The Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon, Warwickshire, is possibly the largest collection of classic, veteran and vintage British Cars.
It goes further in its role as a museum, and could rightly be considered the classic car ‘mecca’ for British car enthusiasts and looks to educate the public as well as show their dedication to the vehicles.
One example of the enthusiasm shown by visitors and supporters of the museum is that recently a group of volunteers completely restored a 1958 MGA Twin Cam Coupe chassis over a number of painstaking months. There are believed to be only around 300 of these classic cars left in the country.
Dedication and Education
The volunteer coordinator commented “The team have worked incredibly hard to restore the MGA to its former glory.” And the renovated automotive is now open for the public to see.
If you’re interested in classic cars but don’t really have any idea about them, have no fear! The Heritage Motor Centre is putting on a day aimed at those first time investors of a classic vehicle: The Classic Virgin Experience Day.
This is a great chance to take rides in a classic car and ask any questions you may have when it comes to investing. Anything from classic car insurance, taste in vintage to helping you with maintenance woes, it’s a great day to learn the basics!
For those with years of classic car knowledge and interest under the belt, don’t worry, The Heritage Motor Centre caters for you too! Something you might have been interested in is the 5th annual Old Ford Rally that took place on the 21st of July.
Over 500 different vehicles from all over the UK were attracted to the event, including pre-war cars, agricultural vehicles and Model Ts.
Tom Caren, show manager at the Heritage Motor Centre said: “The Old Ford Rally is a show for all things Ford incorporating traders, products, cars and parts.
The Transit Van Club’s annual gathering is also a key feature to the Old Ford Rally that ran over the same weekend. Over forty customised and unique Transit Vans descended to the Heritage Motor Centre in south Warwickshire, the ‘Street Van’ event took place on the 20th.
He continued “Along with the Transit Van Rally and Street Van event, it’s a fantastic day out and not just for Ford or van enthusiasts.”
Pictured here are National Motor Museum Manager Doug Hill and CEO Russell Bowman
22 September 2017
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