Vision Magazine - - Auto -

Scores of car en­thu­si­asts and col­lec­tors from around the world con­gre­gate each year to revel in the grandeur of the 3-day vin­tage car show. This is a rare and hard-won oc­ca­sion as Paul Mathers, the founder of Mo­tor­clas­sica ex­plains, “"Un­like the United States or Europe, the an­tique car mar­ket in Aus­tralia is rather empty. Even with the amount of rac­ing, there is a lack of lo­ca­tion for both an­tique car col­lec­tors and ve­hi­cle restora­tion teams to gather to­gether."

Since its open­ing in Mel­bourne in 2010, Mo­tor­clas­sica has be­come an in­ter­na­tional model for clas­sic car ex­hi­bi­tions, show­cas­ing Aus­tralia's largest col­lec­tion of clas­sic cars and mo­tor­cy­cles. As Paul ex­plains, "This is an in­cred­i­bly unique show of vin­tage cars and mo­tor­cy­cles, where the clas­sic, retro feel­ing cap­tured in its his­tory is pre­sented to the au­di­ence in an in­cred­i­bly stylish man­ner. Those that are then favoured in the awards show re­ceive an in­vi­ta­tion to par­tic­i­pate in in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tions and ex­hi­bi­tions." From the rarest to the most ex­tra­or­di­nary, Mo­to­clas­sica sees the panoply of clas­sic cars rub tires, each show­cass­ing its own cul­tural mean­ing and his­tor­i­cal sig­nif­i­cance.

This year, along­side hun­dreds of his­tor­i­cal ve­hi­cles, Mo­tor­clas­sica un­veils rare cars from Bri­tish brands Alta and Frazer Nash, a 1928 Lom­bard AL3 Road­ster from French man­u­fac­turer Lom­bard, a 1947 Ital­ian Cisi­talia 202 Coupe, a newly-re­stored 1971 Mon­teverdi 375L Coupe – one of just 68 ever built, and a 1948 Healy Dun­can Sports Sa­loon Coupe – one of just three in the world.

墨爾本經典老爺車展 Mo­tor­clas­si­ca時間:2016 年 10 月 21 -23 日地點:Mel­bourne Royal Ex­hi­bi­tion Build­ing詳情請見­tor­clas­

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