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Classic Cars in South Africa

1986 Total World FIVA Rally
If anyone can add photos of any other entrants from the rally please email me via the address of the webmaster below.

FIVA RALLY



Photos below thanks to Marius Bakkes



Austin
Bentley
Austin Chummy 1928 - Peter Gledhill UK, had owned the car
since 1952.
Bentley 4.5-litre 1929 - Johan Marais, was the only saloon
bodied WO Bentley in South Africa at the time

 
1947

Bentley MKVI 1947 - Brian Porter, driven by Bob May of the UK.
Acquired by Brian from the original owner in 1972



1951
1925
Citroen 2-litre Cabriolet 1951 - Johnny Green, one of 50 4-cylinder Citroen bodied by Nangenthal Carrosseries of Switzerland. At the
time this was one of 13 4-cyl. known to survive and was the only one in South Africa. Discovered in Johanneburg and restored by Johnny
Dodge tourer 1925 3.25-litre - Bob Ross New Zealand,
completely restored in the mid 1970s, was a truck in WWII


1930
1938
Durant sedan 1930 - Bill Saunders
Ford V8 coupe 1938 - Lee Meyers, acquired in Cape Town in
1975 and restored by 1978.


1926
1923
Hispano-Suiza H6B 1926 - Waldie Greyvensteyn, fitted with its
original Harrison body, acquired from its second owner in 1956
Hupmobile sport speedster 1923 - Sarel Bruwer, rare racer
built by HP Rose in the early 1920s. Raced in 1924 in an
attempt to beat the mail train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Although he did not succeed, he set a record of 38 hours 28
minutes. Rolling chassis found in 1960 rebuilt.


Jaguar
1916
Jaguar XK150 1957 - Ron King New Zealand. The car is believed
to have come off the road going down Magoebas.
Maxwell 3-litre 1916 - Fritz Reitz, owned by the Reitz family since 1954 having been acquired from the original owner, Pieter Retief of Darling. Was the 2nd car to be owned in Darling. Dismantled in 1926 and the chassis was used as a trailer for a dinghy. Fortunately all the parts were packed away carefully.


1935

Rolls-Royce 20/25 saloon 1935 - Sakkie Van der Wat.



FDC

First Day Cover to commemorate the Rally



Start
Monument

Cars at the Tropic Of Capricorn monument in the Northern Transvaal (now Limpopo Province)

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