Viet Nam News
HCM CITY – More than 100 new models are on display at the 2017 Vietnam Motorcycle Show which opened in HCM City yesterday.
The second annual event has the theme “Free Your Wheels”.
Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Đặng Huy Đông said, “The show, in its increasing scale and quality, has truly become one of the most important and anticipated events for motorcycle lovers and technology enthusiasts across the country.”
It is also a sign indicative of the evolution of various motorcycle brands and the growth of the industry in Việt Nam.
With a display area of nearly 10,000sq.m, the event showcases over 100 of models in various segments: commercial, sports, high-performance and concept.
Honda, Piaggio, Suzuki, SYM, Yamaha, Benelli, Ducati, Kawasaki, Peugeot, and Harley Davidson have brought their vehicles.
At the event, many new and special models have been introduced to customers such as Scrambler, Monster, XDiavel, Multistrada of Ducati.
For the first time in Việt Nam, Harley-Davidson is showing its 2017 models of the Street RodTm and CVO Street Glide.
Peugeot brings to the event two models of Peugeot Satelis.
Kawasaki has its limited edition versions of Ninja H2 Carbon and Ninja ZX-10RR.
Also present at the event are 50 companies in supporting industries, making items like gears and accessories, related industries like tyre, lubricant, and helmet and service suppliers like banks and insurance companies.
According to Yano Takeshi, chairman of the Viet Nam Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers – the exhibition organiser – the four-day event is expected to attract 150,000 visitors.
It is on at the Sài Gòn Exhibition and Convention Centre in District 7 till May 7.
The motorcycle market last year reached a sale of around 3.1 million units in 2016, up by 9.5 per cent year-on-year.
The growth is attributed to the steady economic growth and rising incomes. — VNS