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Marques : Jaguar

Marques : Jaguar

Jaguar under Leyland’s wing THANKS to the efforts of Sir William Lyons, Bob Knight and John Egan – men who maintained Jaguar’s independence above all else – the company remained a component part of the BL Empire, but one that was on the whole, was less affected by BL’s traumatic fall from grace in the […]

Our Cars : Introducing the Fleet No.4 – Jaguar XJ6 3.2 Sport

Our Cars : Introducing the Fleet No.4 – Jaguar XJ6 3.2 Sport

Craig Cheetham Back when I was nowt more than a kid, I promised myself that before I was 30, I’d own a Jaguar. At the time, the XJ40 was the dawn of Jaguar’s brave new world, the company was owned by Ford and I’d fallen deeply in love with my next-door neighbour’s F-reg 3.6-litre Sovereign. […]

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News : Here’s the XE, but is it sexy?

News : Here’s the XE, but is it sexy?

In a word – yes! (even if it does look more than a little like the XF…) Jaguar pulled out all the theatrical stops in order to introduce its newcomer to the world in a bizarre stage-musical style ceremony that included live performances from pop singers Emile Sandé, Eliza Doolittle and the Kaiser Chiefs, culminating […]

Concepts and prototypes : Daimler XJ-S

Concepts and prototypes : Daimler XJ-S

A brief look at what might have been… FOLLOWING the introduction of the HE version of Jaguar’s V12 engine in the early 1980s, sales of the XJS were riding high, in relative terms at least. This led Jaguar management to wonder whether any extra potential could be wrung from a Daimler version of the car. […]

Blog : Why the Jaguar XE simply must succeed

Blog : Why the Jaguar XE simply must succeed

Keith Adams The reaction to Jaguar Land Rover’s news that it is now making huge profits has been greeted with universal approval from the industry and enthusiasts. That’s only right and proper because, if the company is doing well and earning billions, then the effects are widespread – not just across the British car and component industry, but […]

News : Jaguar XE breaks cover… sort of

News : Jaguar XE breaks cover… sort of

Keith Adams Camouflaged Jaguar XE mules have been doing the rounds for a few months now, but this official image released by the company strips away a little bit more of the disguise, revealing more the new car’s shrunken XF-styling. The new aluminium car – a class first – which will be built at Solihull and […]

News : Jaguar XE details announced in Geneva

News : Jaguar XE details announced in Geneva

Keith Adams The Jaguar XE will be JLR’s all-new mid-sized saloon, due for launch in 2015/16.  It will be the first product from the new advanced aluminium architecture which was showcased in the C-X17 Concept car in 2013, a first in the this market segment. Jaguar claims that the XE will be lighter and stiffer than […]

News : Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake debuts at Geneva

News : Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake debuts at Geneva

The Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake has made its public début at the Geneva Motor Show. The super-estate is powered by Jaguar’s 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine delivering 542bhp, goes head-to-head with the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and Audi RS6, and will cost £82,495 when it goes on sale this April. The Sportbrake is the third R-S model from Jaguar alongside its XF […]

News : Jaguar XK range gets special editions

News : Jaguar XK range gets special editions

David Ross Jaguar has introduced two new special edition XK models. The XK Signature (luxury) and XK Dynamic R (performance) are priced at £54,950 and £69,950 respectively with the first cars arriving in March. Both are available in coupe and convertible form. The XK Dynamic R (above) has a 5.0-litre supercharged engine with 503bhp and […]

By January 22, 2014 6 Comments Read More →
Concepts and prototypes : Jaguar XJ-S

Concepts and prototypes : Jaguar XJ-S

Replacing the legendary E-type was never going to be easy for Jaguar – and radical thinking was going to be needed. Ian Nicholls charts the development of the car that was given the uneasy task, the XJ-S. Initial thoughts: the XJ21 project Moving on: XJ27

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The cars : Jaguar XJ-S development history

The cars : Jaguar XJ-S development history

Replacing the legendary E-type was never going to be easy for Jaguar – and radical thinking was going to be needed. Ian Nicholls charts the development of the car that was given the uneasy task, the XJ-S. A brave new direction THEY say that history repeats itself, and Jaguar’s latest product launch had something of […]

By November 27, 2013 25 Comments Read More →
News : Jaguar F-Type Coupe unveiled in Los Angeles

