21 Gun Salute Heritage Cultural Trust is all set to take you back in the bygone
era with its 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours
d'Elegance that displays rich automotive heritage and pays tribute to the
golden era of the automotive industry.
in its ninth year, the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally &
Concours d'Elegance has grown to become one of the most anticipated and talked-about
automobile events of Asia, and the 2020 edition promises to be the best one
yet! On February 15, 2020 the rally will flag off from India Gate and on Feb 16,
Concours d'Elegance at Karma Lake Lands Gurugram.
21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours d'Elegance will
showcase some of the finest, most incredible and rare vintage cars in the world
namely 1938 Rolls-Royce 25/30, Maserati 3500GT Vignale Syder, 1939 Buick
Roadmaster Convertible, 1938 Lancia Astura Series IV, 1930 BMW 3/15 DA2
'Kabriolet', 1938 Delahaye 135 M, 1936 Rolls Royce 25/30 Gurney Nutting Coupe,
1959 Jaguar XK 150 S, 1936 Rolls Royce 25/30, 1951 Bentley MK VI Freestone
& Webb, 1966 Ford Mustang, 1930 Cadillac V-16 Roadster, 1959 Alfa 2000, and
event will also earmark an important milestone in the history of heritage
motoring in India with the premiere of a historic 23-day long royal expedition
- the Incredible India Rally being organised by the 21 Gun Salute Heritage
& Cultural Trust in association with the Ministry of Tourism, Indian
government. This extravagant celebration of Heritage Motoring & Indian
culture will begin on February 17, 2020 and will pass through the historic and scenic
cities of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. The last day of the
rally will culminate in the gorgeous city of lakes, Udaipur on March 10, 2020
where the participants will experience the Festival of Colors, Holi.
rally will cover 17 cities, 4000kms in 23 days. “Indian culture and heritage
motoring are the two strong pillars of our Concours. Both aspects highlight
that the 21 Gun Salute Concours Show is of special importance and attract both
participants and visitors. For the past eight years, the event has grown in all
aspects to become a magnificent show that attracts tourists and motoring buffs
from around the world,” commented Madan Mohan, Chairman & Managing Trustee
- 21 Gun Salute Heritage & Cultural Trust.
Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours d’Elegance draws a
gathering of an international jury panel comprising 37 motoring experts and
many renowned classic car experts, FIVA officials, restoration experts, FIVA
scrutineers, F-1 racers and many other celebrated individuals from all over the
world, along with 150 selected cars, which are handpicked to participate, after
exclusive gathering of thousands of collectors and connoisseurs also supports
the charitable foundation for differently-abled children. The two-day event
will be further continued with a 4000 km long rally that will entirely focus on
promoting the cultural diversity and the royal heritage of India. The rally
will witness international participation from 15 motoring enthusiasts from all
around the globe.
Mohan is a renowned figure within the global motoring fraternity and has been a
life-long car collector and enthusiast. He never lost sight of his automotive
fascination, which in one regard, became a reality in the year 2000, when he
purchased his first-ever vintage car Dodge Victory 6, 1928 (previously owned by
Raja Saheb of Khetri). Now, in 19 years, he owns 328 vintage cars, 43 jeeps,
and 106 bikes along with clocks, typewriters, and other antiques. He has been a
part of the jury panel at various global motoring shows that include Masterpieces
Concours d'Elegance(Germany), Concours d'Elégance Suisse (Switzerland), Zoute
Concours d’Elegance (Belgium), Hampton Court Concours (UK), Trump National
Concours d’Eleganceand La Jolla Concours d’elegance (U.S.A).
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