Preparing the Best of Show Zagato
The 1956 Ferrari 250 GT TdF Zagato, chassis 0515GT was the first of five 250 GTs bodied by Zagato. Built not only for racing, but for concours as well...
The McRae Rally Challenge + SCD Secret Meet
Ian took the long trip up to Knockhill in Scotland this month with the Metro 6R4 and its owner for The McRae Rally Challenge - one of the biggest cele...
Thank you to those who came to our Open Day!
A big thank you to all those who came along to our Open Day on Saturday. The sun shone, the cars came, and we enjoyed a Barkaways gathering once again...
Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for the gold Dino
The gold 206 GT Dino, restored by Barkaways, had its time to shine over the weekend as it arrived in Italy on the shores of Lake Como for the Concorso...
The Coffee Hut with South East Supercar Club
Thank you to everyone that came out for our autumn morning at The Coffee Hut yesterday. It was a packed event where we were joined by South East Super...
Store your car with us
Looking for somewhere to store your car in Kent or close to London whilst having it looked after with the uppermost care? Our secure storage unit is o...
Prince Michael of Kent admires award winning TDF
Ferrari 250 GT 'Tour de France', chassis 0763GT was at Hampton Court Palace recently for the prestigious Concours of Elegance. The historic Ferrari wa...
Barkaways at Salon Privé 2021
It has been all about celebrating the cars this past week at Barkaways as we unveiled our latest restoration at the annual Salon Privé Concours d'Elég...
The Coffee Hut at Barkaways
If you are looking for CARS, COFFEE and CHAT then this could be the answer. The Coffee Hut will be open every Saturday morning from 9-12noon at Barkaw...
Parts store - Just launched!
As well as providing servicing, bodywork, restoration and sales services for your cars, Barkaways have now launched our new Parts store. We have a gro...
Barkaways are recruiting - Experienced Panel Beater
Barkaways are looking for an experienced panel beater with the ability to carry out metal and fill work. Experience of classic cars is necessary. We a...
The perfect paint match for your car at Barkaways
Here at Barkaways we pride ourselves on the originality and authenticity of our work. Our paintwork is just one of these areas and we work closely wit...
Ferrari Daytona colour change
This rare classic Ferrari Daytona Spyder has just undergone a colour change at Barkaways. The car was originally white and after careful consideration...
Alfa Giulia SS service and recommission
This rare 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale Coupé has arrived to us. Recently purchased by a client of Barkaways, this twin Weber SS was the ulti...
Lamborghini from 'The Man Who Haunted Himself'
Something new has arrived at Barkaways this past month for some recommissioning work, this Lamborghini Islero S. This lesser known V12 Lamborghini was...
Salon Privé awards for Barkaways customers and their cars
It has been another successful year for Barkaways and their customers at the annual Salon Privé event - the UK's most prestigious Concours d'Elégance....
Ferrari F40 engine out maintenance
Contrary to what it might look like, this iconic F40 is not giving birth but is having its V8 engine removed by the team! It was a delicate operation ...
F40 fuel bag tanks replacement
The Ferrari F40 has two fuel tanks – one on each side of the car just in front of the rear wheels. The European F40s have a unique set up with rubber ...
Ferrari 348 ts repaint
A look at one of our most recent full resprays on this Ferrari 348 ts. ”If your car needs paint look no further. Absolutely beautiful job on my 348ts....
Ferrari 458 servicing and diagnostics at Barkaways
Barkaways can now service and diagnose your Ferrari 458 with our latest Ferrari SDX update. Our system enables us to interrogate electrical systems an...
Ferrari Owners' Club Gala Dinner & Dance
Saturday 7th March saw Ian and Andrea attend the annual Ferrari Owners' Club Gala Dinner & Dance at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Once agai...
A drive in the Ferrari 288 GTO
One very special car has been with us since the start of 2020 - this stunning 288 GTO is here for routine maintenance, and it is not your typical 288 ...
Ian was up early doors and on the Eurostar to Paris on Wednesday for this year's Retromobile. With Ian's passion for the Ferrari 308, one of the stand...
Ferrari 308 GT4 repaint
This Ferrari 308 GT4 has recently arrived at Barkaways, and is in the bodyshop having the paint stripped away to take the car back to bare metal befor...
Metro 6R4 recommission
Long time followers of Barkaways might recognise this car from our 2016 Open Day. Owned by a longstanding client, this ex Colin McRae Metro 6R4 rally ...
Race car success celebrated with a very special cruise on the Thames
On the 23rd November Ian and Chris were given a very special invite to be part of a celebratory event on a River Thames cruise boat. The event marked ...
Barkaways team up with Supercars of London
This stunning Lamborghini Murcielago is being repainted back to its original colour of black, and being documented by 'Supercars of London' on YouTube...
We recently had this Ferrari 550 in for service work and whilst with us, the owner decided to sort out his sticky switches once and for all. We remove...
The Historic Motoring Awards 2019
Now in its ninth year, The Historic Motoring Awards are the most prestigious in the industry, recognising the elite in the international classic autom...
