Would you like to know more about one of Australia’s most iconic cars? Come along and discover the history of the Foundation’s Phantom V – a car ordered specifically to the specifications of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for her own personal use and that of visiting Heads of State to the Commonwealth of Australia. Would you like to sit in the very seat reserved for use by Her Majesty? Would you like to drive the very same car that Sir John Kerr is reputed to have been in when demonstrations broke out following the Dismissal? Do you want to hear more about how this same car competed in the Peking to Paris Rally across the wilds of North Asia? Would you like to take a turn piloting this car around the quiet streets of Leura?
Come along on a tour of discovery; sit in the Royal Compartment for a photo or take the wheel. All are welcome to drive so long as a valid driving licence is produced, and the waiver forms signed.; not limited to Club members.
When: 10am -12pm and 2 - 4 pm Friday afternoon (only). Bookings: No - just show up. Where: Somewhere in Fairmont car park..... depends a little bit on weather.
Wherever easy for drivers to depart and arrive in a very large unfamiliar car.
Info will be in the Registration Room and in the Gatsby Gander on Thursday evening edition.
Jeanne Eve &/or John Matheson will be on hand to answer questions regarding the 1997 Peking to Paris Motor Challenge from 2.30-3pm at the Phantom V.