JAGUAR DIRECTOR'S GRANDCHILDREN BUY HIS 'MkIV' SALOON

Arthur Whittaker joined William Lyons and William Walmsley in their new Swallow Sidecar business at Blackpool as a salesman when he was 17.  His contribution to Jaguar may be mostly forgotten by many – but not his granddaughters. A classic 1948 Jaguar sports saloon, first owned by Arthur Whittaker, the Deputy Chairman of Jaguar Cars, has been…

NEW DESIGN AND ENGINEER HQ ANNOUNCED FOR JAGUAR LAND ROVER …

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc, the UK’s largest car manufacturer, today announced it is beginning construction work on a £200 million redevelopment of its design and engineering centre at Gaydon in Warwickshire. The expansion represents the first major construction project at one of the company’s non-manufacturing sites in over a decade. The development is intended…

JAGUAR LAND ROVER SOURCES ITS TOTAL ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLES

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc, the UK’s largest car manufacturer, has sealed an agreement with EDF Energy to buy all its electricity from renewable sources up to March 2020. Jaguar Land Rover’s electricity supply is backed by Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGO), meaning a proportion of EDF Energy’s renewable energy is ring-fenced specifically for…

VERY EARLY SURVIVING XJ-S CARS

  John Bleasdale in the UK has been asking about very early surviving XJ-Ss, and mentioned on his brilliant Facebook page some very interesting examples.   They were RHD chassis #1, 2 and 31 and he asked for photos of #2.   So for John, here is another angle of #1 (the Lavender car), two…

JAGUAR LAND ROVER PRESENTS ITS FEMALE ENGINEERS

Jaguar Land Rover and Getty Images have announced a partnership on International Women’s Day to highlight the need for a more realistic visual representation of female engineers. More people than ever are searching images of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers, yet results are often out-dated and don’t reflect today’s exciting and…

F-PACE IN LINE-UP FOR TWO WORLD AWARDS

The Jaguar F-PACE is among the finalists for the World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year crowns at the 2017 World Car Awards. Jaguar’s performance SUV is one of three cars on the shortlist announced at the Geneva Motor Show. The winner will be revealed at the New York International…

AS IF THE I-PACE ISN'T ENOUGH TO GET EXCITED ABOUT – AUTOBLOG

The new Jaguar F-Pace is only now hitting dealerships, but the British automaker is already testing a bigger, higher-end example. Allegedly named J-Pace – tying it to the flagship XJ sedan the same way the F-Pace is to the XF (so expect an E-Pace before too long) – Jaguar’s engineers stretched the wheelbase and cobbled together a big CUV from an F-Pace’s body parts. The biggest…

HERE IT IS – THE I-PACE AT GENEVA

It is so well worth waiting for. It seems Jaguar’s engineers and designers have pleased plenty with the all-electric I-Pace, which isn’t all that far from reaching the Jaguar Land Rover showrooms all around the world. For the first time the model has been unveiled in Europe, on March 7, at the Geneva Motor Show…

I-PACE AND RANGE ROVER VELAR ARRIVE IN EUROPE

Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled three ground breaking new vehicles at the Geneva Motor Show – the Range Rover Velar, Jaguar I-PACE Concept and ‘Project Hero’ a bespoke humanitarian version of the Land Rover Discovery. The Range Rover Velar and, for the first time in Europe, the Jaguar I-PACE Concept represent major innovations in their…

BILL PITT D-TYPE CRASH IN 1956 – PRICELESS HISTORIC FOOTAGE

During Bill Pitt’s funeral yesterday his family showed remarkable footage of their father’s famed but mostly unseen D-Type crash at Albert Park in November 1956.  The car, co-purchased new by Bill, is XKD526. As you will see, the car hit hay bales at ‘Jaguar Corner’, ploughed through them and instantly flipped onto its back.  In…