Mercedes 190 SL paint job
One of our longstanding clients decided that it was time for his beloved Mercedes 190 SL to have a refresh in the form of a new paint job. The car was...
512 BB HID head lamp upgrade
This 512 BB has been with Barkaways for a number of fixes and a service, and we have also fitted the car with an HID head lamp upgrade. You can certai...
328 GTB race car rounds off a brilliant season
The Barkaways 328 race car came through a tough final weekend at Silverstone on the final rounds of the Pirelli Ferrari formula classic Series and has...
Goodwood Revival 2019
Goodwood Revival took place from 13 – 15th September this year, and all those that attended were lucky enough to have a beautiful weekend of sunshine ...
2019 Hampton Court Concours of Elegance
The 2019 Concours of Elegance held every year at Hampton Court puts on one very impressive event with sixty of the rarest cars from around the world o...
Salon Privé 2019 at Blenheim Palace
This year has proved an absolute success for Barkaways and their customers at the annual Salon Privé Concours d'Elégance 2019 where we unveiled a rece...
2019 Festival Italia at Brands Hatch
Barkaways teamed up with Auto Italia magazine to put on a fantastic display of 13 cars including a 250 Lusso, 330 GTC, 246 GT Dino, 360 Modena and Spi...
Jaguar E-Type mechanical overhaul
Something a bit different was in at Barkaways this week as we helped one of our existing clients with a variety of work on their Jaguar E-Type. The ca...
The Barkaways Tour 2019
Saturday 20th July 2019 saw the running of the Barkaways Ferrari Tour, the third in what has become an eagerly anticipated annual event for our client...
Barkaways and Chris Butler take full honours at Croft 2019
The weekend of 19 -21 July 2019 was the first time in nearly 20 years that the Ferrari Owners Club had raced at the Croft circuit in North Yorkshire p...
Chantilly Concours d’Elegance 2019
Ian and Andrea were lucky enough to visit the 2019 Chantilly Concours d’Elegance over the weekend 28-30th June. This prestigious event is held at the ...
Chris Butler and Barkaways win all three races at Snetterton
Another highly successful weekend on the 22/23rd June with Chris Butler and Barkaways completely dominating the field at Snetterton taking a grand tot...
2019 Belgravia Classic Car show
Held on Sunday 23 June 2019 members of the Barkaways team headed over to the rather agreeable setting of the Belgrave Square Garden for a classic car ...
The 2019 Barkaways Open Day is a roaring success with 400 in attendance.
This year we decided to include a report on Open day from a third party - Mr Keith Bluemel who is both a Ferrari expert/historian and celebrated autho...
Barkaways and Butler dominate at Brands
An outstanding weekend on the 18/19th May saw the Barkaways 328 GTB race car running perfectly at Brands Hatch with Chris Butler securing an impressiv...
Barkaways help celebrate 100 Years of the Sevenoaks Preparatory School with Charity Golf Day
Barkaways were proud to sponsor and celebrate 100 Years of the Sevenoaks Preparatory School with a Charity Golf Day held at Knole Park Golf Club on th...
Italian Car Day at Brooklands
The Barkaways team made their way over to the Auto Italia Italian Car Day on Saturday 4th May, held at the iconic Brooklands track. This year we decid...
Ferrari 328 GTB race car triumphant at Spa
The weekend of the 27th and 28th April saw the 2019 PFfc season open with the first round held at the iconic Spa circuit in Belgium. The weather could...
Ferrari 328 GTB Race Car test day success
Monday 15th April 2019 saw the annual running of the Ferrari Owners Club test and track day at Silverstone. The Barkaways team joined Chris Butler wit...
National Ferrari Owners Club Gala Dinner
Ian and Andrea very much enjoyed the National FOC Gala Dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Saturday evening. Ferrari Europe provided a glimpse of t...
Tom Tugendhat MP visits Barkaways
Tom Tugendhat, MP for Tonbridge and Malling recently took a break from the goings on in Parliament to come and find out more about Barkaways, who are ...
Rétromobile 2019 in Paris
Ian and Ben attended this year’s Rétromobile at the start of February. This year’s event was yet again another success with the halls being filled wit...
Kent Ferrari Owners Club 2018 Christmas Ball
Members of the Barkaways team were in attendance for the 2018 Kent Ferrari owners club Christmas party held at the Hythe Imperial Hotel on Saturday 8t...
This is a feature of the company tailored specifically for our clients. The idea being that the Barkaways body shop afford our clients the opportunity...
2018 Essex FOC Christmas event
A big thank you to Steve and John from the Essex Ferrari Owners Club for a warm welcome and for organising the 2018 Essex Christmas party on Saturday ...
Ultra low mileage 328 in for service
This super low mileage, 2 owner 328 GTS is in for its annual service. It is a car which is in timewarp condition and would be the reference example, i...
We currently have this Ferrari 360 Modena in for a full service along with the routine replacement of its cambelts. Owing to the fact that these cars ...
The Historic Motoring Awards 2018
The Historic Motoring Awards 2018 took place on the 25th October and Barkaways were chosen as finalists for the special Enzo Award. The event is now i...
