Armando Piñeda


Position at Moss Classic Jaguar: Sales Manager

Languages Spoken: English, Se Habla Español

Direct Telephone: 1-805-540-7446

Birthplace: Mexico

Start Date with XKs Unlimited: October, 1999

Family: Two grown children

Education: Cal State Fullerton, Cleveland Institute of Electronics.

Favorite Movies: Any movie with Rodney Dangerfield.

Favorite Books: Non-fiction, science & electronics books, autobiographies

Favorite Musicians/Musical Group(s): Jeff Beck, Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton

Interests (other than cars, of course): Walking on the beach, exercising, listening to music.

My First Car: 1965 Ford Mustang 2+2 (still own)

My Favorite Jaguar: Early E-Type.

My Top-Ten Vintage Race Car Collection Would Include: Gulf Porsche 917, Ford GT40

My Top-Ten Vintage Street Car Collection Would Include: Shelby GT350, Porsche 911T, Ford GT

Current Street Car I Most Lust After: Ford GT

My Favorite Jaguar-Related Experience: Changing the starter on an early E-Type in high school and waiting weeks for BAP/Geon store to get it in stock.

My Favorite Non-Jaguar-Related (Automotive!) Experience: A young lady working here was upset it would take an hour to add a quart of oil to her VW. Upon inspection, I noticed she was trying to pour it down the dip stick tube using a very small funnel. True story!

Favorite Childhood Vacation: Road trip to Mexico to visit family. Just my parents and younger brother. First time I saw so much of the world as a child.

Role Models Growing Up: Parents, my older brother Frank and several of my work supervisors during my teens and 20s.