Luxury on Wheels
Apart from these, the new classes of cars include the Shikar Class (vintage cars made specially for hunting purposes), the Edwardian Class (comprising vehicles from the turn of 20th century to 1919) and the Limousine Class. “Other classes that have already been introduced at previous editions are the Indian Heritage Class and the Purdah Class (automobiles that had tinted glass windows and netting in keeping with the purdah practice),” Singh said.
The event also saw the owners of the automobiles on display at the preview, express their love for their proud possessions. Viveck Goenka, chairman and managing director, The Express Group, who owns the 1934 Packard Tourer, said that all his vintage cars were in absolute running condition. “Three of my cars — a 1926 Chrysler, a 1933 Studebaker and a 1949 Chevrolet convertible — will be part of the Concours 2013,” he said. Yash Ruia, owner of the 1947 MG TC and 1947 Rolls Royce Wraith, said that a vintage car’s appeal lies in its originality and working condition. “The availability of spare parts plays an important role
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