Classic car bonanza at the RNA
MORE than $14 million worth of classic automobiles will be on show at this year’s annual Speed + Style + Beauty event at the RNA Showgrounds from September 9-13.
It features more than 20 classic cars from private Australian collections, including a 1929 Blower Bentley, 1957 Bentley Continental Coupe, 1936 Rolls Royce Wraith Limousine, 1980 Rolls-Royce Camargue, 1937 Bugatti 57C Fastback, 1938 Jaguar SS 100, 1955 Jaguar D Type, Porsche Carerra GT, 1958 Mercedes Gullwing, 1960 Mercedes 300 SL Roadster, 1959 Corvette, 1968 Shelby Mustang Fastback, 1954 Ferrari 750 Monza, Ferrari Daytona, 2008 Ferrari F430 Scuderia F1, 1968 Monaro 350 Bathurst spec build No.4, 1935 Alvis Speed 20, Charlesworth Drophead Coupe and a Jack Brabham racecar.
The event is open from noon to 8pm on Thursday and Friday and from 10am to 6pm over the weekend.
Proceeds raised will benefit local charities Backstop House and the SMARTCare Lifestyle Solutions Foundation.
Admission charges are $15 for adults, $12 concession and $5 for children. An exclusive preview will be held on Wednesday night for $75 a person. Tickets are available from Qtix on 136 246 or at www.qtix.com.au.
SPEED AND STYLE: The 1937 Bugatti 57C Fastback.