Cars Collection: Beautiful Old
15 November 2012 - The Défi Media Group
Lovers of vintage cars are the angels. Happy new measures taken in the budget presentation by Finance Minister Xavier-Luc Duval, they expect to add more pieces to their collection list.
Measures more accessible and more affordable especially. Lovers of vintage cars will finally pay more attention to their jewelry. "We have members who have classic cars but do not have the means to deal with. Their statement is too expensive, "said Christophe Leroux, president of Classic & Vintage Car Association.
The new budget measures were heavily loaded with vintage cars allowing those who wish to import cars manufactured before 1969. "Previously, the local standard for a car to be recognized as an antique is that it should be a car manufactured before 1948. Henceforth, the fleet can grow our collection, "says the latter. The budget of the members, it would suffice to pay Rs 1000 to register his car, "said Christophe Leroux. And additional Rs 1000 for annual reporting. "With Rs 2,000, an avid collector cars can now register their car and pay the above statement to be able to run," highlights our interlocutor.
These measures will be in effect from January 2013 and for collectors, this is a breath of fresh air. "We have members who also have more of a vintage car but can not maintain it. The cost is too high, "says Christophe Leroux, especially when they want to use original parts to maintain its authenticity.
The side of the Morris Minor Association, President Augustin Benoit emphasizes the importance of these cars. "We're talking about a motoring heritage, a wealth that has touched the lives of many Mauritians," he said. "During our trips, our members always tell stories and how these cars helped during hurricanes," he advance.
For future releases, including 2013, the two associations, Classic & Vintage Car Association and the Morris Minor Association, believe that there would be more members and, of course, more cars. "We think we have a fifty cars that will be present at our upcoming events in 2013," said Christophe Leroux.
For the 45 years of independence of the island, it will propose a great car show with all the existing associations and clubs including the Volkswagen Club, the Morris Minor Association and the new Dream Car Club. And the event will be held in a prestigious place, according to Christophe Leroux.