Jaguar E-Type with a 1JZ

Jaguar E-Type with a 1JZ

Charlie’s Classic & Custom Body & Paint Shop in Somerset, UK has spent the past 18 months in the evenings and on weekends turning a Jaguar E-Type Series 1 into an amazing drift car. Purists can take comfort that the team didn’t start with a good donor or even a complete one. They actually started … Read more

Jaguar XJ8L with a LS3

Jaguar XJ8L with a LS3 V8 with LS9 heads

Matt Farah recently took Karl Muth’s amazing 1999 Jaguar XJ8L out for a spin. Karl originally purchased the Jag off eBay for $1,201 and since then has completely transformed it into the type of Jaguar he felt it should have been. Karl started by replacing the factory 4.0 L V8 with a 6.2 L LS376/525 … Read more

Jaguar XJ40 with a Twin-Turbo Diesel V8

Jaguar XJ40 with a Twin-turbo Ford 7.3 L diesel V8

When we first wrote about this unique Jaguar XJ40 we only had a short video to go by but then a team from the Netherlands called the Mad Jag Power Stroke pulling team informed us this was their project. The team recently contacted us again to share the rebuild of their diesel V8 and to … Read more

Roadkill Races The Draguar

The Roadkill guys decided to pull two of their favorite projects out of the garage for a shootout with Motor Trend’s top test driver Randy Pobst. The first car they choose was the Draguar, a 1973 Jaguar XJ12 powered by a 383 ci SBC and Weiand 6-71 supercharger. The second car was the Rotsun, a … Read more

Jaguar XJ and XK GM V8 Swap Kit

This is a beautiful 1997 XK8 with a LS1 out of a 2000 Corvette. The swap was completed using a kit from Jaguar Specialties. Their kits allow you to run any 1969 or newer Chevy V8 into multiple Jaguar models. All kits are bolt in and require no drilling or welding. This is nice feature … Read more

1951 Jaguar XK120 Custom with an E-Type Engine

Jason Len is the President of XKs Unlimited and has over 30 years restoring classic Jaguars. He recently stopped by Jay Leno’s garage to show off his custom 1951 Jaguar XK120. The engine is a 3.8 L E-type with Carrillo rods, JE forged pistons, big-valve head, custom XKs Unlimited cams, and Weber 45 DCOE carburetors. … Read more