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Club RetroTorque


Join our Leeds and surrounding area based classic car club, Club RetroTorque, and start making friends with a group of passionate classic car enthusiasts.


Simply signup to this website to be given an entry-level-membership of Club RetroTorque, free of charge.


We are interested in all marques and models of vehicle, from all eras.


We are an informal and welcoming grassroots-organisation, eager to attract a diverse membership, including a strong following of women classic car enthusiasts.


We hold our pub meetings, displays, drive-outs, parades, rallies and other classic car events in or close to: Bardsey, Boroughbridge, Boston Spa, Collingham, Harewood, Harrogate, Huddersfield, Leeds (Adel, Alwoodley, Bramhope, Chapel Allerton, Eccup, Headingley, Horsforth, Linton, Meanwood, Moortown, North Rigton, Oakwood, Roundhay, Scarcroft, Shadwell), Marton-cum-Grafton, Otley, Sherburn-in-Elmet, Shipley, Sicklinghall, Wetherby, York, and in the wider Yorkshire region, including trips out to the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales.


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events



Our regular, informal pub meets form the backbone of our events calendar. We hold these ‘display your vehicle’ style meetings at a few venues every month throughout the year, mainly just to the North of Leeds. Right now, probably our stand out meet is the fine dining lunchtime meet at The Punch Bowl Inn, Marton-cum-Grafton, near Boroughbridge, held each 1st Saturday of the month. It’s very well attended with some great Classic Cars on display.


We also arrange drive-outs, tours, museum visits, car club show displays and other sorts of events.


Currently, most of our meets and activities take place in the Yorkshire region: Harrogate, Ilkley, Leeds, Otley, Wetherby and York, with trips into the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales. In the longer-term, we have plans to expand things further afield too.




These are some of the venues we use to hold regular or semi-regular informal pub style meets. For more information, please see our Club RetroTorque events page.


The Punch Bowl Inn, Marton cum Grafton, YO51 9QY - their website

The Black Bull, Moulton, Richmond, DL10 6QJ - their website

The Crown & Cushion, Welburn, York YO60 7DZ - their website

The Windmill, Main Street, Linton, Wetherby, LS22 4HT - their website

The Harewood Arms, Harewood, Leeds, LS17

New Venues


If you own or manage a venue that would be suitable for hosting classic car events, we’d like to hear from you. The club is interested in expanding beyond Yorkshire and ultimately would like to host and promote classic car events all over the UK. Please get in touch via our contact page.

Classic Cars & Motorbikes


Our club members are devoted to a wide variety of Classic Cars: Veteran and Vintage, pre-WW2, post-WW2 and more modern enthusiasts’ cars as well. An ever-growing number of marques are represented: Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Austin, Bentley, BMW, Corvette, Ferrari, Ford, Jaguar, Lancia, Lotus, Mazda, MG, Morgan, Porsche, Reliant, Rolls-Royce, SAAB, Triumph, Volvo and VW.


So, whether you have a 1922 Plymouth, 2006 Mini Cooper, 1972 SAAB Sonett, or even a brand new Mazda MX5 – just so long as you’re a motoring enthusiast – you’ll fit right in!


Also, a few club members are starting to display their classic motorbikes at our events – which is great to see!


These are some of the cars our members have: Abarth, AC, Alfa Romeo, Allard, Alpine-Renault, Alvis, Amphicar, Armstrong Siddeley, Ashley, Aston Martin, Audi, Austin, Austin-Healey, Bentley, Berkeley, BMW, Bond, Borgward, Bristol, Caterham, Chevrolet, Citroen, Clan, DAF, Daimler, Datsun, Dellow, De Lorean, De Tomaso, DKW, Dodge, Elva, Facel Vega, Fairthorpe, Falcon, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, Frazer Nash, Gilbern, Ginetta, Goggomobil, Gordon-Keeble, Healey, Heinkel/Trojan, Hillman, Honda, Humber, ISO, Jaguar, Jeep, Jensen, Jowett, Lagonda, Lamborghini, Lanchester, Lancia, Land Rover, Lea-Francis, Lotus, Marcos, Maserati, Matra, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mercury, Messerschmitt, MG, Morgan, Morris, NSU, Ogle, Opel, Panhard, Panther, Peerless/Warwick, Peugeot, Plymouth, Pontiac, Porsche, Range Rover, Reliant, Renault, Riley, Rochdale, Rolls-Royce, Rover, SAAB, Simca, Singer, Skoda, Standard, Sunbeam, Sunbeam-Talbot, Swallow, Talbot, Tornado, Toyota, Trident, Triumph, Turner, TVR, Vanden Plas, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Volvo, and Wolseley.