Specialist Radiator Company & Car Cooling Solutions

About NAR

NAR Group Ltd is the Premier manufacturer in the UK for replacement Radiators for Classic cars. Our experience has been gained from over 50 years designing, building and repairing radiators, and improving on performance over the original parts. We can make any radiator, oil cooler, intercooler and more for any car from a drawing or supplied pattern. The shop shows our comprehensive range of Jaguar, Aston Martin and Healey replacements which are mostly available from stock.

All our cores are hand-built in our own factory, designed and developed to perfectly suit the vehicle they are fitted to. All our radiator tubes are internally clad with 7072 corrosion resistant material to radically improve life in-service and our oil coolers all have internal turbulators to ensure maximum strength and heat rejection.

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Our History

NAR Group Ltd was formed in 1967. Since that date the company has grown rapidly with the industry over the course of many years. You can read more about our story by selecting the date ranges below.

NAR was formed in 1967 as a specialist radiator company dealing in all aspects of car cooling solutions including automotive, commercial, plant and classic and historic cars. We are based in Northampton, England which is very famous regarding the car and racing industry as Northampton is home to Silverstone and many motorsport manufacturers.

By the 1970s our range of high performance products was supplying Aston Martin as well as leading Formula One teams.

The 1980s saw the development of a wide range of copper brass products across our automotive, commercial vehicle and plant markets.

Aluminum technology was introduced during the 1990s with the development of bespoke designs.

This progressive and creative approach enabled us to further expand our markets into; Performance Automotive, Nascar, Indycar and F1, all achieving considerable success with the introduction of our products.

In 2006 we entered the Defence sector working closely with the UK MOD and prime contractors such as BAE Land systems. We designed a complete cooling upgrade for the CVRT range of fighting vehicles. Since then we have designed, manufactured and supplied cooling products across the military platforms.

In 2011 we set up a Vehicle workshop dedicated to the design and installation of complete cooling and HVAC systems. This is supported by fully trained technicians from Automotive to Military.


We manufacture a wide range of cooling products primarily for the following industries; Automotive, Performance automotive, Commercial vehicle, Off highway-plant, Military – Defence, Motor sport, Classic & historic and Electronics.



NAR has won a number of prestigious business awards and achieved ISO accreditation in recognition of our innovative engineering solutions and ongoing commitment to production quality and customer service.

NAR Group want to make sure our customers are happy with their services and we also want to maintain the high quality standard that we know we can create. Our accreditations display to our customers how determined we are to better ourselves as a company and therefore create an even better customer experience.