Aston Martin Heritage & Roos Engineering

Aston Martin Heritage

Founded in 2000, the Aston Martin Heritage Operations program aims to preserve the brand’s oldest working vehicles, from the 1959 DB4 to the 2007 Vanquish S. The organisation has appointed Heritage Specialists all over the world who have access to Aston Martin’s extensive expertise as well as its official Heritage store – a space of 4,275 square metres with no fewer than 17,000 spare parts. The Heritage network offers unparalleled experience, customer service and technical support while ensuring the availability of original Aston Martin parts.

Roos Engineering

Learn more about the company history here.

Company History

2018

2018

1. January 2018 Merger with Emil Frey Classics AG

2015

2015

– 40 years Roos Engineering LTD – May, moving in the new building with Emil Frey Classics AG

2013

2013

Opening of the new electrical Workshop

2012

2012

Commissioning test cell

2011

2011

Removal to Safenwil

2010

2010

– Anniversary 35 years ROOS ENGINEERING Ltd – Finnishing restauration of DB5/2008/R – Original James Bond “007” Goldfinger movie car with presentation in the Swiss Museum for Transportation.

2009

2009

Employees: 15

2006

2006

– Completion of the ASTON MARTIN V8 LWB SHOOTING BRAKE made in Switzerland – Employees: 12

2005

2005

Anniversary 30 years ROOS ENGINEERING Ltd

2000

2000

– Hand over of the LAGONDA SHOOTING BRAKE made in Switzerland, the lowest 4-door estate car of the world! – Employees: 12

1999

1999

– Hand over of the ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE SHOOTING BRAKE made in Switzerland by ROOS ENGINEERING Ltd. to the client in Germany. The fastest and strongest estate car of the world!

1998

1998

– PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE victory with the restored ASTON MARTIN DB4GT/108; the most exclusive competition of the world – Replacement of the test facilities brake to a prototype of ZOELLNER Kiel, digital measurements up to 2000 Nm

1997

1997

– Integrating of the ROOS CLASSIC CARS Ltd. into the ROOS ENGINEERING, now ROOS ENGINEERING Ltd. – Planning and start of the project ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE SHOOTING BRAKE, the second own vehicle on the basis of the Aston Martin V8 Vantage

1996

1996

– Start of the first own vehicle based on the LAGONDA, the LAGONDA ​​SHOOTING BRAKE, September 1996 – Employees: 12

1993

1993

– Relocation of the car body to the basement – Expansion of the engine workshop – Assembly and restoration in the basement – Commissioning of the engine test bench – Built-up area 1353 m2

1992

1992

– Foundation of ROOS CLASSIC CARS LTD – Opening of the sales exhibition of over 20 vehicles – Employees: 8

1991

1991

– Move to the spacious service workshop, washroom and spare parts store on Murtenstrasse (99) 103 – Employees: 6

1990

1990

– Partial purchase of the new location – Opening of our own engine workshop – Change of company name to ROOS ENGINEERING – Employees: 5

1989

1989

– The task of the HONDA representative – Planning of the new location on Murtenstrasse (99) 103 – Phase I

1986

1986

Opening of the newly created warehouse for ASTON MARTIN and LAGONDA

1983

1983

– Relocation of the company to Frauenkappelen, Murtenstrasse 88 – Task of the LANCIA representation

1977

1977

– Affiliation of the body shop – Contractual takeover of ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA – Stand-in – Employees: 4

1976

1976

– Relocation of the company to Bern on Güterstrasse – Takeover of the LANCIA representation for HONDA – Employees: 2

1975

1975

– Foundation of AUTOMOBILE ROOS by Beat Roos on Seftigenstrasse in Wabern-Bern – Takeover of the HONDA agency – Start with ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA ​​service – One-man operation

Oliver Rottmann

Head of Workshop