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VALE – NORMAN DEWIS’ JAGUAR PROTEGE RICHARD CRESSWELL

It is with shock and sadness we report the death of significant former Jaguar engineer Richard Cresswell. His former Jaguar Apprentice and co-executive workmate Howard Snow received the news that Richard has passed away in England on May 27. Having completed an apprenticeship at Jaguar Cars Richard began his many years of vehicle development with […]

XE SV PROJECT 8 – IS IT A RACE CAR?

We are not saying it is, or have heard any rumours, but is this a limited run Jaguar which is in fact a race car?  All of the 300 SVO cars will be LHD, and it has been fine-tuned to within an inch of its life on the hallowed original Nurburgring where, this weekend, the […]

A NEW BARN FIND EARLY E-TYPE DISCOVERED

A 1962 Jaguar E-Type which has been hidden in a North Devon barn for 30 years is set to sell for £60,000 at auction. The E-Type was originally a sold by Westerm Motors of Bristol to a Mr A.E Powell in 1962. He fitted the Jag with a personalised plate and held onto it for 14 […]

XJ220 ‘FATHERS’ REUNITE FOR 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Special plans to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the remarkable Jaguar XJ220 at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (28-30 July) have moved up a gear with confirmation that two of the key inspirational figures behind the sensational supercar, Jim Randle and Keith Helfet, will both be joining the silver jubilee festivities. As Engineering Director at Jaguar, […]

OFFICIALLY – IT’S THE WILD CHILD XE SV PROJECT 8

Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) today announces the most powerful, agile and extreme performance Jaguar: the new XE SV Project 8. A prototype version of the 600PS Jaguar sports sedan offering supercar performance has now undertaken its debut test at the gruelling Nürburgring Nordschleife, adorned with an exclusive camouflage created by SVO Design. […]