My parents had one of those! The British Motor Show adds a celebration of automotive ordinariness to its host of content

My parents had one of those! The British Motor Show adds a celebration of automotive ordinariness to its host of content

For petrolheads all over the world, their very first car memories are associated with the vehicles their parents owned. So as families across the UK plan their Father’s Day celebrations, what better way for the UK’s brightest, best and most interactive car show (The British Motor Show) to mark the occasion than by announcing a special ‘Mum and Dad’s Cars’ display among its vast array of classic and modern motors.


From Austin Maestros to Vauxhall Cavaliers, we all remember the cars that ferried us to school and back, took us on our first dates or allowed us our first taste of motoring freedom on the day we passed our tests. As a celebration of all things automotive The British Motor Show wants to commemorate that as much as it wishes to bring the latest and greatest the car industry has to offer in touching distance of the fun-loving public.


“This is the only car show where you’ll find a Nissan Bluebird rubbing shoulders with a brand new McLaren,” said The British Motor Show CEO, Andy Entwistle. “But it’s the cars our mums and dads owned that were the catalyst for most of us developing a love of cars and The British Motor Show is all about the love of cars.


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“Our ‘Mum and dad’s cars display will bring a taste of nostalgic automotive ordinariness to an already packed show, where the love of Ferraris and Lamborghinis is just as important as the love of Ford Sierras and Rover 200s, which for many of us is where it all began.”


With the UK government reconfirming ‘Freedom Day’ as July 17th, the British Motor Show – sponsored by Cinch – is all systems go to become the first major motor show of 2021 to go ahead with no Covid-19 restrictions.


And that’s just another reason why the action-packed return of a British Motor Show on the international stage is major news for the automotive industry, as well as promising an fun-filled day for the British public.


It’ll be packed with interactive car-themed experiences, from the latest electric models to some tantalising classics, with a level of live, interactive experiences and celebrity guests never before seen at a previous British Motor Show.


Set to take place at Farnborough International from August 19-22, no other Motor Show has ever delivered such a variety of content, celebrity guests and live action. Tickets are an absolute bargain at an incredible £18.50 a head, with a family ticket including two children costing just £37 making it one of the best value and enjoyable days out for the forthcoming summer holidays.


To find out more about the show, book tickets or keep up with the latest news, visit


About cinch

cinch is part of Constellation Automotive Group, owner of Europe’s leading digital used car marketplaces, webuyanycar, cinch and BCA, which recently raised over £1bn to turbocharge cinch’s growth across the UK and Europe. cinch aims to take the faff out of finding, buying and owning a used car. It has quickly established itself as a leader for online used car search and purchases in the UK, and continues to enjoy exponential sales growth with its new, motorist-friendly way to search for, buy and maintain a quality-checked used vehicle. cinch’s faff-free commitment to customers puts Britain back in the driving seat, with quality checked used cars delivered direct to the buyer’s door wherever they are across mainland UK, and a 14-day money-back guarantee.


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