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The Sun Shines at Top Marques Monaco: First Day

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14 April 2016
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The launch of Top Marques Monaco was today and a record number of visitors came to see more than 200 exhibitors showing all the most luxurious products in the world, including incredible supercars, vintage watches, jewelry and other unique works of art.

At 13 o'clock yesterday, ticket sales had already exceeded the number recorded on the same day in the previous edition.

The 13th edition of Top Marques was inaugurated by the Minister of State of Monaco, Serge Telle, who attended the first public flight of the ArcaBoard, a flying hoverboard that can lift up to 25 cm. The ArcaBoard, is an invention made by engineers of New Mexico, he took off to visitors and the press on the esplanade of the Grimaldi Forum.

Monsieur Telle, who was accompanied at the official inauguration by the Top Gear presenter Eddie Jordan of the BBC, also visited the stand of Martin Jetpack, a personal jetpack named one of the 50 best inventions by Time magazine .

In Ravel showroom, visitors were able to discover the spectacular homage to James Bond movies with no less than five cars from the movie spectrum: the Aston Martin DB10 led by Daniel Craig; the Jaguar C-X75 conducted by the wicked Hinx spectrum; Range Rover Sport SVR, the Land Rover "Big Foot" Defender and the Aston Martin DB5.

Other products breathtaking were presented to the public whose Icona Vulcano, first supercar built entirely of titanium, the Donkervoort D8 GTO, one of the fastest cars homologated for road and Harrow Apollo, a supercar built recently, which can accelerate from 0 to 60mph in just 2.9 seconds and can reach a top speed of 224 mph.

The supercar salon, sponsored by the private bank Edmond de Rothschild Group for the fourth consecutive year, will take place until Sunday, April 17. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Grimaldi Forum - www.grimaldiforum.com.