News : Jaguar F-Type Coupe unveiled in Los Angeles

Keith Adams The Jaguar F-Type Coupe finally breaks cover at the Los Angeles Auto show. It’s probably the most anticipated sports car launch of 2013 and easily one of the most scooped – but, despite this, Jaguar has still managed to pull of a couple of surprises. The addition of the F-Type R Coupe, as well as […]

By November 20, 2013 19 Comments Read More →
News : Jaguar F-Type Coupe to be unveiled in Los Angeles

News : Jaguar F-Type Coupe to be unveiled in Los Angeles

Keith Adams The long-awaited and far from unexpected Jaguar F-Type Coupe will make its global debut on at a Los Angeles VIP customer and media event on 19 November. It’s the day before the Los Angeles Auto Show, where it will take centre stage on the Jaguar stand. It will also be displayed concurrently at […]

By November 6, 2013 8 Comments Read More →
First Drive : Jaguar XFR-S

First Drive : Jaguar XFR-S

John Slavin The Jaguar XF has been a great success and, for that to happen, it’s had to compete with the likes of the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Both of its German rivals have rear-drive performance variants and the Jaguar XFR was introduced to compete with them. It’s a plenty powerful car but, whether […]

By September 20, 2013 11 Comments Read More →
News : Jaguar F-Types fly the flag for Britain

News : Jaguar F-Types fly the flag for Britain

To celebrate the launch of the new F-Type, Jaguar has launched its #YourTurnBritain campaign; inviting people to share photos that encapsulate the best of modern Britain through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Tumblr.  The best images submitted will win one of four unforgettable F-Type driving experiences. A fleet of six F-Types, with special Union Flag artwork, […]

News : Jaguar Project 7 debuts at Goodwood

News : Jaguar Project 7 debuts at Goodwood

The Goodwood Festival of Speed has established itself as one of the prime events for manufacturers to show off their prototypes and concept cars. Jaguar’s Project 7 continues the trend, making its dynamic debut at the Festival, which celebrates its 20th Anniversary on 12 July. The Project 7 is based on the F-Type, but is […]

First Drive : Jaguar F-Type

First Drive : Jaguar F-Type

Honest John The Jaguar F-Type has finally arrived, more than 50 years after Jaguar launched the E-type to an awestruck world. And Jaguar is back to building sports cars, to complement its grand tourers and saloons. Just as the E-type’s separate passenger tub and engine frame were revolutionary in their day, the F-Type breaks new […]

News : Jaguar F-Type is just the beginning…

News : Jaguar F-Type is just the beginning…

Honest John With the F-Type, Jaguar intends to offer a full range of models in order to broaden the appeal of its sports cars. The most likely extension to the line-up is a coupe. The original concept car  – the Jaguar C-X16, revealed at the Frankfurt show in 2011 ­- had a hardtop. It would […]

Video : Jaguar F-Type promotion in ‘Desire’

Video : Jaguar F-Type promotion in ‘Desire’

Keith Adams If anyone’s under any illusions that Jaguar isn’t pulling out all the stops with the stops to get the new F-Type talked about – here’s some big budget film promotion. ‘Desire’ is directed by Ridley Scott, and ‘F-Type’ is styled by Ian Callum’s team. Some combination… Here’s the official blurb: ‘One man. One […]

News : Jaguar XFR-S breaks cover in LA

News : Jaguar XFR-S breaks cover in LA

The Jaguar XFR-S has been unveiled at the 2012 Los Angeles motor show, and it’s going M5, RS and AMG hunting. The new British super-saloon receives the same engine as the XKR-S with 542bhp, gets its speed limiter raised to 186mph, and has been priced at £79,995. The XFR-S’s 5.0-litre supercharged V8 has been boosted […]

By November 28, 2012 56 Comments Read More →
News : Jessica Ennis shows off F-type

News : Jessica Ennis shows off F-type

The F-type had its first proper public airing at the 2012 Lord Mayor’s Show in London. It was ridden in by Team GB Olympic gold-medalist and Jaguar Academy of Sports Ambassador Jessica Ennis. The new car was accompanied by two E-types and received a warm welcome from the chilly and dampened crowd. The E-types were […]

By November 13, 2012 23 Comments Read More →