Carry on motoring

Old cars need love, at­ten­tion and, above all, ex­per­tise, to keep them on the road. Charles Ran­ge­ley-wil­son talks to the men who are keep­ing own­ers’ dreams alive

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a beat. Jeremy ex­plains that it’s about get­ting ev­ery­thing locked down and tested to the nth de­gree—plus touches of lux­ury, such as a cof­fee box built for a cus­tomer who couldn’t miss her favourite brew on the road be­tween Pek­ing and Paris.

In con­trast, Chel­tenham-based Mark Raven was a full-time gar­dener when he dis­cov­ered his tal­ent for tra­di­tional coach­paint­ing: he was work­ing for a man who had a col­lec­tion of steam trac­tion en­gines and Mark used to paint parts for him. Soon,

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