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From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai’s vintage auto show

The two-day exhibition had over 400 vehicles on display which included 100 superbikes and supercars. The vintage cars section of the auto show was divided into six categories

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

The Western Indian Automobile Association (WIAA) celebrated its centenary year with a two-day auto exhibition at the MMRDA grounds in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex which ended with a Sunday morning rally. (Express photo: Pradip Das)

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

A 1903 Humber, a yellow 1914 Stellite, a rare bright yellow 1936 Cord, a 1919 Minerva and a 1911 Triumph were among the vehicles in display at the largest such event in India, the organisers told Indian Express. In pic: 78-year-old Nashik resident Ryasp Kothavala, the oldest biker with his 1956 BSA. (Express photo: Pradip Das)

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

The two-day exhibition had over 400 vehicles on display which included 100 superbikes and supercars.(Express photo: Pradip Das)

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

The exhibition ended with a Sunday morning road rally in which all these displayed vehicles were driven from BKC to Ballard Estate via Bandra Worli Sea Link and Marine Drive to spread awareness on road safety. (Express photo: Pradip Das)

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

Viveck Goenka, president of the WIAA, had 22 vintage cars displayed. His 1936 Cord and collection of “Piccolo Fiats” were the star attraction of the auto exhibition. (Express photo: Pradip Das)

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

Graham Stoker, Vice President of FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile), industrialist and petrolhead Gautam Singhania, Mumbai Police Commissioner Subodh Jaiswal, Nitin Dossa, Chairman of the WIAA, and Viveck Goenka, President of WIAA, were present for the rally's flag-off on Sunday in Mumbai. (Express photo: Pradip Das)

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

Industrialist Gautam Singhania told Indian Express that Sunday's auto show was one of its kind as it consisted of cars and bikes from various eras of the 20th century. (Express photo: Pradip Das)

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

The WIAA received more than 1000 applications from vintage car and bike owners for this edition, out of which 200 which consisted of 100 cars and 100 bikes were selected.(Express photo: Pradip Das)

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

The criteria for the selection is firstly the vehicle should be unique and secondly, the vehicle should have been well-maintained by its owner. (Express photo: Pradip Das)

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

The vintage cars section of the auto show was divided into six categories — sports, utility or people’s car, American cars from 50s and 60s, Rolls Royce and Bentley. In pic: Nitin Dossa, the executive chairman of the WIAA, with Hudson 1903, one of his eight vintage cars at the show. (Express photo: Pradip Das)