The Knysna Motor show will take place on Sunday 1 May at the Knysna High School sports fields on Waterfront Drive.
Peter Pretorius, chairman of the Garden Route Motor Club, invites all auto enthusiasts, the public and their families to experience a prestigious and exciting motor show in beautiful surroundings with fantastic cars and motorcycles. There will also be delicious food and a beer garden – all set in a country-style atmosphere.
In addition, new car dealers and related trade stands will be placed strategically among the car and motorcycle displays. The planning for the motor show is on target and all indications are that it will again be an awesome motor show not to be missed.
Over the past four years the motor show has grown and is now recognised as one of the premier motor shows, attracting some of the best 300 to 400 cars and motorcycles in South Africa. Many accolades in this regard were received in 2015. The objective for 2016 is to again raise the standard, providing an opportunity for owners of high quality unique cars and motorcycles to be part of the display. The motor show is about quality and not volume. To ensure that this vision is realised all cars and motor cycles displayed are carefully selected.
The show’s car and motorcycle classification will be: classic cars with a bias towards sports cars, modern potential classic cars, sports and super cars, veteran and vintage cars and post vintage cars built before 1940 and motorcycles – veteran, vintage and classic road and racing motorcycles.
Classic Car Africa will once again sponsor two Concours d’Elegance floating trophies. In addition Auto Glym will sponsor a Style et luxe floating trophy for the most elegant and luxurious car on view. The winners of these trophies will be selected by independent judges. The motorcycle floating trophy, sponsored by All Sound Security, will be awarded to the best motorcycle on display.
Gates open to the public from 09:30 to 16:00. The entrance fee is R40 for adults, R10 for scholars 12 to 18 and no charge for children under 12.
Besides providing fellowship for like-minded people, exhibitors and the public, the motor show has been the source of much needed funds for local charities. Over the past four years, close to R200 000 has been distributed to hospice, animal welfare, E-Pap (a children feeding scheme), the Knysna High School bursary fund and Famsa. The drive this year will again benefit these charities.
The show is definitely a “must attend” event.