Winged Warrior – The Wiseman E-Type

July 11th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Sports car racing had changed since it was first introduced as the secondary event to the ‘main feature’ in the early 1950s. This was a time when virtually all of the competing cars were genuine factory-built, roadgoing sports cars with a greater level of performance and roadholding than your average family saloon. That changed very [...]

1953 Jaguar XK120 SE & 1967 Jaguar E-Type

December 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Roger Munns’ passion for Jaguars, and more specifically the XK120, began when he spotted famed Kiwi crime writer, Dame Ngaio Marsh, driving down Oxford Street in Christchurch at the wheel of her black XK120 fixed head coupé, coincidentally driving right past Archibald Motors’ Jaguar dealership. Only 13 at the time, Roger thought: “What a [...]