Welcome to Eastbourne's Magnificent Motors
Saturday the 3rd and Sunday the 4th of May 2014 - Bank Holiday Weekend
Motors is established as one of the biggest FREE motoring spectaculars on the south coast. More than 500 vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, buses, and more all displayed on Eastbourne's Western Lawns.
Highlights to look forward to in 2014
The show will be returning to the original seafront venue once again. Eastbourne’s Western Lawns welcomes back over 600 vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, buses and more at the brilliant two day festival.
There will be a great collection of motors, and much more to celebrate including two days of seafront cavalcades with live entertainment, fairground rides and a some fantastic competitions to enter.
It is expected that around 400 motors will be joining the seafront cavalcades over the two days, kick-starting the celebration each morning.
The festival which is jointly organised by Eastbourne Borough Council, Eastbourne Historic Vehicle Club and East Sussex Omnibus Society regularly attracts over 600 classic and vintage vehicles, including cars, motorbikes, scooters, buses, military and commercial vehicles.
2014 Vehicle Highlights
1897 Henriod – a popular return of the oldest car to appear at Magnificent Motors
1928 Rolls Royce Phantom 1 – great luxury 4 door sedan car produced both in the UK and US
1938 Jaguar SS100 – British 2 seater sports car, the beginning of the Jaguar brand, named Jaguar as it could exceed 100mph, remarkable at the time.
1988 Team Buggatti Type 35 – Probably the most successful racing car of all time, with over 2,000 wins. Bugattis swept to victory in the Targa Florio for five years straight.
1939 Leyland Lion LT9 – Leylands first production rear engined, single decker
The exhibition includes a fantastic range of car clubs including a 30 vehicle display from the MX5 Owners Club and the return of favourite American classics from the Lone Star Club.