Theon Design grows production amid surging global demand for its bespoke Porsche 911 (964) based commissions

May 19, 2022 By Mike
Last updated on May 19, 2022

All-new purpose-built design and build facility opened in Oxfordshire’s ‘Motorsport Valley’ Series of expert new hires ramps up production capacity to meet international appetite for ‘OEM+’ commissions Bespoke vehicles in build for customers in Belgium, Chile, Italy and, of course, the UK 200% growth in premises square footage, alongside 100% increase year-on-year in workforce Build […]

Steve Nichols’ N1A gets the green light for production

May 19, 2022 By Mike
Last updated on May 19, 2022

After several years of intensive development and thousands of miles of testing on road and track, the decision has been made to start low volume production of the NICHOLS N1A. The brainchild of former McLaren Chief Designer Steve Nichols who led the technical team responsible for the McLaren MP4/4, the most successful F1 car of […]

Rapid growth of Mulliner personalisation brings new options

May 13, 2022 By Mike
Last updated on May 13, 2022

Demand for Mulliner bespoke personalisation triples since 2020 Three Bentleys produced every day now contain individually-commissioned bespoke content New personalisation features include 18K Gold Organ Stops, huge array of colour-matched wheels and further open pore veneer choices now available via the Mulliner Personal Commissioning Guide Bentley’s bespoke division – Mulliner – has continued to see […]

McLaren Automotive honours Queen Elizabeth II in her Platinum Jubilee year

May 12, 2022 By Mike
Last updated on May 12, 2022

McLaren has developed a ‘Platinum Jubilee’ paint to celebrate Her Majesty’s 70 year reign The paint has been colour-matched to a one-off ‘Elizabeth II’ platinum badge created by McLaren Special Operations (MSO), McLaren’s in-house bespoke division, and displayed on a one-off Artura, McLaren’s next-generation hybrid supercar Today marks 18 years since Her Majesty opened the […]

EV conversions divide classic car community as 70 per cent of enthusiasts feel conversions should be re-registered in new vehicle class

May 11, 2022 By Mike
Last updated on May 11, 2022

70 per cent of respondents say electric vehicles (EV) should be recognised independently on a Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) V5C certificate, as a new class of vehicle 1,355 people voted via Footman James’ poll. Of those, 942 people voted YES to a new vehicle class (69.52 per cent) and 413 people voted NO […]

MSO LAB from McLaren reveals Genesis Collection details

May 6, 2022 By Mike
Last updated on May 6, 2022

McLaren’s iconic Ultimate Series P1™ and track P1™ GTR, the world’s first hybrid hypercar, revealed to be the inspiration for MSO LAB first NFT (Non-Fungible Token) drop Limited to 2,012 (to mark the year the P1™ was revealed to the world) in five tiers Membership of MSO LAB provides access to rare NFT drops and […]