HERE IT IS – THE I-PACE AT GENEVA

It is so well worth waiting for. It seems Jaguar’s engineers and designers have pleased plenty with the all-electric I-Pace, which isn’t all that far from reaching the Jaguar Land Rover showrooms all around the world. For the first time the model has been unveiled in Europe, on March 7, at the Geneva Motor Show…

I-PACE AND RANGE ROVER VELAR ARRIVE IN EUROPE

Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled three ground breaking new vehicles at the Geneva Motor Show – the Range Rover Velar, Jaguar I-PACE Concept and ‘Project Hero’ a bespoke humanitarian version of the Land Rover Discovery. The Range Rover Velar and, for the first time in Europe, the Jaguar I-PACE Concept represent major innovations in their…

BILL PITT D-TYPE CRASH IN 1956 – PRICELESS HISTORIC FOOTAGE

During Bill Pitt’s funeral yesterday his family showed remarkable footage of their father’s famed but mostly unseen D-Type crash at Albert Park in November 1956.  The car, co-purchased new by Bill, is XKD526. As you will see, the car hit hay bales at ‘Jaguar Corner’, ploughed through them and instantly flipped onto its back.  In…

DREAM ORIGINAL XK120 SURFACES FOR SALE

This 1954 Jaguar XK120SE Roadster is an unrestored and complete example with 43,899 miles that spent its entire life with the same family in the California Bay Area. The selling dealer acquired the car from the original owner’s son, and it has been stored in a heated garage since 1978. Reported to be original down to its…

SALUTE TODAY TO BILL PITT AT A MOVING SERVICE

The great Jaguar stalwart and racer Bill was farewelled today at a moving ceremony held at Caloundra on the Queensland Sunshine Coast, close to his much loved home. His sons Michael and Rob plus daughter Kym, and all of his grandchildren, were wonderful hosts at a ceremony which celebrated the extraordinary life of this incredibly…

JAGUARS STARRING ON THE TRACK IN ADELAIDE

Jaguars of all vintages made a starring appearance in Adelaide on the track during the first round of Supercars – the Clipsal. Cars from all of the eras were on hand to parade the Supercar drivers around the track. Even the television commentators were impressed, and added the parade was staged to commemorate Jaguar’s success…

CLASSIC JAGUAR PRICES GO THROUGH THE ROOF – AGAIN

Barn Find 1962 Jaguar E-Type Makes £145,600 at Historics Auction   A barn found 1962 Jaguar E-Type roadster with copious superficial rust made £145,600 at Historics Brooklands Museum Auction today. However, it is a runner and, rather than restore it, there is speculation that it will be mechanically fettled and kept as it is. A…

COVENTRY SET TO BECOME THE CENTRE OF JAGUAR'S UNIVERSE AGAIN

A minister has said the government is supportive of Jaguar Land Rover’s ambition to make Coventry the centre of the global car industry in the future. The decision to create the Energy Innovation Centre, which specialises in battery technology, and the Automotive Innovation Centre, at Warwick University have placed Coventry in the lead of the race to develop…

JAGUAR LAND ROVER CEO ASKS FOR HELP FOR ITS SUPPLIERS

 – Automotive News Jaguar Land Rover CEO Officer Ralf Speth backed Nissan’s calls for extra funding for suppliers in the wake of last year’s Brexit vote, while cautioning that there must be “fair play” for all UK-based automakers. The 100 million pounds ($123 million) that Nissan this week told parliament should be spent on luring…

THE BUSIEST TWR XJ-S GETS READY FOR ACTION

It is time again in Australia for the massive Phillip Island historic race meeting, a week before the first round of the 2017 F1 season begins in Melbourne. Cars have arrived from all over the world, but in Melbourne, and barely a spit from the Albert Part circuit, Mike Roddy is preparing his amazingly original…