JAGUAR XE SV PROJECT 8: EXTREME PERFORMANCE!

Project 8 delivers Supercar performance and dynamics in a four-door sedan. It’s the most powerful road legal Jaguar in history. Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) today announced it will produce the most powerful, agile and extreme performance Jaguar ever – the new Jaguar XE SV Project 8. Targeted for sale in 2018, the XE SV Project 8 will be the second Collectors’ Edition vehicle from SVO, following the successful launch of Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7 in 2014. The heart of the a...
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ALL IN THE FAMILY: ’48 JAGUAR MARK IV COMES HOME!

After 67 years, classic ‘48 Jaguar first owned by Jaguar Cars’ Deputy Chairman is purchased by his granddaughters. A classic ‘48 Jaguar sports saloon, first owned by Arthur Whittaker, Deputy Chairman of Jaguar Cars, has been re-united with his family. During the Historics at Brooklands classic car auction in Surrey last weekend, Whittaker’s four granddaughters – Lucy, Sally, Sarah and Charlotte - fought off rival bidders to make it their own. The cost: £70,000 for the jet-black classic. It w...
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ELECTRIC PACESETTER: JAGUAR UNLEASHES LATEST CAT!

Jaguar gives us a sneak-peak into its future. And it’s electric, blogs Road Test Editor Howard Walker.   The undisputed star of this week’s Los Angeles auto show is an all-new, all-electric performance crossover from Jaguar, called I-Pace. While its official title is I-Pace Concept, this sleek, head-turning five-seater is essentially the same car that will hit the streets in a couple of years, priced - and we’re guessing here - from around $60,000. Despite the badge and its five seats,...
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MID-OHIO VINTAGE GP: SNAKE BITE & SPORTS CARS!

Chronicles’ Mike Matune is trackside at the SVRA vintage GP, held in conjunction with one of the hobby’s most exciting single-marque club events – SAAC 41. The Shelby American Automobile Club held its 41st convention in concert with SVRA’a Mid-Ohio GP. In addition to shows, open track events and dinners there was an SAAC-only race. Curt Vogt would take top spot home in his 1970 Mustang Boss 302, top, followed across the finish line by pole sitter, Scott Hackerson’s ‘67 Mustang. Here they le...
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SHOP TOUR & PIG ROAST: THE DIGITAL DRIVE!

Even if we didn’t love cars, the spit-roasted pig was well worth the drive from Manhattan to the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. The Porsche show of force really made the day. An example of Akira Nakai's Porsche 911 magic, top. Above, THE DRIVE's Mike Guy with Schorr, senior and junior,  bookends. Mike Guy, Editor-in-Chief of Time-Life’s new way-cool automotive website, THE DRIVE, hosted legendary Porsche tuner/coachbuilder, Akira Nakai and the conversion of a 911 into a wide-body RW...
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JAGUAR F-TYPE PROJECT 7: A ROCK STAR’S CHOICE!

Rock legend and AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson explains why he's added a new Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7 - Jaguar's limited production all-aluminum, fully road-legal two-seater roadster with bespoke aerodynamic aids – to his collection.  How are you enjoying your F-TYPE Project 7 so far? I love it. It's a proper Supercar and boy oh boy does it have some grunt to it. While it's blisteringly fast, I feel so safe in it. I love the steering, the handling, and those carbon ceramic brakes are ama...
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THE QUAIL: CROWN JEWEL OF MONTEREY MADNESS!

Some of the world’s finest examples of automotive design and engineering were staged at this year's Motorsports Gathering at the Quail Lodge and Golf Club. “Among the many facets of the Monterey Classic Car Week, The Quail is the most exclusive taking as it does, the form of a very grand private garden party,” comments Rolex Watch USA President and CEO, Stewart Wicht. “As well as fine food, guests have the chance to view at leisure some of the finest examples of classic race and road cars who...
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KIM McCULLOUGH: A DRIVE OF A LIFETIME!

No driving event in the classic car community can compete with the  historic Mille Miglia. This weekend, Kim McCullough, Vice President, Marketing, Jaguar Land Rover North America, along with her husband Mitch, will be tackling the grueling 1,000-mile Mille Miglia classic car rally through Italy. They’ll be driving their ‘54 Jaguar XK120 roadster.


 Here Kim tells us why she’s so thrilled, and honored, to be competing in this legendary event: http://interactivejaguar.com/blog.do?id=...
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ST. MICHAELS CONCOURS: ELEGANCE ON CHESAPEAKE BAY!

Mike Matune captures rare pre-war classics, wood-bodied cars & boats and significant sports cars at the Eighth Annual Concours. For the eighth year, George Walish, Chairman & Founder, welcomed all to the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina for the St Michaels Concours d’Elegance. Nestled on the Eastern Shore in Cambridge Maryland, the show occupied a manicured fairway, top, at the River Marsh Golf Club. The Concours benefits the Mid-Shore Community Foundation.&...
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JAGUAR AT MILLE MIGLIA: CATS ON THE PROWL!

Jaguar Heritage Racing to field ten of the marque’s most celebrated 1950s models in the 2014 Mille Miglia, including XKs, C-Types and one D-Type. Jaguar Heritage Racing will be tackling the legendary Mille Miglia classic car endurance event, from May 15-18, with a lineup of top-name drivers in ten of the most revered and sought-after historic Jaguars ever produced. The route covers over 1,000 grueling miles from Brescia to Rome to Brescia. Household names from stage and screen, plus f...
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