JAGUAR ON BOARD FOR 1000 MPH ATTEMPT. motor1.com

It makes 550 horsepower and pumps 9 gallons every second. Who wouldn’t want a supercharged Jaguar V8 under the hood, sending 550 horsepower to the wheels? That would be the person who needs such power just to make his freaking fuel pump work. Friends, if ever there was a statement to encapsulate just how awesome it is right…

KEEPING THE XJ-S GOING

There has been a lot of interest in the original XJ-S of late, and through John Bleasdale’s XJ-SC Facebook page, also the delectable Cabriolet. We have discussed the earliest XJ-Ss, the first two RHD examples surviving in Australia – one original and two being turned into a very famous and significant GT racer. Well the…

XJ-SC IMAGES FOR JOHN BLEASDALE

Those of you who are regulars to Jaguar Magazine may well be familiar with John Bleasdale in England.  He is dedicated to Jaguar’s Supercar models and the XJ-SC – or Cabriolet. If you are interested in those models and don’t know John, you will find him on Facebook and other social media platforms. So for…

HERE IS OUR NEXT COVER

Yes, out next edition is getting closer – and includes a buyers guide to the X-Type, and a major six page feature on the original 1975 XJ-S. I believe these are right on the verge of being the best investment model – if you can find an untampered with early example. Surprisingly, many of the development cars survive…

HERE IS THE I-PACE ON TEST

Yes, it is official and from Jaguar. This is the I-Pace being readied for production and sale, and it is exciting. Clearly, it isn’t that far off either. It is interesting that Jaguar’s UK PR head Ken McConomy added that 2017 is going to be a very busy year with lots of things to come!…

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…