Sunday, 25 September 2016
1981 Jaguar Lister
Standard Jaguar XJ-S that was taken off the production line by Lister, taken to the Lister factory in England and fitted with a 5.3 V12 engine, modified to 7-litre with a 6-speed manual gearbox and wider wheels, embossed leather interior and it developed 600BHP at the flywheel, giving a top speed of 302kph.
Lister Cars is a British sports car manufacturer founded by Brian Lister in 1954 in Cambridge, England, which became known for its involvement in motorsport. Sold in 1986, Laurence Pearce produced variants of the Jaguar XJS before producing a bespoke sports car, the Lister Storm. In 2013, Lister Cars was acquired by Lawrence Whittaker's company Warrantywise. Production of the original sports car restarted in 2014 and ten continuation Lister Jaguar Knobblys were built to celebrate Lister’s 60th Anniversary. In 2016 The Lister Motor Company announced the build and sale of The Lister Knobbly Stirling Moss.