Dealer profile and vehicle listings for Graber Sportgarage AG
The origin of „Carosserie Graber“ goes back to 1925 when Hermann Graber started as an independent coachbuilder in Wichtrach near Bern. In 1929 a Panhard-Levassor bodied by Graber won first place at the St-Moritz Concours d’Elegance which gave him valuable and wide publicity. In the 30’s Graber became World famous for his beautifull convertible and coupés body designs and for his perfect craftmanship.Until his death in 1970 Hermann Graber designed and built over 800 Coachworks on chassis from Alvis, Aston-Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Duesenberg, Lagonda, Packard, Rolls-Royce, Rover and others.With his death in 1970, the Coachbuilding stopped in Wichtrach, but the Work- and Bodyshop was carried on by his widow until 1980.From 1980 until 1996 Graber was one of the official Swiss Ferrari Dealer and very active in the complete restoration of Italian and German sport cars. In 2001 Graber Sportgarage merged with the workshop of Markus Scharnhorst and moved all activites to Toffen, where the locality where bigger and more appropriate to the activites of the company.Today Graber Sportgarage is mainly focused on the service, maintainance, race preparation and trading of classic and historic sports cars.
The workshop Team consists of 8 specialized mechanics with a total of over 100 years experience. Chief mechanic is well known Markus Scharnhorst, which has 30 years experience in Classic, Historic and Sport Cars.The workshop has 600m2 of working space + 250m2 of spare parts storage. It is equipped with machines of the old days as well as with the most modern equipment.In addition Graber Sportgarage can provide 35 parking places for customer cars.
Service an Engine
Their skilled mechanics have comprehensive knowledge of a very wide range of cars from the early 30’s until the mid 80’s.They are specialized in Italian, English, German and American cars and have the ability of servicing and repairing as well your Blower Bentley, Talbot T-150SS, Ferrari 250 GT, 275 GTB or 365 GTB/4, Maserati A6 or 300S, Fiat 8V, Porsche 904, Jaguar E Type, Aston-Martin DB-3, DB-4 or the more modern BMW M1 street or race car.
Race Preparation and Race Support
For a limited number of customers they fully race prepare there Classic Sports Cars for the most prestigious Historic events such as :
- Ferrari Maserati Historic Challenge
- Le Mans Classic
- Grand-Prix Historique of Monaco
- Tour Auto Lissac
- Modena Cento Ore Classic
- Mille Miglia
- Monterey Historic Races
- AvD Oldtimer Grand-Prix
Their service includes full mechanical support during the events as well as the logistics and transport of your Car.
Thanks to their wide knowledge of the classic car market they carry out all type of restorations for bodywork and painting.They also supervise and follow up the restoration of cars in Europe as contractors for their customers.
Graber Sportgarage AG
Gürbestrasse 3,CH-3125 Toffen,Switzerland
Tel.: +41 (0) 31 819 48 41
Fax: +41 (0) 31 819 85 26