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…

JAGUAR SOON TO REVEAL ITS RED HOT F-PACE SVR – autoevolution.com

  Jaguar is now on its way to introduce its first super-SUV, which will come in the form of the F-Pace SVR. The high-riding velocity tool is no in the final phases of its development and you are now looking at the latest spyshots of the vehicle. 2018 Jaguar F-Type SVR SpiedThe regular F-Pace, is…

F-PACE CROWNED 'BEST SUV' FLEET WORLD

  The Jaguar F-PACE, the fastest-selling Jaguar ever, has been crowned Fleet World’s ‘Best SUV’ at the annual Fleet World Honours. With an aluminium-intensive construction and ultra-efficient Ingenium engines, the F-PACE was not only praised for being great to drive, but also for its low cost of ownership figures and modern technology.   The Jaguar…

JAGUAR MAKES A BIG LEAP FORWARD IN FORMULA E RACING

Jaguar was surprised to be in contention for its first Formula E points in last weekend’s Buenos Aires ePrix. Mitch Evans’s seventh-place start was the best qualifying performance by the British manufacturer in its debut Formula E season, and he ran well inside the top 10 in the opening stint. Poor efficiency in the second…

HERE COMES THE XE SVR FLAGSHIP SALOON SPEEDSTER

  Jaguar is reportedly in the process of developing the XE SVR (not the model pictured here!), a high-performance variant of the compact luxury sports sedan.   While the British automobile manufacturer has yet to confirm this speculation, AutoExpress has found out that Special Vehicles Operations, in charge of developing high-performance versions of Jaguar’s vehicles,…

JAGUAR SCORES ITS BEST QUALIFYING FOR ARGENTINA RACE

  Buenos Aires, Argentina – 18 February 2017   Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s South American FIA Formula E debut in Argentina produced more positives for the series’ newest team. Mitch Evans put together an impressive lap during qualifying to start from P7, just two positions outside the Super Pole group. It was the first top ten…

PRICELESS VIDEO OF SIR WILLIAM LYONS FROM YOU TUBE

PRICELESS VIDEO OF SIR WILLIAM LYONS FROM YOU TUBE A member of the JDC in the UK posted this today – and we just had to share this video which not only lets you know and hear the wonderful Jaguar founder – but he also explains the meaning of S.S. for the only time I…

JAGUAR SET FOR 7 NEW OR UPGRADED SHOWROOMS IN LONDON

Jaguar Land Rover is to boost its London sales operation with seven new or upgraded retail facilities.   They will be in addition to the three existing ‘Arch’ corporate identity sites in West London, Stratford and Battersea.   Among the new retailers is a development at Sunbury-on-Thames which will be a ‘global statement site’ for…

THE SCOTT BROWN CRASH LISTER JAGUAR – WAS IT REUSED?

It has been debated for decades whether the works Knobbly Lister Jaguar VPP9 was rebuilt following the horrible fatal crash of Archie Scott Brown at Spa in 1958.   Many highly esteemed authorities including Doug Nye, a man we respect enormously, have said no, but I have studied the subject for many decades and know…