Jaguar XJ News

  • 2018 Jaguar XJR575

    Jaguar's XJ is now out of production but a radically different ninth-generation model is coming.

  • 2019 Jaguar XJ
    Jaguar will reportedly follow electric XJ with gas-powered models

    Jaguar's next XJ will be based on a modular platform that debuts this year in a redesigned Land Rover Defender.

  • 2018 Jaguar F-Type SVR and XJR575 Nürburgring Race Taxi
    Jaguar XJR575 registers for 'Ring taxi duty

    For $236, you can take a thrilling ride around the Nürburgring in the passenger seat of a high-performance Jaguar. The British automaker has been offering the service, known as the Jaguar Race Taxi, since about 2012, initially with the XJ Supersport only and later with the F-Type SVR as well...

  • Jaguar XJ50 special edition
    Jaguar XJ50 special edition marks model's 50th anniversary

    The Jaguar XJ celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, the British luxury brand has introduced a special XJ50 model. The XJ50, revealed on Wednesday at the Beijing auto show, aims to up the aging sedan's elegance with a handful of features to distinguish it from other XJ...

  • Greatest Hits Jaguar XJ for Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain
    Iron Maiden's Nicko McBrain orders up a Greatest Hits Jaguar XJ

    Nicko McBrain has been the tempo provider for Iron Maiden starting back in 1982. Little did he realize that two years later, Jaguar would build a car for him that he wouldn't take ownership of until 2018. Along the way, both Nicko and Jaguar have had a number of hits but now the pair have teamed up...

  • Jay Leno drive sa 1975 Jaguar XJ6 Coupe
    Say no to B-pillars with Jay Leno and a 1975 Jaguar XJ6 Coupe

    Jay Leno kicks off this latest video with some wise words. He wants to slow things down and focus on a vehicle with a bit less horsepower than he's used to, but a hefty dose of style. This week the featured machine at Jay Leno's Garage is a 1975 Jaguar XJ6 Coupe. It's a classically cool cruiser...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jaguar XJR and XJ-R9 LM
    Jaguar XJR Meets The XJR-9 LM Under Silverstone Lights: Video

    In 1988, race car driver Andy Wallace took the top spot at Le Mans. He did so in the Silkcut-liveried Jaguar XJR-9 LM. Since then, that car has become an iconic machine and is instantly recognizable in its purple, yellow, and white paint scheme. The car was built by Tom Walkinshaw Racing, and it's...

  • 2017 Jaguar XE
    Jaguar Sharpens Prices Across Lineup, 2017 XE To Start At $35,895

    Jaguar is gearing up for an aggressive push into the North American market as it prepares to launch a new generation of models, some of which are new to the lineup like the XE small sedan and F-Pace small SUV. As part of the aggressive push comes some sharp new pricing on most model lines. For the...

  • 2016 Jaguar XJ Autobiography
    2016 Jaguar XJ Revealed With More Tech, Autobiography Range-Topper

    Jaguar has a busy year ahead of it, with an expanded F-Type range and all-new XF already announced for the 2016 model year and now we can add an updated version of the XJ flagship sedan too. As expected, Jaguar’s design team has left the sultry lines of the XJ untouched, though there have...

  • 2016 Jaguar XJ facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2016 Jaguar XJ Spy Shots

    Jaguar is planning the first major update for its XJ flagship sedan since the car's launch more than five years ago. Prototypes for the updated XJ have been spotted once again and reveal some of the changes we can expect. Being a mid-cycle update, the changes consist of only a few tweaks to the...

  • 2013 Jaguar XJ

    Jaguar has issued a recall on three of its models--the XF, XJ and XK--because of a toe link that could end up separating from the rear sub-frame. Toe links are used to control the alignment of the wheels, in this case the rear pair, and without them the driver may experience a loss of vehicle stability, heightening the chance of a crash. MUST WATCH: Honda Racing Driver Tackles Spa In The 130-MPH Mean Mower: Video The recall only affects certain XF, XJ and XK models from the 2013 and 2014 model years, of which there are said to be just 297 examples in the U.S. Jaguar has not received any...

