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

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