British and European Car


Right from our earliest days, British cars have been a good part of the Whitehead Performance repair and performance mix. From Greg and Vince racing an MG Midget back in the 70’s, to recent work rebuilding a Triumph Spitfire drivetrain, we have the experience to service your vintage car from the other side of the pond.


2000 Mercedes E55 AMG

Whitehead Performance also has a European specialist on hand to take care of your vintage or late model British, German, Swedish, or Italian vehicle.


2003 MINI Cooper S Suspension Build

2003 Mini Cooper S Wilwood Brakes

Recently we gave a MINI Cooper S  a performance suspension rebuild – camber plates, urethane bushings, Koni shocks, a Wilwood brake upgrade, and a Milltek header install.   To top it off we installed a Wilwood big brake kit in the front to improve the stopping power.   Pics will be up in the gallery soon.


1971 Volvo P1800E

1971 Volvo P1800E B20E Engine Rebuild

This past season, Whitehead Performance mechanically refreshed a 1971 Volvo P1800E.  We did a performance rebuild on the engine (cam, header), resealed the transmission and overdrive unit, rebuilt the steering box, and cleaned up the brakes and suspension.

Some interesting vehicles we have serviced over the years include: many aircooled and water cooled VW’s, Porsche 911, Porsche 911 Turbo, Porsche 944 & 944 Turbo, Porsche 914, Porsche Boxster, Lamborghini Diablo, Fiat Dino, Fiat Spyder, Fiat X1/9, Jaguar XJR,  Lotus Esprit, Lotus Super Seven, Triumph Spitfire, Triumph TR6, Triumph TR7, MGA,  MGB, MG Midget, TVR S, original Mini Cooper, Alfa Romeo Spyder, Alfa Romeo GTV, Lancia Delta Integrale, turbo’d BMW E28 M5, turbo’d BMW E30 325i, 700hp Audi A6 2.7TT, Mercedes 190E 2.3-16, Maserati Merak.

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