Case Studies

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...

BIG Sound, Little Figgy!

Usually I am a fan of the all original radio equipment in the Figaros but I enjoyed seeing the development of the system we helped build for Janice. It looked very much in keeping once fitted. Janice has a stunning low mileage lapis grey Figaro, it's got some other...

Mr Plum is Glum

Julie and Steve brought Mr Plum to us following a standard windscreen change over. A crack had appeared along the top of the screen and looked pretty innocent. Sadly the discovery made by the windscreen fitting company was not what anyone expected. As you can see in...

NEW – Online Full Inspection Reports!

Regular readers will know about our FREE Figaro Health Check (worth £200), where we spend several hours assessing your Figaro's condition, both inside and out, and then present you with a thorough and detailed Full Inspection Report, also free of charge. Our expert...

And Then The Engine Went Bang…

We are really enjoying the hot weather and there’s no doubt that there are more Figgies out and about with their shiny new hoods down and enjoying the sunshine! Unfortunately there’s also been a spate of significant engine failures. Last month, Steve called us from...