Dino welding continues
The Ferrari Dino GTS which we reported on last has been undergoing extensive welding as part of its full and thorough restoration. This is a time cons...
Lusso sills now firmly in place
Following on from our last update - the Lusso is progressing well with both the inner and outer sills now in place. This is not a quick process and ac...
The Historic Motoring Awards 2018 finalist
Barkaways are proud to have been shortlisted for The Enzo Award at the Historic Motoring Awards 2018. Now in its eighth year, The Historic Motoring Aw...
We are currently working full steam ahead on the super rare RHD Ferrari 250 GT Lusso which is with us for a full restoration. This week the team have ...
This is just one Dino here with us at Barkaways undergoing a full and thorough restoration. The team had discovered extensive corrosion in both of the...
Goodwood Revival 2018
This year saw Goodwood celebrate 20 Years of the Revival and the team were out in force during the weekend to join in with the celebrations. As ever t...
Salon Prive 2018 - Lusso wins Best in Class!
It has been another successful year for Barkaways and their customers at the annual Salon Privé Concours d'Elégance where we unveiled a 250 Lusso we h...
2018 Brands Hatch Festival Italia
Sunday 19th August 2018 and the Barkaways team made their way over to the Brands Hatch circuit for the much anticipated Festival Italia. The Ferrari O...
Barkaways Auction Prize in support of Kent Air Ambulance
Countryside Properties recently held a Charity Ball in aid of the Kent and Sussex Air Ambulance and Barkaways were delighted to attend, supporting the...
Auto Italia 2018 Supercar Saturday
Saturday the 28th July and the team made their way over to Brooklands for the Auto Italia Supercar Saturday event. One particular Barkaways customer h...
2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed
The Barkaways team were out in force over the weekend of 14-15th July 2018 not only at the FOC National Concours but also at the Goodwood Festival of ...
Best in Class at the 2018 Ferrari Owners Club National Concours
Saturday 14th July 2018 at Danesfield House Marlow afforded the idyllic setting for the Annual Ferrari Owners Club National Concours, which this year ...
Aston Martin Owners Club Visit
On Saturday 30th June 2018 members from the Aston Martin Owners Club paid an informal visit to Barkaways for a full tour of our Business and three uni...
Barkaways Open Day 2018
On Saturday 23rd June 2018, we hosted our annual Open Day, with just over 320 people turning up to enjoy the event with perfect Sunshine and clear blu...
Fairford Classic Car Club visit
On Wednesday 20th June 2018 the Fairford Classic Car Club travelled down to Barkaways en masse for a very special visit. We all had a wonderful aftern...
2018 Father's Day at Hever Castle with Kent Ferrari
The team were at Hever Castle this Sunday for the 2018 Kent Ferrari Father's Day event. The weather was kind and resulted in a nice warm day with a fa...
The 2018 Barkaways Ferrari Tour
Saturday 2nd June 2018 saw the running of the Barkaways Ferrari Tour, the second in what we plan to be an annual event for our clients and customers. ...
Auto Italia - Italian Car Day 2018
The Barkaways team headed over to the Brooklands Auto Italia event on the 5th May 2018. We were in front of the clock tower and invited a number of ou...
Supercars at The Palace
Sunday the 6th of May 2018 the Salon Privé team held their 'Supercars at The Palace' Breakfast meet at Blenheim Palace, bathed in glorious sunshine an...
The International Guild of Specialist Engineers visit Barkaways
Barkaways were able to welcome a group of TIGOSE delegates for some Barkaways hospitality and a tour of the workshops this week. TIGOSE aims to promot...
Prancing Horse magazine
In 2017 Barkaways were commissioned to concours prepare the Ex Gianni Agnelli Ferrari Testarossa Spider by its current owner, for the 70th Celebration...
Bull in the workshop
We currently have a number of thoroughbreds with us from the Sant’Agata Bolognese region in Italy – namely cars from Lamborghini. A total of three Miu...
FOC Gala Dinner & Dance
Ian and Andrea would like to thank Gary Dearn and the team for the National Ferrari Owners' Club Dinner & Dance at the Grosvenor House- it was a l...
Enzo magazine feature
The team at Enzo magazine recently visited us to run a feature comparing the 206 and 246 Dinos for their Dino celebration issue (Spring 2018). This wa...
Kent Ferrari Owners Club Christmas Party 2017
The Barkaways team were in attendance for the 2017 Kent Ferrari owners club Christmas party held at the beautiful Eastwell Manor on Saturday 9th Decem...
Ferrari: Under the Skin
On Wednesday 15th November Ian and Spencer were honoured to be invited to a V.I.P private viewing of the “Ferrari Under the Skin” Exhibition at the De...
Guy Portelli completes his Dino bonnet sculpture for BBC Children in Need
We recently featured a story about Guy Portelli, who is working on a very special, one off Ferrari 70 years’ celebration project to raise funds for BB...
Ben and Chris support school careers fayre
Ben and Chris went to the Riverside Primary School Careers Fayre to talk to students about careers within the motor industry. The school arranged for ...
