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Bayside Vehicle Restorers Club Inc. (BVRC) is based around the Brisbane bay-side suburb of Cleveland. The club caters for owners of all makes of Veteran, Vintage, Historic & Classic vehicles, over 30 years old as well as enthusiasts of these classic vehicles. BVRC was formed in 1978 and has enjoyed continuous activity ever since. It currently has 190 members with over 450 vehicles.

The Club’s aims are to:

  • Foster interest in the history, restoration and preservation of Veteran, Vintage, Historic, Classic motor vehicles of all types and makes.
  • Promote & encourage the use and enjoyment of driving member’s vehicles on our well planned runs & outings.
  • Encourage social activities for members and their families.
  • Provide information and support for members restoring vehicles of all types.

The club membership is open to owners of all makes of Veteran, Vintage, Historic & Classic vehicles over 30 years old including motor cycles, buses and trucks. It is also open to anyone interested in these classic vehicles. The club is affiliated with the Queensland Historic Motoring Council.

The Bayside Club organises mid-week and week-end day runs for members each month. The club also arranges regular social outings, week-ends away and at least one long distance run each year.

We also conduct a number of significant major motoring activities each year such as:

The Club also has an extensive library of automotive books which are available for members to borrow. The library contains a wealth of information as well as interesting books covering all aspects of motor vehicles

A very good quality club magazine is produced four times each year. The magazine contains reports about the club’s recent events; technical & news articles; and general interest automotive information.

Latest Club News

1302, 2024

Club Magazine – February 2024 available now

February 13th, 2024|Comments Off on Club Magazine – February 2024 available now

The February 2024 edition of the Bayside Vehicle Restorers Club Inc. Magazine is now available.

312, 2023

Club Magazine – November 2023 available now

December 3rd, 2023|Comments Off on Club Magazine – November 2023 available now

The November 2023 edition of the Bayside Vehicle Restorers Club Inc. Magazine is now available.

1109, 2023

Club Magazine – August 2023 available now

September 11th, 2023|Comments Off on Club Magazine – August 2023 available now

The August 2023 edition of the Bayside Vehicle Restorers Club Inc. Magazine is now available.

Magazine Articles

1930 Wills Overland Tourer

February 13th, 2024|

1930 Wills Overland Tourer - February 2024 Cover Story Shane Cowan had previously owned HD, HK and HQ Holdens, and for many years had owned and loved a 1982 Land Cruiser. He’d [...]

1964 EH Holden Special

December 3rd, 2023|

1964 EH Holden Special - November 2023 Cover Story My parents became tree-changers in the late 1950s, before the term was invented. After dad left the Army he had become a sales representative [...]

1950 Fiat 1400 Cabriolet

September 11th, 2023|

1950 Fiat 1400 Cabriolet - August - October 2023 Cover Story Journey of a Grand Old Lady My restoration journey of what could be described as an “Elegant Old Lady” began on [...]

  • 1951 48-215 Holden

1951 48-215 Holden

May 30th, 2023|

1951 48-215 Holden - May- July 2023 Cover Story In March 1994, when my late wife Doreen and I lived in Jannali in Sydney, my son Steve showed me an advertisement in [...]

1962 Jaguar E-Type Coupe

March 2nd, 2023|

1962 Jaguar E-Type Coupe - February - April 2023 Cover Story The word “iconic” has been so carelessly misapplied and overused that its origins have long been forgotten. Nonetheless if anyone ever [...]

  • 1966 Ford Galaxie Convertible

1966 Ford Galaxie Convertible

November 12th, 2022|

1966 Ford Galaxie Convertible - November 2022 - January 2023 Cover Story Galaxies joined Ford’s large car lineup in 1959, essentially as better-equipped Fairlanes, with four-door sedans, two-door hardtops and convertibles in [...]

Upcoming Events

Club Meeting – March 2024

March 8, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Warwick Veteran and Vintage Car Club50th Anniversary

March 9, 12:00 am - March 10, 12:00 am

Club Noggin & Natter – March

March 9, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Club Social Evening – March

March 12, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Midweek Club Run – March

March 14, 9:30 am - 2:00 pm