In 1963, Jaguar built a series of lightweight, aluminum-bodied E-Types specially designed for competition. Known as the Lightweight E-Type, just 12 were originally built, with six more continuation examples added to the tally in 2014. Expert E-Type restorer Eagle has attempted its own version of the Lightweight E-Type, this time designed as a road car rather than […]
Jaguar’s 3.8-liter dual-overhead-cam straight-6 XK engine, the British automaker’s signature performance powerplant through the 1950s and into the ’60s, has been reborn with new engine blocks being produced for the first time in a half century, according to the manufacturer, Jaguar Classic of Warwickshire, U.K. “Re-created to exact original specifications, the brand-new cast-iron engine block […]
When you say “Bob Tullius” or “Group 44” to the typical racing history enthusiast, you are met with a certain reverence that befits a legend. It does not matter which car, a Triumph TR3, TR4 or a TR8. But beyond the great successes of those early years, nothing compares to the racing relationship between Group […]
Classic Motor Cars is a restoration business in Bridgnorth, UK, that specializes in rebuilding Jaguar E-types. “We work on E-types every day of the week,” said managing director Nigel Woodward. “Owners are constantly asking for extras for their cars like bespoke picnic hampers and luggage or specific upgrades. It occurred to me that we should […]
I think the most remarkable aspect of the story of getting our XKE back is that I was not hunting or searching for it. It was pure Fate that I found it. I like to think it was meant to be. The Beginning I purchased the XKE from the original owners while I was at […]
The vehicle you see above may not look like a Jaguar or a Land Rover, but it is part of Project Vector, which itself is part of Jaguar Land Rover’s Destination Zero mission to offer an autonomous, electric, connected future for urban mobility. Project Vector is an “autonomy-ready platform” designed to provide “unparalleled interior space […]
There is something magical about a V12 engine. They are under the hoods of some of the most-exclusive high-performance cars in the world. Think Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Aston Martin. The sound of a V12 engine is unlike any other engine type, with a turbine-like whirr that is absolutely addicting. There is a downside with a […]
Eight years ago, designer Marco Diez set out to create a reimagined 1963 Jaguar E-type Low Drag Coupe in the style of the famous 49FXN.