Freeport A’Famosa Outlet will celebrate the Mother’s Day weekend on the 7 and 8 May with a showcase of more than 80 vintage cars. The event is hosted by Freeport A’Famosa Outlet and is organized by the Malaysia and Singapore Vintage Car Register. Sponsors include A’Famosa Resort, Star Ted and Sembonia. The showcase of more than 80 vintage cars will come from all over Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. The total value of cars on display are worth more than RM150 million.The event will be one of the largest gatherings of vintage and classic cars in the Country this year and is sure to have something to appeal to all petrolheads and fashionistas!
The showcase will feature more than 80 vintage & classic cars from the 1940’s through to the 1990’s. Long forgotten brands such as Riley, Sunbeam, Singer & Triumph will be on-show alongside old favourites such as Bentley, Austin, Jaguar and MG. The oldest cars in the show date from 1937 & 1938 and there will be many from the 1960’s heyday of sportscars with model names such as Thunderbird, Sprite & Spider.
There will also be a contest for shoppers to vote for their favourite vintage car. Classic Chrome from Ford,Citroen & Morris will compete with Vintage Muscle from Buick, Rolls Royce & Mercedes for the ‘Most Stylo Award’ voted by shoppers over the weekend. A colouring contest based on vintage cars for the children will be held as well. It will indeed be a whole gamut of wholesome activities for the family and vintage car lovers.
Freeport A’Famosa Outlet is located just 5 minutes from the Alor Gajah toll on the North-South Expressway making it easily accessible to over 9 million customers from Klang Valley, Melaka and nearby towns plus the 15 million tourists who visit Melaka every year. The outlet provides more than 1,600 FREE car parking spaces. The Outlet offers over 80 international fashion, sports and accessories brands in some 180,000 sq. ft with over 60 stores. The Outlet is set in an open air mall featuring a lake, fountains, carousel and windmill with architecture themed on Malacca’s Dutch heritage.
Brands at the Outlet include Nike, Cotton On, Esprit, Puma, Under Armour, G2000, Carlo Rino, Clarks, Forever 21, Samsonite, FolliFollie, Sacoor Brothers, Levis and many more international brands. Phase 2 offering another 40 shops is expected to open in 2017.