Through the lens: Classic Car Show 2014

Words & Photos: Meghan Mccabe

Petrol heads and car enthusiasts were treated to a feast of classic and muscle cars, hot rods, exotic and sports cars, as well as bikes and super bikes at the annual Classic Car Show, which took place on Sunday, 6 July 2014 at the Nasrec Expo Centre, Johannesburg.

Photo credit: Meghan Mccabe

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Nasrec was the ideal venue for the Classic Car Show, hosted by The show also included a German vs. Japan car show, which featured some of the most spectacular and modified cars from all ages.

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From Ford Mustangs, Cobras and VWs to this mean-looking Rat Rod.

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The show attracted some rather showy cars.

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Spectacular paint jobs and stickers adorned most of the cars. An old-school Chev, with classic police detail, sported this amusing sticker. 

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The modified section, showcasing some of the most polished and prized cars, attracted plenty of attention. Trikes, completely customised, also pulled their fair share of spectators.

Photo credit: Meghan Mccabe

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Most people can only dream about owning one of these classics. The paint job - or rather work of art - on this Ford Mustang displays its beauty and power in a different way.

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Two classic VWs, cars that everyone is familiar with.

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This bright-yellow Camaro was a big hit amongst the visitors.

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The Show and Shine section drew plenty of entries. With old and new, bright and bold, standard and modified cars to choose from, the judges had their work cut out for them.

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Visitors to the show not only had plenty of eye candy they also had the option of going in one of the Speed and Sound Chev Lumina drift cars, an experience that is absolutely awesome.

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A slightly different kind of guest, but enjoying the Classic Car Show just as much as his two-legged friend nonetheless.