about the business.

1978 - established as an independent Jaguar servicing specialist

2017 - acquired by Nick Kovatch to focus his passion for expert vehicle and motorcycle restorations and servicing

Caulfield Jag offers you everything from servicing your vehicle to either partial or full restoration to ‘Pebble Beach’ concourse standard.

about Nick Kovatch.

Owner and operator of Jag Performance Centre in Hawthorn, Melbourne in the 1980s and 1990s, specialising in service and restoration of Jaguar, Aston Martin and other classic vehicles.

Co-owner AM Distributors, Aston Martin approved genuine parts and service provider across Australia wide. 

Co-owner of Elfin Sports Cars during the 1990s and 2000s, where he led complete design and build of the MS8 range of modern Elfin Streamliners/Clubman sports racing cars, in collaboration with General Motors Holden who were responsible for the body styling. 

CEO and Production Manager for an Australian automotive manufacturing company between 2011 and 2016 with significant manufacturing operations in Detroit, USA and extensive collaboration with Ford Motor Company.

Now back in Australia, Nick’s passion for classic cars and motorcycles led him to Caulfield Jag.  Over the years, Nick has owned more than 50 Motorcycles and has a passion for Italian marques such as Ducati & MV Augusta, British, Japanese and American classics.  Nick has also restored and raced a number of historically significant vehicles:

  • Bob Jane’s legendary MK 2 Jaguar (purchased, resurrected and completely restored)

  • Jaguar XK120, XK140, XK150, Jaguar D Type replica, E Type

  • Holden Repco Jewitt

  • Fiat 124 Spider

  • Aston Martin’s: DB2/4, DB4, DB4 GT, DB5, DB6, DBS V8, AM V8

  • Ford Lotus Cortina, Escort Rally Cars, 

  • Ferrari Dino, Boxer, 308, 328, 330GT

  • Elfin Clubman

  • Porsche 934 , 911, 924, 928

  • Team member of Porsche 934 Turbo racing team in Melbourne.

  • Member of Ford GT40 restoration team. (ex Bruce Spicer / Bib Stillwell car)