The NEW Second Generation Zero Chassis & New GBS Demonstrator….

The new Second Generation Zero chassis has had a very positive response since it was launched a few months ago and the improvements have been noticed. We have created a short video that walks around and talks about the NEW Second Generation Zero Sports Car.

We are also pleased and very excited to be having a new Zero demonstrator very soon. After 12 hard months of development work, our test vehicle is undergoing a transformation to become the new Gen 2 Zero demonstrator. Fitted with all the latest components from GBS and ATR Products and powered by the amazing Ford 2.5L Duratec, this is going to be something special. Keep an eye out for the final result in the next few weeks, we will be sending it off to be painted very soon! You can follow us on Instagram to see more of what we are up to and follow the build of our new Zero demonstrator. Follow us @gbs_cars

Earlier this morning we had a very nice painted Zero arrive back at the factory. We all love the customer’s choice of colour, and we can't wait to see more photos as the build progresses over the next few months, which is being delivered to its new owners who are a Father and Son next week. Another Zero that also arrived back from our paint shop earlier this week is now in our workshop in its build bay for the rest of the build to be completed.

…..The NEW Second Generation Zero…..
Click here to take a look at the video or visit our Zero page for more details.

Yes we offer Finance.... Making it even easier to own a Zero!

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We often get asked the question about finance on the Zero’s and products and for details of what we can offer. We are pleased to have partnered up with Pegasus Finance which can give you an instant online quote and even allows you to complete the agreement online.
Rates may vary depending on the loan amount and individual circumstances but for example, for £3,500.00 on finance for the Zero Mazda starter self build kit monthly payments would be around £85.00 spread over 48 months. (depending on the loan amount and individual circumstances)

We are seeing that finance is already proving popular not just for the Zero kits and factory builds but also for parts. You can also Finance parts which could mean you could upgrade your Zero to the new ATR Throttle Bodies or new brake upgrade kit and spread the costs over months/ years.

For more details on the finance with Pegasus please click below or contact us and we will do our best to advice you. 

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We also see on forums and social media and get asked about Insurance, who is best to Insure the Zero’s and similar sports cars?….
There are many Insurance companies out there who offer great competitive prices and services for the Zero’s and similar sports cars, but we are pleased to have worked with two popular Insurance companies who offer competitive prices and who we have set up a dealer accounts with.

They are Cherished Vehicle Insurance Service (part of the A-Plan Insurance company) who are a specialist Kit Car Insurance with other benefits which also include Track Day Insurance which might be of interest for a lot of you who do track days in the Zero’s and  Adrian Flux which is another popular Insurance company for the Zero range and other similar sports cars.

Please visit our dedicated website page for Insurance below where you will see more details regarding Insurance and the dealer code / references.

More Zero’s on the road, and Magazine visit the GBS Factory….

We always have lots of interesting sports cars and nice Zero’s in our workshop including several customer builds that are currently with us for the IVA Service that we offer.

Last week GBS Customer Lewis Buckle came to collect his Zero that we prepared and presented to IVA test. More details about the IVA Service that we offer and other workshop services can be found on our after sales page. Click here for details (Workshop services are available for all sports cars not just the Zero). Our next GBS Cars & Coffee event which is happening on Saturday 21st September at the GBS Factory is looking like it’s going to be another busy one and we will be joined by many new Zero owners who have recently registered their Zero’s and enjoying them on the road.

Don’t forget to let us know if you will be joining us at our GBS Cars & Coffee event next month…. Click here for more details.

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We had a visit from the Total Kit Car Magazine team last week who enjoyed a factory tour of our facilities. It has been well over a year since they last visited us, so a lot has changed and developed including the Zero. Steve Hole from TKC Magazine also enjoyed a test drive in our 2.5 Duratec Zero demonstrator with Richard, we look forward to seeing the feature later this year in their magazine. Its also nice to see that another GBS customer’s Zero build is featured in their current magazine issue which is out in the shops now. GBS is also featured in this months Complete Kit Car magazine which is in the shops now.

Don’t forget to let us know if you will be joining us at our GBS Cars & Coffee event next month…. Click here for more details.

See the Zero’s & GBS Team at Goodwood Revival…

It is approaching that time of year again and we are very excited to be exhibiting with the Zero’s at Goodwood Revival which is happening on 13th – 15th September. We will confirm nearer the time what Zero will be on display along with some very nice pieces of engineering.
This is one of our favourite shows of the year and we all always look forward to it, we can be found in a slightly different stand location to last year we can be found on Stand Number 381 Over the Road. We are now just busy preparing and planning the stand details for the event. If you get the opportunity to go to this event we would recommend it as it is 3 days full of fantastic Motorsport with so much to see and enjoy for all the family.

