Running Victory at Brands Hatch!

The restoration teams at Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield & Shorade Accident Repair Centre are delighted to announce that following the judging of the Porsche Classic Restoration competition at the Brands Hatch Festival of Porsche we were awarded the overall winners of the Marketing category in this year’s Turbo & Targa Restoration challenge.  It has been […]


Service Clinic at Lamborghini Birmingham

The team at Shorade were delighted to attend Lamborghini Birmingham’s Service Clinic on Saturday as Lamborghini’s Official UK Aluminium Centre.  The day began with a welcoming cooked breakfast and refreshments provided in Lamborghini’s gallery hall located in front of the workshop whilst the Service team began preparing the first Lamborghini’s for complimentary health checks. Lamborghini […]

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The Race is on!

Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield and Shorade are a stone’s throw from completing the Porsche 944 Restoration Challenge celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Porsche Turbo. Never judge a book by his cover is an apt phrase for this year’s restoration.  From the initial inspection it was difficult to tell the full extent of restoration that […]

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Lamborghini & Bentley B’ham Celebrate!

Congratulations and Happy 10th Anniversary to Lamborghini and Bentley Birmingham! The team from Shorade were delighted to attend the VIP celebration hosted by Lamborghini and Bentley Birmingham at the NEC Friday 4th July; the event included champagne reception and cocktails, canapés, ice-sculptures, the fantastic DJ set: Violent Blondes and of course a phenomenal line up […]


Recommended repairers for Porsche Cars GB

The team at Shorade are delighted to announce that following Porsche Cars Great Britain’s restructure of their Body Repairer Network, reducing from 35 to 15; Shorade have been assigned as the only recommended Repairer in the West Midlands. Shorade have been recommended to carry out Body repairs on Porsche cars since 2001, originally the recommended […]

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Porsche Experience Day

The team at Shorade were delighted to be present at Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield’s Porsche Experience Day recently held at Porsche Centre Sutton Coldfield.  The day was a great success and included test drives, racing simulator and Porsche scalextric competitions, magicians, face painting, refreshments and a fabulous showroom display including the rare Porsche RS Spyder. […]


Honouring John Surtees, 5 June 2014

Honouring John Surtees at the Celtic Manor Resort, celebrating the life and career of a motor sport icon – the only man to win World Championships on both two wheels and four! “ I am greatly looking forward to the Honouring John Surtees event and hope that you will give it, and the Henry Surtees Foundation, your support. […]


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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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, […]

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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 […]