Modified cars, sports bikes attract droves

Organisers say more than 280 cars and 100 motorbikes were on display


Enthusiasts from across the country participated in the event. PHOTO: AMMAR SHEIKH/EXPRESS

LAHORE: Scores of car and motorbike enthusiasts got together at the Forman Christian College University (FCCU) to exhibit their vehicles to a sizeable crowd on Saturday. 

The Auto Show 2015 held at the main parking lot of the university featured vehicles in four categories: luxury/exotic, modified and sports utility vehicles and sports and travel motorbikes. The organisers had also arranged test drives for visitors.

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Daniyal, one of the organisers, said around 280 car and motorcycle owners from across the country were participating in the show. There were more than 200 vehicles and over 100 motorbikes on display, he said. He said it was the first time such an event was being held at the FCCU.

The modified cars section attracted the most attention as motor enthusiasts struck conversations with the participants about various features of the displayed cars and the modifications made.

Ali, a university student, said he was quite fond of modifying and upgrading various features of his car and had come to the show to learn from others interested in the practice.  He said he had learnt several ideas about upgrade of vehicle engines. He said he found some of the paint jobs very impressive.

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The motorbike section also drew a sizeable crowd. Afzal, a who had brought his sports bike to the show, said he came to meet other enthusiasts and learn about the range of motorbikes available in the Pakistani market.

Maryam, one of the visitors, said she was a huge fan of sports bikes. She said she had been amazed to see the variety of motorbikes on display.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 22nd, 2015.

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