The Driven Man was founded in 2005 to provide performance and improvement products for Jaguar and other European classic cars. The goal was to help owners equip their cars with performance and improvement products that would enhance the enjoyment, drivability, safety, reliability and economy of their classic car without changing the pure essence of the machine. The Driven Man is staffed by professional enthusiasts with years of experience.
The Driven Man is proud to offer the best selection of Classic Performance and Improvement parts for all Jaguar models including, XK 120, XK140, XK 150, E-Type, MK II, MK VII, MK VIII, MK IX, XJS, XJ6, XJR, XJ12, XJ8, XKR, S-Type, XK8, XKR and X-Type. We also provide Classic Performance and Improvement for other European brands such as Austin Healey, MG, Lotus, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Morgan, Aston Martin, Triumph, Sunbeam, Porsche, Ferrari and Mercedes Benz.
Many of our gearbox conversions for European cars feature customized versions of the well proven Tremec T5 and TKO 5-Speed gearboxes while the new Tremec T56 Magnum provides the basis for our custom 6-Speed systems. These transmissions can be purchased as bare units or as model specific comprehensive custom packages with components you need to convert from the original manual or automatic gearbox to a modern overdrive gearbox. The Driven Man has the distinction of being the only Tremec Elite level dealer to build gearbox conversions specifically for European cars. We also offer race prep and rebuild services on the TKO, T5, T45, 3650, T56 and Magnum with horsepower ratings up to 1000hp depending on model.
The Driven Man is the North American dealer for the EZ Electric Power Steering Systems with variable assist. These innovative systems allow enthusiasts to have speed sensitive steering to make their classics nimble while parking and making low speed maneuvers yet maintains a firm, direct feeling at speed. This is all in a compact package which fits underneath the dash! With more than 150 custom applications ranging from Porsche 911 to Ferrari Daytona and from Volvo to Jaguar chances are we have a direct fit system for your vehicle. If you are building a custom vehicle, making a rally car or restoring an antique car or truck we can supply custom shafts to adapt to your existing column.
To enhance the reliability, performance and safety of your classic we offer upgraded braking and cooling systems. Our stainless steel exhaust headers and exhaust systems provide an excellent vintage sound while releasing more power and resisting corrosion. To keep your classic’s grip on the tarmac we offer numerous suspension tweaks ranging from Bilstein, Eibach and Spax shock absorbers to sport springs and mandrel bent anti roll bars.
If more power is what you are seeking then be sure to enquire about our custom built engines, cam sets, fuel injection systems, performance heads and pistons.
The commitment does not end with the sale. The Driven Man, backs every gearbox package and EZ Electric Power Steering conversion with an industry leading 24-Month Warranty. We also offer extended hours tech support to better assist our international customers.
If you are looking for performance and improvement parts for your American muscle car then visit our American Powertrain division at www.AmericanPowertrain.com.
The Driven Man
3075 Poplar Grove Rd
Cookeville, TN 38506