Winter Raid Rallye 2017

This year’s Winter Raid Rallye saw Wilfried compete in his wonderful rally-prepared 1939 Citroen CV 15/6 Leger over 1000 kilometers of snow and ice-covered Alps. The route passed through Switzerland and Austria over 4 days, with Colin, our Race Mechanic, as co-driver and support mechanic.

Posted on 30 January 2017

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Lancia Aurelia Outlaw at Pebble Beach 2016

The limited-edition Lancia Aurelia Outlaw we completed last year and which is now residing in California, made a huge impact at this year's Monterey Car Week. It generated alot of interest at the Quail Lodge Concours and Events where it received fantastic feedback. At the Monterey Jet Centre party, it occupied a prime position and went down an absolute storm. In addition, it was nominated as one of the top 70 cars at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue by Petrolicious.com!

Posted on 3 October 2016

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Mercedes Gullwing at Salon Prive'

Following a 3 year major nut and bolt restoration, this stunning Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing made its debut at the 2016 Salon Prive' Concours d'Elegance at Blenheim Palace. It was a real showstopper, standing alongside some equally dazzling cars in the beautiful setting of the Palace grounds. Wayne and Simon drove the car, it's first major outing since completion, on the Tour d'Elegance round the Cotswolds countryside, in a convoy of around 30 cars before arriving at Blenheim without missing a beat. See here for highlights of the tour (video courtesy of CotwoldsTV).

Posted on 3 October 2016

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Double Mille Miglia Success

Thornley Kelham supported two cars in this year’s iconic Mille Miglia event in Italy, a 1000 mile scenic race which starts in Brescia and passes through Parma, Rome and Rimini before finishing back at the start in Brescia. Two teams from Thornley Kelham transported a 1950 Ferrari 195S and a 1954 Lancia Aurelia B20GT, and supported them throughout the event to ensure both cars ran smoothly and finished successfully.

Posted on 20 June 2016

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Sunbeam Re-Enacts Land Speed Record

Sunbeam World Record Re-Enactment at Southport Festival of Speed - March 16th, 2016

Posted on 17 March 2016

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Goldmanini appears in Classic & Sports Car

The award-winning 'Goldmanini', which made its first public outing in decades at the Salon Prive' Concours d'Elegance at Blenheim Palace following an authentic, nut and bolt restoration, has appeared in the February 2016 issue of Classic & Sports Car.

Posted on 10 February 2016

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Land Speed Record Sunbeam 'Tiger' arrives

This incredibly historic car, a 1925 Sunbeam 'Tiger' is famous for breaking the Land Speed Record in 1926, previously held by Malcolm Campbell in 1925 in his world-renowned  'Bluebird.' This record of 150.76 mph was broken the following year by this extraordinary 4ltr V12 Sunbeam 'Tiger'.

Posted on 4 December 2015

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Viva Lancia! article

See the article about our Salon Prive' awards which has appeared in the October 2015 issue of Viva Lancia!

Posted on 16 October 2015

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Classic & Sports Car article

An article about Thornley Kelham's 'fine art of restoration' has appeared in the October 2015 issue of Classic & Sports Car.

Posted on 16 October 2015

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A grand day out at Goodwood Revival

Some of the Thornley Kelham team, along with partners and friends, enjoyed a grand day out last week at the Goodwood Revival, the historic, three day motor racing and aviation event held at Goodwood House each year. They turned out in spectacular period dress and enjoyed what has to be, one of the most exciting and enjoyable classic car shows in the classic car calendar.

Posted on 21 September 2015

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