Hundreds of French classics to storm the capital for 14th Traversée de Paris

| 11 Dec 2013

More than 600 classic cars, 'bikes, buses, vans and even tractors will take to the streets of the French capital on 12 January for the annual Traversée de Paris.

Now in its 14th year, the superb event remains defiant despite city mayor Bertrand Delanoë pledging to ban all vehicles more than 17-years-old from Paris next year.

The vehicles – all more than 30 years old – will travel 30km through all the city's most famous spots and monuments, starting from the esplanade of the Chateau de Vincennes at 8am.

The 2014 event will have a cinematic theme to celebrate the centenary of the birth of film preservation pioneer Henri Langlois.  

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Click here for our story on the threat to classics in Paris.

Click here for our report on the 2013 Traversée de Paris.