Category: Jaguar

A Quiet Riot – LS1-Powered 1975 Jaguar XJ Coupe Follow Up

The inherent madness of an engine swap, especially when upgrading in power, is only surpassed in specialty when a block from an entirely different manufacturer is used. With the changeover comes vast amounts of difficulties due to packaging constraints, electrical gremlins, reliability, and parts compatibility. Frankly, the partnership obstacles are intimidating and almost always financially…

Engineering the E-Type – A Brief Recount of Bob Knight

Concluding his tenure at Jaguar in 1980 was a man who is responsible not only for their racing successes and renown engineering advancements but who kept the company together in the darkest of times. He was born in 1920 and received a mechanical engineering degree from Birmingham University before joining SS Cars (forebearer to Jaguar)…

Full-Size Luxury Sports Sedan For Sale Now – 1999 Jaguar XJR

Sold – $9,255 (Plus Fees) The first production of the XJ308 platform began in 1997, although this merely marked the third iteration of the original XJ40 platform dating back to 1986. As the direct successor to Jaguar’s full-size luxury sedan line up, the XJ308 naturally inherited many of the past engineering and technological improvements from…

The E-Type of the Modern Era – 2014 Jaguar XK Convertible For Sale Now!

Sold – $31,556 (Plus Fees) First launched in 1996, the new XK8 was a completely fresh take on Jaguar’s sports car during their 90s rebirth. The revised styling was bold, yet retained subtle hints of legendary Jaguars. Their primary aesthetic aim was to harken back to their sports car hero, the E-Type while still infusing…

Are You Ready to Rumble? The 1990 Jaguar XJS V12 Convertible Auction Has Gone Live!

Sold – $13,000 (Plus Fees) Back again from its successful auction in 2017, the Jaguar XJS convertible with a V12 from 1990 is ready to come to a new home. The current owner, who travels between several countries, simply doesn’t have time for the beast. Carfax reports no incidents since its arrival here in California…

Jaguar XJ6 LS1 Resto-Mod – Update to the Stunning Cat with a Big Number

The Jaguar XJ6 surprised more than a few people when it sold for $108,000 including fees last year on Bring a Trailer.  While the number was big, it also represented a true value to a car with countless hours spent to make it as sleeper, smooth and shaken down as it is.  Thankfully under the…