Creativity does not recognize borders, including in terms of car modification. Through Jaguar MK II, a joint project of Classic Motor Cars (CMC) specializes in the restoration of old cars. This restoration project headed by Ian Callum, Jaguar's Director of designers want to realize the ambition on an ancient-looking car, but by using modern machinery.
|Jaguar Mark II restoration by Ian Callum to be produced in limited numbers. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/XAvU95)|
"Although MK II is a car with a design that is very beautiful, would be much better if the cars combine design and modern performance," said Callum. As reported from Carscoops, on Monday, September 1, 2014, Callum wanted to change a car according to his imagination. Like a tit for tat, the workers and engineers of CMC was also eager to build the vehicle in accordance with the Callum's vision.
|Interior view of Ian Callum's Jaguar Mark II restoration. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1yfs0TO)|
Initially, the CMC team to upgrade some of the major mechanical components of the car such as changing the pattern of the independent rear suspension and front brake upgrade. Furthermore, changes in the suspension is combined with the use of 17-inch alloy wheels so that the car ground clearance reduced by 30 mm being lower that are characteristic of sport cars.
|Steering wheel, dashboard and control panel view of Ian Callum's Jaguar Mark II restoration. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1yfs0TO)|
In the machinery sector, the 1962 car has received an injection of 'new blood' in the form of graft engine used by Jaguar XK is mated to a five-speed manual transmission system. The 4.3 liter V6 engine is reportedly not allowed in standard conditions but have re-formulated to be able to produce a more powerful performance.
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