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November 19, 2019

Vintage Classic Car Rally to kick off from Khyber on 24th

Peshawar

November 19, 2019

PESHAWAR: The 10th Annual Vintage Classic Car Rally 2019 will start from Khyber Rifles Mess in Khyber district on November 24.

The enthusiasts of vintage classic cars from across the country, including Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Islamabad will attend the rally. As many as 60 classic cars, including Hummer, Ferrari, Ford Thunder Bird (1960), Austin Mini (1967) Rolls Royce Silver Wraith (1939), Ford Mustang (1964), Humber Hawk (1957), Mercedes (108s), Chevrolet Corvette (1967) Willy’s Jeep (1957), Volks Wagens, Peugeot and others are part of the rally.

A communication said the launch of the 10th annual Vintage Classic Car Rally 2019 from Khyber district is aimed at highlighting the importance of scenic places and tourism potential in the merged districts to lure more tourists to the serene sites. The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Classic Land Rover are jointly organising the thrilling event.

A colourful function will be arranged on November 24 at the Peshawar Services Club wherein the Senior Minister Atif Khan will be the chief guest. Tourism Secretary Kamran Rehman, TCKP Managing Director Junaid Khan, Classic Land Rover CEO Asim Durrani and others would also attend the function.

In the past, the rally would start from Karachi and conclude in Peshawar, but this time it will commence from Khyber district to highlight the significance of the merged areas and its scenic sites. The TCKP MD said they were launching the car rally from the Khyber district to send a positive message to the world about the peaceful environment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and elsewhere in Pakistan.

Giving details about the cars, Classic Land Rover CEO Asim Durrani said that cars and jeeps manufactured between 1940 and 1970 would be part of the rally.

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