Current news from Le Riche

Job vacancy

We are looking for highly skilled and competent tradesmen to work hands on restoring and repairing vintage and classic cars. Many trades are involved in the restoration of motor cars and we currently have a vacancy for a competent body restoration specialist, but would consider other highly skilled individuals competent within their fields relating to the maintenance and repair of Vintage and classic vehicles. The applicant must be enthusiastic and knowledgeable about Pre and Post War cars (and motorcycles) and be able to work on their own initiative and have a keen eye for detail. Please apply through our contact page.
[ 07-06-2010 ]

JerseyCamperHire.com

Please view our new business venture, the hiring of classic VW Type 2 campers. We have a choice of four, a 1960's split screen day van, two 1970's bay window campers and a classic brand new 1970's style VW by Danbury. For those travelling to Jersey they are an fun alternative to your usual hire car and to those living in Jersey they can be a great for a weekend down the beach or even for that run to France. All the relevant details and information can be found on our web site www.jerseycamperhire.com
[ 05-04-2010 ]

Brand new Type 2 VW Camper Van,

Le Riche Automobile are pleased to announce that they have the Channel Island agency for the new Type 2 transporter/camper manufactuered by VW Brazil and re-worked by Camper comversion specialists Danbury of Bristol. Prices start from £18,950 for a basic LHD people carrier registered in Jersey onwards to £30,000 plus for the top of the range camper conversion. There is a menu pricing system so you can choose as much or as little of a Type 2 camper experience as you like! We now have a demonstrator van, Penelope, in classic 1970's VW orange and fitted as a camper so feel free to make a call to have a test drive. Also we intend to hire Penelope to both locals to take away and none locals to trawl around the Island. Prices start from £95.00 per day. The sales section of this web site will have pictures of the Camper, so please go and have a browse.
[ 10-02-2009 ]

Jersey Old Motor Club Boxing Day Run. 2008

Some 100 pre 1950 motor cars turned out to partake in the 40th 12 Parish Church Cavalcade. Weather was glorious with sunshine, but cold. Many families and friends make this a tradition every year to enter to blow away those cobwebs from Christmas day. Pictures to follow when I am able to load them to this new web site!
[ 12-29-2008 ]

Quality Salmon at Le Riche

For those thinking something fishy is going on then think again, there are no fish at Le Riche… just one Michael Salmon, our new Vintage & Classic sales consultant. Michael has a great experience of motorcars through his many years spent in the motor industry and on the race circuit. His working career included a directorship with the UK’s Ferrari importers, Maranello Concessionaires before returning to Jersey as MD of the Ferrari dealership, Melbourne Garage. His racing career includes 13 races at the Le Mans 24 Heures and nowadays he can be seen competing in all sorts of historic events including the Goodwood Revival meeting in September.
[ 11-09-2008 ]

Jersey Road Race

Did you know that the 1952 Jersey “Grand Prix” was won by a brand new C Type Jaguar from the world renowned Ecurie Ecosse team? This car had just been driven straight from the factory to Jersey so it had to complete a running in period of 1000 miles around our little lanes before the race. Mr. Salmon (see above) remembers doing 140mph along the five mile road in it!
[ 03-07-2008 ]

Daily Transport

Our dedicated team regularly undertakes repair work on both new and old vehicles. The latest equipment and paint systems are installed in our body shop and we aim to provide a friendly, efficient and costeffective service to the highest of standards. So next time you accidentally knock your daily run-around, whatever the damage, insist with your insurance broker that your car gets the Le Riche magical touch.
[ 03-07-2008 ]
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