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The Jaguar V12 – Part Three - Evolution
In Part Two we looked at the development of the quad-cam V12 – we now look at how this evolved into the first single cam V12 engine.
Recreating a 20th century car using 21st century technology
During the rebuild by Abbey Panels in 1972/73, certain aspects of the car were altered and it lost its "pure" form as originally envisaged by Sayer. One of the more obvious "enhancements" was the addition of flared/widened wheelarches. The XJ13 log records this was done primarily for "cosmetic reasons". There are many differences between the car I wanted to recreate and the car as it stands today.
Bob Blake - "An Artist in Metal"
As my quest to recreate an exact copy of the 1966 XJ13 continued, I came across the story of the man largely responsible for making the original body - Bob Blake. What follows is the story of a man able to translate the designs of people, such as the legendary Malcolm Sayer, into metal. Contemporaries of Bob Blake described him as "An Artist in Metal".
Jaguar XJ13 - Malcolm Sayer's Crowning Glory
21st May 2016 marked the Centenary of the birth of one of this country's greatest design geniuses - Malcolm Sayer
Digital Art
A first foray into the world of digital art and the world of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens).
V12 tera-powered "E-Type Re-Imagined" - Lowdrag
E-TYPE RE-IMAGINED 6.8-litre tera quad-cam V12 - inspired by the Lowdrag Jaguar E-Type. This car has now left us en-route for its new owner in Cape Town, South Africa. Now taking orders for this or similar cars. www.BuildingTheLegend.co.uk