Date: 26th February 2017

CMC returned to the London Classic Car Show for the third consecutive year with a stunning display of classic cars as well as two iconic Jaguar racers that wowed the crowds as part of the daily Grand Avenue parades. More than 37,000 people attended the Capital’s premier feast of automotive culture and nostalgia. On featured display at CMC’s stand was the first production inside bonnet lock right hand drive E-Type roadster. The car, a bit worn-down, has been off the road for 20 years, forgotten in a barn in Ireland until CMC found it and purchased it, and now requires a full restoration. Next to it in contrast was a pristine E-Type, part of a selection of our current stock of cars ...

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Date: 8th December 2016

Over 2020 learners to be supported by new employer-led advanced manufacturing training and development hub Detailed plans for a new state-of-the-art training hub in Shropshire were unveiled for the first time yesterday, with the aim of supporting ‘2020 learners by 2020’. More than 100 local businesses and stakeholders attended the £3m Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology (MCMT) launch event in Bridgnorth to find out how they can play their role in helping it reverse the region’s skills and competency gaps. The MCMT, which is led by a consortium of Classic Motor Cars, Grainger & Worrall, Salop Design & Engineering and training provider In-Comm, will ...

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Date: 6th November 2016

Apprentices and mechanics from world-class restorers Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth (CMC) teamed up with Total, the global energy company, to provide oil for the century-old engines and a full mobile welding service to support the veteran cars in their annual pilgrimage from London to Brighton. This year’s London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, organised by the Royal Automobile Club, marked the 120th anniversary of the first ‘Emancipation Run’ and the mobile welding unit manned by CMC’s engine builder apprentice Ben Taylor and lead panel beater Luke Martin was a first in the history of the Run. The unit was in high demand already at the start in Hyde Park providing wel ...

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Date: 2nd November 2016

Squire the Man, the Cars, the Heritage by Jonathan Wood has won the Specialist Book of the Year Award at the 2016 Royal Automobile Club’s Motoring Book of the Year Awards ceremony. This is the third year of the successful awards and an innovation this year was the introduction of a specialist book of the year award, which recognised a work representing a dedicated feat of research and endeavor. Jonathan Wood’s extraordinary book on the esoteric Squire marque, which produced just seven sports cars in the 1930s in an attempt to rival Aston Martin, took the accolade for 2016. Peter Read, Royal Automobile Club Motoring Committee chairman, said: “Our respect is immense for the w ...

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Date: 31st October 2016

The live restoration of a one-of-a-kind 1954 XK120 by Pininfarina by the team of specialists from CMC proved to be one of the most exciting features of the recent Classic & Sports Car Show at Alexandra Palace, London. In its first public appearance for 40 years, the 1954 XK120, which features bodywork by Pininfarina, was worked on live at the show, giving visitors unprecedented access to the techniques and skill that go into bringing a classic car back to its full glory. A stunning and unique car - this Jaguar is believed to have been commissioned by Max Hoffman, a famous US importer and dealer, and was displayed at the 1955 Geneva Motor Show. CMC shared the ...

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