Delhi Witnesses India’s Oldest Historic Cars at Statesman Vintage Car Show | India News
New Delhi: The Statesman Vintage Car Exhibition, which showcased more than 100 years of beauties from automotive history, was held in the nation’s capital on Sunday. The exhibition was opened by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari today in Delhi. The John Morris fire truck remained the center of attraction at the vintage car show which saw a total of 52 cars including 25 vintages and 27 others from the classic, post-war and 50 plus categories.
CAS Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari opened The Statesman’s “Vintage and Classic Car Exhibition” in Delhi earlier today. pic.twitter.com/Fb71B2G4br
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Jitendra Pandit, Chief Judge, Vintage Car Display, said: “The car show has only been held twice, but this rally has been held for 50 years. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we We haven’t received all permissions, but the view permission has been granted.”
“I have been visiting these car shows and exhibitions for 5-6 years, because my neighbors have owned a vintage car for 75 years, that’s how I started coming to these shows. I came here with my cousins and my uncle who brought two cars here,” said Masha, who works for a distribution company that deals with Swizz watches in India.
“I have 317 vintage cars, for which a team of around 50 people are there for repair and maintenance because the maintenance of these cars is really a challenge. Apart from cars, I also have motorcycles and vintage jeeps, which together take the number to around 450,” said vintage car owner Madan Mohan. He added that he believes vintage vehicles are the country’s heritage, which must be preserved.