Works-built Suffolk SS100 Jaguar 2 seat sports car
We will be very pleased to build a new Suffolk SS100 reproduction especially for you.It is a unique opportunity in life to have your own car built from scratch and to turn the image of your dreams into reality. Our workshops in Woodbridge can be viewed by appointment and we hope you will come to visit us , see what we do and drive a Suffolk SS100. Please refer to our Workshop Visits section for further information about coming to see us.
The text and photographs from the 2011 Suffolk SS100 brochure can be found under the Gallery section of the website. See also the general specification of the Suffolk SS100 Jaguar .
If you commission us to construct a works-built Suffolk SS100 Jaguar for you, the typical build time is five months. Once the specification has been agreed, the construction price is then fixed.
Payment is usually by a 10% deposit followed by monthly sums each off 20% of the balance with the final 20% payable on completion. We have an Agreement that becomes effective if either party is unable to complete the car.
Suffolk SS100 Jaguar - typical specification of a works-build car
Please note that all the Jaguar donor components are fully stripped and completely rebuilt by professionals before being installed into the new car. All rebuilt items are covered by a 12 month guarantee. Typical component rebuilding costs are listed below.
|Engine||£4,700 - a total rebuild, includes lightening of the flywheel and balancing of the whole reciprocating mass including clutch; all new oil pump; pistons; bearings; water pump; timing chains; bearings; seals; valves; (New valve seat inserts are designed for lead free petrol)|
|Gearbox||£1000 - full overhaul with new synchromesh cones; bearings; seals|
|Overdrive||£350 - full overhaul|
|Differential||£745 - full overhaul|
|Brakes||£2,500 - includes new servo and master cylinder; new brake discs; bearings; seals; brake pipes; fully rebuilt Lockheed brake callipers|
|Steering||£900 - modified Jaguar steering rack system; Jaguar safety steering column|
|Suspension||£1400 - new coil over suspension to Jaguar design; (all units are adjustable and the spring platforms can be altered to suit comfort or sporting requirements)|
We are pleased to be able to build a Suffolk SS100 Jaguar reproduction to customer order and offer a 12 month guarantee against the failure of any mechanical parts and a 10 year guarantee against corrosion of the chassis or bodywork (UK only). Completed cars are supplied with the latest British Department of Transport Vehicle Registration Document V5C and a 12 month MOT certificate. Each Suffolk SS100 Jaguar is constructed using the original vehicle identity complete with fully rebuilt mechanical parts from a Jaguar XJ6 4.2 Series II or III. However, we can also use 1964-1968 Jaguar S Type identity and mechanical parts that can simplify registration regulations in certain countries. We have exported completed cars to most European countries and also to the USA, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Every new car is made specifically to a customer order and variations to the specification can readily be incorporated. Cars can also be built in Left Hand Drive format. Catalytic converters are not necessary but can be fitted where local regulations require.
|ENGINE||Jaguar 4.2 Litre - Lead free||�|
|�||Displacement (3.4 or 3.8 litre engine options are available)
||4235cc (258.43 cubic inch)|
|�||Bore and Stroke 4.2||36.25 in (97.07 mm) x 4.1732 in (106.00 mm)|
|�||Compression Ratio||8.4:1 (unleaded petrol)|
|�||Carburation||Twin S.U. 1 7/8" or 2"|
Road speed (JDC tested 2004)
|From 200 bhp at 3000 rpm . 112 .7 mph at 4000 rpm|
|CHASSIS||MIG welded ladder frame||3 x 100 x 50mm box . Special baked on paint .|
|�||Suspension -Front||Jaguar independent wishbone & 2 coils over adjustable shock absorbers|
|�||Suspension -Rear||Jaguar independent wishbone & 4 coils over adjustable shock absorbers|
|�||Steering||Jaguar rack and pinion with safety column and steering lock|
|�||Brakes||Lockheed 11" discs (servo assisted on RHD cars only)|
|�||Wheels||18" 72 spoke wire wheels|
|�||Tyres||Blockley 5.50x18 6 ply, rated 135mph|
|TRANSMISSION||Gearbox||Jaguar 4 speed manual Short Compact gearbox|
|�||Gear ratios||3.238:1 First
overdrive operates on Fourth
|�||Salisbury differential. (limited slip diff. option available at an extra cost)||3.31 or 3.54 to 1|
|Automatic Transmission is also available at no additional cost|
|DIMENSIONS||as per 1938 SS100 dimensions||�|
|�||Length||12' 8" (3.86 m)|
|�||Width||5' 2" (1.57 m)|
|�||Wheelbase||8' 8"(2.64 m)|
|�||Track||4' 6"(1.97 m)|
|�||Kerb Weight||23.5 cwt (1193 kg)|
|�||Distribution||front 46% rear 54%|
We welcome your visit, by appointment only,to see our workshops at Woodbridge in Suffolk. These have been especially designed to suit our needs and incorporate extensive donor part storage and preparation areas, new parts stores( we aim to have any mechanical spare part needed by an owner , ready for dispatch within 24 hours ) tooling areas, assembly area and a pre-owned car sale area. Come and enjoy a day or two in this Heritage Coast area of England. Harwich is less than an hour away and Stansted Airport about 70 minutes. We can meet trains from London Liverpool Street at Woodbridge or Wickham Market. Drive a Suffolk SS100 Jaguar, see what we do and how straightforward this car is to own and enjoy.
We look forward to hearing from you.