Barkaways proud to support Kent and Sussex Air Ambulance
On the 12th of October 2017 Countryside Properties held a Charity Ball in aid of the Kent and Sussex Air Ambulance, an organisation which receives no ...
BBC Children in Need Charity Fundraiser
Local sculptor Guy Portelli is currently working on a very special, one off Ferrari 70 years’ celebration project to raise funds for BBC Children in N...
A successful weekend of concours shows
Barkaways were once again in attendance at the annual Salon Privé Concours d'Elégance at Blenheim Palace and the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court...
Dino season at Barkaways
Dino is a marque for mid-engine, rear-drive sports cars produced by Ferrari from 1968 to 1976. It is one of the iconic Ferrari models and we currently...
Brands Hatch Festival Italia 2017
Several members of the Barkaways team made it down to Brands Hatch on the 13th August for the 2017 Festival Italia. Perfect weather, a fantastic mix o...
Auto Italia Super Car Sunday
On Sunday the 16th July the team made their way to Brooklands for the Auto Italia Magazines Super Car Sunday event. A number of Barkaways customers al...
Magazine features and articles
During 2017 we have directed our marketing efforts to afford maximum exposure and awareness of the company. This has resulted in greater numbers visit...
Best in Show three years in a row
Saturday 8th July 2017 at Danesfield House Marlow provided the perfect setting for the Annual Ferrari Owners Club National Concours, which this year i...
Salon Prive Cars & Coffee morning
Sunday the 2nd of July 2017 the Salon Prive team held their Coffee morning at Blenheim Palace with a vast array of spectacular Supercars in attendance...
Father's Day with Kent Ferrari
Ian, Spencer and Ben were at Hever Castle last Sunday – at an event organised by Kent Ferrari. The sun shone and brought out a gathering of fellow FOC...
Open Day 2017
This weekend just gone saw us once again host our annual open day, with circa 300 people in attendance. It was the perfect day for it with the clear b...
Kent Ferrari 50th Anniversary Ball 2017
Saturday 3rd June 2017 and members of the Barkaways team were delighted to attend the Kent Region Ferrari Owners club 50th Anniversary Ball. This fant...
Villa d'Este 2017
Saturday 27th May Ian made his way down to the Italian Lakes for a little \Dolce Vita\" at the 2017 Villa d'Este event. The standard of cars was extre...
Barkaways V8 Tour
Saturday 20th May 2017 saw the running of the Barkaways V8 Tour, the first in what we hope will be a series of events for owners of specific Ferrari m...
Blancpain GT at Brands Hatch
A few of the Barkaways team were lucky enough to be invited to attend the Brands Hatch round of the 2017 Blancpain GT event held on the 07th May 2017....
Auto Italia Italian Car Day 2017
The Barkaways team were in attendance for the Brooklands Autoitalia event held on the 29th April 2017. We had a large stand directly in front of the f...
Arnold Motor Carriage
Barkaways is not the only business of its kind to successfully trade at the Arnolds Business Park. Over 100 years ago the Arnold Motor Carriage Compan...
Bespoke Video and Photographic package
Following overwhelming response to our sales photography and video production, we are now delighted to offer all of our clients a bespoke photographic...
Ferrari Owners Club 50th Anniversary
Saturday 11th March 2017 saw the Ferrari Owners Club of Great Britain celebrate their 50th Anniversary in true style at the Savoy London. Some of the ...
Barkaways Acquisition and Brokering Service
Acquisition and brokering makes up a large part of our sales department. In order to fulfill specific requirements we have helped a number of clients ...
Boys (and girls) and their toys
Whilst chatting in the workshop recently it was discussed that to be a true petrol head and work in this industry you should have at least one project...
Barkaways clean and polish
Many of you have commented on the standards that we prepare our sales cars to and in response to this demand we are now able to offer this additional ...
Kent Ferrari Owners Club 2016 Christmas Party
Members of the Barkaways team were delighted to attend this years Kent Ferrari owners club Christmas party held at Eastwell Manor on Saturday 10th Dec...
Go Karting at Crawley
It was time for some fun on Thursday evening as the team took on a 2 hour team endurance challenge at the indoor karting circuit in Crawley. The prepa...
Barkaways Mannequin Challenge
Here at Barkaways, as busy as we are, we thought we'd freeze the action for a few moments for a bit of end of year fun, by jumping right on trend and ...
Ben Achieves IMI Level 2 and 3
Congratulations to Ben who has passed his IMI (Institute of Motor Industry) level 2 and 3 Motor Vehicle Repairs qualifications with flying colours, co...
Barkaways Customers Celebrate Concours Wins
September 1st to the 3rd 2016 saw the return of Salon Prive to Blenheim Palace. Returning for the second year at this most fitting and imposing statel...
Kent Italian Car and Bike Show
The Barkaways team were once again to be found in a field of cars this weekend. A move away from the traditional offering of a Country Fair and somewh...
Festival Italia 2016
Ian and Ben enjoyed a great day out at Brands Hatch supporting customer John Reaks who took along his F40, Lancia Stratos and Benetton F1 Grand Prix r...
