A beautifully finished modern take on a Jaguar E Type with lightning performance and reliability
The Beacham E-type is designed for the classic enthusiast who requires reliability along with modern technology and all the mod cons.
Passionate about classic automobiles, Greg Beacham was attracted to the ‘Space, Grace, and Pace’ of the Jaguar cars.
Firstly, it must be said that the BEACHAM E-type is very rapid transit, 0-60 mph in around six seconds f. Plus, it features superb steering and handling. All because it has been re-engineered from the wheels up and the workmanship is exceptional.
Externally it looks very familiar, the only real giveaways for the sharp-eyed are the contemporary J door handles, the bigger Jaguar competition tires and chrome wire wheels. (The latter are genuine, and original, Jaguar factory options.) 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 E-type is crammed full of technology: ABS brakes, traction control, anti-dive suspension geometry and more.
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-adjustable Steering Wheel, all with Memory Function; Climate Control and Power Windows of course, even the SRS/Airbag Systems, as well as the addition of a Power-operated Convertible Roof. Topped off with a premium sound system and GPS.
A new sub frame was devised to house the XKR V8 and front suspension. The integration of the mechanical components must be considered a remarkable engineering feat. Underneath the car is a work of art. The stainless-steel exhaust system, with its cross-balance pipes, is of the highest order and everywhere there are signs of the closest attention to detail.
Combining the electronic demands of modern engines, transmissions and systems such as airbags and ABS with existing electronics was a startling achievement for a small manufacturer. BEACHAM have put 5 years of hard development behind them to produce the current models. The BEACHAM E-type pushes that mechanical and electronic envelope all the way to its logical conclusion – a completely new car.
“What Greg Beacham and his team of experts have achieved at BEACHAM in New Zealand is nothing short of incredible. The result is an E-type Jaguar that is totally usable daily, it’s an adrenalin pumper and it’s a far better car to drive in every respect than the original.”
This Beacham E Type is one owner from new, only having completed C. 900 KM. It boasts the highest output power unit available, a 4.2 supercharged V8 and guarantees lightening performance with modern reliability.
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The Beacham Jaguar E Type combines the best classic styling and unbelievable performance. The 400 BHP engine mean the car can keep up with most modern cars and boasts modern reliability.
The power plant is a Jaguar, super charged V8, taken from the XK8 sporting 400BHP. The interior is beautifully finished with modern technology.
The tasteful upgrade makes it a must for someone who would want to use the car on long tours or as a daily driver.
An very elegant Phantom II Continental by Thrupp & Maberly featured in the Rolls Royce Phantom II Continental book
This wonderful, original Super specification 356 has spent its whole life in California and more recently Nevada. As confirmed by the Factory Certificate of Authenticity, it was delivered new in its current colour combination of black paintwork with black interior trim, a rare combination at the time. It was also fitted with the chrome wheel option from new. Correct Hella spotlights adorn the nose of the car, whilst the interior boasts original headrests and a Nardi wood-rimmed steering wheel.