For the last ten years, the Vintage Stony Classic Car meeting has been taking place on New Year’s Day in Stony Stratford / Great Britain on the historic market place. The original concept of this meeting included pre-war vehicles and motorcycles. However, more and more younger classics have been added over the last few years and so the meeting is a very illustrious collection of classic vehicles today.
The pre-war vehicles gathered mainly in the marketplace. Vehicles built after 1940 were allowed to park in the narrow streets nearby. People celebrated in the pubs and it was a very family atmosphere. The longest journey had an owner with his Invicta low chassis.
The New Year was greeted at noon with a one-minute cacophony of engine noise and horns. Including the Lotus 20 Formula Junior race car and the Lotus Elan development car by Jim Clark.
Motorcycle enthusiasts will get their money’s worth at Vintage Stony Terffen. You can see hundreds of real pre-war rarities. Including beautiful specimens such as the 1932 Indian Scout, 1939 Ariel W / NG 350cc, 1930 Norton Model 19 or 1926 Morgan Aero. The best unrestored motorcycle was awarded a Brough Superior. The oldest vehicle on the marketplace was the tricycle Leon Bollée from 1896.
The event also had a charitable background. As with every event organized by the organizer, money was collected for a nearby hospice. Nearly 5,000 pounds came together at the vintage meeting. In total, around 50,000 pounds could be raised for the hospice at the events in 2018.