The Museum that Gathers the Automobile Enthusiasts Together… Near East University Classic and Sports Car Museum attracts great interest

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Added On: 28 August 2018, Tuesday, 08:41
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The Museum that Gathers the Automobile Enthusiasts Together… Near East University Classic and Sports Car Museum attracts great interest

Near East University Car Museum, which is the first and only car museum of Cyprus, showcases a blend of rare classic and sports car belonging to 19th, 20th and 21st century and attracts great interest of the visitors.

The Directorate of Press and Public Relations Office of Near East University released that the museum, which has become a frequented place for domestic and foreign tourists, students, young people and classic car enthusiasts, has been visited by more than 40 thousand of people so far. Near East University Car Museum, which has also been visited and admired a lot by members of various automobile clubs since the day it was opened, has attracted a great deal of interest of children, antique car enthusiasts and collectors as well while it is emerging as a frequented place especially for tourists visiting our country.

Tourists admire the Collection of Rare Classic and Special Production Cars showcased in the museum….
The museum with its rich collection of rare classic cars including the first models of world brands such as Mercedes, Ford, Ferrari and BMW makes it possible for the visitors to feel as if they were in a time tunnel watching the voyage of these brand cars from the time they launched to the present day. The museum houses not only the rare cars that produced first across the globe and remained our days as unique examples of their kinds but also many legendary vintage sports cars. Among these legendary cars, 1899 model Crest Mobile, which is the only sample of its brand in the world, 1903 model Wolseley, 1909 model Buick, 1949 model Jaguar XK120, which exceeded 300 km per hour for the first time, Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster, which is the final variation to wear the Murciélago nameplate, and Dodge Viper SRT10 Final Edition are in the limelight.

Alongside the classical and sports cars, each of which is a milestone in automobile sector, the meeting room designed by using original aircraft parts also attracts great interest. The Museum, which is located in Near East University Campus and showcases dozens of classical and sports car models, opens its doors for visitors from Monday to Friday, between 08:00-13:00 / 14:00-17:00.

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