Kent Italian Car & Bike Show - Sunday 4th September
As many of you know, we have supported the Honnington Country Fair for the last few years. Every year we have seen an increase in numbers of fellow F...
We attended the annual Brooklands Supercar event held on 17th of July 2016. This fantastic day out, in association with Autoitalia magazine, featured ...
National Concours - Best in Show
The 9th and 10th of July 2016 saw the annual running of the EFG International Ferrari owners club Concours held at Stapleford Park Hotel near Melton M...
Fathers Day at Hever Castle
Only a week on from our open day we were reunited with many of our Ferrari friends and customers; this time to celebrate fathers day. The backdrop to ...
Open Day 2016 - thanks for coming!
Saturday 11th June was our annual open and we were pleased to welcome so many of you, and also relieved that the rain stayed away! We have had wonderf...
Blancpain GT Brands Hatch
Brands Hatch was host to top class international GT racing once again with the Blancpain GT Series on Sunday 8th May. Showcasing at the event was the ...
Auto Italia - Italian Car Day
One of the biggest events of the year at Brooklands celebrating the UK's obsession with all things Italian. We were there to support Auto Italia's 3...
Horsham Piazza Italia 2016
The 2016 Horsham Piazza Italia was held over the Easter Bank holiday weekend from the 25th until 28th March. All things Italian were celebrated over t...
Complimentary Spring Healthcheck
We are pleased to offer complimentary consultations on Saturday mornings to help you get the best from your Ferrari. Bring your Ferrari along to discu...
Investing in Cars
Dr Vincent van der Vinne is a Dutch historian and writer, who completed his PhD on the rise of the motorcar. He has been studying the history of cars ...
Kent Ferrari Owners Club Christmas Party
Some of the Barkaways team joined the Kent Ferrari owners club at their Christmas party on Saturday 12th December. An enjoyable evening was had at Eas...
Christmas Card Signing Fuelled with a box of Quality Street and a tin of chocolate biscuits, the Barkaways team set about the annual task of personall...
Maranello Factory Tour
Ian and Ben went on the Ferrari Owners Club factory tour in October, joining Gary Dearn and a group of 16 others FOC members An early flight from Heat...
Barkaways customers celebrate 3 class wins
This year Salon Prive celebrated its 10th year with a move to the historic Blenheim Palace. The magnificent grounds of the palace befitting the most b...
Kent Italian Car and Bike Show 2015
Sunday 6th September saw the Barkaways team once again standing in a sunny field surrounded by Ferraris. This was the third year we have supported th...
Journey to Blenheim Palace
Today sees the build up to the 10th year of Salon Prive, being celebrated at the glorious Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. We are proud to support all ...
Kent Italian Car & Bike Show - Sunday 6th September
For the third year running we will be supporting the Kent Italian Car and Bike Show running alongside the Honnington Country Fair on Sunday 6th Septem...
Going to the Prom in Style
Although Ben left school last summer he recently returned to the Year 13 Cornwallis School prom with his girlfriend Jess, held at The Oakwood House Ho...
Ferrari Owners Club National Meet & Concours 2015
Sunday 12th July saw the long awaited return of the Ferrari Owners Club National Meet and Concours after 2014 saw a rest from proceedings. The stunnin...
Kent Ferrari Owners Club Summer Ball 2015
Barkaways were honoured to support the 2015 Kent Ferrari Ball held at the Thistle Hotel, Brands Hatch. This year we decided to do things differently b...
Sunshine and Ferraris
Once again we opened our workshop and body shop doors to host our annual Barkaways open day. We knew we were in for a busy day with 250 names on our g...
Ferrari World Dubai 2015
Even on holiday, it is difficult for Ian to stay away from the Prancing Horses. Ian, Andrea and the family recently had the opportunity to visit Ferr...
New Acquisition and Sales department launched
At Barkaways we have decided, following countless requests from our existing customers, to setup our very own Vehicle Acquisition and Sales department...
Salon Prive Celebrates 10th Anniversary with move to Blenheim Palace
2015 marks the 10th Anniversary of Salon Prive, the UKs most prestigious Supercar Event & Concours d'Elegance and this year the organisers are inv...
Dates for the Diary 2015
A new year means new shows to attend, and below are some of the events we are looking to attend in the first half of 2015. We hope to see you there. ...
Daytona Stars at Classic Motor Show
The recently restored award-winning Ferrari Daytona was on show at the Classic Motor Show at the NEC in Birmingham over the weekend, among 1700 other ...
Variety Is The Spice Of Life
Among the many classic and modern Ferraris that pass through our workshop and body shop, the team often get their hands on other Italian marques. Work...
365 BB Bodywork Insight
After the successful return of a 365 Boxer to a very happy customer last month here is an insight to some of the work carried out on it's body and pai...
Barkaways at Honnington Country Fair
Sunday 7th September saw Barkaways, customers and fellow FOC members from Surrey and Kent support the Kent Italian Car and Bike Day. This is the seco...
Special Club Trophy Awarded to Barkaways Customer
The sun continued to shine on the Concours lawns over the weekend of 6th/7th September where two of our customers were invited to display their cars; ...
