Category: Restomod overview

XJ6 reference vehicle

Since its introduction over fifty years ago, the Jaguar XJ6 sedan fleet has not survived nearly as well as E-type and earlier XK series sports cars. We are fortunate when we find a very...

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Engine bay

The illustration below shows the engine mounted with most of the connections completed. An XAir over-the-radiator (OTR) air filter fits through the modified radiator crossmember. The straight-ahead configuration is optimal for handling airflow. The...

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1972 XJ6 acquisition

Restomod candidate We acquired a superb 1972 Jaguar XJ6 Series 1 — 4.2 litre engine, left-hand drive, short wheelbase chassis with a Borg Warner automatic transmission and factory-installed air conditioning — after evaluating many...

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Classic saloon candidates

Jaguar classic saloons In both the transplant and retrofit approaches, major classic saloon mechanical components would be either transplanted from a modern Jaguar like the XJR (as fabricated by Dooren) or selected from best-in-class...

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Saloon restomods

Restomod approaches Beginning around 2012 a handful of innovative pioneers addressed the Jaguar saloon from a restomod perspective using three project approaches: Re-engineer the saloon from the ground up while retaining as much of...

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