Classic car tour showcases best of new and old for good causes

Car rally in Scotland. Picture submitted.

CLASSIC and modern cars from across the UK will be showcased at Atholl Palace Hotel on Sunday 28 April for charity.

The classic car tour arranged by Blairgowrie Rotary club will feature 120 cars, both old and new, from across the UK.

The stop at the hotel is part of a route covering the Angus Glens, Glenshee and Highland Perthshire.

The rally is the premier UK Charity Drive It Day event for 2019, raising money for a host of charities including CHAS and Scotland’s Air Ambulance.

Graeme Strachan, general manager at Atholl Palace, said: “We are delighted to be hosting this wonderful car rally, which is not only a very colourful and glamorous spectacle for all car enthusiasts, but raises such a great amount for charity.

“We are told last year £28,000 was raised, with a higher total predicted this year.”

Vehicles created in the 1920s can be seen, along with a selection of today’s modern supercars and leading name, Bentley, is bringing along several recently launched models, including a Bentley SUV and an electric hybrid model.