Turtle Wax Modern Classic Car Rally route map, car details and more
Posted on Oct 23, 2021 5:45:00 PM
Alfas, Ferraris, Mercedes, and more. The country’s very first rally dedicated to modern classics will organize your next weekend
We think you are all up to date with the details by now. Yes, the very first rally dedicated to modern classics is ready to go. will take place on October 31 at the Sofitel hotel in the Bandra-Kurla complex. The Turtle Wax Modern Classic Rally, presented by car care brand Turtle Wax and hosted by Autocar India with Shaman Young Timers, will feature some of the most iconic cars made between the early 1970s and 2000s. these cars were a poster child at the time and are still a captivating blend of old-fashioned engineering and (almost) modern electronic precision. Now let’s take a look at the moving things you can expect to see over the past four decades at the Turtle Wax Modern Classic rally.
Oars have been written on the Jaguar E-Type, considered one of the most beautiful cars in the world, and this Sunday is your chance to find out why. Giving the E-type company a Hollywood favorite, the Ford Mustang, other British cult cars such as the Lotus Elan and Aston Martin DBS, and a top-level sporty Italian sedan in the form of an Alfa Romeo Berlina 2000.
The ’80s produced some cool wheel sets, and one of them was the Maserati Biturbo, the world’s first dual-turbo production car. Say hello to him at the rally, then check out other ’80s notables such as the Range Rover and an impressive Mercedes-Benz SEC and SLC coupe. A BMW 325i (E30), which belonged to art and motorsport lover Jehangir Nicholson, will also be on the menu.
The modern classical movement in India saw a boom when vehicles such as the first generation Mercedes-Benz SLK (R170) began to feature in classic car rallies, namely the Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Rally, as well as the W124 E-Class sedans. These are, after all, modern classics, and Mercedes is sort of the backbone of the modern classic community in India. Thus, you will find the SLK at the rally with its cousins the SL. Other ’90s crackers include pop culture phenomenon Toyota Supra, made doubly famous by the Fast & Furious franchise, the Honda NSX, endorsed by none other than F1 legend Ayrton Senna, and a Mazda MX5 from first generation, an affordable bestseller that has inspired thousands of people to dream of opening -top motoring once again. In addition, there is also a sublime Ferrari 348. Enough said.
The Italian exotics of Maserati (MC Straddle), Lamborghini (Murcielago) and Ferrari (599 GTB) are some of the big names here. But there is also some top notch German stuff in the sensational SLS AMG, the Mercedes version of the supercar, a Maybach 62 and the Rolls-Royce Phantom.
It’s time to take off for India’s modern classical movement
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