Ford transit jaguar xj220. In this case the jaguar xj220 engine and driveline was installed in this lowly ford transit van complete with rack and ladders. Most people remember the jaguar xj220. The ford transit is a true icon of the roads a versatile workhorse which since its arrival in 1965 has become the backbone of britain.
If you have an old land rover a classic jaguar or perhaps an xj220 supercar the worlds largest dedicated workshop is ready to grant all your wishes. But what about the xjr 15. Of course the transit is inseparable from the white van man image and tim sets out to prove once and for all whether the mere sight of one of the familiar fords is enough to make tempers flare.
Dsl 2011 02 07 1550 was nicely done a plain white van and the only external clue in the programme was lowered suspension and xj220 wheels. Not a valid template in a paddock away from the main hill at the goodwood festival of speed alongside historic supercars and legendary racers sat a white ford transit van with scratched panels and a copy of a dirty british tabloid left on the dashboardat first glance it looked like any other british white van man. Xj220 transit by honey monster sun jan 30 2011 1003 pm wow what a van and who the hell was that rally driver in the last race one of the best yet.
The jaguar xjr 15 is the forgotten jaguar supercar. But since the xj220. Transit body on jaguar xj220 chassis.
A ford transit van with a 640bhp powertrain from a jaguar xj220. This is the story of the ford transit that helped jaguar build the xj220 supercar. Dudley 2011 02 07 1427 custom built.
The jaguar xj220 development mule was a ford van. A connection between benetton and tom walkinshaw racing twr eventually saw the xj220 transit end up with twr who at the time and under the jaguarsport name was tasked with developing the xj220 in collaboration with jaguar itself. Originally the xj220 was to be all wheel drive and a v12 but the actual car was rear wheel drive and a v6 twin turbo.