Clevedon firm involved in Top Gear project

MG Abingdon Edition on the road. Photo supplied by Brunel Engraving.

MG Abingdon Edition on the road. Photo supplied by Brunel Engraving. - Credit: Archant

A Clevedon firm has put the finishing touches to a car which appeared on Top Gear.

The panel created by Brunel Engraving. Photo supplied by Brunel Engraving.

The panel created by Brunel Engraving. Photo supplied by Brunel Engraving. - Credit: Archant

Brunel Engraving, which is based in Britannia Way, was asked to put a special plaque on a remodelled classic two-seater MGB Roadster.

Frontline Developments re-engineered the car to create the MG Abingdon Edition and then Top Gear host Chris Evans took it for a spin on the last episode of the series.

Frontline Developments asked Brunel Engraving to produce unique sill plates for the car, which commemorate the re-engineering process.

Martyn Wright, founder and director of Brunel Engraving, said: “A high degree of precision and attention to detail was required in the preparation of the plates to reflect the quality of the restoration.


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“We are proud to have been involved in this prestigious project.

“As Chris Evans said, ‘it’s pretty much perfect’.”

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