Car enthusiasts head for La Jolla


If you’re the owner of an older Ford, Lincoln-Mercury or Volkswagen who wants to show off your wheels, you can head for La Jolla’s downtown Village this weekend or next.

On July 24, there will be an impromptu all Ford Family gathering on Girard Avenue. Registration will be at the corner of Girard Avenue and Silverado street. The event is open to Ford family vehicles only, including Anglia, Boss, Bronco, Cobra, Consul, Country Squire, Courier, Crestline, Crown Victoria, Customline, Falcon, Fairlane, Fairmont, 500, Fordor, Futura, Granada, Mainline, Monarch, Maverick, Models A-AA-B-N-R-T-TT, Mustang, Phaeton, Pinto, Popular, Prefect, Ranchero, Ranger, Shaker, Shelby, Skyliner, Standard, Starliner, Sunliner, Taunus, Thunderbird, Transit, Trucks, Tudor and Victoria.

Entry forms can be obtained by e-mailing

  1. Registration is $40.

On July 31, there will be an all Volkswagen car, bus and truck show. Registration is $25 prior to July 25; $40 thereafter. It’s open to VW models including Beetle, Cabrio, Caravelle, Corrado, Dasher, Derby, Fox, Golf, GTI, Harlequin, Jetta, Karmann Ghia, Kombi, Kubelwagen, Passat, Polo, Quantum, Rabbit, Schwimmwagen, Scirroco, New Beetle, Super Beetle, Thing, Tiguan, Toureg, Transporter, Vanagon, 411, 412, Type I, Type II, Type III and Type IV.
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People’s choice awards will be given at both shows.