Parry Chana, first inherited his love for all things mechanical from his father, an engineer with East Africa Airways who went on to work for Jack Barclay Rolls-Royce. Ultimately he set up his own workshop in the United Kingdom, as well as a Mercedes-Benz restoration shop in Los Angeles. Parry, spent his youth working with his father on cars and developed an incredible understanding and sympathy for classic cars, in particular Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Porsche, Aston Martin and Jaguar.
Parry trained with a firm of Chartered Accountants in the city of London, utilising his knowledge & detail hands on attention in restoration to pursue his earnest passion for classic cars.
Parry has served as a Concours judge amongst other Pebble Beach judges at events including the Warren Classics, Brooklands Double-Twelve, The Mercedes-Benz Club & at other marque club events. He has completed many well known restorations, many of which, have been Concourse winning cars. His cars have featured on TV documentaries and in books and magazines. He also owns a Mercedes-Benz 190SL in Concourse condition.
Parry’s specialist knowledge resides in Jaguar E-Types and XK models, Ferrari 308GTS, 330GTC, Aston Martin DB4, DB5, Porsche 356’s and early 911’s. He also has extensive knowledge of Mercedes-Benz W198, 300SL Gullwing Coupe and Roadster, W121, 190SL, W113 Pagoda, W107SL and all pre-1970 coupe and cabriolet.
“At LuxClassics we believe that these cars are a functional work of Art and not all need to be museum pieces. As such preparation for good driving classics is essential for driving passion”