News and Blog

  • V12 Engined Jaguars: XJ Saloons, XJS and E-Type – Success at WinSpeed! The V12 engine – iconically associated with Jaguar above all other manufacturers (other than Ferrari!) – is both Glorious and………Problematic! It can provide both a `Magic Carpet Ride` and total disappointment! The exponential enjoyment for which it was designed to provide can be quickly dismissed by total disenchantment! At WinSpeed we pride ourselves in the the ... Read more
  • WinSpeed Welcomes Chris Hill as Workshop Manager WinSpeed is very pleased to welcome back Chris Hill – with whom we have had a long association spanning some ten years – joining our team as Workshop Manager. Bringing with him all the necessary and experience and skills required to work on Classic Jaguars, AC Cobra and Austin Healey, he also has hands-on knowledge of ... Read more
  • HURRAH!! SUCCESS …. E-Type Completed and On Schedule! After a concerted effort by our WinSpeed Team, we are pleased to broadcast the news that our 1966 Series 4.2 Roadster is now on the road, taxed and tested!! What Joy! Driving like a dream…taut and responsive…with bucket loads of beautiful torque…all driving through its original close ratio `all synchro` gearbox and a 3.331 diff, the ... Read more
  • NEARING COMPLETION! Our `66 E-Type on the Home Run So – with Summer just around the corner – our `66 Roadster (UK RHD all matching numbers) is almost ready for the road! Exciting times…….. Bristling with WinSpeed Upgrades and with our Fast Road fully ported Cylinder Head, some fun motoring is in store!! Save Read more
  • EASTER HOLIDAY BREAK WinSpeed will be closed from Friday 14th. April to Monday 17th. inclusive. Read more
  • Our 1966 Roadster – Spring Sensation   So…..The Winter Fettle is now fast becoming a Spring Sensation! With its immaculately rebuilt WinSpeed Fast Road engine installed, suspension now largely reassembled we are on the home straight! France beckons in May….. Read more
  • Our 1966 Series 4.2 Roadster…..Winter Fettle!! At long last my 1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 4.2 Roadster is approaching its mechanical rebirth! Bought almost 4 years ago as a very decent car (but with a pretty horrid engine!!) phase one of its renaissance is approaching completion. Fully stripped and repainted bulkhead and engine frames, in its original Opalescent Silver Grey; fully ... Read more
  • Feast or Famine……is this how Brexit will be ??? The Classic Car industry in the UK is ALIVE & VERY WELL……indeed!!! And Jaguars are to the fore! A Discretionary Activity it may be, but for those who own E-Types and XKs,  they want to know that that the work undertaken is to a certain standard to complement their `investment`and enhance their expectations and enjoyment. At ... Read more

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