Auto World Museum in AhmedabadAhmedabad boasts of a museum out of the world scene; after all not too many cities in India can boast of a car museum with an enviable and jaw-dropping collection of vintage cars from all over the world. Name it and they have it. Be it the royal ride of great Maharajas or swanky super-fast SUVs, the Auto World Museum in Ahmedabad chooses to present the best on everything about them.
Conceived, realized and established by Pranlal Bhogilal, the Dastan farm was a labour of love for this man. Being a connoisseur of exclusive vintage cars he had an amazing private collection of 100 them, which he converted into a museum at Dastan Farm. The cars, some of them decades old in age are maintained in brilliant condition at this car home.
Display in Auto World MuseumComing to the point the Museum today, houses an impressive number of members from the ace car families. They wear some of the best names in the business on their sleeve like the Bentley, Jaguar, Austin, Maybach, Rolls Royce, Cadillacs, Lincoln, Chrysler, and the fords to name a few.
Most of these cars are in such great shape and health, that they’ll be ready to hit the wheels as and when you want. You can take the ride of your life on a 3.5 km stretch for Rs 500(re-confirm prices) ride. Of course there are several who want to pay undisclosed amounts to take these world beauties home permanently; especially the foreigners, but Pranlal Bhogilalji loved them to death and wouldn’t even hear a proposal.
These cars are not just status symbols or power statements, they are pieces of art, masterfully designed and crafted with panache.
A Variety of Vintage Cars Displayed in the MuseumThe Museum has all of them – the colossal ceremonial lovely Limousines, the romantically cool convertibles and the chic and modish Sports Cars; the ones especially with coach built to look like Railway Saloons, carriages driven by horses, amazing boat-tailed Wooden Speedsters, Shooting Brakes; tastefully designed cars built for rich and passionate car-lovers; cars that are worth attention and praises. These cars have been designed and made as per choice and specifications of every customer. Here you will find special cars like Limousines and the grand tourers that are used for taking out processions for ceremonies and functions, there are cars that can be converted to carry on drives in the evenings; you will also find station wagons designed to look like boats and even like carriages drawn by horses to carry evening drives for families.
These vintage cars most of which are acquired from erstwhile Indian Royalty are deeply connected to Indian history.
You can also enjoy authentic scrumptious Gujarati thali served here in the farm. You ought to imagine an exclusive ride and a delightful meal to compliment the visit to this museum, absolutely divine!
Information you can use
Address of the Museum:
Auto World Museum
Sardar Patel Ring Road, Kathwada
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Contact No: +91 79 22820699
Open Days: Monday to Saturday
Open Timings: 10am to 6pm
Entry Fee: Rs.50 per person