The root of SLSHOP perfection: The famous Nautic Blue R107
The restoration of D44BPJ was the most comprehensive we had ever performed. Not only was this Bruce’s personal car, but this was to be our show car, our flagship, our storefront that we would lay out to at prestigious classic car shows. It had to be good. No, better than good. Ultimately, we needed it to be exceptional… Perfect.
D44BPJ did more for SLSHOP than fly a flag. Undoubtedly, this R107 Restoration proved to the world, to our customers, to our staff, and to our critics, that we could do it. In addition, it showed that we had the knowledge, the resources and the team to undertake world-leading restorations, to build the very best cars that money can buy. In the end, that car went on to win numerous awards and feature in many different glossy magazines.
But Bruce’s 500SL was just the beginning. Since this build, our workshops have been constantly busy with commissioned work of a similar quality, covering a wide variety of models – not just the R107. Because of our reputation, our customers know that we can produce the results. Undoubtedly, they know that when the brief is to ‘build the very best car that you possibly can’… We will.
When it comes to a restoration of this calibre, only the best is good enough. Because only perfection will do.