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25 years is generally considered a good cut-off age for such terms because it's extremely rare for a vehicle that old to still be owned or used without special consideration for its classic status.

This hobby is extremely popular with a lot of people through out all the ranges of cars manufactured over the years.

Locations for these events are normally at club level, flower shows, local fairs and County Shows. In some instances there are also classic car rallies held in various places like the New Forest.

A hobby that requires you to be a full license holder, so minimum age is basically the national driving age. Younger family members are used depending on the competition which can involve traditional dress for the year the car was manufactered.

The only ability needed is the driving license. Also a good knowledge of your vehicle in the event of being quizzed during a competition.

Classic cars is generally any car that has achieved the age of 25 years or more and is still in good condition. Owners are very fastidious about these vehicles and spend many hours restoring them, sometimes to a better condition than when they came of the assembly line. Attention to detail is as meticulous as a drop of oil on the rocker box which should not be there, in fact you will find their engine compartments are probably cleaner than the table you eat off.

A highly dedicated hobby, which is a labour of love and as meticulous as a house proud woman. The objective with this hobby, though a delight to attend rallies and events for showing is not about winning a trophy (though that is a bonus)but about pride and commitment and attention to detail.

The potential is to show your vehicle at local shows, country fairs and other events such as rallies.

Closely Related Activities
Related activities takes you through the full realm of car building from chassis to mechanics and bodywork, painting and upholstery.

How can you put a price on a classic. Its a labour of love over a period of time with a new bit here and another tool required. Some people spend many thousands on a hobby such as this.

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