James Turner's Classic 200

Committed to Quality

Here at Classic 200, we are proud to be classic and vintage car mechanical experts of the highest standard, using a wealth of knowledge and experience. Through meticulous and reliable work, our company has become known as a top Classic, Vintage and Competition Cars Restorer, Preparer and Builder. Have a look at our top services and let us know if you have any questions about our process.



Competition Preparation

 Vehicle Preparation


Vehicle Testing

On event maintenance

Driver's and Navigator's Training

Mechanical tuition

It's all about the ride

Vehicles built and maintained to the owners individual specification, whether the vehicle is for serious competition, occasional events or for an enjoyable weekend drive.

All aspects of vintage and classic vehicle ownership carefully managed using an extensive wealth of knowledge.

Who we are

James, the owner has been building cars and competing in motorsport since the age of 7 and competed at a high level of most forms of competition.


We can prepare cars for the most hostile of conditions, our knowledge of building cars for these conditions can be transferred to your classic vehicle for the pleasure of just driving.

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James Turner



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1935 MGPB 'Q'


Built from a single seater pre war racing car, for competing in European races and rallies.


1973 Mk1 Escort RS


Probably the toughest vehicle on the international endurance rally scene, built to customers specification for round Africa events.


1959 Morris 1000 (1275)

2017, 2018

Built for the toughest round the world rallying, used by the BBC and now being re prepared for the Peking to Paris motor challenge. See blog for updates


1973 BL Mini 1275


A real desert special, has endured the Sahara, Gobi and the High Steppes of Outer Mongolia


1964 Mk2 Jaguar


Previously built for an event in South America then rebuilt for the roads of Finland, Sweden, Germany and Poland.


2003 MGZRs


Boasting numerous class wins including Manx internationals and Tour of Mulls