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1971 Porsche 914 1.7

one of the best known cars in the UK
Steve & Christine Screaton’s Porsche 914 is available

1983 Porsche 944 For Sale

Excellent first Porsche

1983 Porsche 944 For Sale

This is a very clean and decent 944 that we took in part-exchange last week.

Guards Red with contrasting brown interior it looks great and makes a great change from grubby white inside.

No sunroof so it doesn’t smell of damp like most of the others either.

MOT until March 2020

Very good runner, was driven here from Scotland and I’ve been driving around in it too.

Lots of service history & old MOTs etc

First owner brought it in from Germany as a personal import.

One other registered owner since 1983.

It could do with some shocks and new year tyres otherwise an excellent 1st Porsche.

SLS Rally 55 Classic

Angus & Alan in a 1973 Porsche 914 2.0 @ The SLS Rally

The SLS was founded in 1952, as a 24-hour event between the Netherlands and Luxembourg, and has since evolved into a modern multi-day regularity rally that has remained close to its origins. Professionally set out, with a sporty and friendly atmosphere on the way, the SLS route runs through the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, France and Belgium. It uses strict time schedules, requiring drivers to maintain an average speed under 50 km/h and apply all the usual route instructions of modern regularity rallies.

Alan Pettit navigated with Angus Watt driving aiming to capitalise on their gains and experience of their last few rallies together. It also gives us the chance to test out the upgrades that we fit to our cars and then can supply to our customers with the confidence that we know they [...]

Coppa d’Europa Rally 2018

Two snoring fat guys sharing the tiniest hotel rooms in Europe!

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Angus Watt (Driver) and Alan Pettit (Navigation) set off in their Green Porsche 911 (VMR504M) lovingly restored by Greatworth Classics, to race through the snow covered forests of the Czech Republic. Sporting badge No: 90, highlights included the tiniest hotel rooms in Europe, some NSFW language and of course some incredible Porsche driving. The team back in Oxfordshire were following their success confident knowing that the work in the engine-shop and mechanics would stand them in good stead.

Please CLICK HERE to view the program.

Greatworth Past Work Access Request

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Careers

Working @ Greatworth
A Job For Life? Some people work to live and others live to work. Our team are all vocational mechanics and specialists in varying fields of automotive design and engineering. If you are a passionate Porsche lover and have experience working with classic cars, then we'd love to hear from you. To find out what vacancies we have and persuade us that we can't do with out your talents, please email admin@greatworthclassics.co.uk with your CV and a covering letter. We can't promise there are current roles available, but we do want to hear from passionate and committed career mechanics. What You Get Great AtmosphereExtensive TrainingSupportive MentorshipGood SalaryRewarded LoyaltyReferences RequiredTeam SpiritPorsche Lovers Only

Full Restorations

Turning dreams into reality
FULL RESTORATIONS Nothing gives us a greater thrill than a phone call from a truly passionate enthusiast who has got his or her hands on a classic Porsche in a terrible state. 'Is it even possible to restore it?' they ask as they gaze at the car of their dreams, despite several years of neglect. The good news is that most things are possible.  Whilst we never make promises we cannot keep, we know from years of experience what we are capable of delivering. It is very satisfying match your expectations and even to exceed them! For you, our client,  the beginning of this wonderful journey is one which we have the pleasure of sharing, as your car develops from a lost cause into something that looks like it has just driven off a forecourt! With modern materials, techniques, tools and parts we really can make dreams come true, and we aspire to deliver well beyond original expectations. To see some of our recent work please visit Angus WATT's In PROGRESS or email admin@greatworthclassics.co.uk to ask Angus and the Team for an exclusive link to our extensive image database of full resto [...]

Control Room

SALES | SERVICE | PARTS
CUSTOMER SERVICE SATISFACTION Our office is the place where you, our valued customer, begin your journey with us. It is a journey that we will always seek to make as enjoyable and as rewarding for you as possible. We run an efficient but invariably relaxed and friendly control room, as we call it, and it wouldn't be right to omit from our list of important areas that help the business run smoothly.  You can talk to us here during normal working hours about any of the subjects listed. Or send us an email outlining your interests and requirements and we will answer promptly and concisely. From the day we first welcome you into the Greatworth family as a client, we want you to feel that you can contact us at anytime to follow up on progress, talk about new projects or even simply to reminisce about a recent rally or other event over a cup of coffee. Maybe you have a car to sell, or need assistance buying one - whatever the case we will be delighted to be of service. Just call: + 44 (0) 1295 812002 YOUR CONTACT POINT Customer ServiceReceptionSales DepartmentAccounts DepartmentStock ControlQuality ControlMeetings

Bodyshop

Where rust and damage are eradicated and your dream paint job becomes reality
PERFECT FINISH STARTS WITH FIRST CLASS PREPARATION We are proud to say that we have our own in-house bodyshop and trained, full-time staff to run it. The facility is exclusively for classic Porsche restoration, although occasionally we carry out work on other exclusive marques. We operate only to the very highest of standards, using top-quality materials, consumables and not least paint.  Invariably we remove all relevant windows, doors, bumpers and so on before painting and masking is carried out with meticulous attention to detail. Unsurprisingly the main problem with many older Porsches is structural corrosion.  The company, perhaps more than other manufacturers, paid considerable attention at the time to protecting its cars against rust, but neglect and sometimes poorly repaired earlier accident damage can cause all manner of problem. Don't forget that many of the cars that we see now are well over half a century old! There are two main types of corrosion that affect the longevity of any paint job. The worst perforates the metal, often leaving gaping holes in the painted surface.  The only way to remove it is to completely cut out the affected areas and then to weld in fresh steel.  Great care must be taken not sim [...]
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