Barkaways Customers Cars Shine On Concours Lawn
It is with great pleasure and pride that we were able to present and support two winning cars at this years Salon Prive, the world-class Concours Show...
Amongst our many projects and restorations here at Barkaways, we are currently restoring a pair of 250 Lusso's; both are currently at different stages...
Engine Room Firing on All Cylinders
All areas of the business are working hard to meet show and project deadlines. We have four cars committed to a diary filled weekend in September on t...
Dino Delivered in Time for Birthday Celebrations
Working to another tight deadline we were able to return the recently restored Dino GTS back in time for the owners birthday celebrations. Looking v...
Barkaways Summer Event Calendar
Supercar Saturday @ Brooklands .. Sat 19th July National Ferrari Owners Club meet @ Coombe Abbey .. Sunday 10th August Salon Prive Concours d'Elegan...
Classic Cars - Epic Restorations
The smart advice is to never restore an incomplete car, but Classic Cars Editor, Russ Smith found a story of exactly that. His tale of how a 246 Dino ...
Barkaways 250 LWB California Spyder Triumphs at Villa d'Este
Counting more than ten Riva boats skimming across Lake Como towards the Villa d'Este swimming pool pontoon; Ian was once again surrounded by some of t...
Spring Open Day 2014
What an amazing day! Firstly, we want to thank everyone who joined us on Saturday 26th April, the team were very proud to display a collection of comp...
Dino's At Barkaways
Following on from the original 1970 motor show Dino award winning restoration that we completed last year, we currently have seven Dino cars with us.S...
Ferrari Owners Club Gala Dinner
Saturday 1st March - The Grove, Hertfordshire What a great time was had at the newly located Ferrari Owners Club Annual Gala Dinner. An amazing eve...
Barkaways Hit The Track At Bayford Meadows
Wednesday 26th March The Barkaways team along with a few additional guests took to the tracks at Bayford Meadows last night to enjoy some fast paced,...
Barkaways Support Skills 4 Life
On Wednesday, 12 March, all 1,600 Cornwallis students took part in a special careers-themed focus day. Students were taken off their usual timetable t...
Just Arrived At Barkaways
Barkaways are pleased to offer this immaculate Ferrari 360 Spider. This 2004 two owner car has covered nearly 22,000 miles. It is a well specified car...
Dates for the Diary
At Barkaways we try to support as many Ferrari related events as possible and our events diary is already starting to fill up over the spring months. ...
Daytona 365 GTB/4 Restoration Update
During December work has continued with the mechanicals and assembly side of the restoration. Work continued on the braking system and the fabricatio...
246 Dino Restoration - Glass Fitted
The Dino restoration continued with aligning and fitting the door glass and frames.In preparation for fitment of the rear screen glass this was unwrap...
Final day of Movember
30 days on and Team Barkaways have succesfully (and some rather stylishly) shown commitment and support to the Movember movement. We managed to break...
Team Movember on the Last Straight
Itchy lips and dusty mo's are a hazard of the fundraising cause. Some of the guys feel tempted to keep the facial growth going beyond Saturday but I ...
Team Magnum Movember Update
Two thirds of the way through Movember and time to give you an update and a bit of a laugh! All in the name of charity and healthy competition Team M...
The Barkaways Engine Room
It has been a very busy summer in the engine room. We currently have 10 engines on the go with the line of engines stretching down the workshop. W...
Daytona Restoration Continues
June/July We stripped and repaired bonnet shut and scuttle panel as well as aligning with adjacent panels. We have started to dry fit the indicator ...
330GTC Restoration Progress
During August work continued on the 330 GTC bodywork restoration removing both doors to allow cleaning and levelling work to take place. Once work was...
Barkaways Support Movember
Each year, brave and selfless companies across the business world, from the relatively small to some of the largest global corporations, come together...
246 Dino Bodyshell Undergoes Full Paint Respray
During June the final body colour was confirmed by the customer as Rosso Chiaro. Following final body preparation, degreasing and masking the the body...
Barkaways at St James Royal Concours
Overlapping the 3 days at Salon Prive was the 2nd Royal Concours, this year held at St James Palace with a parade from the Royal Mews along The Mall. ...
Barkaways Customers Scoop Salon Prive Wins
The sun shone brightly on the Concours Lawn of the 8th Salon Prive held at Syon Park last week. Guests were treated to a staggering display of vintag...
Salon Prive and St James Concours of Elegance 2013
The team at Barkaways are proud to support clients displaying cars at this years Salon Prive Concours and Royal St James Concours of Elegance. From W...
Honnington Country Fair 2013
Sunday 1st September As part of Honnington Country Fair, the Italian Car & Bike Day attracts all marques of Italian car and bikes. Barkaways were...
Barry Huddart - In Loving Memory
Many of you will remember Barry Huddart as the man at the bar on the Barkaway open days. Earlier this year Barry was diagnosed with cancer and has ve...
Summertime at Barkaways
The summer events calendar is in full swing and Barkaways are enjoying being part of the Ferrari fun. The sunshine on Sunday 14th July 2013 brought a...
