Get revved up for the Bangkok International Motor Show
The 43rd Bangkok International Motor Show will kick off on Wednesday and run until April 3, at Impact Challenger Hall 1-3, Muang Thong Thani.
Organised under the "Keep Moving Forward Together" concept by Grand Prix International, the 12-day event will bring cars and motorcycles from 37 manufacturers to display across the 170,000m² space, making it a leading automotive show in Southeast Asia.
Participating brands include Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Maserati, Peugeot, Jeep, Bentley, Takano, BMW Motorrad, Harley-Davidson, Ducati, Bajaj, KTM and Husqvarna.
Playing a significant role in driving the automotive industry of Thailand, the expo will also present more than 20 electric vehicles such as the Audi e-tron, BMW iX3, Lexus UX 300e, Mercedes-Benz EQS, MG EP Plus, Mini Cooper SE, Nissan Leaf, ORA Good Cat, Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo and Volvo XC40 Pure Electric.
As this year's highlight, the "EV Smart City" zone will feature the innovation of electric vehicles and electric equipment. On display will be eight battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles from BMW, Great Wall Motor, MG, MINI, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Porsche and Volvo. Information and knowledge about the installation of electric vehicle chargers will be provided.
Moreover, Arun Plus, an affiliated firm of PTT, will be joining for the first time to present the future of electric vehicles in Thailand and create a new experience for visitors. In collaboration with Finn Solution, it will also introduce virtual reality technology, or metaverse, allowing you to try an interactive drive through your mobile phone.
For visitors with a passion for motorsports, a Honda City Hatchback racing car will be showcased and digital motorsports activities will be presented at the GP eRacing booth and the Grand Prix Motor Park booth. There will also be a souvenir zone offering original and limited products from ROD brand.
The expo will open daily from noon to 10pm on weekdays and 11am to 10pm on weekends. Tickets cost 100 baht (50 baht for early birds until March 22).