Vote for 2013 Car of the Year before polls close on October 31

Article by Anita Panait, on October 11, 2013

Are you a fan of historic motoring? Then you have a chance to vote online for the Car of the Year in the 2013 International Historic Motoring Awards. Last day of voting is on October 31, 2013. Fans and enthusiasts only have to select one from a list of very special historic cars that have made the news in the past year.

The 2011 edition of the accolade went to one of the two surviving examples of the Type 64 Rekordwagen, considered as Porsche’s first-ever model. In 2012, the award went to the ‘Birkin’ Bentley that managed to set a world record for a British car at auction when it fetched around £5 million. For this year, the nominees include the Mercedes-Benz W196, which made it to the list after suddenly making a public appearance in 2013 after being hidden away for years.

The Bugatti 57SC Aerolithe recreation is also nominated, although it is not the long lost original car. It has been exhibited around the world this year. The iconic Porsche 911 RSR made it to the list after grabbing headlines for its full restoration this year. The record-breaking Blue Bird V: Malcolm Campbell also made the list of nominees after making star appearances at Goodwood and the National Motor Museum.

The Skyfall Aston Martin DB5 grabbed not only the headlines but made it to the silver screen after appearing on the latest installment of the 007 film. Also making it to list is Leyland P76 that won the Peking to Paris Challenge, enduring a 33-day, 7,610-mile journey. [source: International Historic Motoring Awards]

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