Around 750 classic Fords will converge at the British Motor Museum when it hosts the 8th Old Ford Rally held in conjunction with the Ford Y & C Register. The show, which takes place on Sunday 17 July, is the biggest rally of classic Fords in the UK. Vehicles including commercials, tractors and vehicles with a Ford engine built up to 1990 will be on display, exhibiting the incredible range of vehicles produced by one of the world's biggest manufacturers.
Visitors will be able to see a huge range from Model T's to the cars of the pre-war austerity years plus agricultural vehicles, Thames and Ford commercial vehicles plus the more luxurious post-war Zephyr's, Zodiac's and Granada's. There will also be the Mk1 and Mk2 Cortina's, Anglia's, and Escorts as well as Capri's from the 1960's - mid 1980's.
The show will host a display of Ford or Ford engined military vehicles of all ages and the Bicester Home Guard will be giving a drill display throughout the day. There is also an autojumble and an arena with live displays and commentary throughout the day. The Midlands Meccano Guild will also be featuring an exhibition of hand built models with over 45 tables of models on display within the Museum by the cafe.
Tom Caren, Show Manager at the British Motor Museum stated "This ia a superb show now in its 8th year and the Old Ford Rally is a real enthusiasts event and incredibly popular with fans of this iconic marque. Anyone who loves old Ford vehicles from the 20th Century will have a great day out".
Tickets for the show cost £14 on the day for adults, £9 for children and £39 for a family. Discounted tickets are available in advance online. Camping is available on Saturday 16 July. Price per pitch, tent or caravan, is £25.
To find out more about the British Motor Museum please visit the website at http://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk or call 01926 641188.