JAGUAR LAND ROVER NAMES NEW CEO

Jaguar Land Rover named former Renault SA head Thierry Bollore its next chief executive officer to help steer the U.K. carmaker out of a prolonged sales slump that has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. Bollore, 57, will take charge of the manufacturer of luxury sports cars and SUVs when Ralf Speth steps down as CEO in September,…

EDITION #203 READY TO PRINT AND PUT UP ON-LINE

One way or another we are all feeling the pinch of Covid-19, and in our case it has been delays with advertising particularly which has slowed us. However, we also have some totally unique and very historical stories in this one involving the stillborn four cylinder XK Jaguar engine – and XK120 number one –…

HISTORY – AND A MYSTERY TOO

This historic scene was found in our image archive and shows the first Australian Touring Car Championship being contested in 1960 at the Gnoo Blas road track in Orange, west of Sydney. It is no ordinary ‘Mk1’ either. It’s the second such Jaguar raced by David McKay who started the dominance of Touring cars in…

C-TYPE XKC037 INDERSTOOD AT LAST

It is a car which has defied all the odds to survive almost totally original, yet it has never been fully understood and linked to images from all stages of its career. This amazing and unique 1955 colour image of the car being towed to Bathurst by its owner hints at much more. It is…

ANOTHER RARE PROTOTYPE XJ-C FOUND

As keen devotees of the intriguing and beautiful two door XJ-C it is great news that another of the very few pre-production prototypes built in 1973, two years before general sale, has been found in England. The number of the car and its identity will have to remain a secret for the time being, but…