Tuesday 18 June 2024

Abloy UK’s eCLIQ achieves UK Gold standard for Retrofit PAS24 Doorsets

Abloy UK is proud to announce its eCLIQ Electronic Key/Cylinder Locking System has achieved Gold standard certification in both SS504:2024 Smart Locks for Domestic and Similar Building and SS312:2024 Cylinders for Locks from Sold Secure, making eCLIQ the only mechatronic cylinder platform to receive the prestigious Secure Connected Device accreditation from Secured by Design (SBD).

The eCLIQ system offers programmable keys and secure locking cylinders that are tailored for environments such as universities, schools, hospitals, and accommodations.

Designed to replace traditional master key systems, eCLIQ delivers both security and flexibility to its users.

The SBD Secure Connected Device accreditation, developed in consultation with the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT), enables companies to assess products against all 13 provisions of the ETSI EN 303 645 standard.

This certification not only demonstrates compliance with legislation but also safeguards products and customers against evolving cyber needs.

With the rise of consumer IoT products, including safety-relevant devices like door locks, home automation systems, and smart home assistants, ensuring robust security measures is paramount.

Compliance with the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Act 2022 (PSTIA 2022) is also critical, highlighting the critical need for businesses to ensure adherence to its provisions.

This legislation sets stringent requirements aimed at enhancing consumer protection and cyber security across the UK market.

The regulatory framework outlined within the law encompasses three main security features including universal default password prohibition, vulnerability disclosure policy mandate and software update transparency.

Adam Davies, Product Manager – Digital Key Systems at Abloy UK, said:

“We are extremely proud that our eCLIQ cylinders are now Secured by Design accredited.

“Our products are being specified more and more in large projects around the UK with the SBD certification being requested in both retrofit and new build projects within the commercial and residential markets.”

Hazel Goss, at Secured by Design, said:

“I am delighted that Abloy UK’s eCLIQ has achieved the Secure Connected Device accreditation, having met the required standards for both its physical and cyber security attributes.

“It is the first product to achieve the Sold Secure SS504:2024 Specification for smart locks for domestic and other similar buildings. eCLIQ has also achieved the IASME Level 2 IoT Cyber Assurance certificate.”

For further information on products and services available from Abloy UK visit bit.ly/3RsZcUP, email info@abloy.co.uk or call 01902 364 500.





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Monday 17 June 2024

Garador’s Innovative Durabelt now available on Garaglide Garage Doors


Garador’s innovative Durabelt anti-scratch system is now available with Garador’s popular GaraGlide roller garage doors.


This Garador Durabelt is an exciting new development in modern garage roller doors, designed specifically to reduce marks and scratches on the surface of the curtain.

The system is built around a special belt made from microcellular polyurethane elastomer which provides a strong protective layer between each lath of the garage door as it rolls up on opening. 

Full testing by Garador’s specialised engineering team has confirmed that when garage doors are fitted with this additional protective layer, scratches and marks are substantially reduced, prolonging both the performance and look of the roller door.

In addition, the belt offers high abrasion resistance and is also resistant to moisture, oil and grease, helping to ensure a smooth operation and even more long-lasting protection for the door curtain.

Jon Watson, managing director of Garador, says:
“Over the years Garador has been at the forefront of many new developments in garage doors. The new Durabelt system is a significant technical development offering real benefit to our popular roller garage doors and we are delighted we are now able to offer this on our specialised GaraGlide doors.”
Garador’s GaraGlide roller garage door is already a top seller, designed not just for looks and performance but also for its quick and easy fit. 

Available in a pre-assembled box cover system, it has pre-drilled guide rails and as few as 12 fixings all around. Fitting neatly into just two double-wall cardboard boxes, it is also easy to transport to the site.

GaraGlide comes in a large choice of colours including timber effect finishes, and can be fully automated.

Find out more by visiting www.garador.co.uk



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Sunday 16 June 2024

Century of Motoring History Represented at H&H Auction


More than 100 classic, collectable and performance cars with a combined estimated value of more than £4m will be offered for sale at H&H Classics next auction taking place on 19th June at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.

The sale offers a cornucopia of classics, whether Veteran, mainstream or modern, with every decade from the 1900s through to the 2000s represented. Lots include early Lotus models from the late Graham Nearn’s collection, a Triumph Stag featured in the Dennis Waterman television series ‘New Tricks’, a Mercedes-Benz 500SL first owned by motorsport legend Sir Stirling Moss, rare limited-edition specials as well as concours standard restorations.

