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Century-old Model T Ford is star of Saudi Arabia car show

Car lovers thronged the annual Addiriyah Classic Car Show on Friday to see a collection of more than 450 motoring icons stretching back to 1915. Speaking to Arab News, the chief organizer of the Addiriyah Classic Car Show Nasser Al-Mashari said that 460 cars were on display. Car models ranged from 1915 to 1979. “The oldest on display was Model T4 of 1915,” he said.

Other rare cars on display included a 1955 Mercedes Benz 300, one of only eight in the world.

Al-Diriyah Gov. Prince Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman visited the exhibition grounds at Bujeiri Park in the capital’s old Diriyah city, where he spoke with car owners, vendors and dealers at the show.

The event was sponsored by the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), Saudi Aramco and AlJazirah Ford Co.

Source Credit: Arab News
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