Exclusive: Brown Car Guy Karachi Classic Car Meet

with Pakistan Cafe Racers and Antique Cars Museum Pakistan Online

Exclusive coverage of a special Karachi Classic Car Meet in association with Pakistan Cafe Racers and Antiques Car Museum of Pakistan (Online) at Do Darya – featuring some of the country’s top car enthusiasts and collectors. Featuring is Karim Chapra with an ex-pop star Alamgir MG, Razi Nayyer with an ex-former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jaguar XJ, plus a former British Consul 1956 Austin Vanden Plas Princess owned by Shoaib Qureshi founder of the Museum and Cafe Racers, who organised this event.

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BMW Meet!

at Car Audio Security in Hayes, London [June 2022]

Attended a BMW Meet this morning at Car Audio Security  @CAS TV  in Hayes, West London, for modern classic and classic BMWs from pre-2000. Took my BMW E30 #BCGBMWE30 (full blog at BrownCarGuy.com) to park up alongside many other E30s, 635 CSI, M3, M5, 5 series, 7 series, 8 series and 2002 plus more.

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2022 Savile Row Concours

Pics and vids from Inaugural luxury lifestyle car event in central London

More videos and individual interviews to come – stay tuned! #bcgevents Further videos will follow, stay tuned and book mark this page! Pics below.

Walkaround of the spectacular Savile Row Concours exotic and bespoke supercar and classic car show held last week on the world-famous Savile Row street, known for exclusive and boutique tailoring and luxury products. The cars were all high end luxury, performance and classic cars.

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2022 Bromley Pageant of Motoring

Videos and images from the Bromley Pageant of Motoring – 12 June 2022, Norman Park, London

Took the BCG BMW E30 to the amazing Bromley Pageant of Motoring at Norman Park in Bromley where it’s been held for 40 years, although it the last couple of years were missed due to the pandemic. It’s now back, bigger and better than ever, complete with One Make Parking (where I displayed the E30), car clubs, a packed trade area, autojumble, live action arena including The Tigers Motorcycle Display Team, the smallest car in the world and more, together with a funfair and inflatables. Here’s an extensive walkaround video of the event.

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Karachi Car Culture

Jay Leno’s Pakistani Twin, Bandits and Unimogs plus the world’s highest classic car rally!

It’s Jay Leno! That’s not actually true. But it is his Pakistani doppelganger. Not only is the similarity uncanny, but like the famed American TV host, comedian and voracious car collector, Mohsin Ikram too, is hilarious company and a full-on car guy! He is also a walking-talking classic car encyclopaedia, owner, restorer and a founder of the FIVA-approved Vintage and Classic Car Club of Pakistan. 

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ULEZ Threat: Why the UK Government is WRONG about Classic Cars!

The UK is directly in contravention with UNESCO by classifying classics as over 40 years old

How old does a car need to be before it becomes a classic? In a previous video, posted a couple of weeks ago, and embedded below, I revealed that London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, wants to extend ULEZ – the Ultra Low Emission Zone – to the whole of Greater London, covering most of the area up to the M25! 

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Stop ULEZ Expansion To M25 in London!

From September 2023 non-ULEZ-compliant cars will have to pay £12.50 a day

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, has proposed plans to expand the ULEZ – Ultra Low Emission Zone – to cover the whole of Greater London right up to the M25. Here’s why its impact will be limited, how it will hurt the poorest the most, why it will kill classic car culture in London, and how to stop it. Urgent action is needed now. This is serious. Share and circulate this video and most importantly tell London’s authorities what you think – do it now, don’t delay! https://haveyoursay.tfl.gov.uk/cleanair?fbclid=IwAR3UHrpGe1qbc5ejyhbL948WyD4yewTOF6-5LzmBSSayYKgO98gNJZx1fJY

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New Book on the History of the Automobile in Pakistan

Extraordinary first book that chronicles car culture and history in the 75-year-old country

There’s a new book out, authored by Murtaza Y Mandviwalla, that charts the history of the car and motoring in Pakistan. Titled ‘Steering the Pakistan Wheel’ it chronicles the 100 plus years of the car industry but particularly its impact on Pakistan and its own 75-year history. The book is said to be full of exciting stories, honest reflections and current challenges.

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Pakistan’s First Online Antique Cars Museum Launched

Up to 100 unique and rare vintage and classic cars featured

Pakistan’s first online antique cars museum has been launched at an exclusive private event at the Quaid e Azam House Museum in Karachi, former home of Pakistan’s founder, M. A. Jinnah. Among a spectacular display of classic cars, Shoaib Qureshy, founder of the virtual museum, Antique Cars Pakistan, explained that it was “Pakistan’s first online museum intended to showcase the very best antique cars in the country”. 

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