“Enthusiasts and collectors looking for the next addition to their garage are sure to find something which appeals in our upcoming auction,” comments Damian Jones, director, of H&H Classics. “As well as offering some fantastic and rare motorcars, there is also a host on offer which have fascinating histories and stories to tell, representing some of the iconic and golden days of motoring. Given such quality and variety, we can look forward to some furious bidding and action on the saleroom floor.”

The oldest car in the sale is a 1904 Bayard Type AC2K twin-cylinder rear entrance tonneau which is estimated between £80,000-100,000. The car has been dated by the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain and finished numerous London to Brighton Veteran Car Runs. Featuring some useful upgrades, including a starter motor and a windscreen wiper, it requires some re-commissioning after several years in a private collection.


The SS Jaguar 100 is one of THE archetypal pre-war British sports cars and for someone seeking out a fine, original matching-numbers model, H&H’s 1938 2 ½-litre is the answer. The highest value lot of the sale, estimated at £230,000-270,000, it was in one family’s ownership from 1938 until 2002, and a second family from 2002 to 2022. A recent engine overhaul and mechanical work further add to its appeal.

Meanwhile, a younger, matching-numbers 1958 Jaguar XK150 3.4 Drophead Coupe is one of very few specified with automatic transmission. It was supplied new to Ireland and returned to the UK in 1989 - it has been in the vendor’s tenure for 23 years, during which time it has been fitted with some sensible upgrades. Said to have an excellent engine and gearbox the vendor notes that even the clock is working, the car is estimated to fetch between £70,000-80,000.

For fans of one of the most iconic British car marques, a matching-numbers 1967 Aston Martin DB6 offers much swinging-‘60s British glamour. Coming to the sale with an estimate of £180,000-220,000, in the past two decades it has enjoyed a re-paint and partial re-trim.

A Speed 25 SC Charlesworth saloon, estimated between £60,000-70,000, and registered in October 1940 is the last pre-WW2 Alvis built. In recent years it has seen £58,000 worth of work, that including an engine overhaul and front suspension refurbishment, along with some attention to the bodywork.

Offering a different take on the four-door saloon theme is a 1970 Ford Cortina 1600E ‘World Cup’. Ford supplied 30 examples to that year’s England squad, this example being loaned to striker Franny Lee, who subsequently bought it for his wife. The Cortina, which was thoroughly restored in the 1990s, is estimated at £50,000-60,000.

For lovers of Lotus, a trio of early models from Caterham Cars founder Graham Nearn offer much marque-related provenance. The oldest car, a 1952 MkVI prototype has a competition past and is estimated at £40,000-50,000. A 1953 MkVI ‘works demonstrator’ that was raced at Goodwood in 1953 by Colin Chapman has a £35,000-40,000 estimate, and a 1960 7 Series 1, which has featured in many Lotus books, is estimated at £25,000-30,000.

Keeping with well-known names – but in this case acting rather than automotive – the sale includes the 1975 Triumph Stag driven by actor Dennis Waterman in the BBC series ‘New Tricks’, which graced the small screen between 2002 and 2015. The car, estimated between £18,000-22,000, also featured at the actor’s memorial service where it was joined by the Ford Consul GT from ‘The Sweeney’ and the Ford Capri from ‘Minder’. The history file goes back to 1982, and it should be noted there’s still a Dennis Waterman cigarette burn on the driver’s seat, sustained during filming.

Also enjoying a showbusiness connection is a restored 1972 Lancia Fulvia Sport 1600 Zagato originally owned by radio and television broadcaster David Jacobs. It enters the sale with a £23,000-27,000 estimate.

The sale includes more than a dozen no-reserve cars including a 1927 Rolls-Royce 20hp fabric saloon that has not been seen publicly since the 1970s. A 1965 Rolls-Royce Phantom V (restored in the 1990s), a 1959 Alvis TD21 and a 1989 ERA Mini Turbo are also offered at no reserve.

All lots can be viewed in person from midday on Tuesday 18th June with the sale commencing at 1pm on Wednesday 19th. Anyone looking to bid on any of the vehicles can do so in person, online, by telephone or by commission bid. 

To register to bid or to view more details about any of the lots on offer, visit www.handh.co.uk.





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Saturday 15 June 2024

Stuart is New ADSA Chair


Stuart Dale, Key Account Sales Director for FAAC Entrance Solutions UK, has been elected as the new Chair of the Automatic Door Association.

