VIAREGGIO – Viareggio is no longer just decorated holidays and carnival floats: from 15 to 17 October this year, in fact, it will host the first edition of the International Off-Road Exhibition, organized by the Italian Off-Road Federation (but look, the abbreviation is always FIF), which will solve For 2021 the traditional 4x4Fest takes place in Marina di Carrara, in partnership with the city of Viareggio and the municipality of Massarosa.
distributed all over the city Versilia, the exhibition will host lovers of two- and four-wheel drive vehicles, in short, all those who want to enjoy “outdoors” activities. The absence of a traditional structure of the galleries allowed the organizers to guarantee free entry for all, taking into account the safety distance, to the Viareggio seafront, off-road and activities in the outback of Massarosa on the natural terrain, without artificial obstacles.
“Guest of honor An all-new off-road vehicle, so new that its commercial launch is scheduled for the summer of next year. The Grenadier (literally: Grenadier) is for Ineos, the British chemical giant, who decided to expand, creating the Ineos Automotive brand. Grenadier is built in two plants: body and chassis (all steel, except for doors, fenders and bonnet, aluminum) in Portugal, in Estarreja; Later, Grenadier was assembled at a factory in Wales. But plans changed and Ineos Automotive decided to acquire the French plant in Hambach, where the Smart EQ ForTwo is currently produced.
After Europe and the United KingdomVersilia, therefore, asserts itself as the Italian stage of the World Tour 2B in Grenadier, in an ideal course for the prototype test session, totaling just under two million kilometres, all over the world and in the most stringent ground conditions. After the Italian leg, the tour will continue in the Middle East, Australia and sub-Saharan Africa.
Grenadier boasts The interiors that the first photos confirm is a lot of luxury, with finishes befitting a Mercedes Queen, a G-Class, and square lines reminiscent of the “G” and Land Rover Defender (“old” model), while the mechanics are based on a side-part body. This makes it a particularly powerful vehicle, without compromising in terms of performance and safety and is equipped with two 6-cylinder engines offered by BMW, petrol and diesel, combined with an 8-speed ZF automatic gearbox and axles specially made by the research and development team of the Carraro Group, manufacturer of systems for Transmission for tractors and off-road vehicles.
The audience will also be able to In the ultimate preview, experience this great experience in a dynamic testing engine, along with INEOS testers. The exhibition area is 11,250 square meters in Viareggio, along Viale Europa, the northern gateway to the Migliarino di San Rossore Massaciuccoli Natural Park, where the exhibition area for the event will be centered, a stone’s throw from the bathing establishments.
A few minutes away From the exhibition area, moreover, in the municipality of Massarosa, the Experience area will host the dynamic side of the event, where visitors will be able to test the off-road vehicles offered by car manufacturers in the test drive area with roads, of various difficulties, designed for any off-road vehicle and for all Driver, from challenging and pure off-road to off-road, tracks that everyone can also take on their own off-road vehicles. In fact, there are two experiment areas designed by the consortium.
EXP 1 is a little oasis In Off Park Versilia, divided into three sectors: free games on your off-road vehicle; A test drive aboard the models proposed by the exhibitors, with a FIF instructor at their side; Dedicated area for demonstrations of trainers and their accessories.
On the other hand, EXP Zone 2, You are expected to discover the colors and flavors of the region through two distinct tours: the meeting place for all fans (after approval in the FIF booth in the EXPO area) in Piazza del Mercato di Massarosa.
can walk Alternatively, the Tour del Torchia is about 100 kilometers (approximately 4 hours of driving, but also 70 euros to register, 50 for FIF members), and is open to all off-road vehicles equipped with 4WD: a road with a view of the Apuan Alps And a panorama that allows you to see the Tuscan archipelago and Corsica on clear days. Suitable for 4x4s and 4x4s, on the other hand, the “altra Versilia” tour, which takes about an hour, is a tourist itinerary limited to the municipality of Massarosa, around Lake Massaciuccoli.
experience, exclusivity, Thus, Environmental Sustainability and Exposition are the four “Es” that hold the key to interpreting an event in which off-road and outdoors are the absolute champions, with the help of 150 FIFAT coaches located in the Dynamic Zones.
Italian Off-Road Federation, Since 1973 a national reference point for all SUV enthusiasts, it is a dynamic association of clubs of more than 230 federations spread across the country, recognized and regularly affiliated with ACI Sport for off-road motorsport. Through the Federal School, training promotes off-road vehicle use at the amateur and professional level, and encourages volunteer assistance and respect for nature and the environment. Since 2019, he has been part of the Central List of National Voluntary Organizations of the Civil Protection Department, where he has taken on a training role for volunteers from other associations who use 4×4 vehicles for rescue missions, and has entered into an agreement with the National Protection Association. Environment (ANTA) to protect, protect, conserve, preserve and improve ecosystems, animal and plant species, as well as biological diversity, which is a unique heritage of our country.
All Affiliates They can undertake training courses to become “Volunteer Environmental Inspectors” and “Volunteer Environmental Watchmen for the Conservation”.
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