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  • Connected and self-driving car trial in United Kingdom

    A handful of automakers are taking part in a trial for connected and self-driving cars in the United Kingdom as part of a government-backed initiative called Autodrive. The initiative aims to make the UK a hub for the development of self-driving technology. The trial is taking place at the HORIBA MIRA test facility in Nuneaton and includes automakers Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F], Jaguar, Land Rover and Tata. There are three main systems being tested, including one that tells you what speed to drive at to ensure the traffic lights are always green. Advanced Highway Assist: This is a fully...

  • 2016/2017 Formula E Hong Kong ePrix
    Lackluster start for Jaguar in Formula E

    Saturday’s opening race of the 2016/2017 Formula E Championship held in Hong Kong wasn’t the miracle start we’re sure Jaguar would have hoped for. The automaker, which is partnered with Panasonic, ended up with just one driver, Adam Carroll, finishing 12th out of the 15 finishers...

  • Teaser for Jaguar XF Sportbrake debuting in June, 2017
    Jaguar XF wagon confirmed for US

    During the hubbub of last week’s 2016 Paris auto show, Jaguar said it is planning another generation of its XF Sportbrake. The automaker also released this photo of a camouflaged prototype. Motor Trend has since received confirmation that the new luxury wagon will be sold Stateside. The...

  • New Pirelli tire for the Jaguar XJ220
    Bridgestone and Pirelli developing new tires for... the Jaguar XJ220?

    The Jaguar XJ220 is a supercar that often gets unfairly left out of the conversation of all-time greatest cars. This is because the XJ220 arrived at a time when the Porsche 959 and Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] F40 had already captured the hearts and minds of auto-loving folks around the globe and McLaren...

  • Jaguar Land Rover Transcend transmission
    Jaguar Land Rover developing innovative 8-speed transmission

    Jaguar Land Rover is leading the development of an innovative 8-speed transmission that can combine dual-clutch, hybrid and low-range elements all in the one unit. The development is being handled by a five-member research group called Transmission Supply Chain Excellence for Next-Generation...

  • Jaguar-Land Rover Classic Ice Drives
    Jaguar-Land Rover to offer classic car ice driving school

    Think you can really drive well on ice? Odds are that traction control, stability control, anti-lock brakes, and perhaps even all-wheel drive are helping turn you into the hero that you actually aren't. Still think you have the goods? Jaguar-Land Rover is giving you a chance to prove it, or better...

  • 2016/2017 Jaguar I-Type 1 Formula E race car

    Jaguar is committed to electrifying its lineup but it’s first electric car isn’t a production model. Rather, it’s a race car for the third season (2016/2017) of the Formula E Championship which gets underway in Hong Kong on October 9. The new race car is called the Jaguar I-Type 1, and it will be fielded by Jaguar’s own Formula E team Panasonic Jaguar Racing. Heading the team is Gerd Mäuser. The team will run two cars, with Adam Carroll and Mitch Evans doing the driving and Ho-Pin Tung serving as reserve. The three have extensive motorsport experience, including...

  • 2017 Jaguar XE V6 S
    Jaguar bringing XE competitors to its U.K. dealerships

    Jaguar is diving headfirst into the compact luxury sports sedan game. It should because small cars represent a larger market than the other end of Jaguar's model range. However, that means Jaguar is taking on some heady competition from the likes of the Audi A4, BMW 3-Series, and Mercedes-Benz...

  • 1955 Jaguar D-Type bearing chassis number XKD 501 - Image via RM Sotheby’s
    Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-Type sells for record $21.8 million in Monterey

    A Jaguar D-Type that won overall at the 1956 24 Hours of Le Mans was sold at auction Friday at the RM Sotheby’s event in Monterey, California for a record price. The final bid was a staggering $19.8 million, which together with auction fees brings the car’s selling price to $21.78...

  • 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR first drive review
    Report: Jaguar Land Rover going back to BMW engines

    Remember when BMW owned Land Rover and put BMW V-8s under the hoods of Range Rovers? History might repeat itself. According to Automobile, a deal is in the works between BMW and Jaguar Land Rover that would place BMW's next-generation V-8 engine under the hood of high-end Jaguar and Land Rover...

  • 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR first drive review
    Report: Jaguar working on rivals for Tesla Model S, Model X

    Jaguar is reportedly planning to launch two electric cars by the end of 2019. We’re not talking about electric versions of existing cars but new additions to the lineup. One will be a sedan and the other an SUV. The information was reported by Automobile, which also claimed the development of...

  • Jaguar Land Rover connected car and autonomous car technology
    Jaguar Land Rover to start real-world testing of connected cars

    One of the vital steps towards the full automation of cars is the development of a communications network where cars aren’t only linked with other cars but also the surrounding infrastructure. Known as vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-object (V2X) communications, the technology...

