Classic car show roars into Orchard Beach to raise money for charity

Hundreds of cars and motorcycles roared through the Bronx Sunday to participate in the sixth annual Orchard Beach Car show, which raises money for charity.

The cars included classics like a 1987 Corvette, 1962 Ford Galaxy 500 and 1942 Studebaker. Jim Ilardi says his love affair with cars started as a hobby with his wife and kids and grew into the dream of building his own car. Ilardi says $70,000 later, he has a custom car.The East Coast Classic Car Association put on the event to raise money for a museum in Washington, D.C. Organizers also say over the past years, the show has raised more than $180,000 for a 9/11 widow and orphans fund.

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