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Porsche #TurboRestoration:
Practical Classics Restoration Show

The teams from Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield and Shorade Accident Repair Centre were excited to attend the Practical Classics Restoration Show at the weekend.  The show’s first debut at the NEC following the success of the Classic Motor show, NEC held in November – and what a success! An eclectic mix of live restorations, seminars, […]


Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield unveil Macan

Shorade were delighted to attend the Macan S & Turbo launch at Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield last week.  The evening was a great success with roughly 300 guests in attendance for the evening to watch Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield’s unveil the new Porsche models; Macan S, Diesel & Turbo. Upon arriving guests were greeted by […]

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Highlights from Geneva 2014

About the Geneva Motor Show The Salon International de l’Auto in Geneva, known worldwide as the International Geneva Motor Show is held annually in March at the Palexpo convention centre in Geneva, Switzerland. First Held in 1905, the show hosts the top marquees from around the world as well as the up and coming new […]


Mini Mille Miglia with Tiff, 15-17 May 2014

If time is an issue then our two night taster is the perfect solution, from the Remarkable Rewards team at Motor Passion. Staying in the beautiful medieval city of Bologna with its towers and porticoes our trip includes exclusive hospitality in San Marino with excellent up close viewing of the competitors and their fabulous vehicles […]

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McLaren 650S Launched at Geneva

McLaren Birmingham recently took customers to see the convertible version of its latest model, the McLaren 650S, unveiled at the 84th International Geneva Motor Show. The McLaren 650S Spider is a no compromise open-top high performance sports car offering the same performance, handling and driver enjoyment, with the addition of a two-piece retractable hard top. […]


The new Porsche Macan S & Turbo

Porsche have recently launched their new SUV – “The Macan”, you may have seen an appearance displayed in the shop window at Harrods of Knightsbridge in January.  The Macan is set to arrive at Porsche Centres across the UK with dealership launches in April where three models; the Macan S, the Macan S Diesel and […]


Monaco Historic Grand Prix, 9 – 12 May 2014

Motor Passions recommendation for your Monaco Historic weekend is the attractive city of Nice. The Capital of the French Riviera is a vibrant, colourful, sophisticated city with a picturesque old town and market, fabulous shops and a wide variety of nightlife and restaurants. A first class base and ideally located, just 16 miles from the […]


9 Stages of Wheel Refurbishment

Want to know what happens to your wheels when they are sent for refurbishment? Please read the 9 stages of wheel refurbishment.   Wheel Stripping If there is a tyre on the wheel it is removed and checked for faults, which if found will be reported back to the customer. Weights and the valve are […]

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What to do in the event of an accident

Stop at the scene of the accident Stop and inform the Police if any injuries have occurred as soon as possible. Do not attempt to move seriously injured parties. Inform other traffic and summon assistance if required.   Do not admit liability Regardless of who is to blame, do not admit liability. If you do […]


The new Lamborghini Huracán

In January the team at Shorade, as an Official Lamborghini Aluminium Centre were delighted to be invited to the preview of the new Huracán at Lamborghini Birmingham, the preview tour took place in 60 cities throughout the world and was split over three days. A member from the Lamborghini Italy team held a presentation highlighting […]


Porsche 944 #turboRestoration underway

Following the success of Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield and Shorade’s overall win of last years Porsche Cars Great Britain’s Classic #911Restoration competition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Porsche 911 .  This year Porsche Cars are continuing the dealership and bodyshop competition to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the introduction of the first Porsche production car equipped with a […]

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The Supercar Pre-owned Event

Join Bentley Birmingham next weekend for your chance to view an eclectic collection of supercars at Bentley Birmingham. As part of the largest specialist motor group in the UK, Bentley Birmingham will play host to one of the largest supercar events ever staged from Friday 21st to Saturday 22 March 2014 at their showroom situated on Wingfoot […]

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#911Restoration Winners trip to Camp4

Following Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield & Shorade Accident Repair Centre’s win of Porsche Cars GB’s #911Restoration competition; members of the restoration teams won the fantastic opportunity to test out their ice driving skills at Porsche Cars Camp4 Precision experience in Rovaniemi, Finland. Alan Westwood; Dealer Principal from Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield, Colin Billington; the Porsche […]


Introducing – Enjoy Staffordshire

There are some fantastic things to see and do in Staffordshire other than visiting the team at Shorade.  Shorade believe in promoting local businesses and events which is why we have added “Enjoy Staffordshire” to Shorade’s Remarkable Rewards programme. Enjoy Staffordshire is a programme organised and backed by Staffordshire County Council and Visit England, providing visitors […]

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#TurboRestoration – Social Stream

Join the #turboRestoration journey online with Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield & Shorade Accident Repair Centre. To get involved, just hashtag #turboRestoration on your social pages. To read articles and see gallery timelines of the #turboRestoration visit: www.Porsche.co.uk/suttoncoldfield www.shorade.co.uk/tag/turborestoration/ To sign up for the Newsletters please e-mail: info@porschesuttoncoldfield.co.uk Join the conversation!


Goodbye 2013, Welcome 2014!

Happy New Year from all at Shorade! 2013 was a fantastic year for the team at Shorade; from being visited by so many familiar faces, receiving new accreditations, awards, celebrating milestones, hosting and attending events, supporting charities.  Here is a selection of highlights from the year: Winning Bodyshop Awards – Innovation Award Shorade were very […]

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McLaren Accreditation Celebration at Shorade

On Saturday, the team at Shorade and McLaren Birmingham hosted a McLaren open morning to celebrate Shorade’s recent McLaren accreditation as an authorised Body repairer for McLaren in Shorade’s state of the art Customer Experience Centre and Aluminium/ Carbon fibre workshop. The event had a selection of McLaren’s donated by the team from McLaren Birmingham […]


Porsche open weekend, interviews & shows

The team at Shorade were delighted to visit Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield following our recent win of the Porsche Cars Great Britain #911Restoration competition in collaboration with Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield. Following the awards at the Porsche Experience Centre an open weekend was held where the winning Porsche 911 964 Carrera 2 Coupe took centre […]


McLaren Open Day at Shorade
Saturday 23 November, 10:00am-12:00pm.

The team at Shorade are delighted to announce that following our recent McLaren accreditation as an authorised bodywork repairer; we will be hosting a McLaren Open Day at Shorade with McLaren Birmingham to welcome McLaren owners & Supercar club members to Shorade’s award winning Customer Experience Centre and workshops. There will be wheel refurbishments demonstrations, […]


Squadra Corse Club launched
at Lamborghini Birmingham

On Thursday, Shorade were delighted to attend Lamborghini Birmingham’s Hibernation check which was combined with the launch of the exclusive Lamborghini Squadra Corse Club; a members club designed to enhance the experience of owning Lamborghini’s three years and over. Attendees included team members from the Lamborghini Club UK, the Lamborghini Racing Team UK, a selection […]


Awarded Overall Winners of Porsche Cars GB’s #911Restoration Competition.

Shorade are delighted to announce we have been awarded as Overall Winners by Porsche Cars Great Britain for the recent #911Restoration project in collaboration with Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield at the Porsche Experience Centre this week. As part of a National Classic Restoration Competition  initiated by Porsche Cars GB and timed to coincide with the […]