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CONTACT

CAR SALES

01367 700500

BODY SHOP

01235 765676

VISIT OUR DEDICATED
LAND ROVER DISCOVERY
& RANGE ROVER SALES SITE
www.landroverdiscoveries.co.uk

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 showroom@1stchoicebodyworks.net

Recently awarded the 2021 Top Rated Dealer on www.CarGurus.co.uk

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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 were delighted to have this stunning thunderbird in our classic bodyshop for some repairs. . 
Our customers comments below 
Thank you for the opportunity a  beautiful car. 
Had a prang in my 55 Thunderbird and Rob and his team did an amazing job! Very friendly , very knowledgeable and definitely wont be going else for other bits that need doing!
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We were delighted to have this stunning thunderbird in our classic bodyshop for some repairs. .

Our customers comments below

Thank you for the opportunity a beautiful car.

Had a prang in my 55 Thunderbird and Rob and his team did an amazing job! Very friendly , very knowledgeable and definitely won't be going else for other bits that need doing!
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Just arrived . 
This is a 1 owner Alfa 156 
It is totally original and has the most impressive history 
We are helping to sell it for a family friend of our MD. 
It is a deceased Estate sale . 
I doubt there are any better than this one 
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Just arrived .
This is a 1 owner Alfa 156
It is totally original and has the most impressive history
We are helping to sell it for a family friend of our MD.
It is a deceased Estate sale .
I doubt there are any better than this one

Is it worth £4500 ..
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Twin Spark or V6?

What is the mileage and service history please ? Thanks

156 is one of of the most beautiful saloon cars ever.

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We have just had this turn up from long term ownership . 
Mercedes 1984 280 SL . 
Last owner, 26 years. 
the owner spent just under £18000 with a classic restoration centre up in Newcastle where the car has resided through 2019/2020 . 
We have a small amount of rectification to attend too to make the car lovely . 
Interior is very good . 
Drives superbly 
History file going back to new. 
A very nice SL indeed and a bargain at this price point given the expenditure recently . . 
Comments from last owner below .. 
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We have just had this turn up from long term ownership .

Mercedes 1984 280 SL .
Last owner, 26 years.
the owner spent just under £18000 with a classic restoration centre up in Newcastle where the car has resided through 2019/2020 .
We have a small amount of rectification to attend too to make the car lovely .
Interior is very good .
Drives superbly
History file going back to new.

A very nice SL indeed and a bargain at this price point given the expenditure recently . .

Comments from last owner below ..

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been in our MDs family for 16 years 
Ford Cortina 1600E, Mark 2, Series 1 car, Registered 1st November 1967, F Registration, Rare early Series one model. 
Silver Fox Metallic, Original Black trim which is in very good condition. Very good dashboard/carpets /door cards.
Complete car - Needing recommissioning, not been on the road since 1999, 25 years! 
This Cortina has been in our MDs brothers ownership  for the last 16 years and has not been used during that time and has always been barn stored. 
Last Mot was in September 1999, Mileage 55313 second time around.  It was then that the car was laid up until ownership change   in May 2008.
The registration documents shows 5 former keepers before current .  Supplied with the car is a history folder with lots of Mot certificates, including receipts 
as well as several handbooks/brochure and articles. 
This Ford Cortina 1600E might be one of the last complete original unrestored cars possibly now left? 
The reason for the very  reluctant sale is due to losing long term storage .. 
Any interest do get in touch . 
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Available ..
been in our MDs family for 16 years

Ford Cortina 1600E, Mark 2, Series 1 car, Registered 1st November 1967, F Registration, Rare early Series one model.

Silver Fox Metallic, Original Black trim which is in very good condition. Very good dashboard/carpets /door cards.

Complete car - Needing recommissioning, not been on the road since 1999, 25 years!

This Cortina has been in our MDs brothers ownership for the last 16 years and has not been used during that time and has always been barn stored.

Last Mot was in September 1999, Mileage 55313 second time around. It was then that the car was laid up until ownership change in May 2008.

The registration documents shows 5 former keepers before current . Supplied with the car is a history folder with lots of Mot certificates, including receipts
as well as several handbooks/brochure and articles.

This Ford Cortina 1600E might be one of the last complete original unrestored cars possibly now left?

The reason for the very reluctant sale is due to losing long term storage ..

Any interest do get in touch .

Options also available on us restoring it for the next owner .
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We have this lovely 1 former owner from long term ownership Sierra RS Cosworth totally original and just 50000 miles arriving Monday .. 
further details to follow.

We have this lovely 1 former owner from long term ownership Sierra RS Cosworth totally original and just 50000 miles arriving Monday ..
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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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Workshop

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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Bodyshop

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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Showroom

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…