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Engine Room

We build and restore engines with care, consideration and accuracy
THE HEART OF ANY GREAT CLASSIC IS ITS ENGINE AND WE BUILD THE VERY BEST Air-cooled Porsche engines, whether four or six-cylinder units, are famously tough and reliable. They often accumulate huge mileages before needing more than the most basic attention. But they do demand, and deserve, regular and intelligent servicing and, when the time comes, expert overhaul.  Needless to say, we can offer all that and more with due regard for the growing demand for originality in so-called matching numbers cars.Our engines are built in-house by professional engineers with plenty of experience on these iconic power units.  All our engineers come with impressive pedigrees and are passionate about detail, whether it be engineering accuracy or just the external appearance our their work. Machining is also carried out in-house with occasional input from other technical specialists who have experience of the high performance parts for our four-cylinder 356 and 912/914 units as well as for the essentially similar VW engines that build.Additionally we offer similar repair and rebuild services for all classic Porsche transmissions, including the 901 and 915 trans-axles and even the often misunderstood Sportomatic gearboxes. SERVICES INCLUDE [...]

Greatworth Classics Website Launch

Our new front window and designed with you in mind...

Welcome to our new website. Hope you like it?

Our new website is a bit like our restorations, ever subject to our fanatical attention to detail and desire to keep improving on perfection. So please bear with us as we add more and more ‘Watt’s In Progress’ examples of our latest work and fine tune all the information we provide.

The website is optimised for mobile and we have checked it on most phones. Please let us know if you have any problem on your device. Is there anything else you’d like to see? Please let us know.

Also, whilst aware that new legislation is clamping down on misuse of personal data, we do hope you will proactively sign up for our Newsletter (there’s a form in the footer of every page) and we’ll keep you up to [...]

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Porsche 911 2.7 Coupe LHD

1974 Lime green For Sale

1974 Porsche 911 2.7 Coupe LHD
VIN# 9114102667
Engine# 6144586
Colour code N8 Lime Green.
Matching numbers confirmed by COA.
Folder full of invoices & service book also present.
63,000 miles.
Factory specification includes Leather, pop-out rear windows.
Stainless exhaust and heat-exchangers.
Bilstein suspension.
Original 6″ x 15″ “cookie cutter” wheels and new tyres.
Rebuilt gearbox by ourselves.
Original clutch just replaced (yes the original centre plate from 1974).
Invoice on file for engine rebuild.

Slightly reluctant sale of this lovely Lime green coupe. Import from California this is one of the best 2.7s around. As well as the amazing colour its just lovely to drive and ready to go anywhere.

No rust or obvious signs of repairs/damage except for the front suspension/fuel tank pan that we have replaced ourselves. Excellent original condition throughout she runs like a dream. A run on [...]

1972 Opel Ascona Rally Car

A historic rally car project For Sale

Opel Ascona Historic Rally car project. Just imported from Sweden, this car runs and drives and recently took part in an event over there.
Genuine 1900SR
First the spec.
Refreshed engine with Forged pistons & rods, big valve head, twin 45 DCOE Webers, all new bearings, piston rings & cam chain.
Original built by Kenneth Motors with KM24 cam
Full length sump guard
5-speed box
Manta rear axle with LSD
Full cage, competition seats, belts, fire extinguishers, cut-off switch etc.
Lots of spares including wings, gearbox, various springs, 4-pot calipers & hubs….

The good news is that this is a complete car with everything that you need to build a Historic rally car or a fun RWD alternative to an Escort.The car really needs to stripped, re-painted and rebuilt. the shell is basically very solid but for some poor repairs to the floor. The cage has [...]

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Recent Work

Watt's In Progress
Please find below a selection of our latest projects or as we call them 'Watt's in Progress'. We do have an extensive image database covering a huge variety of past restorations and would be delighted to share that with you. To get access please CLICK HERE
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