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                                  Since 1984.
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Tom Zwakman is the founder and owner of the company and active in Jaguars since 1975, after nine years in January 1984 he opened his new company ZME as he wanted a new set-up specialized in conserving and restoration of historic & classic Jaguars to save old Jaguars from worse.

ZME stands for Zwakman Motors Europe and is specialized in top class overhaul & restoration & preparation of the entire mechanical side for the 1931 unto 1974 Jaguar sports models.

ZME operates from various workfloors of classic architecture for maintenance / dismantling / cleaning / overhaul / assemble and testing and has a team experienced technicians & mechanics plus eminent technical archive plus prominent parts stock, also ZME sells scarce to unique Jaguars of highest rank.

Bodywork or interiors we spend out to : RS panels UK > Suffolk & Turley UK > Leaping cats UK > Upper classics NZ.
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ZME  Projects 

Our current project is a LWE V12 OTS SWB based at Jaguar XKE S3 OTS cars but with a complete new body from full alloy and wheel base shortened by four inches as the proto car here at the picture.

Equiped with a 6.0 litre ZME Jaguar sport engine producing a maximum output of nearly 600 bhp with a high torque range starting from 1000 rpm up to 7500 rpm and a topspeed in excess of 210 mph. 

A limited figure of 8 cars will be build with a completion accuracy whats set to the highest perfection ever in car manufacturing and will take total 6300 man hours to produce one finished car.

Totally designed and developed and produced and completed in own house with the exception of the body shell which are build exclusively for ZME by RS panels ltd UK.

Availability and price on request.  
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ZME  Technique

For nearly 4 decades ZME rebuild engines & gearboxes & suspension & brakes and the number of Jaguar units what have passed our works are superior to any other company as our quality.

ZME has the expertise and the machinery and the parts to make historic and classic Jaguars like they were new or even much better as the material quality of new fabricated parts is superior to the original outdated quality. 

A full equiped technical service centre for historical Jaguar cars takes care of the entire mechanical engineering with restoration and overhaul and manufacturing and race preparation of Engines > Gearboxes > Differentials > Front axles > Rear axles > Steering > Suspension > Brakes > Exhaust systems.

We restore and maintain historic & classic Jaguars and reproduce unobtainable replacement parts and prepare Jaguars for quick road use up to full race spec and we re-design old technics to obtain trouble free motoring and the very best possible performance and all of second to none quality.
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ZME  The Dutch Jaguar Museum

The museum was formed by Tom and an early customer of him who are both Jaguar lovers with a dream and together they have build worlds most unique and complete Jaguar collection.
The collection consists of the early Standard Swallow cars to the Jaguar SS100 cars and a fantastic selection post war Jaguars and also a number of earliest remaining cars of type & chassis number one cars & unique one-off cars & prototypes.
Its the only museum in the entire world with such wide range of the 1930 JAGUAR SS cars.

More pictures will follow over the winter time.
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