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Cars are not just machines, some are works of art. There are whole communities centred around vehicles, whether it’s the petrol head, need for speed kind of people, the vintage old school Chevy riding individuals or the off road out in the wild explorers. There is always something or someone out there that love this or that about their cars. If you’re a car lover in Kenya then you are not forgotten as there seems to be an event for each type of car fan. These are just a few of the ones you must make a point of attending.

1. The Concours d’Elegance

The Concours d’Elegance is considered the classiest and most prestigious motor event in Kenya. It is organized annually by the Alfa Romeo Owners Club of Kenya.

Concours d Elegance means a gathering of elegance and originated in Paris, France in the 17th century. This began as a pastime of the French aristocracy.They paraded their horse drawn carriages in the parks during summer weekends and holidays. Concours has since evolved to automobiles and motorcycles dating back in history.

If you’re into vintage cars and motorcycles then this is the event for you.

Concours d Elegance shall be taking place on Sunday 26th September

2. KCB Safari Rally

The Safari rally is a big part of Kenyan and East African history. It was first held from 27 May to 1 June 1953 as the East African Coronation Safari in Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika(Tanzania), as a celebration of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. In 1960 it was renamed the East African Safari Rally and kept that name until 1974, when it became the Safari Rally.

3. Rhino Charge

The Rhino Charge is an annual off road motorsport competition that has been held in Kenya since 1989. It is a unique and exciting competition that requiring bravery and a high level of skill in off-road driving and navigation. The event, organized by The Rhino Ark Charitable Trust, is held to raise funds for a very noble cause – conservation of Kenya’s Aberdare Ecosystem.

4. TT

The first ever street legal, high performance car tarmac event in Kenya and probably Africa. Imagine a scene from your favourite need for speed movie, drag races and all. The Kiamburing TT allows car owners and enthusiasts to showcase their unique rides and the customized ones as well.

5. Subaru Fest

If you love fast cars then Subarus must be one of the cars at the top of your lists. Subarus epitomise need for speed and have one of the biggest and most loyal followings in the world. Subaru Fest as the name suggests is geared at celebrating these amazing vehicles. Subaru Fest celebrates the true motorsport heritage and continuous pursuit of auto performance excellence that is synonymous with the Subaru brand.