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6 September 2023

All about the 2023 Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive

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The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive is a unique fundraiser bringing together classic cars and elegant style in support of men’s health and Movember.

What is The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive about?

2023 is the third year of the event, taking place on Sunday, September 24. It is an on-road motoring event, uniting pre-’80s classic cars, intended to encourage enthusiasts and vintage car owners around the world to dress dapper and drive for men’s health. Thousands of drivers participated from all over the world.

How does The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive support Movember?

Movember is the official charity partner of The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive. All funds raised by the Distinguished Gentlefolk support Movember. These funds are invested in vital research and initiatives for prostate cancer and men’s mental health, supporting the wellbeing of men around the world.

Where and when is the 2023 Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive?

The 2023 Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive is on Sunday, September 24. Drives are held in cities all around the world. The DGD dashboard finder shows all participating countries and cities where drives are taking place. If you want to register a drive in your city, all you need to do is fill out the form here, be it to host a public event or do something for your club.

How do I participate?

To participate you need a car that qualifies for the drive, as well as something to wear that embodies the theme of the event. Registration is open.

What cars are allowed?

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive is for pre-’80s-designed vehicles. Its purpose is to connect classic motoring enthusiasts around the world with dapper charm to bring about an event that is unique and spectacular. All vehicles in The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive must be designed and initially manufactured before December 31, 1979, with all but a few exceptions of replicas and these identical run-on models. This ensures that all participating vehicles are in the spirit and style of the event.

What do you wear to The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive?

Sharp. Dapper. Classy. Stylish. Dashing. Rakish. Think tailored suits, silk ties, cravats, waist coats, cufflinks and then find your way from there.

How do I donate to The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive?

The best way to support The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive with a donation is to sponsor a driver or drive. Just search for the name of who you want to sponsor and donate accordingly.