There is nothing quick, easy, or inexpensive about an automotive restoration. Returning any car back to factory-new condition is a Herculean task, especially without the resources, materials, and processes of the original manufacturer. If the ultimate goal of a restoration is a car that appears less restored and more like a brand-new original, turning to the company that built the car in the first place, is sound strategy. The good news is that several manufacturers have established dedicated restoration and parts programs, albeit they generally don’t come cheap.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/05/30/factory-restoration-programs-fiat-mercedes-jaguar-and-more