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
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.
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Pau Historique 2011 Once again this Historic motorsport event held in Pau, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, provided a great experience. Travelling in Peter`s 1954 XK120 Roadster (with new WSM big-valve cylinder head) it was a round trip journey of 1,500 miles completed in 5 driving days taking in the Dordogne and the Col du Tourmalet. Classic ... Read more
A Perfect Spring Start Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit, on a warm and sunny Easter Monday, hosted their Spring Sprint and WinSpeed was pleased to be there supporting their customer and friend Christopher Wigdor in his early Proteus C-Type. What an event! An eclectic mix of cars from 1903 to the present day, a chance to catch up with old ... Read more
Engines Engines Engines! In addition to having extremely full Classic and Modern Workshops, we find that we have no less than four full engine rebuilds on the go – three 4.2s and one 3.8 – all with our outstanding WSM Fast-Road cylinder heads. And let`s not overlook three additional cylinder head jobs – an Aston Martin DB7; XK120 ... Read more
Classic Cars Magazine Article We are pleased to announce (and hugely priviledged) that Classic Cars magazine is running a series of articles about our rebuild of the Editor`s (Phil Bell) Jaguar E-Type cylinder head. This was a major problem for him until we diagnosed it and came up with the solution….
New Website Goes Live Next Week Our WebMaster – Ed Rogers – has been slaving away during the Winter months revamping this, the original, site that he created for us when we kicked-off on January 2010. In keeping with our style it won`t be flashy with loads of gizmos, but just a bit more informative and interactive. At WSM we like ... Read more
Workshop Manager We are delighted to announce that Jay Deakin is now Workshop Manager at WSM. Jay, who has been with us pretty well since we started, is our `Modern Jaguar` Engineer and drives a modified Jaguar S-TypeR.