(MAHWAH, N.J.) – June 25, 2020 – Jaguar Classic has reintroduced the 3.8-liter XK engine block, as fitted to many coveted Jaguar sedans and sports cars of the 1950s and 1960s, including the legendary E-type. Unavailable new for more than 50 years, these are the only brand-new XK engine blocks available.
Recreated to exact, original specifications, the cast iron engine block is a direct replacement for the 3.8-liter six-cylinder units originally fitted to the Jaguar XK150, XK150 S, MkIX, Mk2, MkX, E-type Series 1 and S-type.
Subject to providing documentation that confirms proof of vehicle ownership, customers can choose to retain the serial number from their original engine block, which will be stamped on the new casting with an additional asterisk denoting the new block is a replacement item. Alternatively, the new block can be stamped with a new unique serial number.
The new 3.8-liter Jaguar XK engine blocks are priced at £14,340 each (approximately $17,914) and come with a minimum 12 months Jaguar parts and accessories warranty1 and certificate of authenticity, exclusively from Jaguar Classic.
Replaces cylinder block casting numbers C16020, C17567, C17200/1, C19292, C19983, C22290, C20012, C22250
1This product is available globally and is covered by Jaguar’s standard parts and accessories warranty. The warranty period is market-specific. The warranty will not cover modified engines or vehicles used for racing purposes. Shipping costs are additional.