Jaguar Rust Repairs (MK2)
In 2005 I done some rust repairs on a MK2 Jaguar for a friend, I done the
rapairs in my garage where I was renting at the time, the paint work was
done at my work which is a body repair shop.
Waking up my Austin 1100 from hibernation
This movie shows how I prepared my 1970 Austin 1100 for its first ride in
2012. I removed the spark plugs first and let the engine crank, so ensuring
the cold (but new!) oil builds up sufficient pressure for a short time.
This way, the engine is being lubricated sufficiently the moment it fires
up. After these preparations, I took the car for a ride up to Mount
Nordhelle, some 10 miles from home.
MT Classic - Jaguar XJ13
Take a look into the past with Angus MacKenzie and the Jag that never got
its chance to roar... Until now.
Shot by: Gordon Green
Edited by: Gordon Green
1962 Jaguar MKII 3.8 Start Up and Drive!
Exquisite old Jaguar Mark II 3.8L. Silver concourse winning car with barely
a few thousand on the clock. Leading car is a beautiful 1965 Austin Healey
3000 MKIII BJ8. We're on the way to a charity classic auto show in Seattle,
1963 Jaguar XKE - Jay Leno's Garage
1963 Jaguar XKE. Get under the hood and go for a ride in one of Britain's
most iconic sports cars - original and unrestored!
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1963 Jaguar XKE - Jay Leno's Garage
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1962 Jaguar Mk2
1962 Jaguar MK2 3.8 litre, 4 speed manual/electric overdrive. BRG/Tan. 2nd
owner from new; purchased in 1984 from original owner, a family friend.
Restored to concours standard in 1981 by Jason Len, XKs Unlimited. All
restoration papers and correspondence. JCNA class winner. Tools, manuals,
shop manual, parts manual, extras. Drives like a dream. 71,753 original
JAGUAR 420G TEST DRIVE with the JAGUAR DRIVERS' CLUB
This video was originally presented in the on-line edition of Jaguar Driver
- Jaguar Driver Enhanced - as part of the 2011 Leviathan Special Edition in
Here, we test the Jaguar Heritage 420G, which forms part of the trust's
collection. We are grateful to Jaguar Heritage for their assistance in
making this video.
Made as part of the Leviathan campaign to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of
the Mark 10 and 420G, this resulted in 27 of these cars attending our
National Day at Rockingham Castle on August 7th, almost certainly a record
It's a great time to join the Jaguar Drivers' Club. Membership from just
£30 per annum.
For information on the Jaguar Drivers' Club, go to: www.jaguardriver.co.uk
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BEACHAM JAGUAR MK2 HD ( New Music )
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video in full HD.
Beacham Jaguar Mk II
"A Mk II Jaguar, on chrome wire wheels, is a favourite of many classic car
lovers. But this is no ordinary Mk II. Beacham™ Jaguar has created a Mk
II-bodied XJR - thunderous supercharged V8 and all. It's an exquisite work
- Modern Jaguar V8 4.0-litre engines / matching transmission
- Supercharged 370bhp / Normally-aspirated 290bhp
- Air Conditioning / Total Climate Control
- Air Bags (SRS)
- ABS, Traction Control and Anti-Dive System
- Premium Jaguar Audio (Multi-CD, AM/FM, Cassette)
- Full Power Equipment: Power Windows, Wheel Adjustment, Seats, Mirrors,
(with Memory function), Remote Locking, etc.
- Power-operated Sunroof
- Available integrated GPS
The Mk II Jaguar was perhaps the world's first luxury/performance sedan.
Fitted with 4 doors and with room for a family, the Mk II soon became the
transport of choice for gangsters and police departments alike in its
native Britain, as well as the unbeatable champion in UK and European sedan
Beacham™ Jaguar made its early reputation as world-class restorers of
these cars, gradually upgrading them with the more modern technology of
newer Jaguars. Indeed the initial development on the Supercharged V8 cars
was carried out using the Mk II base units. To date more than 200 Mk IIs
have been delivered to customers by the company.
The Mk II is a timeless classic - its looks are totally unconventional. It
has a unique shape that owes nothing to anything else - except the Mark I.
It is a mix of traditions with its vertical oval grille, rounded lines, and
a clubhouse interior that could only be British.
Gorgeous in the 1960s, still gorgeous today. So the notion of stuffing a
4.0 litre, supercharged XJR engine and drivetrain under the elegant
coachwork of a classic Mk II Jaguar seems like the stuff of dreams.
Introducing the Beacham™ MkII
"You have to come to grips with this car emotionally. It may look "old" but
it's been re-engineered, re-developed and completely rebuilt so that it is,
to all intents and purposes, new."
Externally it looks very familiar, the only real giveaways for the
sharp-eyed are the louvres from the XKR sports car in the bonnet, the air
scoops under the front bumper, and the bigger Jaguar competition tires and
chrome wire wheels. However it is beneath the skin, and inside the cabin
where the most obvious visual changes are to be found. Under the bonnet the
Beacham™ Mk II is crammed full of technology: ABS brakes, traction
control, anti-dive suspension geometry and more.
But it is the interior where the achievement really hits home. Trimmed in
supple new leather, the modern seats have all the power controls from the
current Jaguar. Included is a full complement of comfort and safety
systems: Power Windows and Locking of course; Power-adjustable Steering
Wheel, Side Mirrors, all with Memory Function; Climate Control and a
Power-operated Sunroof of course, even the SRS/Airbag Systems. Topped off
with a premium sound system and GPS, all is joy set into a bespoke polished
wood veneer dash.
The result is a revelation to drive.
