Last Sunday I had intended to attend the British Car Day at Trentham Park, but on Saturday I discovered that the Shannon Progressive Association was holding their Spectacular Car Show at the Shannon Domain. So I loaded my wife on to the back of the trusty Beemer and headed to Shannon. Dropping my wife off at Palmerston North to spend time with one of our daughters.
|These Rovers were often referred to as "Aunty Rover".|
When I was a young lad it seemed every little old lady (who was reasonably well off) drove one of these.
This one is a 75 from 1952.
|This was the best photo I managed to get of the 1957 Lincoln Continental Premiere as it was leaving.|
It didn't actually have a telegraph pole on top !
|A fully restored 1955 Volkswagen 1200.|
I served my apprenticeship on these.
|This 1968 Nissan Gloria was not restored. It was discovered in Christchurch in 2009 with 6000 miles on the clock.|
Still has the original plastic covering over the sun visors and the original cross-ply tyres.
|Very nice Ford Zodiac from 1955.|
My Dad had a '54 Zephyr, but that was before I learned to drive.
|I can't imagine why anyone would spend all this money on a Ferrari F430 and order it in matt black !|
It looked bloody awful....am I old fashioned?
|1986 328 and 1977 308 in far more sensible hues.|
|This 1963 EJ Holden Wagon was better than new inside and out.|
|Ford Thunderbird from '63 looks as if towing this caravan would have been an easy task.|