"Time Machine" for car fans: Exhibition of vintage cars DARS 2016 took place in Dnipro (Photos)

12:21 Sep. 27, 2016

Exhibition of vintage cars DARS 2016 took place in Dnipro (Photos)

Exhibition of vintage cars DARS 2016 in Dnipro (UNIAN)

Rolls Royce Phantom II, 1929 and restored Pullman limousine were shown on the Dnipro Auto Retro Show

On September 24-25, an exhibition of antique and exclusive cars "Dnipro Auto Retro Show 2016" opened in Dnipro at the National center of aerospace education. The exhibition presented to the public the legendary old cars of American, European and Soviet automobile industry of the last century, as well as exclusive models from the twenty-first century. 

"Our retro-exhibition already became traditional, – says Director of the Museum "Time Machine" Mikhail Prudnikov. – the first exhibition was held in 2010. Its original purpose was to attract the interest of children and young people to the vehicles. Usually, the event is attended by about 150 owners of vintage cars. Last year the 150th member of the DARS-2016 received a special prize from the planetarium – the flight of the plaques with his name in the satellite to Mars".

This year the exhibition also features military equipment from the Zaporizhzhya Museum "Phaeton". The oldest car at the exhibition is the 1929 - Rolls Royce Phantom II.

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Among the exhibits, there are not only cars but also old racing bikes. Chevrolet of 1955 year shall also be on show at the exhibition. Legend states it belonged to Leonid Brezhnev.

In total about 100 pieces of equipment were presented at the exhibition.

The exhibition also had several competitions: rolling a wheel, powerlifting using old 100kg barrels and setting the record for Ukraine in the attendence of people in an old car - "Rubber "Zaporozhets". 

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