The Hindu in association with the Madras Heritage Motoring Club is organising a rally of vintage and classic cars from Chennai to Puducherry on January 8.

40 cars

A total of 40 cars, representing models from 1938 to 1975, will assemble at the VGP Universal Kingdom on East Coast Road on Saturday morning.

They would then go to Puducherry where they would be on display at the beach in the evening, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

These cars would return to Chennai on January 9, with a halt at Radisson Resort Temple Bay, Mamallapuram.

Free shuttle service

Readers of The Hindu have an opportunity to witness the spectacle of these rare cars.

For the benefit of enthusiasts, a free shuttle service is being arranged from Koyambedu bus stand and Pondy Bazaar (opposite Nagesh Theatre) at 7 a.m. on Saturday.

As many as 75 people at each location can utilise this service on a first-come-first-served basis.

Contact numbers

Readers, to avail themselves of these services, could call the following numbers: 90030 16954 (Koyambedu) and 98415 60343 (Pondy Bazaar).

The event is sponsored by Ford Limited in association with Puducherry Tourism. Grahapravesan Estates Pvt Ltd and Banjaras Herbals are co-sponsors.

Others supporting the event are SRM University (knowledge partner), VGP Universal Kingdom (venue partner), Kingfisher Packaged Drinking Water (beverage partner), Radisson Resort Temple Bay (hospitality partner), Parveen Travels (travel support) and Lads and Events (event managers).