The Metric MPH

The 2016 Bonhams Amelia Island sale was hotly anticipated by Riley owners worldwide. The reason for all this interest was the sale of an MPH, namely the Metric MPH. One of only around 16 produced the MPH is for many the pinacle of the Riley companies motor cars. The last time an MPH was sold on the open market was ...

Blue Diamond to open service facility at Bicester Heritage

Blue Diamond Riley Services Limited is thrilled to announce the opening of a service facility at Bicester Heritage later this summer. Bicester Heritage is the UK’s only park for the restoration, storage and enjoyment of vintage and classic cars, motorcycles and aeroplanes with a mission to revolutionise the classic car ownership experience. The 348 acre campus boasts dozens of refurbished …

Amelia Island 2016

Those of you who follow Blue Diamond on Facebook will know I was extremely lucky to attend both the Bonhams Amelia Island sale and the Concours event last month over in America. Here follows my notes and several pictures from a weekend of cars and sunshine, I hope you enjoy reading. The name Amelia Island is synomonous with the modern ...

A rather special visit..

Victor Riley with the team
The team and I were very fortunate to have what can only be described as a visit from 'Riley Royalty' on Monday. This took the shape of Victor Riley himself as he was in the South West for the annual dinner on Sunday and had arranged to pop into the workshops for a tour. Ian Gladstone picked up Victor in ...

Jobs at Blue Diamond

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Blue Diamond are the leading pre-war Riley parts supplier specialising in complete mechanical restorations, race and rally preparation, and routine servicing. We are currently looking for an experienced Mechanic. Please upload your CV and salary expectations below or email to john@blue-diamond-services.co.uk. You will be required to work with minimum supervision, to a high standard and use your initiative where necessary. …

Upcoming Blue Diamond events

In the pre-war car world, there are a lot of events for all of us to enjoy. We thought we'd share our calendar with you all with the hope that some of you may be able to pop by and say hello! Time flies these days, so here's where you can find us in the upcoming weeks and months. We ...

Riley Register Coventry Rally Sponsorship

Blue Diamond Riley Services Limited are proud to announce they have reached an agreement with the Riley Register to sponsor the Coventry Rally. John Lomas commented, ‘The team and I are pleased to be able to support the Riley Register's National Rally. I grew up attending Coventry rallies with my mum and dad in dad's Imp. Little did I realise ...