Mt Prospect brings the lovers of Hot Rods & Classic Car Show North Newark for its first annual event

BY lyanne


Sunday, The Mount Prospect Special Improvement District, sponsored its first annual Hot rod Classic. The day was warm and beautiful, a perfect day  to have a displays of local Newarker

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and greater Newark showing off the prize classic cars.  The first annual hot rod & classic car show, drew a large crowd.


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The event organizers, Mt Prospect Partnership,was excited and pleased with the turn out of their first car event.  This is a great day, there are many car lovers in this community.  People like to show off their wheels, especially if they are classic autos.We have about 100 cars at this event, about 80 percent come from local Newarkers.  Other outside Newark paid a small nominal fee.   Equally rewarding, we partnered with the Susan G. Komen cancer foundation, said the President of the Mt Prospect Partnership, Frank Petoino, and board member Julia Ferreira.  Our next event will be around the christmas holiday, so please to comeback to Mt Prospect for a great holiday event.

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Antique, Classic  and Vintage Cars, now to the cars and categories.  Generally speaking, antique cars are those that are at least 25 years of age. Antique cars are typically not used as regular forms of transportation. Because of their advanced age, the cars are often too expensive to operate more than a few times per month.A vintage car is usually described a car built between 1919 and 1930,

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although there is some debate about the ending date for this term. In the automotive industry, the period after World War I was a time of great change. Cars manufactured during this time became more practical, convenient, and comfortable than previous models.


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Antique cars are sometimes called classic cars or vintage cars. However, these terms are not necessarily interchangeable.  Antique cars are shown in parades, road rallies, and other special events. For thousands of people across the world, collecting antique cars is an exciting hobby that provides an opportunity to connect with other auto enthusiasts.


A classic car is a distinctive automobile produced between 1925 and 1948. Many classic cars are American-made, but a classic car can also be a foreign-built automobile. The most valuable classic cars tend to be those that were expensive at the time of release and manufactured in limited quantities.


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Various awards and plaques are presented at these car shows.



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