Tuesday, 30 September 2014

2014 - the Year that Was

2014 was a great year for SIVA members, with a series of great meetings, great events, new members and new acquisitions. This year we welcomed Russell A, Thomas R, Colin F, Walter H, David S, Richard G, Ron D, and Tony B. Welcome aboard to you all and we look forward to seeing you at our events.
We also saw some new and interesting vehicle acquisitions by our members. Highlights include:
  • Richard G's acquisition of a Honda S600;
  • Paul M's acquisition of a Tatra T600 Tatraplan;
  • Stef B's amazing Renault PR1000-2 bus;
  • Peter S's 2 Renault 17's projects;
  • Fred S's NSU Prinz unrestored, running barn-find;
  • Aron's new, early Honda S600;
  • Paul B's Mercedes-Benz AMG 220 (well, as President of the Mercedes-Benz Club he really needed to own one!).
Projects that came to fruition this year were:
  • Aron's early Honda S600 was put back on the road;
  • Shelly M's VW Karmann Ghia completed its restoration;
  • Ian C's lovely little Lloyd, which can now been seen at the Motor Museum at Whiteman Park.
In 2015 we can look forward to an interesting year of events, the completion of some new projects, such as Tony B's Renault 4CV, Richard G's Goggomobil and at least one of Peter S' Renault 17s!

SIVA General Meeting - 2 March 2014

Brookton Old Time Motor Show - 22 March 2014

Vintage Motorcycle Club Swap Meet ride out - 29 March 2014


Classic Car Show - 27 April 2014

SIVA members put on a display of 13 cars

From left to right, 1965 Corvair Corsa, 1962 Corvair ute, Borgward Isabella TS, Hansa 1500 & Lloyd Alexander TS.

Renault 4CVs and a Morris Eight

DKW 3=6 and Messerschmitt KR201

Renault Baccara and Peugeot 404

Renault Clio V6

Visit to a Member's collection - May 2014

Sunday 21st September 2014

Unfortunately the weather was not the best for car shows.... Both events were well attended despite the rain.

German Car Day

French Car Festival

Photos courtesy J Long & J Waterhouse.

Rotary Club of Como Car Show 5 October 2014

SIVA members displayed 8 vehicles at the Rotary Club Car Show at Wesley College.

Unfortunately the weather wasn't entirely in our favour, which kept the numbers of exhibitors and visitors down.

But we did have a tent! Wesley College in South Perth is a great show location.

Brockwell Run 9 November 2014

Three SIVA cars attended the Brockwell Run in glorious sunshine!

Celebration of the Motorcar 16 November 2014

Celebration of the Motorcar is an event like no other in Australia, with an unequaled display of prestige, exotic and classic cars. Displayed by invitation only, the cars are the crème de la crème of the states finest collectible cars, with a few interstate exhibits added into the mix. In the region of $20 million worth of rare and desirable cars are on show each year, spanning vintage through to the latest prestige and exotic cars. http://www.classicrally.com.au/Celebration_of_the_Motorcar_new.htm

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