Last weekend we had this stunning Zero on display on the Yokohama Stand at the Silverstone Classic Show. Yokohama, was proud to have returned for its second year and as the official tyre partner of the Silverstone Classic. We were delighted to have been invited to have a Zero on their stand for the event which was busy all weekend. We would like to thank Yokohama for inviting us and allowing us to have this Zero on their stand for the event.

Don’t forget to visit our GBS Facebook page for the chance to WIN tickets to this year’s Classic Motor Show at the NEC in November. Enter now.


You can follow us on Instagram to see more behind the scenes of what we are upto….
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Its competition time, we are giving away tickets…. Good luck!

Its been another busy year for the GBS team with events both across the country and at the GBS Factory, and we still have more events planned later this year which can be seen on our event page. If you haven’t seen or heard already we’re exhibiting with the Zero at the Classic Motor Show at the NEC in Birmingham in November and we are pleased to have partnered up with the Classic  Motor Show team to give you the chance to WIN two free tickets!

For the chance to WIN head over to our GBS Facebook page & all you have to do is comment who you would bring to the show with you by 05.09.19. This is one of our favourite shows of the year and we are sure that you will enjoy it! Good Luck to you all….. Enter here.

A Winner will be picked at random and notified on our GBS Facebook page on 06.09.19. Check the T&Cs here: Click here

For more details about the Classic Motor Show and other shows that we are exhibiting at please visit our event page.

Busy in the GBS workshop, get your car booked in with us….

Last week the GBS workshop team were extremely busy and had some very early starts with 4 IVA Tests at our local test stations. Which we are pleased passed and are now waiting registration and collection from the customers. We are able to offer IVA Pre Checks as well the full IVA Service where we can prepare and present your car to test for you, this includes all application and paperwork too and we also offer the service of once its passes we can register the car for you. This is a popular service that we offer and we always enjoy being able to help and support in the final stages of getting your car on the road. Please click here for more details on the IVA Service that we offer.
We are able to offer a full range of workshop services for your GBS Sports Car and also other cars including track day preparation, Geometry and corner weights which can massively improve the handling when out on the road and track, Servicing and MOT, engine, suspension upgrades, repairs, build completions and much more.

Lots of Zero kits are scheduled to be collected over the next couple of weeks including one that is being collected this Saturday that we have had to modify to suit the customer engine choice. The Zero Chassis had to be modified to take a Kawasaki GTR 1400 motorbike engine. Click here for more details on the engine options that are available for the Zero range or call us and we can discuss the options with you.

We also have this nice factory built Zero back with us in the workshop as we are currently preparing it for this weekend, where it can be seen at the Silverstone Classic Show on the Yokohama stand. For more details please visit our event page.

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You can follow us on Instagram to see more behind the scenes of what we are upto….
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Always welcome to come and visit us at the GBS Factory….

Its always great when customers come and see us in their Zero’s and when new customers come to visit and see what we do we always like to show people around, the kettle is always on! We have had our USA representative Paul Barnes with us for a few days over the last few weeks, we have been busy confirming new kit packages for the USA and much more. Paul’s wife Ofelia also joined us for the day at the factory which included an afternoon out with Paul in our Zero demonstrator enjoying the country roads around Derbyshire. Whilst Paul was here at the Factory we also welcomed a USA GBS customer Michael Etzel and his wife to the GBS Factory who were over in the UK. Micheal and his wife spent a morning with us and enjoyed a factory tour and test drive in our Mazda demonstrator... Michael is currently building a Zero over in the USA, we look forward to seeing some photos of Michael’s build and sharing that with you soon. Some of the GBS team will also be in USA later this year, we will share more on this soon.

The sun has been out this week and so are the Zero’s….. Earlier this week its was nice to see several customers pop in to see us today enjoying their Zero’s…. Peter Beer and his son and Peter Noble came to visit us in their Zero’s and had a look around the Kit Spares shop and showroom. Our Kit Spares parts shop is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. www.kitspares.co.uk

To arrange your visit or to contact us please click here

The Zero will be at the Silverstone Classic Show with Yokohama….

We fit all factory build Zero’s with Yokohama tyres and proud to stock their product range on our parts website Kit Spares (www.kitspares.co.uk) Including this recent factory built Zero which has attracted a lot attention and we are delighted to announce that it can be seen later this month at the Silverstone Classic Show on the Yokohama stand which is happening on 26th-28th July.

