Company Profile and History

The Beginning - 1993


Concours Sportscar Restoration is a family owned Restoration Company based on the Central Coast of NSW. Established in 1993, our team of specialists are dedicated to the highest possible quality of preservation and restoration of Britain's finest marques, Jaguar and Aston Martin.

The very first XK restored by Concours, a black XK150S roadster T832078DN, was runner up at the first XK150ST3832078DN1ever Concours we had entered, the 1994 Jaguar National Concours d'elelgance held in Tasmania. From there the car won XK150ST3832078DN2OUTRIGHT at the 1994 CVVTMC Club Chanpions Concours (Sydney), the 1994 Jaguar Drivers Club of Australia State Concours (Sydney), the 1994 Darling Harbour Concours (Sydney), the 1995 Australian Concours D'Elegance (Gold Coast) and was runner up at the 1995 Jaguar National Concours D'Elegance (Brisbane), the 1995 Jaguar Drivers Club of Australia State Concours (Sydney) and the 1996 Jaguar National Concours D'Elegance (Canberra).

Rapid Growth and Concour Success Through The 1990's

In 1996, the business had grown to the extent that a move into much larger premises in Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale, was necessary. The staff level grew to 10 and typically 30 vehicles were being worked on at any given time. The next 6 years at these premises saw many classic vehicles, kgtrophy2primarily Jaguars restored for customers from every corner of the country. Many more Concours D'Elegance successes followed. especially with our most successful during the 1990's, a pearl grey  XK140DHC S817715. This car won every Concours event it was entered in OUTRIGHT, including the 1995 Jaguar National Concours D' Elegance (Brisbane), the 1995 Jaguar Drivers Club of Australia State Concours D'Elegance (Sydney), the 1995 CVVTMC Club Champions Concours (Sydney), the 1995 Sydney Motor Show Concours D'Elegance, the 1996 Australian Concours D' Elegance (Gold Coast) and finally the  1996 Jaguar National Concours D'Elegance (Canberra).


In 1999, the team was asked to build an exact replica of the classic Jaguar racer, the C_Type. We have built 5 to date and they have received worldwide acclaim.
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Big Changes Through The 2000's and More Concours Success

In 2003 a big decision was made to move the entire business to the Central Coast of NSW, just a one-hour drive north of Sydney. The business still operated the same but with a lower, more specific, staff level in larger more strategically laid out premises. More special concour d’elegance wins have followed with an Aston Martin Lagonda restored by the team winning the 2008 AMOC Concour OUTRIGHT and a rare RHD_XK140 roadster S800040 winning every concour it entered OUTRIGHT, including the 2004 Jaguar National Concour D'Elegance (Canberra).

200820trophiesOur next concour success was with XK120661123. This car is our most awarded restoration to date, having won every Concour it was entered in OUTRIGHT, including the 2008 Jaguar Drivers Club of Australia Concors D' Elegance (Sydney), the 2009 Jaguar National Concour D'Elegance (Hobart), the 2009 CMC Concours D' Elegance (Syndey). Then in 2010, 661123 was voted the "Inaguarl Australian Classic Car Magazine Car of the Year", in which this car was described "as close to perfection as one could imagine".
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2010 - Onwards and Upwards
As we continue into our third decade, we have a number of XK and E Type Jaguars under restoration for Australian and international customers. We have added the sensational Jaguar Low Drag Coupe and also the Lightweight E Type to our expanding range of rare Jaguar recreations.

Concours Sportscar Restoration is a well-established business and recognised worldwide as one of the finest restorers of classic Jaguars and Aston Martins, a reputation that has taken years to develop and one that we strive to uphold. Our uncompromised policy of performing only 1st class repairs ensures that any car we restore will be a joy to own and drive for many years to come whilst retaining the highest possible value.

No matter which corner of the globe you are viewing our website from, Concours Sportscar Restoration is a very real option to have your classic Jaguar dream realised. We have the necessary experience in freighting special vehicles from and to anywhere in the world, the exchange rate is very favourable against all foreign currencies and the Australian labour rate is very favourable against those in Europe and the United States. And, most importantly, our quality is second to none! Please enjoy browsing through our website, have a read of the testimonials from our satisfied customers and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Gavin to discuss finding you your dream classic, restoring your special car or building you a C Type, Lightweight E Type or Low Drag Coupe.