He will undertake the role, providing strategic guidance and input to support the key deliverables of the association over the next two years. Stuart takes over from Mark Ayton, Managing Director of Record UK who previously held the position.

Stuart, has worked in the automatic door industry for almost 20 years, having previously worked in sales within the engineering sector. He has been a member of the ADSA executive committee for the past five years - an involvement which he considers has prepared him for this new role.
“The executive committee provides leadership and guidance to the association to ensure that it operates effectively and in line with its objectives. In taking on the role of chair, I hope to extend my support to the leadership team, and advocate in the interests of those involved in the automatic door industry – manufacturers, suppliers and engineers,” he said.
Stuart, who is from Manchester, trained as an apprentice electrical engineer at Weir Pumps and attended Openshaw Technical College, gaining industry standard qualifications. A role in service sales with the Crawford Group followed, before a move into the automatic door industry with Mandor Engineering in 2004.

He joined Record UK in 2010 as Regional Sales Manager and was Sales Director with March Doors before joining FAAC UK almost 10 years ago.

He said among his career highlights was how his company responded to changing demands during the COVID pandemic.
“One of our customers, who became an essential retailer, wanted to ensure a safe flow of people in and out of their stores. The team at FAAC were able to design and implement a traffic light system within a three month period, from conception through to install, which was then put into over 1000 stores,” he recalled.
Stuart is married to Lindsey and has two children, Alfie and Ruby, aged 19 and 14. Outside of work he enjoys watching football and is a lifelong fan of Manchester United.

He is looking forward to working with the ADSA team to further help the association to grow and meet its requirements to boost industry-wide competency levels and raise awareness of security and safety standards.

Said ADSA MD Ken Price: 
“We look forward to working with Stuart and tapping into his knowledge of sales and marketing to ensure that the association continues to meet the needs of its members, its customers and end users.”


Stuart is the guest on the next ADSA Tech Talk podcast which can be played from the image above or downloaded from www.podbean.com and most streaming services.




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Friday 14 June 2024

Five Star Training from Hörmann UK

Professional training for their partners and dealers has always been a key objective for Hörmann UK and since the launch of their Training Academy in 2019 the company has been providing the best training courses available in the market.

As part of the regular feedback obtained from attendees, the company has consistently seen their training sessions scored at a 5-star standard and received positive comments regarding the value of the courses and the professional trainers.

The feedback obtained over the first quarter of 2024 shows that 100% of the attendees would recommend a Hörmann training course to their colleagues, with 97% strongly agreeing that the training staff were very knowledgeable.

Hörmann offers a comprehensive programme of one and two-day training sessions covering both the domestic and industrial markets, with all courses provided free of charge to their dealers and partners.

Installation courses are provided for the complete range of both Hörmann garage and entrance doors, with sales and product training also offered for the domestic installer.

Industrial training covers the installation of the full range of industrial doors and dock levellers with a new Industrial sales and product training course just recently launched.

In-person training courses are also supported by a range of training videos covering the commonly faced issues which are available on the Hörmann UK YouTube channel.

For more information about the courses available, please contact Marizel Le Roux at m.leroux.lei@hormann.co.uk





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Thursday 13 June 2024

Consort Architectural Hardware Launches RIBA-Approved CPD on Ironmongery Finishes


Consort Architectural Hardware, a specialist manufacturer and supplier of architectural hardware solutions, has launched a new RIBA-approved CPD training course, titled ‘Architectural Ironmongery Finishes: Finding the Right Balance‘.

Delivered by accredited experts at Consort and part of the ‘Design, Construction and Technology’ RIBA core curriculum topics, the course explores the pivotal role that finishes play relative to the durability, aesthetics and functionality of architectural hardware products, and is designed to help educate architects, specifiers and other industry professionals involved throughout the hardware specification process.


During the course, attendees will learn of the complexities and nuances of different coating methods, with detailed sections covering the process, applications and the opportunities and obstacles associated with Living Finishes, Surface Finishes, Powder Coatings, Electroplating and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD). The course also examines industry regulations and standard considerations; including BS EN 1906:2012, BS EN 1670:2010 and BS EN 179:2008, before reviewing the environmental impact, energy efficiency and sustainability fundamentals aligned with each finish type.


