The AMOC were honoured on Sunday 19th May 2013 to be guests of The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich to stage their Spring Concours in the grounds of this splendid venue. Visitors were able to see probably the most immaculate collection of Aston Martins in the country close up and chat to the owners. Among them was our friend and client James Cross with his 1961 DB4.
Here we have part-way through a meticulous restoration a very special Aston Martin. The DB4GT was a shorter, lighter and more powerful version of the DB4 and just 75 were built. This is number 105 and Continue reading “Restoration – DB4GT/105/R”→
One of the challenges facing a classic car specialist is continuing to offer replacement and repair of parts which are becoming increasingly hard to find. Fulfilling this requirement is a speciality service we relish providing. The front suspension lower wishbones for DB4, DB5, DB6, DBS, DBSV8 and V8 have long since been obsolete from Aston Martin and supplies of good second-hand items has pretty much dried up. Continue reading “Lower Wishbone Overhaul”→
This low-mileage USA specification V8 Volante is receiving for a client, a body, trim and engine restoration. Having covered fewer than 25,000 miles from new, it was a particularly good example for updating with a colour change and beautiful retrim in contrasting shades of fawn, oatmeal and brown leather, carpets and headlining. Being left-hand drive increases its desirability as does a rebuilt automatic transmission and EFI engine. When complete, this will be a particularly fine example of the model. Continue reading “1988 V8 Volante”→
Here's a rather entertaining short film with some rather handy driving of four '80s supercars including a V8 Vantage. From Swiss supercar specialist Kidston. View