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Leningrad – Custom Sports Car Manufactured in the Soviet Union in 1953

Category:About,Garage,Timeless Classic 2020,Events,Events 2020,Library,Articles

On August 1st 2020, the Antique Car Show Timeless Classic 2020 in Biržai was marked by the first appearance of the legendary car Leningrad, which won the Grand Prix of the event and the award for the most beautiful car to its owner Alexander Obymacha. On  August 22nd, this car and its owner triumphed at the antique car event Riga Retro 2020 winning the title of the most beautiful car.

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Antique & Classic Car Show „Timeless Classic 2020“

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At the event of Vintage Cars „Timeless Classic 2020“, as many as 133 historic vehicles from Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania lined up at Sodeliskiai Manor. Among the vintage vehicles, we saw 3 motorcycles, 2 trucks, 1 bus, 2 steam tractors and 125 cars.

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2019 – Eventful Year of the Club Klasika

Category:About,Events,Events 2019,Articles

Every year, when closing the last pages of the calendar, we cast thoughts back along the ways we have traveled, identify obstacles that have been overcome and evaluate the past events. The early years of the Antique Automobile Club Klasika were not really rich in events. Of course, over the eleven years of its operation, the club has expanded, gained strength, developed its traditions and has earned not only respect but also authority. So, what was so special and significant in the year 2019, which started out in an unusual and rather interesting way for the members of Klasika?

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Club “Klasika” – a Glance at the Passing Year

Category:About,Events 2017,Articles

The more and more often we notice that in the mad day race we usually do not go along with our work and worries. Time catches and overtakes us… Maybe only when the New Year changes for the year, we stop, take a moment and look back calmly. Such a step, which has already become the tradition of the Antique Vehicle Club “Klasika”, has been repeated for almost a decade. Although, in truth, we will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the club only in the coming

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Klasika Wall Calendar 2018

Category:Events 2017,Library,Articles

The purpose of the Antique Vehicle club “Classic” is not only the preservation of historical vehicles, but also the demonstration and promotion of the antique technique. One of the ways, in which the club “Classic” famous from its establishment, has been the press publication release that promotes interest in historic cars and motorcycles.

This year, the sixth annual club calendar „Klasika“ was released in the middle

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1929 Oldsmobile Model F-29 Landau Sedan-DeLux

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Oldsmobile was a brand of American automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. It was founded by Ransom E. Olds in 1897. In its 107-year history, it produced 35.2 million cars, including at least 14 million built at its Lansing, Michigan factory. When it was phased out in 2004, Oldsmobile was the oldest surviving American automobile marque, and one of the oldest in the world, after Daimler, Peugeot and Tatra. The closing of the Oldsmobile division presaged a larger consolidation of GM brands and discontinuation of models during the company’s 2009 bankruptcy reorganization. 

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“Klasika” Christmas Cards!

Category:About,Events 2016,Articles

It is said that the traditions and customs we create ourselves … I think that it has been well proved by from the “Klasika” Christmas cards which have been published since 2009. The very first start of the “Klasika” card (2009) and the green car was invented by professional designers. Artist Ligita Jasenauskiene colored to a club a playful Christmas a snowman. Following, 2011 Christmas was decorated by Ona Bričkutė’s cozy cottage with an oldish car. Well, 2012 holidays were met with  Joris Malūkas’ Santa Claus. Later, from 2013, we started to publish a collection of Christmas cards which depicted

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The Interesting Facts of Historical Vehicle Evaluation

Category:About,Events 2015,Articles

Often I get calls or e-mails with questions about historical vehicle registration marks, i.e. brown historical numbers. First of all, it should be figured out what is a historic vehicle? According to the Republic of Lithuania on Road Traffic Safety Law, the historical motor vehicle – 30 years ago or earlier produced vehicle, the model is no longer produced at least 15 years and which is the original, suitable for exploitation, but is not used for everyday purposes.
The second question is the way in which ordinary vintage vehicles can be recognized as a historical vehicle? The Historical Motor Vehicles Associations which carry historical

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Educational Program in „Aušra“ High School

Category:Events 2015,Articles

Many vintage clubs in Lithuania understand the promotion of historical technics only with car and motorcycle demonstrations during exhibitions and other public events. Maybe it is not bad, but sometimes frequent appearances work on the opposite side – the exhibitions show low value or “collective farm” vehicles which is found in the streets even now, or when it is done almost every weekend. Such common and bothersome performances become not a festive exception but a grey daily routine and it dulls people’s attention. Yet, it can be done and a little bit more subtle – not only in the preparation of the technical quality of historical exhibitions, but also through the media,

