The Anniversary Old Car Land Starts!
Hundreds of exclusive and rare machines of different years will be emitted at the biggest technical festival of Ukraine Old Car Land. It will take place on May 9-12 in the O.K. Antonov’s State Aviation Museum on the Honey, 1 street in Kyiv.
This is an anniversary event. It is organized for the tenth time by the OldCarService technical club and the “Kofeibus project”. The festival will feature all types of transport – from bicycles to airplanes. Also – heavy military, construction and railroad equipment. Exhibits are fired from all over Ukraine and other states.
The oldest participating cars are over 100 years old. Many of them are preserved in a single copy and have an unusual history – belonged to well-known and influential people, worked in special structures or equipped with exclusive equipment.
In honor of the anniversary of the festival on the territory of the Old Car Land will present an exposition of 9 cars, that received the Grand Prix in previous years. Among them – the first mass model in the world of the Ford T (1909), Buick Town Car (1924), ZiS-110 (1946), Mercedes-Benz 190 SL (1958) and others. Considering that this year’s jubilees are the famous automotive brands, the festival will feature spectacular exhibits dedicated to the 120th anniversary of Opel, the 100th anniversary of Bentley and the 100th anniversary of Citroen. Among the models presented by these manufacturers, one can see the most significant and those that gave a technological impetus to the automotive industry as a whole.
For the first time on Old Car Land will be organized a creative location ” Nice Street ” with the exposition of foreign buses. Among passenger vehicles there will be models of different brands – Saviem, MAN, Ikarus, Mercedes-Benz, Bluebird. The domestic and old equipment will also come – the oldest and the newest LAZ, the old ZiS, the massive PAZ.
There will be a large-scale exposition of bicycles in the largest helicopter in the world Mi-26. Thanks to the presented models it will be possible to see how the frame, weight and mechanisms of the bike have changed in the last 100 years. In addition, they will present a rare pedal technique of the 20-30’s.
Starting from the first day of the festival, on May 9, an exhibition of military equipment of the Second World War will take place. It will feature the legendary Soviet T-34 tank, ZiS-5 truck, GAZ-AA, GAZ 67B, American Dodge 3/4, Studebaker, Willys MV, German models Opel Blitz, BMW R12 etc.
Traditionally, a lot of models of the 60’s and 80’s, which had not previously been at such events, will show up at the festival. This is Opel, Alfa Romeo, Ford and others. In addition, cars that can not be met on the streets – Oldsmobile, Buick – will be also brought (Chevrolet, Cadillac, Maserati, Rolls-Royce, Mercedes-Benz, representative ZIL and GAZ).
This time organizers of the event allow everyone to become the owner of retro cars – there will be a special location on the territory of Old Car Land – “AutoMotoProduct”. There will be the sale of old machinery – from rare motorcycles to rare car models.
As part of the festival, a rally will take place on vintage cars and the Elegance contest will take place – when car owners will be dressed in costumes of the epoch.
Traditionally, on Old Car Land there will be a drift show on cars, restaurant zones and entertaining children’s sectors will work. There will be a hall of slot machines of the 1980s. Every few hours children will compete in pedal cars. Winners will receive prizes.
FESTIVAL will work daily from 09.00 – 20.00. Ticket price – 150 UAH. Entrance is free for children under 12 and participants in combat operations.