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  • 2018 Jaguar XJR575

    Jaguar’s XJ is still one of the sharpest looking sedans on the market, though it’s starting to fall behind in the tech race. Jaguar has sought to address the issue with some 2018 model year updates—among which is the addition of a new XJR575 performance flagship. Compared to the XJR, the XJR575 gets an additional 25 horsepower to bring the new total to 575 hp. There’s also a healthy 516 pound-feet of torque which should ensure strong acceleration in any gear. According to Jaguar, the XJR575 will sprint to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds and top out at 186 mph. Power still comes...

  • 2019 Jaguar XE SVR spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Jaguar XE SVR spy shots

    Jaguar only last month unveiled its XE SV Project 8, a 592-horsepower, left-hand-drive-only super sedan that will be built in a limited run of 300 cars and priced in the six figures. It means that the XE SV Project 8, like the F-Type Project 7 that came before it, will be pretty much unobtanium for...

  • 2018 Jaguar XEL spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Jaguar XEL spy shots

    Jaguar’s lineup is about to get its second long-wheelbase sedan in the form of the XEL, a prototype for which has just been spotted. The XEL will join the XFL in Jaguar’s lineup sometime next year. Unfortunately, just like the larger XFL, the XEL will be sold exclusively in China where...

  • Teaser for Jaguar E-Pace debuting on July 13, 2017
    Jaguar E-Pace tested to the extremes

    Jaguar has given us a look at the rigorous tests its upcoming E-Pace has had to endure. The E-Pace is a new compact luxury SUV designed to rival the likes of the BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA. Its reveal is coming on July 13 and the showroom debut will take place in early 2018. Jaguar has already...

  • 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8
    Jaguar Land Rover's SVO wants to take on Mercedes-AMG with its own bespoke sports car

    Everyone wants a piece of Mercedes-AMG. Cadillac has stepped up its V-Series offerings in recent years, Audi Sport is gunning for a greater share of the performance segment, and now Jaguar is ready to take on Germany's finest. Speaking to Auto Express, Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicles Operations...

  • Jaguar XJ derivative
    Jaguar hints at 575-horsepower XJR

    The XE SV Project 8 isn’t the only attraction at Jaguar’s stand at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Jaguar also had what it’s referring to as a “new XJ derivative,” though the automaker wasn’t willing to discuss any details as development isn’t...

  • 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8

    Jaguar has revealed its latest Special Vehicle Operations project: the 2018 XE SV Project 8. As a follow up to the 2017 Jaguar F-Type Project 7, the XE SV Project 8 represents the most powerful roadgoing Jaguar to date. SVO massaged the brand's familiar 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 engine to produce 592 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, and with such an incremental power increase came a rethought design for Jaguar's compact sedan. Jaguar has released a handful of videos to highlight the process that has gone into making the XE SV Project 8 a truly special car. Much of the design remains...

  • 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8
    2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 comes with 592 horsepower, 6-figure price tag

    If you’re looking for the biggest, baddest option in the small luxury sedan segment, you’ll need to turn to Jaguar. More specifically, you’ll need to turn to Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations. The SVO skunk works has churned out the new XE SV Project 8 just in...

  • 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 spy shots

    Jaguar in May came out with the news that it was working on a 600-horsepower super sedan based on the XE: the XE SV Project 8. The automaker also released photos of a prototype and confirmed that just 300 examples are destined to be built—for worldwide consumption. We now have our own spy...

  • 2018 Jaguar F-Pace
    Jaguar XE, XF and F-Pace receive new engines for 2018

    Jaguar on Monday announced 2018 model year updates for its core XE, XF and F-Pace lines. The base 25t models adopt Jaguar’s latest 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 and are rated at 247 horsepower, up from 240 hp previously. Above this are the 25d models which feature a 2.0-liter turbocharged...

  • Jaguar Land Rover self-driving prototype
    Jaguar Land Rover ready to test Level 4 self-driving car in cities

    Jaguar Land Rover on Thursday announced it is ready to start testing Level 4 self-driving car prototypes on public roads in urban environments. The prototypes are fitted with the British firm’s Autonomous Urban Drive technology which allows them to drive in complex environments without any...

  • 2019 Jaguar E-Pace spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Jaguar E-Pace spy shots and video

    Jaguar’s F-Pace has soared to the top of the sales chart in only its first year on the market. A total 45,973 of the SUVs were sold in 2016, equating to approximately 30 percent of Jaguar’s sales. Little surprise then that the British automaker is already at an advanced stage of...

