Mumbai: 60 rare Mercedes-Benz cars take part in the rally – Henry Club

More than 60 rare Mercedes-Benz cars took part in the annual Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Rally (MBCCR) held in Mumbai on Sunday.

Elegant and streamlined collector models created from Taj Lands End to Worli Sea Face and Back.
Urban Development and Public Works Minister Eknath Shinde flagged off the rally organized by Autocar every year since 2014. Kalyan Lok Sabha member Dr. Shrikant Shinde and Joint Managing Director of Maharashtra State Road Development
Nigam Anil Kumar Gaikwad also participated in the program.

Among the special cars that took part in the rally were Pratapsinh Gaikwad of Baroda’s 230 SL ‘Pagoda’; Industrialist Yohan Poonawalla’s SLS AMG Coupe as well as Hormusji Cama’s 500k; 220S Ponton and S-Class collection belonging to Vivek Goenka, Chairman and Managing Director Indian Express Group.

Also in the rally were a W186 Mercedes-Benz 300 Adenauer limo owned by the Dubash family, a W189 belonging to Abbas Jasdanwala and two W186 cabriolets owned by Nawanagar industrialists Gautam Singhania and Jam Sahib.

Shinde said the government is considering to build 5,000 km of roads so that people and goods can reach their destinations safely and quickly. Mercedes-Benz India MD and CEO Martin Schwenk called the rally a “rolling museum on wheels”. Rally curator Perseus Bandrawala said that MBCCR has been successful in keeping India’s motoring heritage alive.