Classic India 2013 – Vintage Car Rally

udaipur vintage rally cars

About The Event

Classic India 2013 is a Vintage Car Rally Event being organized by ROARR Rallies who have been organizing such events from past 13 years. Total 15 Vintage Cars are taking part in this rally from around the world. The rally would start from Delhi on 24 January and would pass through Rajasthan and would end up in Gujrat.

 

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About The Event Organizers

ROARR Rallies is running car rallies around the world and always keen looking for such enthusiastic and adventurous events. Just last year they organized Great Game rally which ran from Istanbul to Calcutta and it had been a remarkable adventure from the participants and car lovers.

The ROARR Rallies has experienced that they have bypassed the glorious land of Rajasthan and thus they had come up with the plan to include the stateof Rajasthan in their rally. Hence in this rally they have included the land of dunes. The Classic India 2013 Car Rally would track through various states, cities and villages of Rajasthan including Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur and Jaisalmer.

 

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Rally Update

The rally took off on 24th January 2013 from Delhi. Before arriving to Udaipur the participants held a day at Kumbhalgarh. The rally reached Udaipur at evening on 31st January. From Udaipur they would flag off to Dungarpur on 2nd February 2013. The Vintage car lovers across the world have gathered here to participate in the event. The would also explore the cultural heritage of India covering various states and villages of Rajasthan, Gujarat and some parts of MP. The rally would conclude on 21st February 2013.

The most interesting fact about this rally is the participation of Garage Owner of Udaipur Mr. Yunus Hussain who is also famous among the car owners of Udaipur as Bunty. Mr. Yunus has his own car garage in Ayad and he is participating as a Mechanical Squad and holds the responsibility to provide repair and maintenance in entire journey of the rally. Mr. Yumus is supporting such events from past 12 years.

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The Cars 

The cars participating in the rally are from mid 90’s are a few are more than 50 years old. The cars participating in the event includes

  • Jaguar XK150S 1958
  • Mercedes 280SL 1968
  • DeSoto Fireflite 1955
  • Lincoln Capri 1953
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia TI 1965
  • Lanchester 40HP 1925
  • Lagonda L645 1937
  • Volvo PV 544 1965
  • Chevy Convertible 1937
  • Mercedes 450SL 1974
  • Jaguar XK120 1953
  • Jaguar XK120 1954
  • Mercedes 280SL 1970
  • Ambassador Classic
  • Mercedes 280SL 1968

 

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According to the Director and Organizer of ROARR Mr. Conard Brich,  
“The Motive behind this drive is to regain glory of engineering master pieces of its time. I was passionate about vintage since childhood. I grew up amidst these old muscular cars as they were my father’s passion too.”

More information of ROARR could be seen from their website www.roarrallies.com

Image Credits: OnDrive.in

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