News and Events


The London Concours show 2018

June 12, 2018
Hemmels recently exhibited at the London Concours show 2018. A display of some of the world’s finest cars in the intimate setting of the gardens of the Honourable Artillery Company. We captured this event in photographs including the cars, the people and the wonderful settin
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Mercedes-Benz Magazine

Mercedes-Benz UK owners club Feature on Hemmels

November 24, 2017
Mercedes-Benz UK owners club editor and noted classic Mercedes-Benz expert, Chris Bass, visited us and ran the rule over the business on behalf of the members. Chris is a leading source of expertise on Mercedes, authoring the Veloce Guide to the SL Pagoda range along with a number of other books on the marque.
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Hemmels Mercedes Is Perfecting The Pagoda And Beyond

November 19, 2017 editor-in-chief, Shayan Bokaie, recently interviewed Hemmels own Technical director, Joseph Sullivan,, to learn more about the Hemmels process and how bringing Pagodas back to life is just an entrée to a much larger vision.
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Hemmels: Building a Reputation for Excellence

September 30, 2017
Leading Mercedes-Benz publicaiton, Benz Insider, was granted exclusive access to a behind-the-scenes look at the operation with Iain Wood, Commercial Director. Read what they have to say ...
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Industry Press

6-Page Editorial feature on Hemmels in Mercedes Enthusiast Magazine

August 30, 2017
The editorial team from Mercedes Enthusiast, including editor Kyle Molyneux, recently paid us a visit and ended up deciding on running a 6-page feature on our cars and craft.
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Motoring event

Salon Prive 2017

August 8, 2017
Hemmels were invited to attend Salon Prive, the world's most exclusive automotive garden party, held annually at Blenheim palace in the UK. Clients joined us, travelling up from Monaco, Ireland by way of Portofino in Italy and as far away as Hong Kong.
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Industry Press

Mercedes-Enthusiast Editor, Dan Morgan, runs the rule over Hemmels

March 9, 2017
We welcome Dan Morgan, Founder and editor of Mercedes-Enthusiast, the leading online digital blog, to a recent event at our new showroom in the UK. Dan shared his thoughts online in a recent article.
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Blog feature

The W113 SL "Pagoda" - Six decades of movie history

July 6, 2016
A collection of images and clips from movies in one easy to view place for all Pagoda fans
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Classic Feature

Classic Mercedes-Benz SL Marketing Promos from 1960's

April 6, 2016
Here at Hemmels, we've always admired the work of the trail-blazing Mercedes-Benz marketing team from the 1960's. Mercedes advertising took a step-up and helped drive sales of the W 113 series, including the 230, 250 and 280SL models respectively to 48,912 cars in total.
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Forthcoming events

Join us at the Following events. In many cases we will have access to complimentary tickets or guest passes so contact us for detailsl.

Belgravia Classic Car Show
London June 24

Belgrave Square Garden opens its gates to the public for a week only in June and this year. For the second year running, The 96 Club and Chestertons Estate Agents in partnership with the Grosvenor Estate and the Belgrave Square Garden Committee will be hosting a classic car show on Sunday, 24th June.

Visitors will be able to spend the day with friends and family enjoying the lovely gardens and admiring the huge variety of classic cars display.

There will also be bars, refreshments, coffee & tea, a BBQ, an ice cream stand and cigars on offer and live jazz as pleasant background music.
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...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
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