David Gray DipGAI, RegAI, Director of Operations at Consort Architectural Hardware, discusses the launch: 
“Whether restoring a heritage site or designing a modern space, choosing the most appropriate architectural ironmongery finish is essential in enhancing a project’s aesthetics and ensuring the longevity and performance of hardware solutions. 
“With a long-standing expertise in this area, Consort is proud to launch a new RIBA-approved CPD. Our course has been developed to support professionals in making informed decisions on future building projects and covers the fundamentals of ironmongery finishes whilst demonstrating key factors such as material compatibility, corrosion resistance and environmental considerations. 
“Our session will act as an invaluable resource for those looking to develop their knowledge and understanding on architectural ironmongery finishes and we welcome architects, specifiers and industry professionals to register for this CPD.”

The new course will run for approximately 30 to 40 minutes, with additional time allocated for questions and answers at the end. Following successful completion of the course, attendees will be presented with a CPD certificate, recognised by RIBA and supported by the CPD certification service.

To register for the CPD, visit: www.ribacpd.com

For more on Consort Architectural Hardware, visit: www.consort-hw.com.




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Wednesday 12 June 2024

ERA Home Security renews membership with Secured by Design

One of the UK’s leading home security and fenestration component providers, ERA Home Security, has renewed its membership with Secured by Design (SBD).

Established in 1838, ERA is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of security products including smart security, door and window hardware and decorative furniture.

ERA is recognised for its proven expertise in the development of innovative solutions and has provided peace of mind to homeowners for generations.

ERA’s longstanding relationship with Secured by Design demonstrates a commitment to providing its extensive portfolio of professional and domestic customers with the highest standards of security and certification, across its extensive offering of smart security and traditional hardware.

ERA’s longstanding relationship with Secured by Design demonstrates a commitment to providing its extensive portfolio of professional and domestic customers with the highest standards of security and certification, across its extensive offering of smart security and traditional hardware.

From trusted window and door security products to the latest in smart solutions, ERA has a wealth of knowledge and a vast product range to fulfil all customer needs, including industry-recognised brands ZOO Hardware and Fab&Fix, both of which have ranges of SBD-accredited products.

ERA’s revolutionary smart door security solution, TouchKey, combining the latest innovations in smart technology and first-class engineering, achieved SBD’s Secure Connected Device accreditation in 2023.

The unique and recognisable accreditation which highlights Internet of Things (IoT) connected products that have achieved the relevant IoT standards and certifications, including third-party testing and independent certification.

Revolutionising keyless entry for timber and composite entrance doors, TouchKey is the only system of its kind to combine five different entry methods into a single door handle.

This includes fingerprint access, the smart home app, geolocation technology, voice-activated entry, and manual key override.

Combining a smarter security door handle with an auto-firing multi-point lock, and an anti-bump security cylinder.

TouchKey delivers the highest standards of dynamic smart technology with mechanical hardware endurance, to provide complete security and convenience.

Over 40 of ERA’s lock, hardware and mail delivery solutions are accredited by Secured by Design’s ‘Police Preferred Specification Scheme’, providing homeowners with the peace of mind that their homes are protected to the highest possible standards against potential intruders.

Find out more about ERA Home Security and its extensive range of SBD-accredited products here.

Find out more about Fab&Fix’s extensive range of SBD-accredited products here.

Find out more about ZOO Hardware and their SBD-accredited products here.

Helen Downer, President of Tyman UK and Ireland, a division of the Tyman Group which includes ERA, says:

“We are happy to announce our 12th year of SBD membership, reflecting ERA’s continued commitment to helping people make the right choices when choosing home security solutions.

“Solutions that will deliver maximum protection and peace of mind.

“We continue to draw on over 185 years of security experience to bring innovative products to market that are tested to the most demanding of industry standards in order for customers to keep themselves safe in their homes.”

Hazel Goss, Secured by Design, said:

“It has been a pleasure to renew membership with ERA, Fab&Fix and ZOO Hardware who have been long standing members with SBD since 2012.

“They have an amazing range of locks and hardware for both residential and commercial markets, including smart locks which have achieved the Secured Connected Device Accreditation.

“I’m looking forward to many more years working alongside them.”

SBD is the only way for companies to obtain police recognition for security-related products in the UK.

www.securedbydesign.com











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Tuesday 11 June 2024

Northwest Labs UKAS Accredited Test Facilities Offer a Surefire Approach to Testing

Northwest Labs is the UK’s newest and most agile UKAS-accredited door hardware testing facility. 

