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1st Choice Car & Body Repairs

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



01367 700500


01235 765676

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Classic/Performance/Prestige Car Sales

Always a selection of Classic/Sport/Prestige and 4x4 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 [email protected]

Featured Project

1974 Datsun 260Z

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 hundred of hours were invested as it was a complete nut and bolt restoration.


Recent Restorations


Mercedes 230

Highly skilled & experienced

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.

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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...

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Classic and Period Car Sales & Restorations

1st Choice Car and Body Repairs is run by a team who are passionate about and have a genuine love for classic vehicles of all kinds.

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.


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.


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.



Sales: 01367 700500

Bodyshop: 01235 765676


Unit 1, W&G Industrial Estate, Faringdon Road

East Challow

Wantage OX12 9TF