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
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,