ECD Automotive Design's Mack Besser's Passion for Jaguar E-Types Ignites Modernization Movement

03/19/2024 by

ECD Auto Design (NASDAQ: ECDA), the world's largest Land Rover and Jaguar restoration company known for its custom luxury builds, including bespoke Defenders, Range Rovers and E-Types, spotlights Mack Besser from his racing career to Jaguar E-Type lead at ECD.

With a career spanning over decades, when combining time on the racetrack, workshops and at ECD's world class Rover Dome, Mack Besser brings a unique perspective and unparalleled expertise to the table. Mack spent over 15 years racing through the twists and turns of iconic circuits like Road America, Gran International Raceway, and Blackhawk Farms, via the VSDA (Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association). For a full image and video library that truly brings this story to life CLICK HERE.

His journey from racing vintage Jaguar E-Types on legendary tracks to overseeing their restoration and modernization at ECD Automotive Design is a testament to his unwavering commitment to preserving automotive heritage while embracing the possibilities of modern technology.

"At ECD, we're not just restoring classic cars; we're reimagining them for the future," says Mack Besser. "Our mission is to honor the legacy of the Jaguar E-Type while enhancing its performance, safety, and comfort to meet the demands of today's drivers."

The modernization process at ECD Automotive Design involves a meticulous blend of craftsmanship and innovative technology. Each Jaguar E-Type undergoes a comprehensive assessment, with upgrades tailored to enhance its driving experience without compromising its original charm and character. From choice of powertrain and suspension upgrades to modern amenities such as advanced infotainment systems, upholstery, climate control, etc., no detail is overlooked in the pursuit of automotive perfection.

"For us, it's not just about restoring cars; it's about creating unforgettable experiences for our clients," adds Tom Humble, Co-Founder of ECD Automotive Design. "Mack's passion for Jaguar E-Types is infectious, and his expertise has been instrumental in driving our modernization efforts forward. This passion for excellence is found throughout the entire team at ECD and the result is not only an extraordinary product, but also an experience of a lifetime for both the client and our internal team".

As automotive enthusiasts worldwide eagerly anticipate the future of classic car restoration, ECD Automotive Design stands at the forefront of innovation, blending the timeless elegance of the Jaguar E-Type, along with Land Rover Defenders and Range Rover Classics with the latest advancements in automotive technology.

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