About Us

The Victorian Hot Rod Association (VHRA) is a not for profit organisation is made up of passionate motoring enthusiast members who endeavour to support, promote and encourage this obsessive lifestyle. Our aim is to keep this fantastic tradition going for the generations to come as it holds a special place in the hearts of many car and bike owners and dreamers.

Since 1966, the (VHRA) has collectively hosted this must-see annual exhibition which is proudly seen to be a premier event of exceptional value, and is Australia’s longest running exhibition of any kind.

Over the decades this unique Melbourne event is held over our Australia Day weekend where many thousands of Coolest Hot Rods, Custom Car, Street Machines, Muscle Cars, Motorcycles and various other beautiful machines have been displayed in the most specular historical building. The variety and high standard of vehicles reflects long painful hours of dedicated from owners and their families who have invested their hearts n souls into their head turning machines.

This family friendly event attracts visitors and participants from all over, who simply want to enjoy these beauties which have been lovingly presented in all their gleaming glory in both our indoor and outdoor display areas.

Our Encourage Awards are held for the young upcoming car builders aged between 15 to 25 years and are designed to promote and support them their efforts with their unfinished projects and then invite them back, so they can share their completed pride n joys with us all, to show dreams can come true.

We hold a Q&A forum on helpful related topics on how, and where you can get started and to inspire others on how to get started to own or build these beauties.

This event is also a great opportunity to promote various Traders in the industry at Trade Ally on what’s new and interesting.

If you’re interested in being part of the Victorian Hot Rod Association as a new member, please contact us for an application form to apply on 0488 992 166 or info@hotrod.com.au