THE BIG SCARE …

Glyn Jones mentioned that the XJ13 minder, and a passenger had a big, big fright in the car that day at Donington back in 1987. Well here is the proof. Luckily I was photographing it at the time just as George was downshifting to turn left onto the Melbourne Loop.According George, a senior Jaguar engineer…

A FIRST IN OUR NEXT EDITION

Meet the oldest possible XJ-S in the world (right). XJ27/1 was built in 1972 before the XJ-S name was even thought of. It is the car in which Mark Trenoweth was award by Jaguar Cars, it’s Jaguar International Driver of the Year, and the car which gained FIA homologation for the XJ-S in 1979. Without…

A SPECIAL DAY FOR OUR NEXT EDITION

Road Test Editor Tristan Hughes and I had a very special time today in preparation for a major feature in our coming edition (#209). We went to see XJ-S GT owner and racer Mark Trenoweth and his son Scott, Mark being the 1985 factory Jaguar International Driver of the Year. He built a second more…