A shroud of fog gave a suitably evocative backdrop for a Cold War era rally.

Classic Eastern Bloc cars including Trabants, Skodas, Ladas and Yugos, passed through a murky Holme Moss and on to Emley as part of the annual Soviet Auto Luxury Tour.

Yorkshire highways and byways rang to the unmistakable sound of underpowered engines as the 25-strong cavalcade toured the region.

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In addition to rare and unusual vehicles coming from Devon, Surrey, Norfolk and Wiltshire, a Trabant owned by the same family since it was new made the journey from Germany especially for the event.

Cold War era car run arrives at Holme Moss - Adam Drake-Brockman in his 1990 Trabant Tramp.

The weekend event saw participants discovering the region’s Cold War history and industrial heritage.

The tour began at Wortley Hall near Barnsley, also visiting York’s Cold War Bunker, the National Coal Mining Museum at Grange Moor, Kelham Island Industrial Museum and National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield.