Jaguar E-Type with a BMW V8

Jaguar E-Type with a BMW S65 V8

About a year ago Pipey McGraw from Muttley Racing started building a Jaguar E-Type with a naturally aspirated three-rotor engine. The team decided to change power plants over the winter. Out went the rotary and in went a 4.0 L S65 V8 from a BMW E92 M3. There is still more work needed before the … Read more

Jaguar E-Type with a 20B Rotary Runs

Jaguar E-Type with a Mazda 20B three-rotor

Pipey McGraw debuted his unique Jaguar E-Type at the Shelsley Walsh hillclimb. Although the engine is running a rich map and kept below 3,500 rpm it still made its presence known through the straight exhaust pipe exiting the passenger-side fender. Update 9/3/2017 – Photos of the Jaguar at the Retro Rides Gathering by Speedhunters A … Read more

1968 Jaguar with a Twin-Turbo Viper V10 Update

1968 Jaguar with a Twin-Turbo Viper V10

David Nonis continues to make progress on his wild Jaguar E-Type project. The Jaguar will have a smoother appearance thanks to firewall, wiper, and antenna holes being patched. Currently he’s building a custom dash out of Russian Birch topped with a Walnut Burl veneer that will resemble the factory dash. Inside the dash will be … Read more

Jaguar E-Type with a 20B Rotary Update

Jaguar E-Type with a Mazda 20B three-rotor

The team at Muttley Racing continue to hammer away on their Jaguar E-Type project since our previous article. The car now finds itself covered in green paint and a 20B three-rotor engine built by Triple B Engineering is finished and ready for installation. The project will also include a custom fuel tank built by the … Read more

For Sale: 1986 Jaguar XJ with a Big-Block V8

1986 Jaguar XJ with a Big-Block Chevy V8

If anyone is interested in building their own Draguar then this 1986 Jaguar XJ might be for you. It’s for sale in Edgerton, Wisconsin with an asking price of $4,500. The factory engine and transmission was replaced with a 454 ci big-block V8 and TH400 automatic transmission from a 1987 GMC Suburban. Although the Jaguar … Read more

1JZ Powered Jaguar E-Type at the Drag Strip

Jaguar E-Type with a 1JZ-GTE inline-six

Nick and Charlie Seward’s unique 1966 Jaguar E-Type went to Santa Pod Raceway’s Dragstalgia 2017 event to see what it could do. The 1JZ inline-six’s 478 horsepower and 490 lb-ft of torque on 23 psi (1.6 bar) of boost was good enough to set a new personal best of 11.03 sec at 129.04 mph. It … Read more