Meet French rural garage owner who loves British cars

Garage owner Grégoire Laroche

At the edge of a quiet French hamlet is a country garage where more than just a corner will be forever England.

The owner, Grégoire Laroche, comes from a family of industrialists who long ago developed a passion for old British cars.

His father, Arnold Laroche, who helped set the business up, shared the family passion and even bought one of the cars that his own father had imported from the UK in the 1950s.

Arnold said: “My mother was American-Swiss, with English as her mother tongue, so I grew up bilingual. We did our best to make sure that Grégoire worked on his ...

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