Clas­sic car bonanza at the RNA

The Courier-Mail - Motoring - - CARS GUIDE -

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.

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