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!!
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…..
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
A Slight Diversion from Jaguar…..BMW 3.0 CSL Restoration As a slight departure from E Types and XKs, we are delighted to be taking on the restoration of this `challenging` project – one of the 500, very rare, RHD BMW E9 3.0 CSLs of 1974. What GREAT cars they are. Having owned one himself in the late 70s, Peter Hugo of WinSpeed was chuffed ... Read more
The WinSpeed E-Type Construction Begins! It was way back in 2011 that we imported from USA (Colorado to be precise) a 1962 E-Type Coupe. The brief to our US scout was simple: The car had to have a valid identity, be rolling and with an exceptional body shell. Nothing else mattered. What arrived was exactly that! Having had its Chevvy ... Read more