Jaguar News

  • Land Rover Range Rover Sport HST

    As we've speculated for years, Jaguar-Land Rover has a new inline-6 engine, and on Tuesday the company announced it will first find a home in the Land Rover Range Rover Sport HST. The new 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 replaces the dated supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 and is part of the Ingenium family of engines The supercharged V-6 suffers from numerous inefficiencies, including the fact that it is actually a V-8 that simply doesn't use two cylinders. The inline-6 shares components with the company's 2.0-liter inline-4 engine, itself part of the Ingenium engine family. Unlike the inline-4, the...

  • 2020 Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag Edition
    Jaguar F-Type kicks the stick-shift option

    The sun has set on the Jaguar F-Type's manual transmission option. After poor take rates in North America, Jaguar has nixed the stick-shift option for the 2020 model year. Car and Driver reported Wednesday that based on the number of new and used models currently on sale, buyers opt for the...

  • 2020 Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag Edition
    2020 Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag Limited Edition races into model lineup

    Jaguar will honor the brand's racing heritage with a new special-edition F-Type for the 2020 model year, the company announced Wednesday. The F-Type Checkered Flag Limited Edition will race into dealerships equipped with numerous special touches. Based on the R Dynamic model and available in both...

  • Path projection system for self-driving cars
    New tech lights up the path of self-driving cars

    A world where we share the road with cars driven by computers will take some getting used to. In response, companies working on self-driving cars are looking at ways of making the transition as smooth as possible, by helping to gain the trust of the public. One of the companies is Jaguar Land...

  • 2019 Jaguar XE
    Jaguar sedans safe despite SUV boom

    Despite a market that continues to crave crossover SUVs, Jaguar's underperforming sedans are safe. Automotive News (subscription required) reported on January 11 that the XE and XF sedans will continue after Jaguar CEO Ralf Speth safeguarded their future. He said sedans will play an integral part...

  • 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake review update
    Jaguar-Land Rover to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide

    Jaguar-Land Rover plans to reduce its workforce around the world by 4,500 employees, citing a sales downturn in the United Kingdom over Brexit and in China. Bloomberg reported on the job cuts Thursday. JRL said they come as demand for diesel-powered vehicles continues to fall. The 4,500 cuts come...

  • 2020 Jaguar XE facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Jaguar's XE is about to receive some updates, as evidenced by the recent sighting of camouflaged prototypes. The updates are expected to be introduced on a 2020 XE due in showrooms in the second half of next year. While the XE only reached the United States in 2016 as a 2017 model, the small sport sedan has been on sale elsewhere since 2015, meaning these updates should constitute a mid-cycle facelift for the car. The updates should keep it looking and feeling fresh in a hotly contested segment that will soon see the arrival of a redesigned BMW 3-Series and a replacement for the Cadillac ATS...

  • 2019 Jaguar F-Type
    Jaguar reportedly considering electric option for F-Type

    Jaguar is in the process of drawing up plans for its next F-Type and one of the options reportedly on the table is an available electric powertrain. Autocar reported Tuesday that the next F-Type is due by 2021 and that an electric powertrain is just one of the options being looked at, though even...

  • 1993 Jaguar XJ220C
    Gorgeous Jaguar XJ220C race car heads to auction

    Jaguar only made 275 examples of the XJ220 supercar back in the early '90s, but a true XJ220C is literally one-of-a-kind. Thankfully, for someone with a healthy bank account, there's one headed to auction. Auction house Bonhams will see off this 1993 Jaguar XJ220C at its Bond Street Sale on next...

  • Jaguar-Land Rover Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory system
    Future Jaguar-Land Rover vehicles will communicate with traffic lights

    In the future, Jaguar-Land Rover vehicles could help motorists avoid pesky red lights. The automaker announced Wednesday that it's begun to trial its Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory (GLOSA) system. GLOSA communicates with connected traffic lights via vehicle-to-everything technology (V2X). Audi...

  • 2018 Jaguar F-Type Convertible rally car
    F-Type rally car celebrates 70 years of Jaguar sports cars

    Jaguar has developed a pair of F-Type Convertible rally cars to celebrate 70 years of its sports car heritage. In particular, they give a nod to Jaguar's first sports car, the XK120 introduced in 1948. We'll just ignore the SS-100 launched the previous decade by SS Cars, the company that was...

  • Jay Leno's 1954 Jaguar XK120
    Jay Leno shows off his first collector car, a 1954 Jaguar XK120

    Jay Leno owns more cars than we could ever collectively hope to buy in our lifetimes, but there's one car that started his hobby. That is the Jaguar XK120. Leno recalled the story that surrounds his love affair with the XK120 on a new episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." According to the comedian and...

