, where, from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 June, the MIMO staff described the models of the most sustainable engines present at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, giving the public the possibility to book test drives and providing all the useful information on how to reach the Autodromo Nazionale Monza. Furthermore, at the MIMO Duomo Infopoint, Sparco presented five other suits of great Formula 1 drivers. Also in Milan, for gaming enthusiasts, there was the possibility of qualifying for the final of the Dallara E-Sports Championship, competing with the simulators present at the MIMO Infopoint to be able to take part in the race which was held on Sunday 18 June at the Dallara box, at the Monza National Autodrome.

The classic that made motoring history met the modernity of the brand's new proposals on Friday 16 June starting at 5 pm, when the 1000 Miglia passed in Piazza Duomo among the models on display at the third edition of MIMO. And it has always been a union between MIMO and 1000 Miglia on Saturday 17 June, when the caravan of the 1000 Miglia stopped in Corso Venezia 43 for the stamp of the timetable in the presence of the President of ACI Milano Geronimo La Russa and was immediately followed by a parade- tribute of 120 cars representative of the history of the Automobile Club Milano, a show that is part of the celebrations of the 120th Anniversary of ACI Milano.

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