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Classic Cars Challenge China Rally (4C)

16 October 2013

Classic Cars Challenge China (4C)

October 2013 Aston Workshop participated in the Classic Cars Challenge China Rally. 148 vehicles were entered into the competition two of them were ours, a 1956 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKII and a 1974 Maserati Merak SS.

Several international car manufacturers revealed a strong interest in 4C; Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Brabus, Porsche, Bentley, Volkswagen, Aston Martin, Volvo, Maserati and Jaguar participated in the event with their classic vehicles.

The Rally was a huge success and after a strict selection, the Organizing Committee assigned the following prizes to the Aston Workshop; Most Refined Vehicle Aston Martin DB2/4 MKII; Most Powerful Engine Maserati Merak SS and Most Photogenic Vehicle Aston Martin DB2/4 MKII.

The opening ceremony attracted more than 600,000 visitors in Beijing and approximately 2,000,000 people came across the rally or went to see it. The media attention was phenomenal and attracted the attention of both Chinese and foreign media and broadcasts reached more than 40,000,000 people.

We look forward to participating in 4c again in the near future.

Please take a look at some of our pictures of the Classic Cars Challenge China Rally.