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Jaguar 3.8 Litre Wide Angle Head Race Engine


- Crosthwaite & Gardiner Specification

- Wide Angle Head

- Aluminium Block

- Dry Sump

The Jaguar 3.8-litre engine is highly regarded as the homologation engine for classic Jaguar racing due to its powerful performance, iconic heritage in models like the E-Type, widespread availability of parts, tunability for racing purposes, reliability in endurance events, and its role in honouring Jaguar's racing tradition.

Introducing the pinnacle of performance: the Jaguar 3.8 Crosthwaite & Gardiner Specification Race Engine. Crafted with precision and expertise by renowned classic Jaguar racing specialists Rielding & Mouser, this powerhouse is engineered for dominance on the track.

At its heart lies the Crosthwaite & Gardiner Alloy Cylinder block, paired with a Wide-angle head for optimal airflow and performance. Every major component bears the mark of excellence from Crosthwaite & Gardiner, including Pistons, Crank, and overhead cams, ensuring unparalleled reliability and durability.

Bolstered by an Arrow Precision Crankshaft and fuelled by Triple 48 DCOE 2SP Weber Carburettors, this engine delivers an electrifying 365bhp of raw power. Its Dry Sump system ensures consistent lubrication even under the most demanding racing conditions, providing peace of mind to drivers pushing the limits.

Despite its formidable capabilities, this engine boasts a track record of reliability, with minimal race hours logged. Its proven performance is exemplified by Chris Ward's pole position qualification at the prestigious Silverstone Classics, showcasing its ability to dominate the competition with ease.

Innovation, precision, and power converge in the Jaguar 3.8 Crosthwaite & Gardiner Specification Race Engine, setting the standard for excellence in classic Jaguar racing.

Available to purchase now at our Bishops Stortford showroom.


  • Make Jaguar

  • Model 3.8 Litre Wide Angle Head Race Engine

  • Price £59,995

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