Ipoh Vintage Car Club

the God of Prosperity drops by to bless members of the car club

The new officially formed Ipoh Vintage Car Club organised a gathering among members, fellow vintage car hobbyists and friends, in conjunction with Chinese New Year, and the club’s third anniversary.

Ipoh Vintage Car Club

co-ordinator of the club, Uncle Chow, with his dark green Morris Minor

Yup, it was a double celebration of sorts. And to top it off, the God of Prosperity dropped by to bless everyone with, what else, but prosperity!

Ipoh Vintage Car Club

Chinese New Year red

The vintage car club gathers every Sunday morning at the car park of Stadium Perak, but this morning’s, with some 50 vehicles, was one of the largest gatherings by the club in recent memory.

Ipoh Vintage Car Club

classic Mercedes Benzes

This gathering also brought together vintage and classic models from different eras, mostly owned by Ipoh folks, but the blue/white Fiat 600D (pic: below) came all the way from Tanjung Malim.

Ipoh Vintage Car Club

Fiat 600D owned by David Sty

And for the love of cars, some owners even took the trouble to display all the cars they own. I take my hat off to them for taking the trouble to make the trip home FOUR times to drive their cars over.

Ipoh Vintage Car Club

Johnny Lee with his 1966 Mercedes

I did not take photos of ALL the cars. That’s because I have written about vintage car gatherings here five times previously, so, do check out my old posts.

March 23, 2012: Vintage Cars Spotted In Ipoh
Sept 4, 2012: Ipoh’s Vintage Cars Gathering
Sept 5, 2012: Modified Fiat 600
July 18, 2013: MG Sports Classic Car
June 10, 2011: Gathering Of Vintage Cars In Ipoh

Ipoh Vintage Car Club

colours of the French flag - Dr Basel's car

By the way, this wasn’t just a social gathering, it was also sort of an “open house” with the amount of food that went around! 🙂

Ipoh Vintage Car Club

Morris Minor convertible

Oh yes, the club has about 30+ members now. Those interested to join the club can just drive over to the car park of Stadium Perak on Sunday mornings, and ask for Uncle Chow. See you there!

Ipoh Vintage Car Club

award-winning car

To hire a God of Prosperity for a Chinese New Year function, a clown for a party, rent a decorated Volkswagen Kombi for your special event or engage a professional event organiser, contact:

Au Young Events
Add: 41, Jalan Merpati, Ipoh Garden, 31400 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. (opposite Kinta City)
Tel: +6017-5642822
Facebook: facebook.com/auyoungkk
email: auyoungevents@gmail.com

Ipoh Vintage Car Club

group photo of the God of Prosperity with members of the club, supporters, hobbyists and fans

Event: Ipoh Vintage Car Club CNY Gathering
Venue: Stadium Perak car park, Ipoh
Date: 9th Feb, 2014
Time: 10am

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