Factory Tour at GBS & Chelsea Football Team sign Zero photo....

We get a lot of enquires for Factory Tours for owners clubs and sports car clubs all over the country, we offer a few Factory Tour dates throughout the year including weekends and evenings. We were recently pleased to welcome the Austin 7 Owners Club to the GBS factory for a  tour with Richard which took place on a Saturday morning. The morning generally starts with tea and biscuits in the GBS Show room then onto the GBS Workshop, Design & Development Room, Machine & Engineering, Clean Room, Kit Spares Store and then back into the showroom for more tea and biscuits, questions and often a test drive in one of our Zero demonstrators. For more details on our factory tours that we offer and to look to book one please click below or contact us.

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This Zero was last seen on our stand at Stoneleigh Kit Car last month and was delivered back to the owner shortly after, whilst it was with us we had the opportunity for a photo shoot which you can see below.

We also had a gift for the owner who is a big Chelsea football fan, we had a photograph that we took of his Zero at Silverstone last year signed by the Chelsea Football Team. Keith had the opportunity to personally meet the football team in Germany before and after a game along with Yokohama who we would like to thank for making this happen. We presented the signed photo framed to the customer who was delighted.

This stunning Zero is powered by a 2.5 Duratec engine with ATR Throttle Bodies will be doing its first track day with us at Blyton Park on Sunday 23rd June. We look forward to sharing more news on how it performs and photographs form the day. The Track Day is now fully booked, but there is a reserve list please click here for more details.

Very first Zero in the workshop & something else very exciting…

The GBS Workshop is always busy and if you follow us on Instagram and Facebook you may have already seen some of the nice cars that we have in their currently including something very exciting. We are very excited to be in partnership with Motorsport Tools and are delighted to have this Mk2 Escort now in our workshop that is with us for its 2.5ltr Duratec engine installation and much more.
These will be brand new cars on current registration plates, and we will be developing them to meet the IVA test requirements. The all new Mk2 Escort’s will be based on a group-4 spec bodyshell, powered by a brand new Ford supplied 2.5L Duratec on ATR billet throttle bodies & Life ECU. Mazda 6-speed gearbox, Atlas axle, AP Racing brakes, ATR coilovers etc.
They will be supplied as complete road going cars or in kit form, and can easily be converted to a rally car if required, we look forward to sharing more news on the red prototype Mk2 over the next few months with you all.

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We also had GBS Customer Pete Davis drop his GBS Zero off a few weeks ago that we have been busy preparing for IVA and we are pleased to have presented it to IVA test earlier this week and it passed so we have now completed the registration process and just awaiting confirmation.
Click here for more details on the IVA Service that we offer and for Workshop Services click here.

We are also pleased to have the very first GBS Zero with us in the GBS workshop this week which has been having the New ATR Products Brake Upgrade fitted. GBS Customer Richard Smith owns the very first GBS Zero that was produced, and we are delighted to have it back in the factory for the popular new ATR Products brake upgrade. The Zero is fitted with a 2L pinto engine on bike carbs and has covered many thousand miles, we also have a collection of photographs of this original Zero when it was first produced over 10 years ago and it looked very different.

You may have seen Richard and his Zero at our events in the past and you will see him this Saturday at our GBS Cars and coffee event at the GBS Factory as he is collecting his Zero. The Mk2 Escort can also be seen this Saturday in our workshop, please visit our GBS Facebook page and event page for more details about our Cars and Coffee event that is happening at the GBS Factory this Saturday (8th June). We look forward to seeing you there. 

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The next GBS Cars & Coffee event is happening on Saturday 8th June ….

We are all very much looking forward to our next GBS Cars & Coffee event is happening in less that 2 weeks on Saturday 8th June at the GBS Factory.

This is an event that we have created and is a chance for you all to have a ride out in your sports cars / meeting point and enjoy a coffee (plus biscuits/ cake of course) and chat about your cars, the next Cars & Coffee will be starting from 10am all are welcome to join us in any car (modern or classic including bikes).

As many of you know everyone at GBS has a strong passion for cars and anything to do with motorsport and we love our Cars & Coffee events which are getting very popular. The last event that we held earlier this year in March was very successful and the best yet and saw the record number of cars with the car park overflowing by 10.15am, so hopefully our next event on Saturday 8th June will be just as good if not better!

As usual the GBS and Kit Spares Showroom will be open, as well as the Kit Spares shop, and not forgetting there is free cake/ biscuits & unlimited tea & coffee! We hope you can join us and help us make it the best GBS Cars & Coffee event yet & help us raise even more money for two great charities…. We will be collecting for the Notts & Lincs Air Ambulance & Cancer Research UK on the day.

 If you are wanting any parts from Kit Spares, please feel free to call us before hand to place your order so we can get it ready for collection for you on the day to avoid any delays.  Let us know that you are coming, so we know how many cakes to make! We have set up an event page on our GBS Facebook page so keep checking for updates and you can invite your friends & family to join us too! Above are some photographs from our last GBS Cars & Coffee event, the GBS Cameras will be out again capturing all the action!

 We look forward to seeing you all there!
Richard, Keith & all the GBS Team.