It was from the late founder Bill McGrath that Andy Heywood took over the eponymous company in 1990, based in Kimpton north of London. He has developed the workshop very successfully as the UK’s pre-eminent classic Maserati specialist for restoration and maintenance. When you consider that the UK is the nation with the oldest Maserati club and with one of the most numerous and fervent classic Maserati owner communities, you begin to take notice. Andy is not only as knowledgeable as they come regarding the intricacies of classic Maseratis but very well-spoken and forthcoming in terms of invaluable information. With his dozen dedicated technicians and well-run office, he can tackle any job from full restoration to simple servicing to the highest standards. While waiting for the delivery of your car, you can buy the odd Maserati scale model or book while sipping your espresso: what more could one want.
"... certain cars are easy to compare with other cars, like a Merak, say compared with a 308GT4 or GTB. The Ferrari is something you do a 10-mile blast around the countryside in, on a Sunday morning, but the Merak is a car you choose to drive to the South of France; it's a much more civilized car, it's possibly less exciting and less engaging immediately, but it's a car you can form a longer relationship with... "