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

1968 Jaguar with a Twin-Turbo Viper V10

1968 Jaguar with a Twin-Turbo Viper V10

David Nonis was looking for something a little more exotic for his next project. Inspiration hit when he came across a 1968 Jaguar E-Type body and he turned to UTP Race Cars in Richmond, Michigan who specialize in pro-mod race cars to turn his idea into a Cobra killer. Jaguar’s factory chassis was strong enough … Read more

More Videos of the Jaguar E-Type with a 1JZ

Jaguar E-Type with a 1JZ inline-six

Last year we wrote about an Jaguar E-Type that was brought back to life by the talented fabricators at Charlie’s Classic & Custom Body & Paint Shop. They opted for a unique powertrain consisting of a 2.5 L 1JZ inline-six connected to a BMW 330d manual transmission. We posted some videos of the car running … Read more

For Sale: 1994 Jaguar XJS with a LS1

1994 Jaguar XJS with a LS1 V8

This 1994 Jaguar XJS convertible is for sale on eBay in Keller, Texas. The factory inline-six and transmission were replaced with a 5.7 L LS1 V8 and 4L60E four-speed automatic from a 1999 Trans Am. The Jaguar has a rebuilt/salvage title which the owner claims only involved a small collision on the front. However if … Read more

Jaguar E-Type with a 20B Rotary

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

The last time we wrote about Muttley Racing was on their Volkswagen K70 project. From that successful project they have moved on to their next using a Jaguar E-Type. The coupe will ride on a custom tube chassis and be powered by a naturally aspirated 20B three-rotor engine. The engine is being built by rotary … Read more