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Get ready to supercharge your projects! The tera® V12, the heart of Building The Legend’s elite hand-crafted sportscars, is now available as a standalone crate engine.
JLR is a subsidiary of India’s Tata Motors without an EV platform of its own, so it’s going to get one from China's Chery.
Desert Storm? -19 April 2024
You are invited!
Ode to the XJ13 -21 March 2024
This Saturday morning: 23rd March 2024; 11am; Tomini Classics, Junction of Umm Suqeim - Al Asayel St - with - Al Barsha 2 - Dubai Enthusiasts welcome!
In 1966, Jaguar’s ground-breaking and beautiful XJ13 Le-Mans Prototype first saw the light of day.
Happy Christmas! -23 December 2023
Wishing you all a Happy Christmas and wonderful New Year!
Last weekend (2nd & 3rd December) saw an event orchestrated by Porter Press International, the Motoring Literary and Art Festival is the first of its kind at Silverstone and as the name might suggest, celebrated all things literary and artistic in the worlds of motoring and motorsport.
The inaugural Motoring Literary & Art Festival takes place on the opening weekend of December in a heated hall inside The Wing at Silverstone Circuit – the home of British motorsport. We will be there with a XJ13 :)
Didn't come first but felt so privileged to be at the Awards Dinner and to have been included amongst such hallowed company - congratulations to Bentley 🙂
Making the Dream a Reality -05 November 2023
Let us complete your dream project – from concept to completion – from design to a beautiful finished, unique, type-approved and road-legal car
The basis for an ULTIMATE re-creation?
NEW - custom conrods -20 October 2023
Really happy with these Coventry-made custom tera conrods
New Partner -08 September 2023
I am delighted to announce Building the Legend is to partner with Graham Schultz and the Modena Group.
We are very proud to announce our nomination as one of five finalists for the Octane Magazine International Awards 2023 as "Specialist of the Year".
A bespoke car tailored just for you. Any classic Jaguar saloon or racecar - left or right-hand drive.
Swales is CEO of Coventry-based Building The Legend, from which he now offers the so-called 1966 Le Mans Prototype and E-Type Reimagined models, powered by his version of the lost Jaguar V12, known as the Tera.
Our take on the Classic Mk2 Jaguar - 2-door "shooting brake". A car fit for royalty!
Easter Party 2023 -15 April 2023
Remembering a wonderful day in the presence of friends and fellow-enthusiasts 🙂
RIDE OF Your Life -28 March 2023
Harry Advic of ABODE2 magazine takes a spin in a re-imagined V12 Jaguar E-Type created by Building The Legend CEO & Founder, Neville Swales
Prices & Options announced for our "E-Type Re-Imagined" cars - now taking orders.
Classic Workshop -19 February 2023
Building The Legend Limited, creators of the sublime Le Mans Prototype inspired by Jaguar’s one-and-only XJ13, is proud to announce our extension of services to owners of classic Jaguars and our aim of matching their passion with our attention to detail and craftsmanship. From engine rebuilds to a full restoration - we can do it all.
February 2023 Newsletter -15 February 2023
Our latest newsletter - tera V12 now available to buy, new showroom, XJ13 "kits" and E-Types for sale.
Powered by tera -14 February 2023
Aiming to recapture the elegance and purity of the early E-Types coupled with the excitement of our 6.1-litre V12.
You are invited .... -09 February 2023
Easter Sunday - 9th April 2023 - Building The Legend Workshop, Coventry
New Showroom/Studio. -30 January 2023
We needed a bit more space! Starting to move into our new showroom/studio.