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Riga Retro 2014

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Many ancient technology lovers look forward to the historic vehicles exhibition “Riga Retro” which is held in Latvia every year. This year, on August 16, the festival, organized for the ninth time, brought together 124 vintage-cars. Seventeen of them were produced in the interwar period.
The event, has become a tradition in Riga city festival. It was started by registration of participants in a race track of Bikernieki complex. The flags of Latvia’s four neighbouring countries flattered on the historic cars made at various times.
Lithuania was represented by five cars and their owners from the Antique Vehicles Club “Klasika” and Lithuanian Classic Car Club. There appeared impressively G. Miškinis Pacard 333 Limousine made in 1925, A. Adomaitis 1939 BMW 327, G.Žičkus 1937 Mercedes Benz 320 D,

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Eugenijus… We Drive 2014 !

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“Eugenijus… We drive!” a festival which has already become a tradition, otherwise popularly known as the Lithuanian historical technical season opening, this year was held again in the Sinkholes park, Pavalys. For the sixth year, the festival has brought together not only the lovers of antiquities from all over Lithuania, but also the historical vehicle fans from Latvia and Estonia. For two years, this antique technique lovers event takes place without the initiator and organizer Eugenijus Malinauskas, to whose memory, there were dedicated an exhibition

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Classic Year of Club „Klasika“

Category:Events,Events 2013,Articles

As every time, on the year crossing, we stop, look back, evaluate the walked way, enjoy achievements and plan future work. The year 2013 was special for Antique Vehicle Club “Klasika”. The season was started by an opening banquet, which was held in the club member Gediminas Aleksandravičius farmstead Kupiškis district. At the meeting, there were discussed the preparations for the antique technique 2013 season, welcomed new members of the club, announced the report of the club president, recalled establishment story of “Klasika”, watched documentary footage, shared the joys and downsides.
The antique vehicles event ‘We drive 2013’ has already become a tradition.

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Journey to Bauska

Category:Events,Events 2013,Articles

If you are interested in vehicles, or at least drive a car, be sure to visit Bauska and museums of antique vehicles in Bauska region. It was said by the members of antique vehicles club “Klasika” and their friends when they shared their travel experiences after visiting neighbouring Latvia.
It all started this summer when “Klasika” organised an exhibition of antique vehicles in Biržai. The club members got acquainted and became close friends with their neighbours of the other Memel (Nemunėlis River) side and were invited as the guests. Each year, the club’s season ends with eventful sightseeing tours, which gives meaning to the annual activities of the club. So this year, on 12 October, it was decided to visit friends in Latvia, to share experiences, broaden horizons and curiosity. As Riga Motormuseum is currently being reconstructed, it was decided to start a trip from the museum branch in Bauska.

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Riga Retro 2013

Category:Events,Events 2013,Articles

For the eighth time the Latvian capital hosted the annual historic car exhibition “Riga Retro 2013”. This year it was sacred to the memory of Viktors Kulbergs (1948-2013) who was a long-lived director of Latvian Antique Automobile Club (AAK) and the founder of Riga Motormuseum. Every year this event changes: from preparation to demonstration of trucks, motorcycles and various antique technical in one year to only a car exhibition for the second year. This year, on August 17, the event that took place was not similar to those already held. Due solely to the fact that not everyone was able to register to the event, but only those invited by an authoritative organisers’ commission from Riga Motormuseum and Latvia Antique Automobile Club (AAK). Such a decision adopted by the organizers to show Riga townspeople and their guests the rarer and more diverse vehicles, and to prevent them from popular, in large series and still produced, everyday used car dominance.

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Eugenijus… We Drive 2013!

Category:Events,Events 2013,Articles

The antique vehicles event ‘We drive 2013’ has already become a tradition. This year it was held in Pasvalys without the initiator and continuing organizer Eugenijus  Malinauskas. He left us unexpectedly before the festival. Eugenijus was honoured giving the title of event on his behalf.
The festival of historical technical was started by a party of the participants, sponsors and guests of honour in Balsiai Mill on the 3 May. With all its beauty and charm, it shined in Sinkholes Park on Saturday, 4 May. Not only shined perfectly restored vintage cars, motorcycles, trucks, sheen, but also the joy of ancient vehicles enthusiasts and spectators’ eyes.

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