NO STOPPING JAGUAR AND LAND ROVER IN THE U.S.

Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC today reported February 2017 U.S. sales: Jaguar sales were 3,484 units, a 130 percent increase from 1,512 units in February 2016; Land Rover sales reached 5,747 units, down 10 percent from record February sales of 6,417 units in 2016; Jaguar Land Rover February U.S. sales for both brands hit…

SMALLER JAGUAR SUV CAUGHT TESTING IN ITS OWN SKIN – AutoExpress

Jaguar is plotting a second entrant into the ultra competitive SUV market sector with a stablemate for the mid-sized F-Pace – a smaller, baby F-Pace which could take on the E-Pace moniker when it arrives on sale next year. The pre-production car wears heavy masking to disguise its looks, but it’s possible to make out the overall shape of the car…

BREMONT AND JAGUAR CONTINUE E-TYPE LEGEND WITH NEW MKII CHRONOGRAPH

In 1963, a legend was born, which continues to be celebrated decades later. Just 18 Lightweight E-type racing cars were intended to go into production, but only 12 were manufactured – until Jaguar completed the final six in 2014. The car found immortality on a Florida racetrack at the 12 Hours of Sebring, one of…

THE MOST UNLIKELY JAGUAR SPECIAL YOU CAN IMAGINE …

Meet a Jaguar powered Austin Healey ‘Bug Eye’ Sprite which was built at an unlimited cost, and still exists in Australia where it has been for many decades – unseen. The car has most been forgotten, but apparently was built in England with major engineering input from Cosworth. The coachwork, trim and all other items were…

THE JAGUAR ENGINED SPECIAL TO TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY

Meet a Jaguar powered Austin Healey ‘Bug Eye’ Sprite which was built at an unlimited cost, and still exists in Australia where it has been for many decades – unseen. The car has most been forgotten, but apparently was built in England with major engineering input from Cosworth. The coachwork, trim and all other items were…

SIX I-PACES ORDERED IN AUSTRALIA TO DATE – motoring.com.au

Six Australians have already paid deposits for the Jaguar I-PACE electric SUV, even though the production version has yet to be unveiled and won’t go on sale in Australia until the middle of 2018.  Three of those orders belong to readers of Jaguar Magazine and have been placed on the Gold Coast in Queensland! They…

JLR TO EXPLORE RIDE-SHARING PLATFORM WITH INMOTION VENTURES

InMotion Ventures, the venture capital business powered by Jaguar Land Rover, has completed a seed investment in enterprise-focused ride-sharing platform SPLT. SPLT is a car pool service that enables employees at large organisations to connect and share the drive to and from work, using their own vehicles. The platform’s ride-matching algorithm allows lifts to be dynamically…

TATA MOTORS AND VW MAY COMBINE FOR INDIA – financialexpress.com

Tata Motors and Volkswagen are looking at jointly developing vehicles for the Indian market and are already in advanced stages of talks. The talks may be firmed up at the Geneva Motor Show in the month of March, claims a report by Bloomberg. The report also claims that there is no certainty for the deal…

VALE: BILL PITT

It’s with a very heavy heart that we pass on the news that one of Jaguar’s greatest racers and devotees, Bill Pitt, died on February 23 at the grand age of 90 years. Bill was co-winner of the first 24 Hours race held in Australia (1954) driving one of the first XK120 FHCs built, defeating…

EX-JORDAN RODDY XJR-15 BEING OFFERED AT AUD$1,050,000

  We followed the mammoth restoration of Jordan Roddy’s XJR-15, a car he found heavily modified for university testing, in Japan. Twelve months ago we gave it the only road test when our road test editor took it out on closed roads within days of its sale to the Gosford Classic Car Museum.   It…