It’s that time of the year again. The Vintage car afficionado & owners are gearing up for the 52nd edition of The Statesman Vintage & Classic Car Rally, India featuring the vintage & most astonishing automobiles ever manufactured. The cars and bikes will go on a drive through the city where they will be assessed for originality and performance on the road section .After the rally,these cars will be put on display for the visitors followed by live music.Some of the iconic cars include 1930 Studebaker (Car that Nathuram Godse used to kill Mahatma Gandhi), 1933 Rolls Royce, 1947 Buick Ford 1932 , Vuick 1932, Fiat 1926pontiac , dodge,1914 John Morris, 1946 oldsmobile and many more.
The schedule for the annual event is as follows:
Flag off ceremony & exhibition:
To be held on 11th February, 2018, at 10:00 am
Flag off ceremony at The Statesman House
Culmination and prize distribution at the Dhyanchand National Stadium
About The Statesman Vintage & Classic Car Rally
The Statesman Vintage & Classic Car Rally is the oldest continuously-run vintage car rally in India or the sub-continent. The first edition of the rally took place back in 1964 in Delhi. From 1968, it was also held in Kolkata. The Statesman, a nearly 200-year-old newspaper , organises the event that sees vintage beauties cruise down the streets of the Capital.