The Torque Masters and their exotic and exciting vehicles are back in Sidney this weekend. Steven Heywood/News file photo

Sidney streets welcome Torque Masters for annual show

Club brings classic, unusual and just generaly hot cars to downtown

It’s the sort of event that you don’ have to have an intense love affair with cars to get torqued about.

But it helps.

The pavement of downtown Sidney is heating up with anticipation for lines of classic, modern and modified vehicles during this weekend’s 2018 Coast Capital Auto Extravaganza.

Hosted by the Greater Victoria area’s Torque Masters Car Club, last year’s edition of the event drew thousands of people throughout the day to see the shiniest, most souped-up cars and trucks on the Island. Various prizes were also up for grabs among the many people who entered their vehicles.

Torque Masters Auto Extravaganza hits the streets Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. You can add your wheels to the registration roll at the show for $25. Check in is at the Mary Winspear Centre. The first 100 vehicles will get a “swag bag” from event sponsors

Gates open at 8 a.m. Registration closes at 11 a.m. The show closes at 3 p.m.

Revived in 1992, the Sidney-based Torque Masters exist “to preserve and maintain interest in all makes and types of automobiles. To share our interest with all levels of our community. To be good role models and have fun.”

Just Posted

Parkland musical theatre lights up the stage with Grease

North Saanich school stages show Jan. 30 to Feb. 2

City of Victoria endorses potential class action lawsuit against fossil fuel giants

Data will be gathered to quantify how much environmental damage the city has faced

Toronto Arrows players take aim at youth rugby clinic

Juan de Fuca team offers get acquainted clinics

‘Blue Monday’ isn’t real, but depression can be

CMHA encourages people to prioritize their mental health

Braves host 2019 Prospects Game, Saturday at Pearkes

Campbell River to host VIJHL All-Star Game, Sunday

UPDATE: B.C. legislature managers accused of excessive travel, personal expense claims

Clerk Craig James, security chief Gary Lenz call allegations ‘completely false’

B.C. man fined $10,000 after leaving moose to suffer before death

Surrey man was convicted last week on three Wildlife Act charges

POLL: Should people have to license their cats?

The Victoria Natural History Society has sent letters to 13 municipalities in… Continue reading

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Jan. 15

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Anti-pipeline group wants NEB to consider impact of emissions, climate change filed NEB motion asking to apply same standard to the project as it did with Energy East pipeline

B.C. man charged in 2014 snake venom death of toddler

Henry Thomas was taking care of the North Vancouver girl the day before she died

B.C.’s largest public-sector union wants inquiry into money laundering, drugs

Union officials say Premier John Horgan and Attorney General David Eby have not ruled out the possibility of a public inquiry

Teen in confrontation with Native American: I didn’t provoke

Nick Sandmann of Covington Catholic High School said he was trying to defuse the situation

Suspect allegedly armed with handgun robs Island gas station

Incident occurred Sunday night in Nanaimo

Most Read