Barkaways Support School Leavers Prom
Dan Barkaway celebrated the end of his time at school with a Leavers Prom held at Leeds Castle. in the heart of kent. Dan and his friends arrived in ...
The Supercar Event - Dunsfold Park 2013
Ian was proud to part of the driving team at the 7th Supercar Event at Dunsfold Park. Formerly called the Dad's Day out, the event is held in aid of T...
Autoitalia at Brooklands
Ian and the team joined a large display of Ferraris at the recent Annual Autoitalia event held at Brooklands Museum, models from across the decades in...
Ferrari Owners Club Spring Ball
Ian and Andrea joined the Ferrari Owners club for its Spring Ball and AGM at Whittlebury Hall, Northampton. It was a great chance to meet up with fell...
The International Guild of Specialist Engineers
Ian joined a number of fellow engineers at the Silverstone Circuit on Friday 19th April at the launch of The International Guild of Specialist Enginee...
Spring Open Day 2013
Saturday 13th April saw the 3rd open day held at Barkaways Ferrari. Despite the lack of Spring sunshine we were amazed by the turnout of over 150 gue...
Daytona GTB/4 Restoration - February 2013
During February work has been on-going removing the remaining parts of the carpets and glass with particular care removing the heated rear screen glas...
246 Dino Restoration January 2013
During January the owner popped in for a coffee and chat with Steve and Ian and was very pleased with the progress of the Dino. We have painted the ch...
Ferrari Classiche Certification
A number of our customers throughout 2012 took advantage of putting their cars through the Ferrari Classiche Certification process whilst having work ...
Daytona GTB/4 Restoration - January 2013
During Dec and Jan we have completed the fabrication of the new floor outriggers. The corroded ones on the car have been cut out. The chassis has been...
308GT4 Work Progresses
The team have started bringing this car back to life, so far they have removed all four corners of the suspension and the overhaul will include; new f...
246 Dino Restoration - December 2012
During December Steve has cut the rear panel and fitted both new lower corner bowls and welded into place; grinding and shaping the panels to achieve ...
330GTC Restoration - November 2012
During November we finally managed to free off and remove the remaining cylinder head. On inspection we found the valve guides to have excessive movem...
Daytona GTB Restoration - November 2012
During November work has continued on the engine. On removal of the remaining exhaust and inlet valves we have found some of the valve guides to have ...
246 Dino Restoration - November 2012
During November Steve has started on the metalwork. Our first point of reference was to ensure the chassis and main structure of the chassis tube was ...
246 Dino Returns To The Motor show
The Footman James Classic Motor Show held over the weekend of 16/17/18 November was a great success making it the biggest and most popular classic car...
Ferrari 330 GTC Restoration - October 2012
During October we continued to strip the complete car after receiving the green light on the full restoration from the owner. This course of action wo...
Daytona GTB Restoration - September & October 2012
During September and October work has continued with the engine. We have removed the front cover and timing chain assemblies, sump oil and scavenge pu...
246 Dino Restoration - October 2012
With the body shell back in our workshop we removed all of the doors, bonnet, various loose panels and fibreglass lying in the chassis. The body, cha...
308 GTB Restoration - October 2012
During October Steve finalised the body; removing the last imperfections and fine filled small pin holes. Each panel has been prepared flat sanded and...
Ferrari F40 Parts For Sale
We have a set of AP Racing 4 Pot front brake calipers and discs for a Ferrari F40. These were removed from a customer's car and are still in very good...
330GTC Restoration Commences
Whilst investigating a mystery rattle from the engine of one of our customers cars we were given the go ahead to start a full restoration on the car; ...
Daytona Restoration - Summer 2012
During the summer months we removed the engine from the car to start the removal of the cylinders heads. Part of this process saw us extracting variou...
246 Dino Restoration Under Way
After taking early delivery of our next Dino project the team set about dismantling the body shell; cataloguing and photographing parts to create and ...
For Sale Ferrari 308 GT4
We are pleased to offer this 1976 Ferrari 308 GT4 for sale. A fantastic opportunity to purchase a 'project'. The car has just arrived into the Barkaw...
308 GTB Restoration
August saw Steve ramp up the restoration of this 1970s icon. Major metal work repairs to the main body included work on rear bumpers, panels, doors, w...
Barkaways Welcomes Matthias Bartz
We were privileged to have Matthias Bartz join us at our workshop to offer a number of invited Dino owners an informal but enlightening talk on all th...
Salon Prive at Syon House 2012
Now in its 7th year the Salon Prive and Chubb Insurance Concours D'elegance was blessed with amazing weather, a stunning array of luxury modern superc...
Chelsea Autolegends Sunday 2nd September
Set in the beautiful grounds of The Royal Hospital and home to the infamous Chelsea pensioners, Chelsea Autolegends has become Londons leading celebra...
Carfest was dreamt up by Chris Evans and came to realisation last month. It was his idea of festival heaven; food, music and cars. Ian was invited to ...
Hot Air Balloons and Ferraris at Groombridge
A glorious Sunday at Groombridge Place provided the perfect back drop for Hot air balloons and Ferraris. Nearly 40 cars from the Kent Ferrari Owners C...