Yokohama, is proud to return for its second year as the official tyre partner of the Silverstone Classic and we are delighted to be having this Zero on their stand for the event.

Not only does Yokohama currently supply tyres to drivers competing in 27 race series in the UK, its tyres are factory fitted by many of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers including all GBS Zero’s giving its products an enviable reputation among performance enthusiasts.

Yokohama is an ideal partner for the Silverstone Classic where it is to sponsor the Yokohama Trophy for FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars, the Supercar Legends display presented by Yokohama and The Yokohama Trophy for Club Car of the Show. It looks like its going to be an amazing three days pack full of motorsport that all the family can enjoy!

Visit our event page for more details about the event. If you are looking for some new tyres for your Zero then visit our Kit Spares parts website or contact us and we can advise or please feel free to visit our showroom and you will be able to see the range on display and on the sports cars in our workshop.

We have also announced our next GBS Cars & Coffee event which is happening on Saturday 21st September at the GBS Factory. We will share more details about that soon.

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From Nottingham to New York….Zero Race kit on the way to New York….

A few weeks ago we had a Zero Race kit collected that is now on the way to a customer in New York, USA where it will be delivered in the few weeks. We also have another Zero Mazda Kit currently being prepared that will be going to a customer in Canada very soon and then another to the USA. Along with all our UK and other European Kit collections that are scheduled in for the next couple of weeks, we are very busy and the Zero kit dispatch area is looking very busy with Zero chassis’s.

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We are not at Goodwood Festival Speed this weekend, but we are pleased to confirm we can be seen at Goodwood Revival later this year with the Zero’s. Please visit our event page to see more details about the Goodwood Revival event and other events that we have planned for 2019.

Last month you may have seen that we had GBS Customer Peter Cartwright’s Zero back with us in the workshop for the ATR Products Brake Upgrade fitment. Peter competes with his 2.5 Duratec powered Zero in Sprints and does several Track Days a year. Peter’s first event since he had the new upgrade fitted was a few weekends ago at Lydden Hill and it was great to hear that it was a success and enjoyable.

Peter Said “Quite a short circuit (just over 1m I think) and each timed run just short of two laps (ie from leave pit lane to re-enter pit lane).

The entry list was not large meaning there was time for 6 runs – or 7 in my case with a re-run for being baulked right at the end of one run. So with 14 laps, a decent number to assess the car. My conclusion was that is definitely better as currently set up.
Overall, Lydden was my best outing yet and I drove back with a big smile on my face!  
Next date at Snetterton in July with the Lotus 7 club”.

We hope to see more race photographs from Peter’s day at Lydden once they are released.

The new ATR Products Brake upgrade is now very popular with many Zero’s now have it fitted. You can see more details and images on the Brake upgrade options on our parts website Kit Spares www.kitspares.co.uk or to book your Zero or sports car in our Workshop please visit our workshop services page.

Fantastic Track Day at Blyton Park with the Zero’s…

Last Sunday (23rd June) we were at Blyton Park for the second GBS Track Day of the year, we were joined with several other Zero owners some of which was their first Track Day in their Zero. We took our Zero Race car and Auriga prototype sports car.

We were also joined by several customers who were spectating and also enjoyed passenger rides in our Zero Race and demonstrator with one of the GBS Team. The Track day got booked up very quickly and a lot of people missed out on booking a place, we will be announcing the next GBS Track Day very soon so hopefully you will be able to join us. More details about this can be found on our event page soon.

Last week Paul Barnes our USA representative spent a few days with us and also joined us at Blyton Park in the morning, Paul will be back with us in a few weeks where we will be finalising the USA Zero website pages that we look forward to sharing with you all.

All the GBS team love the track days that we do, and all take it turns to drive and offer passenger rides. But on Sunday it was our Apprentice Thomas Slaney’s very first track day, he often attends the track days with us but this was the first time behind the wheel driving a Zero out on the track! After a few steady laps to begin with, Thomas soon got up to speed and was out all afternoon with the team giving him tips and advice. Thomas’s Father David who has a factory built Zero was also out on track and Thomas was driving that as well as our Zero Race and the Auriga prototype.

The weather was perfect and could not have been better with blue skies all day, the GBS Camera’s were there capturing the action throughout the day, you can see a few photos below and more photos from the day can now be seen on our GBS Facebook page.

 We would like to thank you to you all for joining us, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Blyton Park is one of our favourite tracks and is great one to do for your first track day. We hope you will be able to join us on our next GBS Track Day once its announced.