Archive | Bodywork


Pre-War Aston Martin

This is the 1925 Motor Show car with body by Jarvis of Wimbledon. Made by Bamford & Martin Ltd of Kensington. The Motor of October 1925 described the car as “the most beautiful small car of the show”. The price for a touring car was 825€ in 1925 compared to an Austin 7, 149€. It […]

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Coombs Jaguar MKII 3.8

This Jaguar MKII 3.8 is one of only twenty-five original cars modified by Coombs of Guilford. Having been a successful driver, John Coombs turned entrant for some of the best British drivers of the fifties and sixties, including World Champions Jackie Stewart, Jack Brabham and Graham Hill. The family business, Coombs of Guilford, was one […]

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Maserati 3500 GT

This beautiful Maserati 3500 GT was Maserati’s first successful venture into the highly contested GT market. This particular example was brought to us by a customer from Belgium. He had previously had the bodyshell panelled and painted by a reputable specialist and was very disappointed with the results. Proline reshaped the outer body panels, repainted […]

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VW Corrado

After meeting the owner of this Corrado it became apparent how passionate she was about her appreciating classic. With lengthy discussions on the best way to approach a sympathetic body restoration, wheel arches and minor blisters were media blasted, cut out and welded where required and reshaped as necessary. It was then completely painted in […]

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Bentley Corniche

Purchased by our client in a state of disrepair, we were commissioned to restore this Bentley back into a presentable, usable car. Proline carried out a complete bare metal respray including fitting new lower sills, arches and various other panel work. It was repainted in its original Masons Black with a contrasting single white coachline. […]

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Porsche Spyder 718RSK Classic Restoration

The Porsche 718RSK replica seen here was bought by Proline founder Gareth Jones from a collector in Scotland. After flying up to Glasgow alone a deal was done. The next day Gareth set off to drive the little VW based 1600 air cooled motor the 340-mile trip back to Northampton. With a 75mph blow out […]

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Vauxhall VX220

This little Vauxhall had suffered front and rear end accident damage. Only 100 were made for the UK market, so keeping it on the road was essential. A complete new front end clam shell was fitted and painted in the limited edition Lightning yellow. Colour match was critical on this job. The Proline team got […]

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Porsche Boxster 3.2S

This car had been badly vandalised; keyed all over and a thick tar like paint had been poured over every panel, all glass and the roof. A complete strip down and bare metal respray was required. New rubbers, trims, wipers and hood with a fresh coat of Ocean Blue metallic sees this little convertible gleaming […]

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Ferrari 246

After stripping this Dino for its repaint we discovered some very poorly repaired previous accident damage. Extensive panel fabrication and shaping commenced before repainting in the cars original Yellow this time in clear over base.

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