Ian Callum's Jaguar Mark II

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What happens when Jaguar designer Ian Callum gets his hands on a Mark II? You get one stunning restoration and a Jaguar that by far is cooler than the current lineup it inspires. Callum called upon Classic Motor Cars Limited, a vintage Jaguar specialist who helped the designer create one of the finest examples of the Mark II out there.

18 months in development, the car swaps out the original engine for a modified 4.3L XK engine that's mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It also gets an independent rear suspension and upgraded set of front brakes. The car is also 30mm lower and is equipped with 17" split rim wheels. Inside, the car gets a number of modern appointments including a Clarion entertainment system with studio-grade cabling and an interior swathed in red leather.

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