Toronto British Car Day 2016 – Event Report

British Car Day® is hosted annually by the Toronto Triumph Club, Ontario, Canada on the third Sunday of September. Since its inaugural event in 1984, it has grown in leaps and bounds, and this year drew around 1,000 British cars and 8,000 spectators, with room to grow even bigger.

Toronto British Car Day 2016 - Event Report

British Car Day® is open to vintage, classic and current British manufactured vehicles, including motorcycles. The event is the largest, one-day, all-British car event in North America, with visitors from Ontario, the northeast United States, the Maritime provinces, Quebec, and Manitoba, representing membership in 100 British car clubs.

Toronto British Car Day 2016 - Event Report

This year they celebrated six anniversary cars:
• MGTA, 80 years, displayed by Rick Clark.
• Triumph Roadster, 70 years, Michael Walton.
• Morris Minor 1000, 60 years, Alan Brand.
• Triumph GT6, 50 years, Warren Beech.
• Jensen Interceptor, 50 years, Mike Lewyckj.
• Lotus Esprit, 40 years, Brian Casselberry.

Winner of the Best of Show was a superb 1949 Triumph 200 Roadster owned by Paul Cocarell and Participants’ Choice Awards were handed out to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in 56 categories.

The top 5 makes were, in order, Triumph, MG, Jaguar, Mini and Lotus. To view a selection of pictures please go to

The 34th BCD is planned for Sunday 17th September 2017.

Toronto British Car Day 2016 - Event Report

Note: This event report is courtesy of Dave Sims – Chairman, British Car Day


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