Concours d, Elegance
Finished in the original Carmen Red, this 1967 Jaguar XKE has undergone a full restoration. With this type of restoration, every fastener, every stitch, and every detail is returned to new condition. This level of restoration is referred to as a Concurs-quality restoration. This is the top tier of all restoration levels.
This 1966 Jaguar XKE can be categorized as a partial restoration. With this type of restoration, not all components of the vehicle need to be redone. In this example, portions of the body and the engine compartment were refinished along with moderate mechanical work being performed. This type of restoration allows for resources to be focused on certain portions of the vehicle that need it the most, thus preserving as much of the vehicle's originality as possible.
A driver is a vehicle that is in sound mechanical condition but is in need of minor to moderate cosmetic work. The vehicle may also have a number of non-authentic parts, or repairs that are modifications from the original condition.