A special event to kickstart the preparations for the annual Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally will be organised by the Vintage Car Club of India along with The Statesman at Statesman House in New Delhi on 21 October 2018.

Around 50 vintage and classic cars and 20 vintage motor bikes will be on display as part of the special event. The owners of the vehicles will also be present on the occasion.

The event will be held between 10 am and 2 pm at the Statesman House on Barakhamba Road in New Delhi.

Some of the most attractive vintage/classic cars in Delhi, including those of Rolls Royce, Bentley, Loganda, Cadillac, Studibaker, and Minerva makes, will be on display at the event.

Vintage car lovers across the city and adjoining areas are expected to come and see the display. The organisers said they were expecting a sizeable number of visitors.

The 53rd Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally will be held on 10 February 2019.

In the event held last year, cars made around 80 years ago were part of the rally.

About 50 awards were bestowed under four sections. Vintage sections had cars manufactured upto 31st December 1939 as eligible entrants, while in another section Classic cars above 1500 CC and manufactured between 1945-62 were eligible.