Top Marques Monaco 2016 Preview


January 29, 2016 Written by Peter Kraaibeek

Show of Sumptuousness Preview

Top Marques Monaco 2016 is one of Monaco’s biggest annual events. It will take place in the Monaco Grimaldi Forum from 14th to 17th April 2016 and will showcase top high-performance sports cars and exclusive luxury super cars as well as other facets of a luxury lifestyle including bespoke jewelry, exclusive watches, and super yachts on the Esplanade – the cars to be test driven and for sale. The exhibitors slogan is “see it, drive it, buy it”. VIP guests even can test drive the super cars on the Monaco Grand Prix circuit. Manufacturers of the extraordinary exhibits come from several countries like America, Germany, Holland and Italy.

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Top Marques Monaco’s Managing Director Manoj Bairstow said: “We are very much looking forward to the 13th edition of Top Marques, which promises to be an extremely exciting show. At this stage in the planning of Top Marques, I don’t think we have ever had so many stunning super cars signed up, and I personally can not wait to see them all lined up together in the Grimaldi Forum.”

He added: “Top Marques would not be possible without the continuing support of the Principality of Monaco and our patron, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II. I am also very grateful to partners such as the Edmond de Rothschild group who are returning for the third year.”

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Cars Preview

Top Marques Monaco 2016 will see many highlights. The show features some very special super cars:

  • the Evantra by Mazzanti Automobili from Italy
  • the Nemesis RR by Trion SuperCars from California
  • the ICONA Vulcano built by a design house based in Italy
  • the Falcarto, designed by German startup Halcón SuperSport
  • the Donkervoort D8 GTO from the Netherlands
  • one of only 499 Limited Edition Ferrari LaFerraris in the world
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Mazzanti Evantra

The Evantra by Mazzanti Automobili is completely handcrafted in the Tuscany in Italy. Per year only five super cars are built. This mid-engined Evantra comes with a 7.0 liter V8 motor providing 751 hp. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h will be delivered in less than 3 seconds. More at

The NEMESIS RR by Trion SuperCars, California, is a handmade super car equipped with a 2,000 hp twin turbo charged V8 engine, that accelerates the Nemesis from 0–60 mph in 2.8 seconds. Top speed is of more than 270 mph. More at

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ICONA Vulcano Titanium

The ICONA Vulcano Titanium is the world’s first super car with a handcrafted titanium and carbon fiber body. The car is built by a design house based in Italy. The Vulcano accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and 120 mph in 8.8 seconds. Top speed is 220 mph. More at

The German startup Halcón SuperSport designed the Falcarto as a combination of high-tech, raw performance and elegance. Premiere of this carbon crafted super car was in 2015 at the IAA, Frankfurt and the Dubai International Motor Show. The Falcarto production is limited worldwide to 25 cars. More at

The Donkervoort D8 GTO is one of the fastest street-legal cars in the world. This super car provides an acceleration of 0-100 km/h in 2.8 seconds. It’s power-to-weight ratio is less than two. The engine of this Donkervoort is a longitudinally mounted Audi 5-cylinder 2.5 litre TFSI with 340 hp and 450 Nm of torque starting at around 1600 rpm. Weight of this car is just around 700 kg. More at will bring in one of the to 499 examples Limited Edition Ferrari LaFerraris in the world. This car has a top speed of up to 230 mph. the price tag shows more than 3.5 million Euros. More at

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