Jaguar’s 3.8-liter dual-overhead-cam straight-6 XK engine, the British automaker’s signature efficiency powerplant by way of the 1950s and into the ’60s, has been reborn with new engine blocks being produced for the primary time in a half century, in keeping with the producer, Jaguar Traditional of Warwickshire, U.Okay.
“Re-created to precise unique
specs, the brand-new cast-iron engine block is a direct alternative
for the three.8-litre six-cylinder items initially fitted to the XK150, XK150 S,
MkIX, Mk2, MkX, E-type Sequence 1 and S-type,” Jaguar Traditional mentioned in a information
The brand new engine blocks will be stamped with the identical serial quantity of the unique Jaguar engine, plus an asterisk displaying that it’s a alternative, the corporate mentioned. Alternatively, they are often stamped with distinctive serial numbers.
The copy engine blocks are priced at
£14,340 ($17,809) every, together with British tax, and include a minimal 12
months guarantee and certificates of authenticity.
Jaguar Traditional focuses on restoration,
companies and elements for traditional and older fashions, and is staffed by “highly-skilled
engineers, graduates and apprentices on the Jaguar Land Rover Traditional Works
facility in Coventry.”
For data, go to the company website.