Jaguar Land Rover’s new Classic Car Centre in Coventry will restore, sell and preserve historic cars
Jaguar Land Rover has opened world’s largest classic car centre ‘Classic Works’ in the British marquee’s home in Coventry, England. The company will restore, manufacture, sell and preserve its vintage models here. The company launched its classic car division nearly a year ago and started recreating some of its iconic models. The all-new 150,000 square foot facility will be the home for all the activities related to the automaker’s classic car activity.
The facility includes a huge showroom and a total of 54 workshops bays which will only focus on vintage cars. Also, it has capability to house a collection of more than 500 classic cars under one roof. As the British brand says, restoration of iconic Land Rover Series I, Range Rover Classic, Jaguar XKSS, Jaguar E-Type will take place here. With this, the customers will be able to buy brand new vintage models directly from the automaker.
The company also reveals that every classic car that comes to this place for restoration will go through a rigorous 121 point inspection and tested by experts. Initially, the plant will start working with 80 employees that will grow to more than 120 by the end of this year.
Interestingly, not only restoration, rebuilding, selling and preserving, but the facility will also let the enthusiasts borrow classic cars to experience at nearby locations and it will also offer tours of the plant to the interested people. So far, it will work to generate interest among people.
The facility has been opened with some of the iconic classic model from the brand that include Le Mans winning 1953 C-Type, 1957 D-Type, and 1988 XJR-9 race car. Interestingly, the facility launched on the date that marks 64th anniversary of Jaguar C-Type’s Le Mans win back in 1953. The vintage cars restored here will be displayed in various auto events as well.
Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works Gallery