Dino Day Friday 14th September
Calling all Dino Owners We would like to invite you to join us for a celebration of the Ferrari Dino. Introducing Matthias Bartz, highly acclaimed...
Barkaways lead F40 parade at Silverstone Classic
Sunday 22nd July saw the 25th anniversary of the iconic F40 celebrated at the Silverstone Classic weekend. This memorable event bathed in sunshine was...
Supercar Sunday at Brooklands
Ian and Ben Barkaway joined valued customers and fellow supercar enthusiasts for the inaugural Supercar Sunday Brooklands at the weekend. Event visito...
Barkaways Victory at FOC Concours
The Ferrari Owners Club National Concours on Sunday 8th July 2012 saw the culmination of 12 months hard work, effort and passion pay off. The 246 Dino...
Dino Restoration Final Stages
We are now entering the final leg of the Dino restoration project and we find ourselves putting oil and petrol into the engine in readiness for the ma...
Daytona Project Gets Under Way
As the Dino project drew to a close (deadline for the FOC Concours lawn loomed ever closer on Sunday 8th July) the team started turning their attentio...
The Supercar Event - Sat 23rd and Sun 24th June2012
Now in its 4th great year, the event formerly known as Dads Day Out has evolved into a 2 day supercar extravaganza with something for everyone. With a...
Dino Restoration Deadline Edges Closer
With the engine and gearbox assembly now back in the car we are due to fire up the engine any day now. Ian and the team are totally focussed on the d...
Kings and Queens Open Air Picnic Concert
The rain couldn't dampen the spirits of the Barkaways team as they spent the night with Elvis, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Michael Jackson and Queen in ...
Chelsea Autolegends Press Preview
Ian and Tara enjoyed a sneak preview of what this years Chelsea Autolegends motorsports show has to offer. This exciting event being held for the 3rd ...
Motorsports at Crystal Palace
What better way to spend a sunny spring weekend then enjoying Motorsports at Crystal Palace. Now in its third year, the motor show combines fast paced...
Chiltern-Hunt Herts FOC Picnic
Ian joined fellow Ferrari Club members at the annual Chiltern-Hunt picnic in Flaunden, Herts. Rather than drive his own car to the picnic, Ian manoeu...
At Barkaways we have experienced first hand how valuable personal recommendation and positive feedback can be. Ian is always keen to recommend quality...
575 Superamerica unveiling
Auto Italia Brooklands - Sat 5th May saw the unveiling of this unique 575 Superamerica recently acquired by one of our valued customers. This exemplar...
Auto Italia Brooklands - Saturday 5th May 2012
Last weekend saw the Barkaways team enjoy another great celebration of all things Italian at Auto Italia Brooklands. The team at Barkaways were very p...
Ferrari Factory Visit
Before Ian's feet could touch the ground following the successful Spring Open Day, he was flying off to Italy to fulfil his ambition of visiting the f...
The Supercar Event - Sat 23rd & Sun 24th June - Dunsfold Park
We are delighted to announce that Barkaways have secured a limited number of places at the up and coming Supercar Event. It's a Dads Day Out in June -...
Ferrari SDX Diagnostics
To further enhance the service we offer our customers we have invested in the new Ferrari SDX diagnostics equipment. The Ferrari SDX diagnostic system...
Dino Restoration Update
The winter months have seen a dramatic change in this 1970 London Motor show classic beauty, slowly seeing the return to it's former glory. Steve has ...
Barkaways Spring Open Day
Saturday 14th April saw the first of Barkaways open days since the successful launch back in September 2011. We were delighted at the turnout with a...
Celebrating in Style
Ian Barkaway was on hand to help Martin celebrate his marriage to Jen in style. The proud bridegroom arrived at his wedding ceremony held in Canterbur...
Photoshoot at Ightham Mote
As the spring flowers emerge at Ightham Mote Ian Barkaway joined Guy Portelli, sculptor, on the lawns for a photoshoot to promote Guy's up and coming ...
Busy Winter Workshop
Rather than putting their cars into hibernation this winter, some of our customers have taken advantage of the cold winter months and booked their car...
288 GTO Interview
Book a Look
On Saturday mornings during the Spring we are offering complimentary Book a Look sessions for your Ferrari. Customers that have taken up this opportun...
Barkaways support Chelsea Auto Legends
Despite the rain this years Chelsea Auto Legends was a fantastic event. Ben and Ian took the 308 up to Hyde park to join the Ferrari convoy into the ...
Barkaways restoration wins another award
The team at Barkaways were very pleased to support James Needham and his beautiful Ferrari 250 Lusso at this years Ferrari national concours. Even t...
This winter let us collect your Ferrari in our covered trailer
Many of you will be wrapping your Ferrari up for the winter to avoid the bad weather. Whilst you are not driving and enjoying your Ferrari it is a pe...
Grand Opening enjoyed by over 150 people
I would like to thank all of the Ferrari Owners Club members who joined us to officially open our new workshop facility in Kent.The weather made it a ...
Workshop Now Open
Our new workshop facility is now up and running. Ian has spent the last month working closely with contractors to provide the best facility for your ...