Classic Car Restoration – JD Classics

For at least a quarter of a century, JD CLASSICS has built a FIRST CLASS REPUTATION for sourcing, restoring and keeping the most critical street and racing cars on earth.
The JD Classics group of about 60 engineers and architects produce not just some of the very beautiful and acclaimed classic automobile restorations on the planet, but likewise some of the quickest, most competitive historic racing cars. Its international network of showrooms at Mayfair, Maldon and Newport Beach showcase an elaborate attention-to-detail along with a devotion to craftsmanship, based within the 30 years since JD Classics has been set.



All of JD Classics perform, from complete engine optimisation to nut-and-bolt restorations, is executed at a world-class, 150,000 sq/ft centre in Maldon, one hour outside London. The standard of restoration work completed by JD Classics continues to be recognised as one of the very best in the world, with numerous award wins at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Cartier Style et Luxe and Salon Privé.

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The Competition Department, responsible for all JD Classics’ past motorsport action, is among the very prosperous outfits in the game. Its ex-Fangio C-type has won back races in Monaco Historique, its own Lister Costin won each round of their Stirling Moss Trophy in 2017, and its own E-type Lightweight won 2 successive RAC TT Celebration races at Goodwood Revival.

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JD Classics is also a significant sponsor of a number of the greatest motoring events in the world, such as the Mille Miglia, Goodwood Revival, Le Mans Classic and Goodwood Members’ Meeting, providing easy access for our clients. We can carry out restorations projects of all varieties! If you are in need of an engine rebuild, we are in close reach from London. Our work has been spoken of like some of the best in the world within this niche market.


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Our business started out being specialised Jaguar restorers, but in recent years we have branched out into restoring automotive cars from a range of manufacturers. This includes Ferrari, Masseratti, and of course Jaguar motor vehicles.


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To showcase more of our projects, we have started to sponsor and race in various historical events, such as Goodwood Revival, Leman Classics races to name a few. With our team of around 50 expert craftsman, technicians and mechanics – we can have your vintage car restored into showroom condition.

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The past few years have focused on the massive expansion plans at our Maldon facility. This is the real home of JD Classics Cars, with Mayfair facilities being the first class showcase of our work and restoration projects. We aim to rotate our most beautiful automotive stock in this dealership, being the premier auto dealer within the city of London.

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Our expansion plans gathered further momentum in 2017 with our expansion into the US market. Our sister company has opened facilities in Newport Beach, California. We drive to showcase the most beautiful cars in the world in this location. With heritage back to the world-famous Pebble Beach race, and classic car enthusiastic from around the world meeting in this region.