Gearing up for Classic Le Mans With Classic Le Mans (July 6 – 8) looming large on the horizon, to be followed by a tour of the Tarn region of France, we are planning the installation of one of our 5-Speed Gearboxes into `Yves` – Peter`s Blue XK120 Roadster. This upgrade transforms the long-distance usability of not only the XK120, but ... Read more
Tim Waddingham 1958-2012 It was with great sadness that we learned the news of Tim`s untimely and tragic death on Sunday February 5th.. He was a gifted Jaguar restorer and to whom I sold his Jaguar `Catman` XJ13 replica. He was an utterly decent man. To his wife and daughter we offer our sincere condolences.
Season’s Greatings from WinSpeed With the Festive Season upon us, WinSpeed wishes all its customers and friends a Happy Christmas and (despite the economic `turmoil!`) a Prosperous 2012. Peter, Chris, Jay and the Team look forward to the New Year with great optimism and thank all our customers for their terrific support during 2011.
WinSpeed Welcomes Chris Hill WinSpeed is very pleased to announce the arrival of Chris Hill into its Team. Having had comprehensive training and experience in Motor Engineering and Classic Motor Sport Race Preparation, Chris will be working primarily within our Classic Jaguar operation and with special responsibility for WinSpeed Race Preparation.
Good to have you on board Chris!
Our E-Type Track Car Takes Shape WinSpeed is pleased to announce that the basis of its FIA Appendix K Track Car – a 1962 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 S1 Coupe – has just arrived from Colorado. In remarkable rust-free condition, the car will be built-up in our workshops over the winter months in preparation for track-testing in the Spring of 2012. It ... Read more
An Awesome Classic Silverstone With two E-Types, an XK120 Roadster, a replica C-Type and a 450 bhp XKR on display – along with seven staff members, three tents and a HUGE 7-Berth RV, WinSpeed had a GREAT four days at the Silverstone Classic. All of this resulted in plenty of exposure, an excellent public recognition (and maybe a little ... Read more
See Us at Silverstone Classic July 22 – 24 sees the superb Silverstone Classic event – an action-packed week-end with proper cars, proper drivers and the great Silverstone atmosphere. The emphasis this year will be on (surprise, surprise) the E-Type and WinSpeed will be there. Come and visit us on our stand – to meet us and to have a ... Read more
A Very Happy Customer! Well we confess that Jenson Button isn’t the customer……(yet!)… but the owner of the car is. This 2.7 V6 Diesel Turbo Jaguar S Type was very down on power and, under the supervision of our Modern Jaguar Engineer & Workshop Manager: Jay Deakin, we solved the problem much to the owner`s delight.
It just happened that ... Read more