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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 [email protected]

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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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The Rolls hood and tonneau cover is all finished .
It is a fantastic job that Piers has done .
This fabtastic vehicle is so nearly finished now …
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Here is Jere showing how to make a Trans am stand out !!!!

This car also was signed at a event by Burt Reynolds just before he died ..
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Finally this stunning car is shown

A Smokey and the Bandit tribute car !!!

I purchased this several years ago from a lovely guy in the States who was a real fan indeed he recreated many events of the film and at the bottom of the photos is him with his wife on a tribute to the film day .
Jere was a real fan and we kept in touch and shared a number of interests ..

Sadly Jere was killed in a small air plane crash july 4 th thankfully his wife and 2 others in the plane survived ..

Last time Jere and I communicated he told me hurry up and get the car finished ..

Well here it is !!!

I have a video Jere did of a burn out he did in it just before he sold it to me .
I will post that too ..

This car indeed went to a festival called Bubafest with Jere and Burt Reynolds was there doing interviews he indeed signed several items on the car and it may have been the last time he signed as 2 weeks later he passed away this car has 2 plates and glovebox signed by the man himself pics and also a video of him that day signing so a rare car .
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Seriously, a cool American muscle car!

Love this!

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Stunning Cosworth .. This vehicle has had a full Back to original colour repaint with ourselves and a full engine rebuild now finished .. We specialise in classic car repainted do get in touch if you are looking for any paintwork to be done ... ... See MoreSee Less

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Fantastic F40 Spider F1 for sale
Low mileage
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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.

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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…