A variety of interesting British cars lines up during the 2012 Best of British Charity Motoring Day. Photo supplied.
British vehicles of many different types and eras will be on
display at the Strath Taieri A&P show on March 1.
Jaguars, Daimlers, Austin Martins, MGs and Chryslers (UK arm)
- to name just a few - are expected to take part in the
annual Best of British Charity Motoring Day, organiser Mark
Paterson of the Otago Jaguar Drivers Club said.
''They'll range from the 1920s to the ultra modern but will
mainly be '50s and '60s classics.''
The car trial was in about its 26th year and was open to any
British vehicle, car, truck, motorbike or four-wheel-drive,
of any age. This year's ''marque of the day'' is the Morris
It was hoped up to 100 vehicles would take part in the day,
which would start in Dunedin at the ice rink on Victoria Rd
and finish at the Middlemarch show, giving A&P show
patrons some interesting cars to look at.
Teaming up with the Strath Taieri show had meant shifting the
rally day from Sunday to Saturday but it was felt it was
worth it, Mr Paterson said.
The cars which won the rally's competitions for best car of
each decade would also take part in the show's grand parade.
Proceeds from the run would benefit the Middlemarch swimming
pool, Mr Paterson said.
The run was organised by the Otago Jaguar Drivers Club, with
help from the region's other British car clubs.