The sun beamed down to make hot rods and bikes gleam at the Whangamata Club.
The very first car and bike show in the world for 2017 was held at the club on January 1.
The event is a build up to Repco Beach Hop 17, to be held March 22-26, says a club spokesperson.
The January 1 event attracted a record 215 vehicles.
Many on holiday, with person coming from the Coromandel and the remaining coming from the Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Auckland areas.”
Proceeds from the show were donated to the Whangamata Community Services Trust.
The winners at the World's 1st Car & Bike Show for 2017 held at the Whangamata Club were:
Best Ford - Wayne Gibbens, Kohimarama - 1936 Ford Roadster
Best Chev - David Green, Matamata - 1947 Chev Pick Up
Best Other - Cyril Jeffery, Silverdale - 1928 Dodge
Best Hot Rod - Haggis, Te Awamutu - 1934 Ford Coupe Best Street Machine - Peter Ganley, Waiuku - 1968 Camaro
Best Nostalgia - Graham Steele, Te Puke - 1928 Model A
Best Pick Up - Les Phillips, Tokoroa - 1956 F100
Best Original Bike - David Leask, Morrinsville - 1973 Kawasaki
Best Modified Bike - Paul Pavletich, Albany - 2015 Indian
Best Sprocket - Stephen Richards, Whangamata - 2010 MADAZ
Whangamata Club Choice - Tony Ewens, Papamoa - 1973 Dodge Challenger
Whangamata Club President's Pick - John & Marlene Robben, Cambridge - 1928 Model A Pick Up