Outdoor Events

Car park P1

More than 100 motorcycles. Cool bikes of all brands and classes were on hand in the P1 car park for you to take for a test ride. Anyone with a valid driver's licence could take part. Experienced instructors were available to offer advice. And the new 48 power range has also been included.

Car park P1

Glemseck 101, ESSENZA, the Sultans of Sprint – on the classic acceleration path in the P1 car park during INTERMOT weekend, it was all about: full throttle on the 1/8-mile strip! In addition, there were daily performances of dragster races with Hermann Jolink and his Ducati.

Car park P1

Another premiere at INTERMOT 2016: for the first time ever at a trade fair, a dirt track racing circuit! Expert riders were giving frequent displays and showed why this new sport is becoming increasingly popular. No end of action with Dr. Martin Hüning and Dr. Robert Allgaier!

Another surprise – the German premiere of the Dirt Track School. With a little luck you might be able to get via PS sports magazine a training session with the former European Champion Peter Boast, enabling you to put yourself in the footsteps of the greats, such as Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez. And who knows? Maybe you will meet the superbike-world champion Carl Fogaty.

Car park P1

We haven’t piled up several hundred cubic metres of mud and special flooring exclusively for the dirt trackers: on Friday and Saturday, the elite of the German side-by-siders has been competing in a final round of races. This was the chance to see vehicles that can normally just be seen at the Paris-Dakar rally.

Car park P1

Incredible Freestyle Motocross action was guaranteed. Be amazed by sky-high Freestyle Acrobatics. Robert „Robbie“ Naumann and his team performed breathtaking motocross jumps – almost 20 metres above the ground. The perfect appetiser for the FMX World Championship event: Night of the Jumps on Saturday evening.

Car park P1

P1 was where you could find star-studded stunt shows. Dominik Csauth and Horst Hoffmann from Suzuki, Chris Rid from Kawasaki and Dennis Jansen were part of it. Throughout the entire fair, also international professional stunt riders from the Netherlands, Hungary, Austria, Poland and Moscow demonstrated their skills. The laws of gravity seemingly don’t apply to them.

Car park P1

Electrically powered biking isn’t sport? Nonsense! On the drag race strip in Car Park P1, you could seen just how much action, passion and power there was packed into the latest electric two-wheelers when they go at full throttle!

Hall 5.2 indoors/outdoors

Obviously, when you came to INTERMOT you was ahead of the trend and able to feel the fascination with innovative electric mobility at first hand: at e-motion in Hall 5.2! The very latest e-bikes could have been tryed out from a range of different manufacturers in real-life conditions; the check-in was indoors.

Hall 5.2

The e-scooter test track was outside, in front of Hall 5.2. This was another circuit where you can tryed out different manufacturers’ e-scooters in a realistic setting with hilly inclines.

Hall 7 West side

Four-wheelers were allowed too! Experienced the fun of riding, sitting as though on a motorbike, whilst actually being surrounded by four wheels. You could choose a test model from a wide variety of ATVs and quads, and then put it through its paces on the challenging test track.

Between hall 7 and 8

Anyone who has ever wanted to test-ride the big touring bikes with their knobbly tyres was in exactly the right place on the Reise Enduro test track. Under the guidance of experts, this was where you can try out the big machines on the demanding on-road and off-road test track. Or you could have a go on a lightweight sports Enduro.

Car park P8 in front of Hall 8

Superlight versions of Enduros and specially prepared trial motorcycles reflected a trend that has recently emerged. And you could have a go, too. Or simply enjoyed watching what the pros can do with a competition-level trial bike.

The two practice circuits for the little ones were located in the P8 car park, right in front of Hall 8, where mini bikes and mini quads could been tested. This iwas where the next generation of motorcycle enthusiasts can go for their first test-rides, safely and under careful supervision. Parental consent was required.

Car park P8 in front of Hall 8

P1 was where you could found star-studded stunt shows. Dominik Csauth and Horst Hoffmann from Suzuki, Chris Rid from Kawasaki and Dennis Jansen were part of it. Throughout the entire fair, also international professional stunt riders from the Netherlands, Hungary, Austria, Poland and Moscow demonstrated their skills. The laws of gravity seemingly don’t apply to them.

Car park P8 in front of Hall 8

Even those who don’t yet have a driver's licence won’t miss out. Quite the contrary: under expert guidance, this was where they can make their first motorcycle moves. Whether novice or returner, no-one was left out. Test-ride the latest scooters, choppers and street bikes – from 50 to 125 ccm.

Hall 9 North side

The Institute for Motorcycle Safety (ifz) spectacularly showcased important safety topics. The show was with a highly entertaining mix of stunts, action and riding demonstrations. There were Dirk Manderbach and Oliver Ronzheimer.