About Us

Here at Bowden's we take pride in the quality of our work and the professionalism and experience of our employees. Our shop and our employees are certified and ready to use the latest equipment to repair or restore your vehicle. We have excellent working relationships with most insurance companies and can even arrange for Enterprise Rent-A-Car to pick you up.


Whether you have a new car that needs Collision Repair, or a Classic that needs restoration, we can handle the job and do it at a reasonable price.


Classic Car Club of America /CCCA San Diego/Palm Springs Region and SoCal Region
Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club/ RREC
Rolls Royce Owners Club/ RROC
Silver Ghost Association/ SGA
Early Nickel Registry/ ENR
Horseless Carriage Club of America/HCCA
Packard Automobile Classics /PAC


The Art of Restoration

presented by Hagerty Insurance Company in Recognittion of outstanding Service to the Collector Industry to "Bowdens Autobody"
La Jolla Concours D' Elegance 2015

Current Projects

  • 1934 Packard 1108

  • 1936 Packard Super 8 Roadster

  • 1931 Type 49 Bugatti

  • 1957 Mercedes 220S

Michael Adams is a certified CCCA 
( Classic Car Club of America ) Judge.