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16 Years Later, Jaguar Restoration Still Shines

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Pebble Beach Mercedes-Benz Award Win

Winning the Mercedes-Benz Award at Pebble Beach in 1997 was one of the highlights of my 40 years in the restoration business. Restoring a coach-built car like this 1933 380K Mercedes Sport Roadster requires painstaking research as each of these vehicles is as unique as the individuals who commissioned them. You would be hard-pressed to

Austin-Healey Magazine Feature

Austin-Healey Magazine gave its readers a look inside the working of our shop in its May-June 2013 issue. We were delighted to be featured, and applaud Dave Ketchen and his team for the wonderful job they did portraying Foreign Car Specialties. Click here to download the interview in its entirety.

1964 Jaguar XKE Roadster

Three-year Complete Nut-and-Bolt Rotisserie Restoration with custom, butter-soft, Scottish, vegetable-dyed leather Owner participation in every step, determining level of quality for interior, chrome, paint, and total engine rebuild Unusually original example with complete, unmolested tool kit and jack still located in the trunk Tan canvas top and boot