One of the top three European car events to attend annually, this one takes the cake for me. I have attended to this show every year since 2013. The show that brought me to falling in love with European cars and the community. Eurotripper is one of my two favorite shows to be at annually; the gathering of the European enthusiast.
This year was the capital of all six years; premiere of the new MK7 Volkswagen Jetta with the six generations along side, vendors that wrapped around the entire field, Mutts Nuts parking that just kept on coming in, enthusiasts from out-of-state, classic cars looking like brand new from the showroom, and so much more. The show was absolutely amazing in general.
I arrived with Jose Friday afternoon to enjoy the BBQ that was hosted by UROTuning. The show was so far quiet but many arrived to see the stage and start getting some of their tents up so there was less to do in the morning (like us for MTM USA). They brought out Mission BBQ for the food of the night, which I say is a must try.
Eurotripper morning, on Saturday, was a calm start. Jose and I were setting up tent and organizing the vehicles for presentation. Bit by bit, one vendor after the next were pulling in and getting their spaces situated. The field was filling up with vendors; UroTuning, APR Tuning, USP Motorsports, Forge Motorsports, Cloud 9 Automotive Brand, Dub Empire, MTM USA, ABT, and much more. Outside of the field, was the Mutts Nuts selected vehicles; already a line wrapping around the stadium with absolutely beautiful cars, new and old. The wide variety of vehicles was amazing. There was first generation VW buses and Karma Ghias to a brand new carbon fiber Bugatti Chiron and McLaren P1. Once the main gates opened, all of the other vehicles began coming in and quickly filling up the field on both sides of the Mutts Nuts parking area.
In the end, Eurotripper has always been the go to show to see that amazing atmosphere and gorgeous cars. Paul Barney has always done an outstanding job organizing this show. He makes it better every year. It hurts to know though, that this was the final year very likely for the show. Still not sure of the reason, but I will miss it.
Written by Kayla Anne