E.C.D. Automotive Design Launches First US-Based mostly Manufacturing

KISSIMMEE, Fla., Oct. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.), the world’s largest restoration firm specializing in restoring basic Defenders and unique Vary Rover Classics into bespoke luxurious autos, shares the arrival of three classic Jaguar E-Sorts to its Rover Dome facility simply exterior Orlando, Fla. The classic sports activities vehicles have been sourced and exported stateside from Belgium, Germany and the U.Ok. by E.C.D.’s worldwide logistics facility and are for use as base autos for E.C.D.’s attractive, made-to-order restored Jaguar E-types. Photos of those beautiful autos could be considered HERE.

After changing into the foremost chief in previous Defender and Vary Rover restorations in lower than a decade due to its client-first strategy, eye for perfection and tradition of innovation, E.C.D. just lately introduced the addition of restored E-Sorts (additionally referred to as XK-Es) to its mannequin vary. This product growth was caused by E.C.D.’s improve to a brand new, state-of-the-art 100,000-square-foot restoration facility with two manufacturing strains that can scale manufacturing exponentially.

“A global icon when it comes to energy, fashion, and luxurious, well-known names like George Harrison, Steve McQueen, Frank Sinatra and Sir Elton John all selected the E-Sort as their most popular set of wheels,” stated Tom Humble, co-founder of E.C.D. “Proudly owning this gem at this time is like proudly owning a bit of historical past. However at E.C.D. you’re getting greater than only a British basic, you’re getting the masterpiece of your desires personalised only for you by way of our meticulous 2,200-hour restoration course of. It additionally options the choice of our all-electric drivetrain or our power-packed GM V8 engine lineup.”

E.C.D.’s Jaguar E-Sort restoration course of is a extremely personalized journey, starting with the number of a Sequence 2 or Sequence 3 and the selection of both a roadster or coupe – with the coupe providing a two or four-seater choice. For a lot of basic automotive fanatics, the roadster’s retractable prime is the popular choice, permitting for breezy drives on scenic routes. Alternatively, the coupe’s exhausting prime with stunningly engineered curves creates a memorable look and a cushty driving expertise any time of the yr. As soon as the make and physique fashion are finalized, shoppers resolve on sports activities exhausts, braking techniques suspension choices, and most significantly, certainly one of three iconic drivetrain choices.

For these wanting pure energy and efficiency, the GM LT1 packs an ideal punch whereas these on the lookout for an eco-friendly twist can go for a Tesla all-electric motor. Others wanting a purist restoration that stays true to its classic feel and look can choose a historic Jaguar engine with the 4.2L inline within the collection II, or the V12 within the collection III. On the beauty facet, shoppers customise the outside with eye-catching historic Jaguar colours like Carmine Purple and Pearl Gray. For the inside, shoppers have a big selection of leather-based, stitching and carpet colours, sprint upgrades and extra to create one thing really particular person and unforgettably fashionable. As soon as the design is finalized, a video is then created with a photorealistic 3D mannequin, teasing the upcoming construct.

From there, E.C.D. goes on a worldwide hunt for the proper base car and brings it to its Rover Dome facility for a ground-up, 18-month-long restoration. With the precision of docs within the surgical procedure room, E.C.D.’s skilled workforce of grasp technicians and craftsmen fastidiously tear down, remodel and customise the restored E-Sort with delicate enhancements and luxurious touchpoints whereas staying true to the unique high-quality craftsmanship that launched the 1960 Jaguar E-Sort. From digital upgrades like cutting-edge audio and in-dash navigation techniques to beauty choices like seat upholstery stitching and newly completed chromework – no element ever goes unnoticed throughout the Jaguar XK-E restoration course of.

The primary restored Jaguar E-Sort is slated for completion in spring/summer season 2023 and can have an electrical Tesla drivetrain. With over 9 restored E-types already on order, E.C.D. expects to finish 10 to 12 of those refined builds a yr. For extra info on learn how to construct your personal car please go to ecdautodesign.com.

About E.C.D. Automotive Design
E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.) is a creator of restored luxurious autos that mixes basic English magnificence with fashionable efficiency. Every car produced by E.C.D. is absolutely bespoke, a one-off that’s designed by the shopper via an immersive luxurious design expertise and hand-built from the bottom up in 2,200 hours by master-certified ASE craftsmen. The corporate was based in 2013 by three British “petrol heads” whose ardour for traditional autos is the driving drive behind exceptionally excessive requirements for high quality, customized luxurious autos. E.C.D.’s world headquarters, generally known as the “Rover Dome,” is a 100,000-square-foot facility positioned in Kissimmee, Fla. that’s house to 63 proficient craftsmen and technicians, who maintain a mixed 61 ASE and 5 grasp stage certifications. E.C.D. has a logistics middle within the U.Ok. the place its seven staff work to supply and transport 25-year-old work autos again to the U.S. for restoration. 

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