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
WANTED: GOOD XKs & E-TYPES FOR CONSIGNMENT OR PURCHASE With the UK and European market suddenly `waking up` again after a mildly indifferent 2015 we are actively seeking for stock excellent examples of E-Types and XKs to the quality for which WinSpeed is known.
Please phone us on 01483 537706 and chat with Peter Hugo to discuss how we can help you.
A Successful and Memorable 2015 Revival! Great weather for all three days – despite predictions of rain – made the 2015 Goodwood Revival one of the best ever. Our event – The St. Mary`s Trophy – saw the Jaguar Mk2 3.8 being driven with great success by guest driver Tiff Needell and owner, Simon Drabble, on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
On aggregate ... Read more
GOODWOOD REVIVAL: SEPTEMBER 11 – 13 St. Mary`s Trophy As a foretaste of things to come, WinSpeed have been testing the Mk2 3.8 of Simon Drabble with very constructive input from Guest Driver: Tiff Needell in preparation for The St. Mary`s Trophy on Saturday (Needell) and Sunday (Drabble)
Follow this link http://youtu.be/UQZbER0LDgA to share a VERY wet test day in the WinSpeed Jaguar Mk2.
Fingers crossed ... Read more