F-PACE WINS WORLD DESIGN OF THE YEAR

The F-Pace was declared the 2017 World Car Design of the Year at a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show, Bridgestone Corporation, and Autoneum. This is a second design award for Jaguar. The Jaguar F-Type previously won the World Car Design of the Year award in 2013. Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar,…

IT'S F-TYPE WITH FOUR CYLINDERS – NEW MODEL

Jaguar has revealed a four-cylinder version of the F-type sports car, which joins the existing V6-engined coupé and convertible versions in its line-up. The newcomer, which will also be offered in closed-roof and soft-top forms, is powered by a 1,997cc turbocharged Ingenium petrol engine developing 296bhp at 5,500rpm, with 295lb ft of torque from 1,500-4,500rpm.   Subscribe…

IT'S F-TYPE WITH FOUR CYLINDERS – NEW MODEL

Jaguar has revealed a four-cylinder version of the F-type sports car, which joins the existing V6-engined coupé and convertible versions in its line-up. The newcomer, which will also be offered in closed-roof and soft-top forms, is powered by a 1,997cc turbocharged Ingenium petrol engine developing 296bhp at 5,500rpm, with 295lb ft of torque from 1,500-4,500rpm.

A SPECIAL JAGUAR REUNION IN BRISBANE

Today a very special Jaguar thing happened. Derek Sager, who drove the first E-Type in Africa, and whose father was the Rhodesian Jaguar distributor, met Southern Rhodesia-born long time owner of a former Southern Rhodesia E-Type and rode in the car too – all in north Brisbane, Australia! It was the first time Derek had been…

JAGUAR LAND ROVER WINS GOVERNMENT FUNDING

Britain’s Business Secretary Greg Clark has awarded over £100m of Government funding to projects, including one by Jaguar Land Rover, that will help develop the next generation of driverless and low-carbon vehicles, as part of the Government’s Plan for Britain. Jaguar Land Rover, which has its engine manufacturing base at i54 near Coven, Penso Consulting and Westfield Sportscars are…

GENUINE EX-RON HODGSON RACING MK2 FOR SALE

The first Mk2 in Australia to take on the might of the factory-built ‘Mk1’s was the red car owned and raced by colourful Sydney car dealer Ron Hodgson. Hodgson sold his first works Mk1 to race the Mk2 and twice he finished third in the Australian Touring Car Championship driving it (1960/61). He won at Warwick…

THE 60S JAGUAR YOU HAVE PROBABLY NO HEARD OF – Classic Driver

The first works of any creative force are always fascinating, whether it be a musician’s first song or a painter’s first piece. For Marcello Gandini, this 1966 Jaguar FT was one of his first designs at Bertone, and it’s a rare chance to see the makings of an automotive design visionary… While the 1960s may…

JAGUAR LAND ROVER CLASSIS BOSS EXPLAINS – Classic Driver

At Techno Classica, Jaguar Classic premiered its new innovative restoration program, the E-type Reborn. Classic Driver spoke to Tim Hannig, director of Jaguar Land Rover Classic, about the revival of these icons… Like Range Rover Classic’s Reborn, which debuted at Rétromobile earlier this year, the Series 1 E-type Reborn is completely faithful to the original,…

LONG NOSE D-TYPE OWNER RECREATES JAGUAR'S TEAM BEDFORD

Jaguar fans should rejoice with the news that enthusiastic and empathetic works Long Nose D-Type XKD603 owner Clive Beecham has replicated Jaguar’s 1951 race team Bedford parts 3 ton van. Clive worked very hard to find a van with the same body as Jaguar’s, then he had it liveried in team colours and signage after consulting…

EDITION #186 IS NOW AVAILABLE

It is always good to get the next edition of Jaguar Magazine out, and #186 came out from the printer on Friday. For those who subscribe it is in the mail already, and will reach shops by the end of next week – but before Easter. Even I am amazed at how untold stories keep…