Projects

Only Motors Projects – What we have on our plate from road trips to rebuilding some old banger

How to Build a Race Car - Episode 4

How to Build a Race Car – Episode 4

We follow Jake Archer in his mission to turn his Subaru Impreza STI into a fully loaded race car ready for his first race at Santa Pod. This time, the finish line is in sight and the completed car is wrapped in it's racing livery, then heads off to the rollin... read more....
How to build a race car - Episode 5

How to build a race car – Episode 5

We follow Jake Archer in his mission to turn his Subaru Impreza STI into a fully loaded race car ready for his first race at Santa Pod. This time, Jake gets behind the wheel of the finished car for the first as he gets some testing mileage at Santa Pod ahead ... read more....
How to Build a Race Car - Episode 6

How to Build a Race Car – Episode 6

We follow Jake Archer in his mission to turn his Subaru Impreza STI into a fully loaded race car ready for his first race at Santa Pod. This time, race day has finally arrived. But can Jake and the Impreza get through the day without encountering any problems... read more....
Route 66

Tesla owners supporting Only Motors on Route 66

Tesla owners supporting Only Motors on Route 66: Only Motors' 'Route 66 - The Ultimate Challenge' is really gaining momentum now, with people offering to come out and support us on the journey. People like Lydia, who e-mailed us saying: "I am part of the St... read more....
Visit to Tesla

A visit to Tesla UK

Only Motors recently tested the Tesla Model S, an electric luxury car built by the hugely ambitious Californian company. We were completely sold. We loved its quietness, its responsiveness and the immense, instant torque. At the time, Tesla was based in a si... read more....
VW Microbus restoration

VW Microbus Restoration – Week 9

The hectic summer months continue to eat in valuable Micrbous restoring time. Progress continues at a slow pace - a full body restoration has no easy or quick jobs. The panels that need to be replaced have to be cut away carefully; panels that can be repaired ... read more....
VW Microbus

VW Microbus Restoration – Week 8

It has been another noisy week of rusty discovery on the Microbus project. In between the bread-and-butter accident repair work for Sandall's customers, we have made some real progress. Last week we cut away the rotten cabin floor, which had been subjected ... read more....
VW Microbus

VW Microbus Restoration – Week 7

With the workshop filling up with customers' vehicles, progress on our own VW Microbus restoration has slowed down. We have carried out some of the noisier jobs this week. with some extensive work carried out in the cabin. Like many classics, when you strip... read more....