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Jaguar E Type Servicing

Jaguar E Type Servicing

We are pleased to have specialist E type mechanic John Sawyer working at our workshops . John is very well known in Jaguar circles having worked for Jaguar Heritage ,CKl and Eagle E Types

London Classic Car Show February 23-26th 2017

London Classic Car Show February 23-26th 2017

We are delighted to announce we will be taking a selection of affordable british classics to be displayed for sale at our stand at the London Classic Car Show at London Excel Centre . We are in Car Club Square in Hall 2 , Stand E7. This is the same location...

Race Car Storage

Race Car Storage

Our storage facility continues to grow with the addition of several of the Austin A35 Race Academy cars, securely stored at our off-site premises.

Winter Servicing

Winter Servicing

Prepare your car for winter with our winter servicing checkups. We can service any car to ensure reliability over the coming winter months. This week we have had a Nissan Figaro in for its winter servicing and MOT check.

New face at Sussex Sports Cars

New face at Sussex Sports Cars

Pictured here alongside Gerry in the recently built extension is new office manager Alan Pettit. Alan owns several classics himself and has for many years competed successfully in historic rallies all over Europe as driver and navigator.

Winter Rust-proofing Service

Winter Rust-proofing Service

Protect your classic from the effects of salt covered roads this winter. We offer a full cleaning and under-body waxing service by appointment. Pictures show our technician applying the treatment to a lovely Lancia Fulvia last week to help protect it from the ravages of winter.

The 'Flying Scot' Sir Jackie Stewart

The 'Flying Scot' Sir Jackie Stewart

Pleased to have bumped into Sir Jackie Steward on the 13th of September 2014 in the Rolex drivers mess tent at the Goodwood Revival, celebrating his 50th anniversary within motorsport. Chatting about the joys of both Goodwood and how it launched his racing career.

Woman in Gold at Shoreham Airport

Woman in Gold at Shoreham Airport

We had great pleasure in supplying our 1939 Peugeot Duluxe Burlene as a background car for the film Woman in Gold when they were filming at Shoreham Airport of Thursday. Woman in Gold will be coming to cinemas in 2015, starring Helen Mirren (The Queen, Hitchcock) as Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish...

The Romance of a Classic Car

The Romance of a Classic Car

A few weeks ago we had a surprise visit from local residents, Zoe Ball and Norman Cook, who dropped in to view our splendidly restored Triumph Stag featuring an upgraded Rover V8 35000cc engine. Over the weekend they had happened to watch the Channel 4 TV program, 'For the Love of...

CarFest South

CarFest South

Whist attending at the Chris Evans Children In Need Carfest South meet, I bumped into Alex Jones the BBC's 'One Show' Co-presenter and discussed the eccentric world of classic car ownership. We entered a car into the Silverstone auction with all profits going to the Children in Need Charity. It was a very...

We are now the Proud New EVANS Waterless Coolant Supplier for Sussex

We are now the Proud New EVANS Waterless Coolant Supplier for Sussex

We are now stocking and installing all Evans Waterless Engine Coolant products through our garage workshop. A unique range of non-toxic waterless coolants suitable for internal combustion engines. Evans coolants are proven to overcome the problems and limitations associated with water-based coolants. The coolant replaces the water currently in the system to give...

Pop up pit stop garage for the Valletta GP in Malta 11th-13th October 2013

Pop up pit stop garage for the Valletta GP in Malta 11th-13th October 2013

We are delighted to announce our participation in preparing the competitors cars for the Valletta Grand Prix. Having competed in the 2012 event it seems like a good idea to offer our skills and experience to the enthusiastic classic car entrants in the Valletta GP. Kim Pickstock (Experienced Chief Engineer) and...

TOPGEAR

TOPGEAR

This week we were contacted by none other than the Top Gear office. Interested in featuring our 1964 Aston Martin DB5 as their 'classified of the week' on their website and social media sites such as Facebook. To date the Facebook story has gained over 19,850 "likes" and 1,350 shares across...

Mumford & Sons festival weekend in Lewes

Mumford & Sons festival weekend in Lewes

Scout girls Ann Shaw and Cheryl Coleman and the Sea Cadets of the Gentleman of the Road, made a surprise visit to Sussex Sports Cars. They took Gerry off for some much needed rest and recreation to the bell tent in the field while the Mumford and Sons festival was in...

Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Festival of Speed

Gerry Wadman and Lord March, discussing the Goodwood Festival of Speed attendance figures.

Grant's upgraded Mini Downton racing at Goodwood

Grant's upgraded Mini Downton racing at Goodwood

Grant Reid recently flew in from the USA to drive his upgraded Mini Downton. We booked a day at the Goodwood motor racing circuit and Gerry and Brain Slark (Who was the original builder of the engine) had a go at driving round the track. All in all it was a...

Porsche 911S Detailing

Porsche 911S Detailing

On saturday morning at 8 am, sharp Paul Every and Rob Browne from Professional Car Detailing came to work on our rare 2400cc 911S. The Porsche received a thorough body work clean, including clay barring to remove all surface contaminants (Tree sap, road tar, etc.) The car then received a full...

Get your car in-tune

Get your car in-tune

We are very pleased to announce the arrival of Paul Sargent, who has joined the team with many years experience at Southern Carburettors tuning cars. Bring your car in for a check over and a tune-up. Winter servicing, general repairs, restoration and MOT's undertaken in our fully equipped workshops.

Left Hand Drive Conversion

Left Hand Drive Conversion

We have just sold this freshly rebuilt Austin-Healey Sprite Sebring Recreation to a customer in the Philippines and here you can see our mechanic Paul Sargent has just completed converting the car to LEFT HAND DRIVE and will be shipping the car out to him shortly where he intends to race...

Carfest 2012

Carfest 2012

Radio 2 presenter Chris Evans and Gerry Wadman both looking happy after they agreed to auction the red Peugeot 1.9 GTI at Car Fest, with the net proceeds going to Children in Need. — at Carfest 2012.

Malta Valletta GP

Malta Valletta GP

Just come back from a great 4 days motor sport in Malta competing in a Triumph TR3A in the Valletta Grand Prix. This prestigious annual event is becoming internationally renowned with participants from all over Europe attending. Consisting of three separate events The Mdina GP Mtahleb Hill Climb, Mdina Glass Concours...

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