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The Silverstone Classic 2016

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Indigo Blue European Where lucky enough to be supporting Jeff Allam at HTCC Showdown at the Silverstone classic 2016 event. Back in 2015 Jeff was lucky enough to find the beautifully restored Ford Capri at Goodwood in 2015. After spotting the livery on the car he realised this was a car produced back in the late 70’s by Allam Motor Services and the car had quite an emotional attachment to Jeff. After discussions with the now owner “Duncan” a race plan was made for the two driver line up for the 2016 season. IBE jumped at the chance of recreating Jeff’s old helmet design with a modern twist and of course adding some Indigo Blue European branding. This was all achieved with the help of Dave @ v-signs. Indigo Blue European hope to exhibit at the next event in 2017. In the mean time IBE wish the best to both Jeff and Duncan for their next Race.

The Extra Mile

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Last week one of our drivers was lucky enough to complete a 2100-mile round trip across the channel to deliver and collect some very special vehicles.

Monday morning meant an early start prepping for the journey ahead. on board our enclosed trailer was a Porsche 918 spider in vintage martini design, en route to its new owner in the beautiful south of France. with a v8 engine and reaching 0-100 in 3.0secs, this supercar can hit a top speed of 325km/h and has a price tag of upwards of $850,000. we feel privileged to have been asked to transport such a brilliant car and to see the owner happy with his new purchase.

Once the Porsche had been safely delivered and unloaded, it was time to continue the journey through Italy and into Switzerland, where there was a Ferrari 355 waiting to be loaded up and brought back to the UK. the views along the way were spectacular.

Once in Switzerland and at the pickup location, it was a case of covering and loading up the Ferrari 355 into our trailer and getting back on the road in time to catch a ferry from Calais to dover on Friday afternoon.

We’re happy to say that both Ferrari and driver arrived safely back in the UK.

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The Giant Killer

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After a lucky client purchase, we were asked to complete the transportation of this light weight Porsche 550 Spyder. Created in 1953, the 550, with it’s clean aerodynamic shape and four speed transmission, dominated at famous circuits such as Goodwood, Nurburgring, Le Mans and Targa Florio.

The car has been associated with many celebrities, most famously James Dean who tragically died when his Sypder- ‘Little Bastard’ – collided with Donald Turnupseed on the way to a race. However this hasn’t put buyers off the car, which can fetch up to well over $5 million at auction, even in the most basic of conditions before restoration.
We wish the new owner all the best with their new purchase, which, with it’s drop top and royalblue paint, is the perfect car for summer.