  • Jaguar F-Type Project 7

    Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) responsible for the British automaker’s personalization work is so in demand that it is being expanded. The move is part of long-term strategy to boost profitability. Jaguar Land Rover has revealed that SVO is hiring 250 staff, which represents an increase of nearly 25 percent from current levels. SVO has also established a new technical center close to Jaguar Land Rover’s main facility in Coventry, England. The new center comprises four main zones, one each for manufacturing, painting, engineering and personalization...

  • 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR at the Nürburgring
    Jaguar offering F-Type SVR rides around the Nürburgring

    With Jaguar's announcement that it will offer rides in its new F-Type SVR, Germany's famed Nürburgring is becoming even more of an amusement park for car enthusiasts. And that's all right with us. CHECK OUT: 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R roars into Goodwood Festival of Speed The British automaker...

  • 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR first drive review
    8 things that make a Jaguar F-Type an SVR

    What's in an acronym? In the case of the 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR, it's not just a pretty face and a $126,945 price tag. As it does with the gutsy Range Rover Sport SVR, Jaguar Land Rover doesn't spare much in the mission to give those letters real meaning. That meaning: pretty obvious. SVR stands...

  • 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR first drive review
    We go Spanish flying in the 200-mph, $126,945 Jaguar F-Type SVR: first drive review

    Maybe this is how we'll remember sports cars. Once everything runs off a silent pack of cells charged wirelessly overnight. Once no one actually owns a car outright. Once cars turn into self-driven transportation devices, run by apps, pre-programmed for convenience, drained of life. Savor this one...

  • 1957 Jaguar XKSS
    Sold out: nine new 1957 Jaguar XKSS sports cars go for $1.5 million each

    Nine buyers have ponied up $1.5 million each for the right to buy a new 1957 Jaguar XKSS sports car. How is this possible? Let's take a trip down history lane--or Browns Lane, as it turns out. In the mid-1950s, Jaguar was planning a road-going version of its D-Type racing car, but it subsequently...

  • Jaguar XF smashed by Range Rover Evoque in China
    Woman in China uses car to smash her way out of blocked parking spot

    A woman in China has been detained for taking her Range Rover Evoque and smashing it into a Jaguar XF in an effort to leave a parking space where she had been blocked in. While the video is entertaining, to say the least, the level of rage it takes to crash one valuable British luxury car into...

  • 2017 Jaguar F-Pace

    To say that Jaguar is excited to bring its new F-Pace crossover to market would be an understatement. The British brand expects the new raised-up ride to be its top selling model once it arrives in dealer showrooms. Why's that? Well the 25,000 pre-orders that have lead to a six-month waiting list. That's probably a good sign. ALSO SEE: Audi to launch at least 1 electrified car per year from 2018 Per Automotive News (subscription required), Jaguar Design Director Ian Callum has stated that this will be the best selling Jag vehicle of all time. More importantly, it should drive down the median...

  • 2018 Jaguar F-Type facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Jaguar F-Type spy shots

    Jaguar will soon implement its first major update to the F-Type sports car since the model’s launch for the 2014 model year. A prototype has been spotted testing at the Nürburgring and reveals many of the planned changes. Thankfully, Jaguar’s design team has preserved the...

  • Haas Formula One driver Romain Grosjean and the 2016 Jaguar XF
    Jaguar challenges fans to beat F1 star Romain Grosjean in an XF

    Jaguar is about to set off on a global tour to introduce current and potential customers to its products in over 600 cities, but the biggest draw for motorsport enthusiasts will be the chance to best Formula One racing driver Romain Grosjean on an agility course that utilizes innovative smart...

  • 2017 Jaguar F-Pace
    2017 Jaguar F-Pace first drive review

    Montenegro is mostly off the radar of Americans. We kind of know Yugoslavia, even though it no longer exists. Montenegro's a part of the former Yugoslavia, a rocky promontory wedged between Croatia and Albania, deep in Game of Thrones territory. Largely unscathed by the decades of civil war that...

  • 2013 Jaguar XF Sportbrake
    Claim of wagon demise at Jaguar incorrect, says design chief

    Jaguar Design Director Ian Callum took to Twitter yesterday to explain he was misquoted in a recent Automotive News article that claimed he had ruled out Jaguar ever launching another wagon. In his Tweet, Callum said he had simply stated there would be no wagon based on the XE, as opposed to...

  • 2016 Jaguar XFL
    Jaguar takes wraps off long-wheelbase XFL

    Jaguar traveled to the 2016 Beijing Auto Show to unveil a model uniquely tailored to the Chinese market: A long-wheelbase version of the automaker's midsize XF sedan. Dubbed the XFL (which is unrelated to the short-lived alternative professional football league in the United States), the sedan...

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