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01367 700500


01235 765676


1st Choice Car & Body Repairs

We specialise in classis car restoration and the sale of classic and period cars. With an unrivalled and vastly experienced team, we can undertake all manner of restoration works.

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Classic/Performance/Prestige Car Sales

Always a selection of Classic, Sport, Prestige and 4×4 vehicles available for sale.
All hand picked by experienced buyers and prepared to the highest standards.
Car sales opening hours: Mon-Fri 9-5.30pm, Sat 9-5pm, Sunday by appointment only. Call us on 01367 700500 or email

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Highly Skilled & Experienced Technicians

Our enthusiastic team of highly skilled craftsmen and technicians offer many years experience, and undertakes all aspects of restoration work, from simple repairs to complete restoration our knowledge and vast experience cover mechanical, electrical and bodywork restoration.

All projects are carefully overseen and managed by our very experienced workshop controller and our dedicated team with several hundred years of experience between them. All work undertaken is recorded in detail by the staff member whom carries it out. This enables the owner to be fully informed about the work completed, and the record of the restoration indeed we can send weekly photos and suggest weekly visits if required to see the progress this can then form an important part of the car’s historical documentation.

Recent Restoration Projects

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We thought this stunning 280 Brooklands was sold but our buyer has let us down at the 11th hour.
we have just done some very minor refurbishment on this.
Rectified a small oil leak and a few other minor jobs .
And it went off for its MOT the other day and the MOT Station said It was one of the cleanest they had ever seen.
It has come from long-term ownership, some 18 years previous owner, good friend of that chap who owned another eight or nine years .
Just 60,000 miles with a complete history from day one .
Handful of owners and just simply beautiful.
If you are being picky there is a minute bubble at the bottom of the passenger door, which nobody had noticed  we will get that done.

The grin  factor I have driving this.
It drives perfectly .
Without doubt one of the best out there .
We sold it for £31995 within days of advertising
And have been besieged with calls but we thought it was sold ..
so back on the market .
If anyone has a interest do get in touch .
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Here we have our lovely Nissan 300ZX TwinTurbo meeting its new owner today.
It is going to be driving back to southern Ireland 
We hope you enjoy love your new car .

Here we have our lovely Nissan 300ZX TwinTurbo meeting its new owner today.
It is going to be driving back to southern Ireland
We hope you enjoy love your new car .
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Been a long while getting to this point .
But the lovely copper fire, metallic Lotus, Esprit, S3 turbo is now painted.
It looks stunning !!
Thank you ever so much to Kelvin for allowing us to use his car as a paint reference.

Those that have followed This car will remember it was British racing green. Had a small accident at the front it started life off as copper fire metallic and we have put it back to that colour.

The panels are being painted in the next day or so .
Then the fit up will start ..
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I’d usually be against changing the original color. But that Copper Fire is definitely an upgrade. cheers!

Beautiful colour, definitely the right decision to put it back to original.

Is this the Roger Moore , Bond colour he had in the film.? Looks great 👍

Busy with Stags at present !!!
We have a few In stock for sale from £15k to £27995 ..
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Georgina Main I want the green one xxx

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This is a lovely example of a beautiful Toyota, supra turbo.
1990 . Low mileage.
Long-term owner who has maintained very well
Available at £11995 ..
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Looks fantastic!

Mo Faraaz Chucha

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Featured Projects

1974 Datsun 260Z

1974 Datsun 260Z

Full Nut & Bolt Restoration | Purchased by our managing director as a wreck. It had been off the road for 35 years, this stunning and very rare Datsun 260Z RHD was a labour of love for the team. Hundreds of hours were invested as it was a complete nut and bolt restoration.

1971 Ford Capri GT – MK1

1971 Ford Capri GT – MK1

Full restoration of a 1971 Mk1 Ford Capri GT, having been off the road many years. An epic restoration which was done over a 6 month period. SOLD – Call 01235 765676 for more information.

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In our workshop we can undertake any engineering service, including full engine strips and renovations plus full electrical rewiring.

Vehicles can be completely over hauled either with period correct items or with considered modern upgrades according to the customers requirements.

Any part of your vehicle can be rebuilt or upgraded during your restoration including engine, gearbox, brakes and suspension to cope with the requirements for driving in today’s traffic.

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Our body shop has a state of the art paint shop, including computerised paint matching.

And with our metal fabrication shop, panels can be made as a example please review our Datsun 260z in our cars restored page both doors on this vehicle were beyond repair our very skilled technician made new doors and moulded them to the shape of the car what is now on the vehicle are doors that match the original.

Our trim shop allows any work from small repairs to full leather re-trims and bespoke carpet fitting.

We also can offer a polishing service and can take your engine items and fully polish often a grubby engine lets the car down after our team has done a bespoke polishing and detailing it transforms the engine bay.

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Maintenance and Servicing

We can offer anything from a minor service of your classic car to a full engine rebuild.

We have a large facility with 2 x ramps and skilled technicians at hand.

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Our showroom is situated at
31G Park Road, Faringdon
Oxfordshire SN7 7BP

Telephone: 01367 700500

Here you can find an ever-changing selection of sports // classics // 4×4 vehicles. Various price sectors, if you cannot see what you want give us a call.



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1st Choice Car and Bodyworks Ltd also offer:

Alloy wheels repairs

Interior trim repairs

Smart repairs

Dent removal we have a team of highly
experienced dent removal experts

Scratch repairs up to full repaints

Indeed there is very little we cannot do…