XJS & XJ from KWE Cars
Classic Spirit Reborn


KWE rebuild a unique Lister XJS

KWE have been commissioned to rebuild an extremely rare – almost certainly unique – Lister Mark III 7 litre XJS Cabriolet.

This monster of a car, complete with extensive 80’s body styling by Lister, has a highly modified Jaguar V12 7 litre engine, pumping out an estimated 500bhp through a 5 speed Getrag manual gearbox. There is more history on the car here.


KWE-Restored XJR-s featured in Jaguar World Monthly

A five page article by Ian Cushway appears in the October 2007 issue of Jaguar World Monthly magazine.

Jaguar World MonthlyThe article describes the whole 2 year story and includes comment from the owner, Chris Winn and KWE’s MD Chris Knowles.

For copyright reasons we cannot reproduce the whole article here, so please buy a back copy (October 2007) from http://www.jaguar-world.com/.


Biggest project finished!

Started in 2004, this complex restoration and upgrade is finished and the car has been delivered to its patient new owner!

287_1_F2FinishedSideApart from our standard suspension renewal and handling upgrade, V12 intensive service and interior renewal, the car has had a unique high performance multipoint emulating LPG conversion affording higher power than on petrol and with two tanks to provide over 350 miles range.

Additional items include front and rear parking sensors, integrated satellite navigation, 7 speaker DVD/CD changer audio system, iPod connection, modified mid console to include analogue clock, deleting trip computer and reduced switch count.