Situated in the UK and accredited by the UK Accreditation Service (UKAS), this facility marks a significant milestone in the industry.

It offers real-time test data as the testing happens for the first time and rapid certification to EN 1154 to expedite product launches.

With sixteen test rigs and advanced Sure-Fire technology, Northwest Labs guarantees instant, real-time test data for door hardware components, delivered directly to an innovative desktop portal.

This pioneering approach to testing gives clients invaluable, instantaneous visual and data insights into the test results, facilitating informed decision-making and product refinement.

“With a manufacturing background, our primary motivation stems from addressing the prevalent challenges manufacturers encounter when bringing their products to market.

“We recognised the urgent need to overcome the existing hurdles, including the arduous process of booking and initiating tests, lack of clarity and communication throughout the testing phase, and delays in receiving comprehensive reports.

“We have established a flexible, streamlined, and transparent testing environment, ensuring prompt and efficient services that offer manufacturers more control over their testing programme.”

The facility’s customer portal, designed for interaction and transparency, allows clients to monitor the testing process and assess test data in real-time.

This portal gives manufacturers unprecedented visibility into their products' performance, enabling swift adjustments and enhancements as needed.

As a UKAS-accredited laboratory, the facility can conduct annual audits on door hardware and initial product testing.

This comprehensive approach ensures compliance with industry standards and regulations, instilling confidence in clients and end-users alike.

Northwest Labs is a leading provider of testing solutions for the door hardware sector.

With a commitment to innovation and excellence, Northwest Labs empowers manufacturers and suppliers with reliable testing services and real-time insights, driving success in today’s competitive market.

For more information on Northwest Labs’ door hardware testing facility and services, contact info@northwestlabs.co.uk





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Monday 10 June 2024

Safeguarding Luxury at The Valk Exclusive Hotel

With the emphasis on achieving a luxurious finish, glass proved pivotal in the construction of the newly established Eindhoven-Best Hotel, in The Netherlands. To achieve the aesthetic design brief and stringent safety standards, Pyroguard Protect fire safety glass was specified as the optimal solution.

Part of the Van der Valk chain’s Exclusive collection, the 15-storey hotel boasts 200 rooms, each dressed in a vintage seventies style, offering a blend of nostalgia and modernity. 

Its amenities include a contemporary à la carte and dynamic live cooking restaurant, sky bar, wellness centre, and swimming pool.

Notably, the hotel was constructed and certified to the prestigious BREEAM label 'Outstanding,' solidifying its status as one of the most sustainable hotels in The Netherlands.

The emphasis on achieving a luxurious and high-quality finish was present throughout both the interior and exterior of the hotel, with glass serving as a fundamental element in the architectural design.

Featuring beautifully glazed partitions and elegant timber doorways throughout every floor, it was important to maximise the hotel’s natural light and create inviting interior spaces where guests could relax and enjoy.

As a result, Pyroguard Protect (EW30 13-1) was chosen for the project and supplied by Buys Glas B.V., where it was expertly installed within the hotel’s fire doors and restaurant entrance, combining functionality with visual appeal.

Stefan van Gerven, Benelux Sales Director at Pyroguard, commented:

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Sunday 9 June 2024

Legendary Sports Racers confirmed for Salon Privé Concours 2024 at Blenheim Palace

Salon Privé Concours 2024’s thrilling Sports Racer class is continuing to build with four iconic cars confirmed to join the gathering in the world-class grounds of Blenheim Palace. Legends from Jaguar, Lister, MG and Porsche will all be shipped to Oxfordshire for the summer spectacle held on 28-31 August.

A spectacular 1956 Lister Maserati is set to be a star draw. Entered by a regular Salon Privé Concours entrant from Switzerland, ‘MER 303’ is the sole surviving fruit of a famous partnership between driver Archie Scott-Brown and engineer Brian Lister.

One of the most formidable motor racing teams of the 1950s, this small, lightweight and nimble sports racer was designed to house the new 2.0-litre Maserati A6GCS engine.

The chassis bore the legendary identifier ‘BHL 1’.

The car took the 1956 British motorsport season by storm, winning four races outright, with Scott-Brown taking his first triumph at Snetterton in May.

He also earned a brace of class wins across iconic circuits including Aintree, Goodwood and Silverstone.

The car continued to race in 1957, 1958 and 1959, before following the familiar path of old racers, being passed from collector to collector.

