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…

JAGUAR I-PACE FOR GLASGOW CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT

Jaguar Land Rover is partnering with COP26 ahead of the vital climate change summit in Glasgow in November.Jaguar Land Rover will be providing a fleet of electrified vehicles to world leaders and delegates attending the summit, including the multi-award-winning all-electric performance SUV Jaguar I-PACE, as leaders and their teams travel to and from the venue.…

SOMETHING TO BRAG ABOUT!

I am not into showing off, but good mate and former Jaguar senior design department exec, Stuart Spencer, has just sent me this image of a very special drum – mit our latest Jaguar Magazine included. Stuart too is a brilliant former professional drummer, jazz being his speciality, and is a friend of Iron Maiden…