A trip to Auto World Vintage Car Museum at Ahmedabad, one of India’s biggest Vintage & Classic car museum takes you to a different world as you marvel at 100 plus vintage cars on display from early 1900 to 1950s. Cars which used to be epitome of luxury & status.
The museum was created by Late Shri Pranlal Bhogilal, a connoisseur of vintage cars who passed away in 2011 leaving a unique legacy of its kind. His family is taking care of the legacy.
The museum has rich collection of Vintage car models such as Fort T, Cadillac, Rolls Royce Phantom, May batch, Bentley , Jaguar, Mercedes, Fiat, Austin Ruby, Magna, Sunbeam, Daimler, Rover , Chrysler, Humber, Riley, Alvis, Citroen and Lincoin.
All the vintage cars on display are maintained in excellent condition. They also offer rides around the estate for a fee in some of these vintage cars. Apart from cars, there are also vintage carts and motorcycles on display.
What not to miss:
Mercedes Benz, Germany:
Cadillac Cars, USA
Cadillac is among the oldest luxury automobile brands in the world, second in America only to GM marque Buick. The firm was founded from the remnants of the Henry Ford Company in 1902. It was named after Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, who founded Detroit, Michigan.
One can find Ford iconic Model T and Model A car in the museum.
The Ford Model T was introduced on Oct. 1, 1908 and was the first low-priced, mass- produced car with standard interchangeable parts. The car was launched for $ 850 and subsequently sold for $ 260 as savings of mass production was passed to customers. More than 15 Million Model T’s were built and sold between 1908 and 1927. The Model T was named the most influential car of the 20th century in the 1999 Car of the Century competition.
The Ford Model A was first produced on October 20, 1927 and was the second huge success for the Ford Motor Company, after its predecessor, the Model T. Model A production ended in March, 1932, after 4,858,644 had been made in all body styles
Jaguar Mark V
Cord 810 Westchester sedan
The car is well known for the flat front nose with a louvered grille design. The front was so similar in look to a coffin, the car was often called “Coffin Nose“.
Hispano Suiza, France
The Humber Super Snipe
Dodge and Plymouth, USA
On display are the Dodge and Plymouth model pertaining the period 1939 – 1956.
The Dodge Kingsway was built by Dodge for export markets. The Kingsway name was adopted for the 1946 models. Before that, the export models based on Plymouth models had no unique model names. The Kingsway was the lowest-priced Plymouth model in 1949-52.
- Best time to visit: Nov – Feb
- Entry charges are Rs.50 and camera fee is Rs.100.
- The place also has a restaurant serving delicious Gujarati food and a small park for children making this an ideal place for outing with the family. Ideal time of 3 -4 hours is sufficient to see the place.
- Address :
Auto World, Dastan Farms, Kathwada,
Sardar Patel Ring Road,
Contact : +91 -079-22820699