Thrissur Motor Show

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Thrissur Motor Show
StatusActive
Genre Auto show
FrequencyAnnual
Venue Thekkinkadu Maidan
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
Years active2000-present
AttendanceAround 50,000
Organised by Government Engineering College, Thrissur
Website www.thrissurmotorshow.com//

The Thrissur Motor Show is South India’s largest student organized motor show [1] held annually in Thrissur city, Kerala, India. The show is an exhibition of luxury, vintage and modified cars and motor bikes . The expo is organized at Thekkinkadu Maidan and organized by Mechanical Engineering Department of Government Engineering College, Thrissur. [2] [3] [4] [5]

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Government Engineering College Thrissur

Government Engineering College Thrissur is an engineering college situated in Thrissur city of Kerala, India. It is the second oldest engineering college established in Kerala and the first engineering college to be established after the formation of Kerala state. The college is affiliated to the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University.

Milestones

YearHighlight
2000First ever student organised Motor Show in South India
2001Parade of DC Designs fleet
2002Largest show in kerala
2003Largest Vintage car collection
2005Stunt performance by national dirt bike champion Jinan C.D.
2008The Hindu's "best student organised show". Inauguration by Narain Karthikeyan
2012First public exhibition of Rolls Royce in Kerala
2013A trio of Ferrari 458 italia, Audi R8 and Maserati Gran Turismo as main attraction
2014 Porsche Panamera 2015 First public appearance in kerala ; KTM Duke 390 launch in Thrissur
2017Public exhibition of Formula Racecar. Interaction with Formula four racer Mira Erda who is the first Indian woman to enter Euro JK series.

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