Classic . Performance . Competition

Welcome to A.J Barnard Engineering

We are classic, performance and competition car specialists based in Bodiam, East Sussex, just a stones throw from the Kent border.

We are a family run business who can provide you tailor made package’s, from a simple service, to rebuilds and full ground up restorations for your car. We have many years of experience within the historic motorsport industry with our own cars and customer’s cars in such events as Spa 6 hours, Goodwood Revival, Classic Le Mans, Peter Auto, Masters and various international rallies. We can build you a car or prep your current competition car to get the most out of it for you.

A lot of our work is carried out in house, with engineering, fibreglass and carpentry facilities on site. We also have access to body moulds, chassis jig and suspension component jigs for Mk1 & 2 Elva Couriers.

We have customers all over the world and regularly have cars transported from within Europe to our workshop. A testament to the quality of work we do.

We have a long history with Elva cars. Tony, an ex Elva employee, and Peter who has raced a Mk1 Elva Courier Chassis 002 for the past 15 years with great success winning the2013 MGCC Thoroughbred Sport Car Championship outright and campaigning a Mk4 Elva Courier to great success in the Equipe GTS over the past few years with many class wins and an overall race win to his name.

We can offer tailor made event support & covered transportation of your vehicles to circuits within Europe. When it comes to testing & developing your car, we work closely with many leading suppliers to help us set up & get the best out of the cars we run & build, with people like Anthony Reid helping us develop the cars further to get the best out of them if it is required.

Our services

We provide a range of car-specialist services. Please visit our Services page to find out more.

Race & Rally Preparation

Restoration & Re-commissions

Mechanical Rebuilds & Servicing

Event Support

Please call or email us to discuss your individual requirements

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