  • Teaser for Jaguar E-Pace debuting on July 13, 2017

    Jaguar has taken the unusual step of announcing the price tag of a new vehicle before even showing it. The vehicle is the E-Pace compact SUV which Jaguar has priced at $39,595, including a $995 destination charge. It’s set to be revealed on July 13 and should reach showrooms in early 2018. The E-Pace has hardly been a secret as prototypes have been running around for more than a year. Compared to the F-Pace, the E-Pace features a more chiseled look at the rear. And up front is a sharper look resembling the design of the F-Type sports car. “The combination of sports car looks with...

  • Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Coventry, United Kingdom
    Jaguar Land Rover Classic opens massive facility in UK

    It was only last year that Jaguar and Land Rover brought together their various classic car operations under the one roof. We say "roof" figuratively, as the newly established Jaguar Land Rover Classic department was without a facility of its own. That issue has now been rectified as Jaguar Land...

  • Lyft and nuTonomy logos
    Lyft partners with nuTonomy, Jaguar Land Rover on self-driving cars

    Boston, Massachusetts-based nuTonomy made headlines in August 2016 following the launch of the world’s first self-driving taxi service. Although limited to a few streets in Singapore, nuTonomy’s fleet of self-driving cars, all prototypes requiring a driving behind the wheel in case of...

  • 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake
    US-bound Jaguar XF Sportbrake revealed, priced from $71,445

    Jaguar launched a lighter, more dynamic XF for 2016. The svelte sedan doesn’t get as much attention as its German rivals, but it’s one of the best options in the mid-size luxury segment, especially if you’re fond of spirited driving. Now the XF has spawned its wagon body style...

  • Jaguar XE SV Project 8 teased ahead of 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    Jaguar confirms 600-horsepower XE SV Project 8 super sedan

    It wasn’t that long ago that the 503 horsepower in the Mercedes-AMG C63 S seemed like an insurmountable output for a small sport sedan. However, Jaguar is about to blow all competition out of the water with its XE SV Project 8. Set to debut next month at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed...

  • Production-ready Jaguar I-Pace spotted in Monaco
    2019 Jaguar I-Pace spotted during photo shoot

    Jaguar’s I-Pace electric SUV has just been spotted completely undisguised. Posted by Agenda de l'automobile (via Jalopnik) on its Facebook page is this video showing the I-Pace in what is almost certainly production-ready form. The video was taken in Monaco during what appears to be an...

  • Jaguar XJ220

    There’s a company based in the United Kingdom by the name of Don Law Racing that specializes in replacement parts for the Jaguar XJ220. Late last year, the company teamed up with Bridgestone to develop a new set of tires for the car using all the advancements that have been made in tire technology since the XJ220 bowed out of production more than two decades ago. Bridgestone worked with the original Jaguar engineers and test drivers responsible for the XJ220, and it used a pre-production chassis—chassis #004, to be exact—for testing purposes. Here we have the story of how...

  • 1963 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type bearing chassis number S850664 - Image via Bonhams
    Another original Jaguar Lightweight E-Type heads to auction

    Special cars command big bucks. This 1963 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type is one special car that's just bit extra special, and it will soon head to a new home as it's bound for Bonhams' auction during 2017 Monterey Car Week this August. A Jaguar E-Type will always conjure special attention, but the...

  • Ralf Speth and Yin Tongyao
    Jaguar Land Rover boss defends diesel, blames VW for backlash

    Jaguar Land Rover has launched a ferocious defense of diesel power as the United Kingdom prepares a wide-ranging plan to improve air quality in its major cities. JLR CEO Ralf Speth, pictured above left, told Autocar, “Diesel has to—needs to—have a future,” before laying out...

  • 2018 Jaguar F-Type 4-Cylinder Video
    The 2018 Jaguar F-Type's new 4-banger doesn't sound half bad

    Sticking a 4-cylinder engine under the sleek hood of the Jaguar F-Type has not only made the British marque's sports car more affordable, it retains a decent snarl, too. Jaguar revealed the 2018 F-Type would be offered with its Ingenium turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine at the 2017 New York...

  • 2018 Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport
    2018 Jaguar F-Type preview

    Jaguar’s F-Type has undergone a mid-cycle update. The changes are subtle yet provide the stylish sports car with the latest technology, a more refined look, and a new engine option. There’s also a lower price tag! You’ll spot the updated range by the full LED headlights and new...

  • 2018 Jaguar F-Type, 2017 New York auto show
    2018 Jaguar F-Type pricing drops to $60,895 with addition of 4-cylinder option

    Jaguar has been hinting at adding an inline-4 to its F-Type range since the car’s debut, and now the automaker's finally done it. Unveiled on Wednesday at the 2017 New York auto show is the updated 2018 Jaguar F-Type range, and among the cars is a new 4-cylinder variant. The engine is the...

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