Protecting you and your classic Mercedes-Benz for the long term.

Service as exceptional as the classic you drive.

Our technicians work to the highest possible standards and the quality and craftsmanship we put into servicing your vehicle is the same as what we put into our world-class restorations.

Genuine Mercedes-Benz classic parts 

Genuine Parts meet the same high standards for quality and reliability as they did when your car first left the production line. Our genuine Mercedes-Benz only parts policy protects your vehicle's performance and safety for decades to comes.

Collection and delivery service

Arranging delivery or collection of your classic can be onerous. Hemmels remove this overhead thanks to our own in-house car transporters. We provide a fully-insured white gloves car collection and delivery service across the UK and Europe for our clients.

Owner Services


Regular interval servicing
MOT preparation and certification
Road worthiness preparation (after non-use)
Braking system check
Replacement brake lines

Engine and Mechanical

Engine diagnostics and fault finding
Repairs and maintenance
Fuel injection pump and carburetor rebuild
Electronic ignition / Electronic fuel injection
Engine performance upgrade
Exhaust design and replacement


Complete Restoration or targeted repair
Replacement of individual panels
Structural assessment
Full interior refurbishment including seats, dashboard and carpets
Accident repair services
Engine bay detailing (Concours standard)

Other Services

Asbestos testing and removal
One problem areas on older classics is asbestos. Asbestos was a common material used in certain car components. It is therefore essential to have an understanding of what you are dealing with.
Pre-purchase inspection and valuation
Hemmels will provide comprehensive valuation reports for classic Mercedes-Benz models including 300SL variants, 190SL, W113 Pagoda and others of that era. This service is based on our combined technical and market knowledge. 

Client and Industry testimonials

...a step-change in the market
Editor, The Mercedes-Benz Owners Club Gazette
Hemmels Is Perfecting The Pagoda And Beyond.
... a reputation for excellence
giancarlo perlas, Benzinsider
Editor, BenzInsider
After 3 decades collecting classic cars, I have finally found the company that has that same attention to detail and finish that I have always wanted. A phenomenal business and people.
B. Field, UK
1968 280SL, 1959 300SL Roadster
I really love what you guys are doing. Keep it up.
Kyle Molyneux, Editor, Mercedes ENTHUSIAST Magazine
Editor, Mercedes Enthusiast
I admire every car you produce. I am always looking forward to your workmanship and end product. I can be considered as a voyeur of your art.
Marcus Bonello, Malta
1970 280SL 
What a pleasure it is to work with Hemmels - not only did they make a generous offer for my car, but they followed through with the funds within hours. Splendid firm.
Seamus O Dunlaing Ireland
1968 280SL 
"You are a rarity, to the point of unique. I love your approach and you will turn this industry on its head"
N Babbington
1971 280SL 
"Hemmels offer that rare combination of knowledge and passion that removes any natural anxiety you have when dealing with an expensive and cherished classic car – I heartily recommend these guys to anyone who owns or is considering a classic Mercedes."
K. Huyvers
1970 280SL Roadster (Sales, Servicing)
"For me, over the last 20 years, buying classics has often felt like a roll of the dice. This time I've come up trumps. Keep it up Joe and Jon, you're winning. One day all classic car businesses will operate in this way."
G. Bailforth
1970 280SL (Manual)
"Your manner, the and honest approach and advice was truly refreshing. and so different from the others I dealt with. I'm more than happy to provide a reference - keep up the good work."
Mark Lynch, Co. Cork, Ireland
Import and sale of classic Porsche