JAGUAR XJ220: BIG CAT REUNION!

A pride of predatory cats goes on the prowl at the Silverstone Classic and David Brabham is reunited with his class-winning Le Mans car. More than 40 Jaguar XJ220s came together at the Silverstone Classic on July 29th, in a record-breaking reunion to mark the 25th birthday of what was once the fastest production car in the world. The dramatically styled, mid-engined, two-seat Supercar was introduced in 1992. With a top speed of 212.3-mph, it was Jaguar’s quickest road-going car – an accolade it...
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JAGUAR XJR575: 0 TO 186 MPH IN 44 SECONDS!

Gone in 44 seconds: Jaguar designer Wayne Burgess hosts interview at top speed in Jaguar’s latest four-door Supercar. Jaguar has launched the new XJR575 with a high-speed interview with Wayne Burgess being questioned by TV presenter and racecar driver, Amanda Stretton, right, as the performance sedan accelerated from 0-186-mph. Lasting just 44 seconds – the time it takes Jaguar’s fastest-ever XJ sedan to reach its top speed – Burgess gave a quick-fire insight into the development of the potent ...
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JAGUAR XE SV PROJECT 8: E-TICKET TO RIDE!

200-mph, 592-horsepower XE is Jaguar’s most powerful, agile and extreme performance road car ever produced. Following the successful F-TYPE Project 7 of 2014, the XE SV Project 8, is Special vehicle Operations’ second Collector’s Edition. It is a hand-built four-door sedan with supercar performance – designed to thrill driving enthusiasts, with an extraordinary combination of explosive power, dynamic agility and all-wheel-drive traction. No more than 300 examples will be created for global sale...
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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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