JAGUAR SET FOR 7 NEW OR UPGRADED SHOWROOMS IN LONDON

Jaguar Land Rover is to boost its London sales operation with seven new or upgraded retail facilities.   They will be in addition to the three existing ‘Arch’ corporate identity sites in West London, Stratford and Battersea.   Among the new retailers is a development at Sunbury-on-Thames which will be a ‘global statement site’ for…

THE SCOTT BROWN CRASH LISTER JAGUAR – WAS IT REUSED?

It has been debated for decades whether the works Knobbly Lister Jaguar VPP9 was rebuilt following the horrible fatal crash of Archie Scott Brown at Spa in 1958.   Many highly esteemed authorities including Doug Nye, a man we respect enormously, have said no, but I have studied the subject for many decades and know…

JAGUAR AND SHELL LINK FOR CASHLESS FILL UPS

Jaguar drivers can now use their car’s touchscreen to pay for fuel with a new cashless payment app. The Shell app is one of several new enhancements to Jaguar’s F-PACE, XE and XF models. Other updates include the introduction of the latest efficient Ingenium petrol and diesel engines and the addition of convenience features such…

JAGUAR ENHANCES THE F-PACE XF AND XE MODELS

  Jaguar has announced a range of enhancements to its F-PACE performance SUV and XF and XE sports saloons. The 2018 model year updates see the debut of Jaguar Land Rover’s latest Ingenium engines and new convenience and safety features available across all three vehicles to deliver more choice and personalisation than ever before.  …

A GENUINE XK-SS COMES ONTO THE MARKET – Forbes

  The XK-SS Gooding & Company will auction at Amelia Island next month, chassis XK-SS 716, was delivered new to Montreal, Canada, where it was raced with success between 1957 and 1961.   XK-SS 716 passed through the hands of several prominent Jaguar enthusiasts, and eventually retired to the world of vintage rallies. The current…

NEW EDITION IS IN OUR HANDS – MAILED ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD

It’s always an anxious time until we actually have a new edition in our hands, but I am very pleased with the look of this one which arrived this afternoon. To give you an idea of what we have put together here are some of the double page spreads showing our major features – including…

CAN WE FIND WHAT HAPPENED TO THE QUEEN'S CHOPPED XJ6 SERIES 1?

  To the best of my knowledge, this car was only seen once, and was modified in 1972 for the Royal Tour of Mauritius.   People have called it a Daimler, but it was a 2.8 litre XJ6 with roof removed and a fold down soft top.   Has anyone seen or heard of this…

FOUR ARRESTED OVER JAGUARS ENGINE THIEFT

  Four men have been arrested as detectives investigate a heist of ‘£3 million worth of engines’ from Jaguar Land Rover.   JLR was working with West Midlands Police to investigate the theft at its 300-acre plant in Solihull.   It is not clear if the engines were ones made at the i54 plant near…

JAGUAR FORMULA E RACING RETURNS FOR 2017 IN ARGENTINA

  With the winter break at an end, Panasonic Jaguar Racing is off to sunnier climes, travelling to Argentina for the third round of the FIA Formula E Championship in Buenos Aires on 18 February. The 12-turn, 2.5km Puerto Madero circuit is the only track on the Formula E calendar to have featured in all…

MALCOLM SAYER'S JAGUAR DESIGNS AS PURE ART

  Jaguar’s genius designer Malcolm Sayer was an aerodynamicist who was responsible for creating the awesome C-Type, D-Type, E-Type, XJ13 and XJ-S.   His works are amongst some of the greatest automotive designs of all time, and I truly look at the original and unique XJ13 more as a sculpture than a racing sports car.…