Paisley went classic car crazy on Wednesday evening as thousands braved the weather to soak up the timeless glamour of the Monte Carlo Classic Rally.
The only UK start leg of the world-famous event saw around 70 vehicles set off from outside Paisley Abbey on the 2,688km trek over the Alps to the French Riviera.
Drivers of lovingly-preserved Porsches, Mini Coopers and Linwood-built Hillman Imps happily mingled with the public, who enjoyed getting up close to the vehicles.
Paisley is one of just five host cities for the event - the others being Barcelona, Copenhagen, Turin and Reims - helping put the town on the map ahead of its bid for UK City of Culture 2021.
The first car over the ramp was driven by Glasgow 2014 judo gold medallist and classic car fanatic Chris Sherrington, who is taking part in the rally.
And he was followed over by Caroline Carslaw, Scotland’s