Case Studies

5 Million Pairs Of Eyes On Our Car..!!

Its been an amazing year here at The Figaro Shop and to top it off a few weeks ago we were invited to come on the X Factor Live Finals, in fact our car opened the show! Having built a Figaro for Dermot O Leary in the past we jumped at the chance to continue our X...

The road to the 2017 Classic Motor Show..!

We're lucky enough to be showing at the 2017 Lancaster Classic Motor Show and we would love for you to join us.... With only a few weeks left we're busy with preparations for this years Classic Motor Show. Alongside The Figaro Owners Club we are celebrating our 5th...

Refurbished Chrome Rear Lamps now available..!

After over a year of testing different finishing processes we are pleased to announce that we have found a technique that replicates the original lamps. We strip the lamps down to a shell and remove the old plating, once re coated with the chrome finishing we cover...

Ultimate Detailed Guide On Fitting Turbo Chargers…….

                                                       Turbo Replacement Fitting Guide Click Here For The Printable PDF Version Before starting read this guide thoroughly and ensure you have the correct tools and parts and have properly assessed the job. This guide is...

New product!….Brand new carpets available

  As every Figaro owner knows carpets in these great little cars can let them down a bit. They are nearly always faded and often seem to sport stains and cigarette burns which are very hard to remove. Over the years different dyes have been available but the...

A great build for a lovely couple

All credit for this article goes to the Figaro Owners Club, for more information and membership visit them by clicking here We were lucky enough to carry out this restoration, see what Ian and Jill said below... It was in the winter of 2007. The winter of discontent,...

Engine Magazine Article

Take a look below at one of the latest articles from the Figaro Owners Club - Our own Toby Brooks is as always the Author of the popular 'Figaro Masterclass' This detailed award winning magazine is free once you join the club!! Below is just a snippet!! FIGARO...

Open House a Huge Success!

  On 14th May we offered our first Open House and Rally event. We couldn't be more pleased with how the event went. With visitors from as far as Japan and the USA we were touched at the enthusiasm and interest in the Figaro brand and in our work. The day began...

Whats actually involved in a restoration?

After often being asked 'what goes into a Figaro restoration' we thought we would try and show you. We followed the life of this great Lapis Grey example from the day it reached our shop right through our team of Figaro master craftsmen and finishes once the car is...

Engine Rebuild, in 2 mins 15 seconds………!!

Sadly, engine rebuilds have become a big part of many Figaro owners lives. Its something we have been doing for a number of years but no find we doing them more often than we were. Its a very involved and long winded job, this video only catches part of the job, much...

Brake Master Cylinder Fitting Guide

We wanted to write this guide for a couple of reasons: One, because we know these are useful for owners who wish to buy the parts and complete the work themselves (this can be backed up using our technical support line). Two, because we were asked about the time we...

Classic Car Show 2015 – NEC – Beedham Car Build

You are invited to join The Figaro Shop and The Figaro Owners Club at this year’s Classic Motor Show on the 13th-15th November 2015 at the NEC Birmingham. Come and find us at stand P1400 in the Pavillion Hall, we will be happy to make you Tea and Coffee and have a...