BMC and Leyland Show, Gaydon Motor Museum – Sunday 7th July 2013
A brand new show for 2013, incorporating vehicles manufactured by the British Motor Corporation, British Leyland and Rover including commercial and military vehicles.
On show, there was over 80 different marques covering a 100 year period including big names such as Daimler, Alvis, Wolseley, Austin, Morris, Riley, Standard, MG and Land Rover. There was also the rare opportunity to see 10 different vehicles from the Heritage Motor Centre’s reserve collection that are not normally on display!
This was an enthusiast’s show aimed at enthusiasts clubs and not only celebrate the iconic Mini but other fantastic marques. The show had something for everyone…
- More than 800 vehicles on show - From a Mini through to the Scorpion tanks from the Alvis Fighting Vehicle Society, and all sizes in between including vans, lorries and collection of new MINI exhibitors.
- Mini Concours with £100 cash prize
- 80 different Marques
- Autojumble and trade stands
- The Mini 1959 Register – They displayed a collection of their cars by the front of the museum. There were also some VIP’s from the world of Mini’s including John Sheppard, who worked on all the BMC models from the late 1950’s onwards.
- The Mini Traveller and Countryman Register
- Cooper Sport 500 Register – They had at least 3 or 4 of the original “ LOE” press cars that were used by Rover to launch this final model of the classic mini in the year 2000.
- Cowley Convoy Run from BMW Mini Cowley to the Heritage Motor Centre
- 10 vehicles from the Heritage Motor Centre reserve collection.