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Vintage Car Rally 2018: Delhi, Mumbai looked like a scene out of a classic movie with vintage beauties on the streets

THE MOTUL Vintage and Classic Car Club of India (VCCCI) hosted the vintage and classic car rally for cars and bikes on Feb 11 at the Horniman Circle Garden in South Mumbai. Delhi too witnessed the rarest of vintage and classic cars at its 52nd Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally, held every second Sunday of February.

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THE MOTUL Vintage and Classic Car Club of India (VCCCI) hosted the vintage and classic car rally for cars and bikes on Feb 11 at the Horniman Circle Garden in South Mumbai. The first car was flagged off at 9am. As many as 230 cars were showcased at the rally. Many rare cars from 1903 to 1980 were seen at the venue.

“The oldest car in the rally would be 1903 Humber by Abbas Jasdanwalla and rare cars such as Rolls Royce, Bentley, Humber, Daimler, Ford would also be present,” said Nitin Dossa, the chairman, VCCCI. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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“The route for the rally is as follows: Horniman Circle ATM, Regal Cinema, Colaba, Marine Drive, Pedder Road, Haji Ali, Worli Sea Face, Sea Link, Leelawati Hill Road, BKC and Sofitel. Raymonds is giving gift hampers for period costume winners,” Dossa said. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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People were thrilled to be at the venue to check out the beauties. Some even found Instagram-worthy moments under the sun. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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For most car enthusiasts, vintage cars have much more character. Last year, as many as 220 cars and seven motorcycles participated in the edition. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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Rare cars of Ford, Daimler, Rolls Royce, Bentley and Cadillac models zipped past Mumbai’s roads. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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This year, the event saw both the young and the old in attendance. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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Here, a child is seen posing at the steering wheel of a vintage car. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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The lovely Volkswagen Samba Bus in yellow was also seen at the event. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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Not just Mumbai, Delhi too witnessed the rarest of vintage and classic cars at its 52nd Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally, held every second Sunday of February. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha)

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The three-day vintage car rally is an annual event. The cars for exhibition are mainly from Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Goa, and Gujarat. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha)

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This rally was flagged off from the Statesman House, Barakhamba and ended at Dhyan Chand National Stadium, India Gate. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha)

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The vehicles were assessed for their originality and on-road performance, unlike last year, where the participating vehicles were pre-judged followed by the exhibition. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha)

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The Statesman Vintage Car Rally is the oldest running car rally in the country. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha)

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Organised since 1964, it enthralls all vintage and classic car enthusiasts. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha)

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Last year, among the key attractions were the 1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, 1967 Rolls-Royce Phantom V, the 1922 Moon and the 1933 Cadillac V12 7 passenger limousine. But this year, the spotlight was on the 1930 Studebaker, 1933 Rolls Royce and a 1947 Buick. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha)