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Vintage cars in drive to Kharkiv


Beware of the Car! is the name of the second Kharkiv Retro Rally.

This year is 50th anniversary of favorite comedy by Eldar Ryazanov Beware of the Car.

thumb-article-300x225-aad7The organizers decided to dedicate the Retro Rally to this date, and queen of the ball will be the legendary car – GAZ-21 Volga. This year, Volga celebrates 60 years ago since the first car came off the assembly line at Gorky Automobile Plant, informs Glavnoe (RU).

Participants are free to offer their cars for sale and the purchase can be negotiated on the spot. Volga cars will take part in the automobile rally on Sumska Street.

In addition, various modified Volgas at the Retro Rally 2016 will show a retrospective of the car of the 20th century.

6875be6s-960There will bikes to looks at including truly rare originals of Soviet motorbike construction. The collection of two-wheeled transport will complement the vintage bikes.

All activities will be held at the stadium of the aircraft factory “Start” (Sumska Street, 130-A, behind the Hippodrome) on May 21 and 22, from 10:00 to 18:00. Ticket price: 50 UAH – adult, 25 UAH – children from 7 to 14 years, children under 7 years – free of charge.

In the program it is planned:

  • Automobile rally in the city of Kharkiv
  • Expert assessment of authenticity
  • Contests with prizes on the theme of the Volga GAZ-21 and film
  • Costume contest of film era
  • Contest of citations
  • Music festival of film tunes

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