  • 2016 Jaguar XJR facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2016 Jaguar XJR Spy Shots

    Jaguar’s current XJR only hit the market last year but an update is already on the way, as evidenced by these spy shots of a prototype version of the luxurious sport sedan. The update will coincide with the introduction of a facelifted XJ range later this year, and appears to include subtle...

  • 2014 Jaguar XJR  -  First Drive  -  August 2013  (closed course)
    London Skyscraper Melts Jaguar XJ

    If you'd returned to your Jaguar thirty years ago to find it had melted, your first thought would probably turn to the car's electrical system. Jaguars these days are a lot more reliable though, so the man who returned to find bits of his Jaguar XJ melting in a parking space in London might have...

  • Dick Van Dyke’s Jaguar XJ burning on a Los Angeles highway
    Actor Dick Van Dyke Pulled From Burning Jaguar XJ: Video

    Dick Van Dyke, famous for his roles in the Mary Poppins movie as well as television series The Dick Van Dyke Show and Diagnosis: Murder, had to pull over when a Jaguar XJ he was driving down a Los Angeles highway yesterday caught fire. A passerby, seeing the 87-year-old actor still in the car with...

  • 2014 Jaguar XJR  -  First Drive  -  August 2013
    2014 Jaguar XJR first drive review

    The new 550-horsepower Jaguar XJR is indeed a stormer of a big sedan. We knew that much, even before heading out for our first drive in one this past week. But what we learned after a few hours behind the wheel is that this super-sedan (in size and performance) retains all of what comprises the...

  • 2014 Jaguar XJR
    Next-Gen Jaguar XJ To Feature Two Distinct Body Styles: Report

    While the Jaguar XJ is one of the best looking offerings in its class, its avant-garde styling has come at a cost. The sloping roof may give the XJ a sleek look but it has come at the cost of space for rear-seat passengers. Jaguar remains divided on whether to stick with this dramatic look for the...

  • 2014 Jaguar XJR Live Photos

    Jaguar’s full-size XJ sedan has long been big on comfort, but it isn’t exactly the first thing that comes to mind when someone says “sport sedan,” even in Supercharged form. Jaguar is looking to correct that with the launch of its 2014 XJR, which promises to serve up equal parts comfort and performance. As we explained in our preview of the newest big cat, the XJR accents the Supercharged model’s 550-horsepower forced-induction V-8 with firmer suspension tuning, aero enhancements and stickier rubber. Jaguar’s also included sophisticated electronics to...

  • 2014 Jaguar XJR
    2014 Jaguar XJR: Full Details On The Executive Super-Sedan

    It's a seemingly contradictory set of goals: executive luxury sedan comfort and style, with track-capable handling and supercar levels of power. But for some reason, it just works. Case in point: initial impressions of the Nürburgring-tuned 2014 Jaguar XJR. We're not going to get...

  • 2014 Jaguar XJR
    2014 Jaguar XJR Coming To New York: 550 HP Executive Hoonage

    Though little is known about the 2014 Jaguar XJR sedan that will be making its global debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show, much is expected. The XJR should have all of the XJ's luxury and charm, plus a healthy dose of aggressive style inside and out courtesy of the R badge. Of course, the...

  • Jaguar's XFR with the Speed Pack option.
    Jaguar Debuts AWD System, XFR Speed Pack At Moscow Auto Show

    When it comes to key auto shows worldwide, the Moscow Auto Show is rarely mentioned in the revered tones as the Paris Auto Show, the North American International Auto Show or even the Geneva Motor Show. Still, Russia is a key market for automakers, especially those in the luxury segment, so having...

  • 2013 Jaguar XJ
    2013 Jaguar XJ Preview: Jaguar's Flagship Gets New Engine, AWD, New Model

    There’s plenty to like about Jaguar’s range-topping XJ sedan, available in both standard and long wheelbase variants, and the changes to the model lineup for 2013 are aimed at improving sales without compromising the XJ ownership experience. The biggest change for 2013 is the addition...

  • Jaguar XJ_e prototype
    Jaguar Previews Plug-In Hybrid XJ With New Prototype

    Building on its XJ Limo-Green project of 2009, Jaguar has unveiled today an updated XJ plug-in hybrid prototype at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Capable of accelerating from 0-60 mph in under 6.5 seconds and cruising to a top speed of 150 mph, the XJ prototype, dubbed the XJ_e, delivers...

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