Yes, the Beacham™ Mk II is fast, very: 0-60mph in around six seconds
fast. Yes, it steers, handles and drives extraordinarily well. Yes, the car
has been re-engineered from the wheels up and the workmanship is
exceptional. Yes, if you put preconceived notions aside and approach the
car with pragmatism, you can successfully merge today's technology,
electronics and trim with 1960s styling.
The integration of the mechanical components has to be considered a
remarkable engineering feat. The quality of workmanship is stunning, with a
level of fit and finish well beyond that of most new cars - it is, after
all, a thoroughly handbuilt vehicle. Close the doors and they close easily,
but firmly - that's another advancement, modern air-filled, hollow door
seals with holes to let the compressed air out. A small detail but which
adds to the modern feel of the car.
But the real delight is supplied when the throttle pedal is introduced to
the floor. It's easy to drive, fast, flexible and comfortable.
"The Beacham™ Mk II is a brand new car with impeccable breeding - and
with performance to match."
1962 Jaguar Mark X driving.wmv
This 1962 Jaguar Mark X is a good restoration project with a difference.
Good running engine with good compression and smooth shifting transmission,
good looking leather seats and shiny paint. It has a very solid
undercarriage. For more info: contact Brian at 619-238-1977 of
Jaguar E-Type Restoration - 2 1/2 years in 8 minutes
Restoration video of a Series II Jaguar E-Type. The restoration took two
and a half years, thousands of hours of labor, and much, much more $$. The
Jag was last licensed in 1983 and spent the last 15 years outside with a
deteriorated car cover. This was a nut and bolt restoration. Everything
was rebuilt or replaced. Every motor, caliper, assembly, etc. was
dissassembled and rebuilt.
Jaguar MK2 with v12 engine
Here's my friend Tony who fitted a Jaguar MK2 with a v12 engine. Just
because people told him it couldn't be done. Well he did and it's a
E-type and Eagle Speedster - Top Gear - BBC
Jeremy Clarkson drives a vintage Jaguar e-type along a country road, and
then tries an Eagle speedster, a new car which resembles the E-type. Great
HD clip from Series 17 of Top Gear. Go to http://www.youtube.com/TopGear to
see a full list of all high quality videos available on the Top Gear
YouTube channel and don't forget to visit http://www.topgear.com for all
the latest news and car reviews.
Jaguar Mk 2 - Very High Specification - JD Classics
If you want an example of the absolute ultimate JD Mk11 Jaguar - the Willow
Green example we have here is probably a pretty good starting point.
This Jaguar Mk11 3.8 was built by JD Classics without any consideration to
cost - the final build total was well in excess of half a million pounds
and the brief was quite
simple from the client who commissioned the car - "build me the ultimate
modern interpretation of the iconic MK11 Jaguar."
The full specification list of extras applied to this car is too long to
list - but highlights include:
Full spec 4.7 engine on Throttle bodies - advanced engine management -
every component balanced - and hand assembled in our race engine shop on
site. We have a hard won
reputation for building the most powerful XK race engines in the world -
the same race engine builders built this engine as a showcase of what
probably represents the
ultimate road/race Jaguar XK engine. To cope with the prodigious
performance increase and to keep things cool - additional oil coolers for
engine and transmission were
installed under the front bumper in custom made shrouds, a custom made
alloy radiator was fitted, the bonnet features custom louvers and in the
engine bay - we installed
extra inner wing engine cooling vents. We fitted Solid billet brake/clutch
Reservoirs on the bulkhead and the car featured a hidden large capacity
This engine was paired to a bespoke 5 speed close ratio JD Gearbox, and
this power was tamed by race specification Dual Circuit Brakes, Remote
control Shock Absorbers, with
Full electrical power steering and the car sits on Custom 16 Inch stainless
steel period wire wheels. Other custom features include - a Wiring loom to
F1 standard with old
fashioned original style covering/Braiding and following racecar practice -
the Battery was moved to the boot for better weight distribution. A neat
idea was the use of a
Photo cell on rear parcel shelf to enable constant charging of the battery!
Naturally both front and rear screens were heated.
The interior of the car included:
JD custom seats with Hidden Rear inertia seat belts. Derrington Steering
Wheel, with Period custom Switch gear to the left of the wheel. Custom
Pedals, Ipod Dock Custom made
in the centre console with Sat Nav above Radio and incorporating Hidden
Speakers. Custom made Air conditioning fitted in the bulkhead with the
switches in the Ashtray, Foot
well lighting - Fully retractable Umbrellas fitted to front door pillars.
For use in today's busy traffic conditions - Rear Headrests were fitted
with Brake lights, Parking sensors were added, LED Fog lights in the rear
brake light cluster were
Twin outside fuel fillers were fitted and for security - Central Locking
including the boot and an Iso fix child rear seat fixing were incorporated
- just in case you had to
transport small precious cargo...
Perhaps the most appropriate extra which is highly relevant to a car of
this performance was the fitment of Radar in both the front and rear Number
Whilst it would be naive to suggest this car did not suggest it had
something a little "extra" under the bonnet - the discreet exquisite hand
built body of this classic
Jaguar belied the tremendous real world performance of this very fast and
refined GT car - much to the astonishment of other road users who have been
passed whilst driving their modern "performance" cars...
JD Classics reputation speaks for itself - we build the best bespoke
Jaguars in the world - and our wealth of experience, success on track, -
together with our endorsement by
Jaguar Cars Ltd as their worldwide Jaguar Heritage Racing partner - means
that - when you ask us to build your ultimate specification classic Jaguar
for use on today's roads -
we confidently assert we can build the best and meet or exceed your