If you have an accident, whether you want it to go through your insurance or not, you will need to contact us.
Once we have been contacted, we can begin the process of repairs by booking an estimate. Due to the current climate with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are providing estimates via images. If you would like to visit our site for your estimate, please visit our news page for all updates on our COVID-19 policies before arriving.
If you would like to make a claim through your insurance, you will need to notify them. They may ask you to have your vehicle repaired with a different repairer but it is your legal right to have your vehicle repaired where you choose. If you would like any advice in regards to this, please contact us.
Once one of our estimators has inspected the vehicle and produced an estimate, they will be able to provide you with an approximate time frame for the repair. This approximation will depend on the extent of the damage.
We do offer courtesy cars to customers for the duration of their vehicle repair. However if you have been involved in a non fault accident, you are entitled to a like for like hire car through your insurance!
As a Porsche Recommended Repairer
Road and Race Restorations is a Porsche Recommended Repairer. Therefore all repairs are carried out in line with Porsche Operating Standards and will not affect any guarantee’s or warranties your vehicle may have.
Insurance companies set a threshold for repair costs based on the value of your car. If the total repair cost is close to/ in excess of this threshold, your vehicle may be deemed as a total loss. In this instance your insurance company may give you the option to retain the salvage. If you agree to this, you will need to arrange collection of the vehicle from our site. If not, we will contact you to arrange collection of any personal belongings before a recovery company collects the vehicle.
You will need to contact your insurance directly to enquire about any funds you may be entitled to.
It may be easy to tell if your vehicle is legally undrivable if it has sustained major damage, such as:
Minor damage that will make your vehicle legally undrivable includes:
If you are unsure if your vehicle is drivable or you do not feel safe driving, please contact a member of our team.
If you choose to raise a claim with your insurance for the damage on your vehicle, you may be liable for an excess or the VAT element of the repair. We will always keep you updated with any cost you may incur.
You will be liable for the cost of any repairs that are not included in an insurance claim. You will be contacted by one of our estimators to discuss costings before the vehicle repair is booked in.