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Pictures: Vintage and classic vehicles showcased at TDVCC rally in Turriff


By David Porter

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Owners of vintage, classic and modern classic vehicles from across the north-east made the trip to Turriff on Sunday to showcase their cars, lorries, tractors and even steam-engines at the event.

Returning for the first time since back in 2019 pre-Covid, the Turriff and District Vintage and Classic Club welcomed several hundred exhibitors and visitors to the show field site at the Haughs.

Split into sections, the large display of tractors covered many of the well known names over the years as well as offering some more exotic and less well-known manufacturers.

Several of the local haulage firms offered up their rigs for display and at the other end of the scale there was much attention paid to Iain Sutherland from Inverurie's display of Raleigh bikes which included several Choppers, Grifters and lesser known ones including the Budgie and the Striker.

TDVCC Rally in Turriff. Picture: David Porter
TDVCC Rally in Turriff. Picture: David Porter

Local owners displaying on the day included Steve Scott from Turriff whose immaculate 1986 D reg Capri drew admiring looks from many attending.

Fellow exhibitor Cameron Anderson from Turriff had gained attention prior to the event with his efforts to get one of his vintage cars back on the road for the first time, and brought along his Chrylser Kew.

These American vehicles were assembled in Mortlake Road, Kew from 1932 to 1939 and badged as Chryslers, being given the names of London suburbs such as Croydon, Richmond, Kew, and Wimbledon and his spent its working life in Kenya before being brought back to the UK in the 1960s and passing into his ownership several years ago.


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