The Jaguar E-Type Reimagined by HELM

Utilising advanced technology and bespoke interiors, Helm celebrates the artistry of the iconic Series 1 E-Type design, while elevating the driving experience. Only 20 cars will be produced, all to the exact specification of the owners. 

Helm has spent over a decade sourcing cars for restoration from across the UK and Europ. From the steel-reinforced monocoque shell, the handmade aluminium doors and hand built and polished big bore stainless steel exhaust system, 3,800-man-hours go into creation of one of Helm’s E-types.

Under the aluminium handmade bonnet, lies a 300 bhp 3.8 litre normally aspirated engine. The cars will have electronic speed-sensitive power steering, a five-speed gearbox, 6 pot alloy front brakes, adjustable suspension, a heated screen and soft close door system.

Handcrafted aluminium internal panels have been wrapped by leather craftspeople, while hand-stitched detailing is used on leather toggle switches, a hand stitched steering wheel and matching grab handle. 

“I wanted to create the E-type the way I feel it should be, remaining sensitive to its history, but without a vinyl interior, and without the hassle of carburettor trouble,” explains Helm founder Chedeen Battick. “We combine British craftsmanship with the finest standards of modern automotive engineering, instilling a feeling of love, care and attention to detail within each component.”

The first Helm E-type will be launching March 24th, and will be available for private viewings on request. 

Technical Specifications:

  • Steel reinforced monocoque shell using at least 30 percent of the original
  • Aluminium handmade bonnet
  • Handmade strengthened aluminium doors
  • Upwards of 3800-man hours to create
  • Approximate weight 1200kg
  • Avon ZZ Fast road tyres
  • Bespoke 6 pot alloy front brakes
  • Vented discs all round
  • Bespoke alloy handbrake callipers and rear brake callipers
  • Bespoke engineered 5 speed gearbox
  • 300 bhp fast road 3.8 litre normally aspirated engine
  • Alloy cooling system
  • Over 20 litres of paint used throughout each car
  • Jenvey heritage throttle bodies
  • Handmade bumpers
  • Nickel finished brightwork throughout
  • Fan assisted LED lighting
  • Soft closing doors
  • Heated screen
  • Bespoke modern wiring used throughout
  • Hand built and polished big bore aircraft grade stainless steel exhaust system
  • Hand finished bespoke stainless-steel wheels
  • Bespoke soft close system
  • Adjustable suspension all round
  • Uprated torsion bars
  • Quick adjust reaction plate
  • Electronic speed sensitive power steering

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