Welcome to Classic Heroes
Specialists in the sale, restoration, trackday or race preparation of those automotive performance icons of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s that ushered in a new direction for motoring.
The June 2013 Edition of Straight Six Magazine features Barney’s Blog
This M3 CSL completed a safe and successful Nurburgring track day following prep work in our workshops.
Venisio Pagani’s story will touch a chord with anyone who has nostalgic memories of their first car that went on to spark a lifetime’s automotive passion.
Recycling unwanted engineering and automotive parts is a great way to look after our planet. And when it is done with style, imagination and meticulous craftsmanship the result is just perfect.
Who would have thought after just selling a Misano red Evo II with only 10,000 miles that we would be finding a new home for this amazing UK supplied 16,000 miles
As promised we have a progress report on the restoration work being carried out to a Royal Blue M6 that we sourced for a good friend in Asia. You may wish to read the earlier story, (below) “It has to be blue!” for the history and start of this exciting journey of M6 ownership.
By any standards an M635 was an expensive car back in 1988. At a list price of £44,411.85 it was actually more expensive than the average price of a UK house. Not just that, it represented M-Power at its most elegant and was extremely rare to boot.
Back in 1989 the first incarnation of BMW’s legendary M6, and in our opinion the very best, was coming to the end of its production run. However, BMW’s ‘M” division still had one final trick up its sleeve – the M635.
Finding a decent 2002 Turbo today anywhere in Europe is now hard work with the handful of decent cars being locked away in long term collections and the rest often being misrepresented examples not quite to the quality that is being claimed.