The car was known to be raced overseas in the 1990s and 2000s, before being imported back into the UK in 2017.

Amateur racer Nick Riley bought the car, competing in the Goodwood Revival and Le Mans Classic, then finishing second overall at the 2018 Monaco Historic.

The only remaining works Lister that legendary Archie Scott-Brown raced, this remarkable car is one of the most original Listers in existence and is described as a truly phenomenal racing car from a thrilling era of British motorsport.

Salon Privé Concours guests will have a rare chance to see a much-loved and highly-competitive racing Lister up close.

The Porsche 906 Carrera 6 is an icon amongst enthusiasts of the Stuttgart brand.

A landmark design, its development was overseen by a young Ferdinand Piëch, who created an ultra-lightweight car eligible to compete in the new FIA Group 4 Sports Car category.

It placed sixth in its 1966 24 Hours of Daytona debut, and went on to score numerous victories in races around the world.

Austrian racer Rudi Lins was a Porsche regular, racing the 356 and 904 before switching to the Carrera 6.

When he heard the Porsche racing department might be offering slightly damaged cars for sale, he made a few telephone calls, then drove to Stuttgart in a van.

He was presented with an array of damaged cars, including this ex-Dieter Glemser and Hans Hermann works car, chassis number 906 111, which was damaged in the Targa Florio.

He filled his van with motorsport cast-offs, also purchasing an early test car, chassis number 906 101. 

He then set to work, completing a build-up of 906 101 in early 1967 ready for a successful year in racing – he even won the European Hillclimb Championship.

But in 1968, he crashed the car, leaving it severely damaged. Cue a switch to 906 111, finishing the season behind its wheel.

906 111 was then sold and raced by other drivers, before being rebuilt in the early 1980s, and has since been enjoyed by enthusiasts across Europe.

A fascinating creation, it is coming over to Salon Privé Concours from Germany.

Back to Britain, and a first-time entrant for Salon Privé Concours is bringing an ultra-rare 1966 MGC GTS Lightweight, ‘MBL 546E’.

The first of two such cars built by the BMC Competitions Department at Abingdon, it was created for international endurance racing and has a unique fully-riveted and welded aluminium body fitted to a lightened and strengthened floor-pan.

MG enthusiasts, this is a very special car indeed.

It has a very special history, too. It was first raced in the 1967 Targa Florio by the legendary Paddy Hopkirk and Timo Makinen, achieving a third place in the Prototype Class.

Paddy drove it again in the 1968 Sebring 12 Hours, alongside Andrew Hedges, again achieving third in class.

After a few more endurance races, it was then used for promotional purposes, before being sold for just $4,000.

Remarkably, two American owners used it as a fast road car, before it returned to the UK in 1973. 

‘MBL’ was then used for both road and circuit work, with a full mechanical overhaul in the 1980s, before MG works car collector and racer Michael Darcey bought it to be reunited with sister car ‘RMO’.

He successfully raced it in the MGCC Championship, before a further sale saw it go to California, where it was restored by Symbolic Motor Car Company between 2007-2011.

The car returned to England in 2022 and the current owner purchased it earlier this year.

The car is described as staggeringly original, and this is a rare opportunity to see a very special MG up close. 

Another special entrant confirmed for Salon Privé Concours, a 1951 Jaguar XK120 OTS, is still being prepared by restorers Hilton & Moss, who promise this example of Jaguar’s first post-war sports car will be a model not to be missed.

Look forward to more news about this exciting entrant in the coming weeks…

Concours Chairman Andrew Bagley said:

“Every year, we are honoured by the huge number of entries we receive for the Salon Privé Concours, and this year’s Sports Racer Class already has us excited.

“These four cars are genuine living legends and I know our guests are going to relish the opportunity to see such storied models up close,”

A few entries remain open for the 19th edition of the Salon Privé Concours presented by Aviva, with car classes as follows:

  • Pre-War Open
  • Pre-War Closed/Elegance
  • Post-War Open
  • Post-War Closed International
  • Post-War Closed British
  • Sports Racer
  • Ferrari Classiche
  • Ferrari – Celebration of 60th Anniversary of Ferrari 275
  • Bugatti – From Grand Prix to Grand Touring
  • Porsche ‘Rennsport’ 
  • Inspiring Greatness – 120 Years of Rolls-Royce
  • Legendary Liveries
  • Supercar Icons pre-2004

For all event information, please visit www.salonpriveconcours.com




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