  • 2019 Arc Vector

    Jaguar Land Rover via its InMotion Ventures investment fund has backed an electric motorcycle startup by the name of Arc. It's part of the British automaker's goal of delivering excitement in a world of increasing electrification. “Electric vehicles are pivotal for the future of urban mobility, helping people travel through cities quickly and cleanly as possible,” InMotion Ventures boss Sebastian Peck said. “We want to make sure that we’re not only changing the way people move but delivering unparalleled outdoor experiences while doing so.” Arc was started by...

  • 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8
    New race series for wealthy to play with Jaguar XE SV Project 8

    Jaguar only build 300 examples of its wild XE SV Project 8, and soon a batch of them will be tapped for a new one-make race series. Top Gear reported in October that a privately run series known as Series Elite will be run with the XE SV Project 8 as the star car. Oh, and it's exclusively for "high...

  • 2019 Jaguar XE
    Jaguar Land Rover develops tech to combat motion sickness

    Future Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles will help passengers avoid motion sickness as the brands announced on Wednesday that new research has helped engineers understand how to keep nausea at bay while traveling. The brands' motion-sickness research has helped create an algorithm to gauge the...

  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric car (crossover SUV)
    Jaguar Land Rover announces turnaround plan as sales slide

    Jaguar Land Rover is reeling from a sharp decline in sales in the third quarter as the automaker faces falling demand in its key markets of China and the United Kingdom. Global sales for the Jaguar and Land Rover brands were down 13.2 percent on the same period a year ago, coming in at 129,887...

  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace First Edition
    Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee: Jaguar I-Pace

    Automakers are jumping into the electric pool left and right. To the world's surprise, the first true all-electric luxury challenger to Tesla didn't come from Germany. It came from England. Jaguar beat the Germans by six months, and did it with style. Not only does the I-Pace look good, but it...

  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace S
    Jaguar Land Rover finally offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto continue to spread across automakers' infotainment systems. The latest to gain integration? Jaguar Land Rover. The automaker announced Tuesday that Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality will finally be optional for any vehicle equipped with the InControl Touch...

  • 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Nürburgring Race Taxi

    Jaguar's XE SV Project 8 is currently the fastest production four-door car around the Nürburgring, with one of the cars completing a lap of the notorious German racetrack last November in a time of only 7:21.23. Jaguar is now offering the chance to experience a Nürburgring hot lap in the XE SV Project, as the automaker has just added one to its Nürburgring Race Taxi service. While the laps aren't likely to match the XE SV Project 8's record run, Jaguar's professional drivers will ensure your heart rate jumps. For example, the cars regularly hit speeds in excess of 155 mph, and...

  • Jaguar I-Pace Audible Vehicle Alert System
    Listen to the Jaguar I-Pace's audible vehicle alert

    We've taken the internal-combustion engine for granted for a long time. As electric cars become more common, governments and automakers need to deal with a new problem: electric cars are virtually silent in operation, and that can make them dangerous for pedestrians who are blind or simply not...

  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace, 3-day test drive
    2019 Jaguar I-Pace nets 234-mile range, puts it behind Model X

    Jaguar aimed for a range rating of 240 miles with the launch of its all-electric 2019 I-Pace. The results are in, and it appears that Jaguar has fallen just a bit shy of that goal. The official range for a Jaguar I-Pace as rated by the EPA is 234 miles. While the automaker has fitted the I-Pace...

  • First Jaguar I-Pace U.S. retail delivery  -  October, 2018
    First Jaguar I-Pace delivered in US

    Ahead of retail sales next month, Jaguar has delivered the first of its I-Pace electric crossovers in North America. Mark and Holly Pascarella of Lakewood Ranch, Florida are the first owners of the electric Jaguar, and a fitting family they are. Mark Pascarella told Jaguar his family has owned...

  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace, photographed outside Tesla Store, Mount Kisco, NY
    Could Jaguar turn into an EV brand?

    Jaguar offers an impressive lineup of powerful and elegantly styled sport sedans and SUVs, but the vehicles have failed to stand out in what no doubt is a crowded playing field. It's why management is considering a radical plan to turn Jaguar into a premium electric car brand to rival Tesla...

  • 2019 Jaguar F-Type
    Next Jaguar F-Type could get BMW V-8, 2+2 layout

    The next Jaguar F-Type may have to hide a German accent. According to a Car report from Monday, Jaguar will source the next sports car's engine from BMW. Specifically, the publication reports a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine is on deck for the next F-Type. BMW offers its 4.4-liter V-8 with 456...

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