Battery Jag puts new spark into E-Type classic

Battery Jag is faster than original to 100km/h Classic Sixties E-type gets new-century makeover Future restorations could use the same motor PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar Land Rover Classic will present a battery-powered Jaguar E-type at the Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest when it opens in London on September 8 2017. An electric E-Type… how come?…

Park your future Jaguar on the coffee table

Jaguar planning to sell only steering-wheels Autonomy from 2040 for London tech show Vision of mobility involves not owning a car LONDON, England – Jaguar Land Rover will reveal an “intelligent and connected” steering-wheel of the future at an inaugural Tech Fest at the Central St Martins art, design and technology college in London. “The…

Upgrade due for Jaguar XJ sedan in 2018

LONDON, England – Jaguar has got things pretty right with the XJ luxury full-size sedan but a company can’t stand still in the auto business so the British luxury automaker has just announced a number of upgrades for the 2018 model year. These include a new flagship XJR575 performance model of the car, a number…

Jaguar E-Pace takes flying leap into SUV space

Jaguar E-Pace  in record aerial launch Second record for premier UK brand Final test after 25 months of development LONDON, England – The new Jaguar E-Pace has, during its official launch in the UK, set a Guinness World Record with a 15.3m barrel roll between two ramps. Apart from car’s official launch, the idea was…

Jaguar adds two-litre to F-Type line-up

Jaguar sport-car ownership now from R953 400 221kW Ingenium engine for ‘thrilling performance’ Four-cylinder available as coupé or convertible PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar F-Type sport cars can now be had with a two-litre, four-cylinder, Ingenium engine capable of delivering 221kW/400Nm – said to be the most powerful four yet fitted to a production Jaguar. This all-new Ingenium, designed and…

Classic JWR Cat to feature at ’17 Simola Hillclimb

Jaguar XJ-S for Knysna Classic Car Friday Vehicle specially prepared by JLR apprentices Genuine parts, Castrol lubes only, used in XJ-S KNYSNA, South Africa – Entries don’t have to be small and nimble to enter the annual Simola Hillclimb at this South African coastal resort – they can be big and have claws and rippling…

Nissan sending GT-R hillthletes to challenge Simola

Nissan sending GT-R team to war Japanese aiming to claw Jaguars? One GT-R packing 1500kW to Simola ROSSLYN, South Africa – Nissan is sending a fleet of 12 GT-R supercars to challenge the rest – particularly Jaguar, the main sponsor? – at Knysna’s Simola Hillclimb over May 5-8. At stake will be the supercar crown and the battle will…

New 221kW engine joins Jaguar F-Type range

Jaguar F-Type gains four-cylinder turbo Ingenium engine At 221kW, most powerful four in a production Jag 0-100km/h in 5.7sec, top speed 249km/h PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar has widened the appeal of its F-Type range with a four-cylinder Ingenium turbopetrol engine capable of 221kW/400Nm, 100km/h in 5.7sec, and 249km/h. “The car,” Jaguar SA says, “is an…

Junior Jag F-Type 2.0 still big on performance

Jaguar F-Type gains four-cylinder turbo Ingenium engine New two-litre 221kW most powerful four-cylinder Jaguar Sprint to 100km/h in 5.7sec, top speed 249km/h PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar has widened the appeal of its F-Type range with a four-cylinder Ingenium turbopetrol engine capable of 221kW/400Nm, 100km/h in 5.7sec, and howl on to 249km/h. “The car,” Jaguar SA…

Tired E-Type Jaguars get claws re-sharpened

First Reborn initiative for Jaguar Classic rebuilds Initial batch of 10 fully restored Series 1 at Essen First E-type Reborn is a 1965 Series 1 4.2 coupe JAGUAR CLASSIC will debut its first ‘Reborn’ Jaguar E-Type at a Techno-Classica show in Essen, Germany, from April 5-9 when the first batch of 10 expertly sourced and comprehensively restored…

New SuperJags set to contest ’17 Simola Hillclimb

Latest Jaguar F-Type to debut – and race SVR Coupé, SVR Convertible, 400 Sport entered Jaguar / GoPro ReRun app records performance KNYSNA, Western Cape – Jaguar, one of the main sponsors of the event, will bring its latest model of the million-rand+ F-Type to the 2017 Simola Hillclimb event. It will be the car’s…

Simola Hillclimb: ‘It’ll be the best yet!’

⦁ Most comprehensive and exciting entry list yet ⦁ 29 vehicle brands, 84 slots for King of Hill ⦁ Drivers from SA, US, UK and Germany KNYSNA, South Africa – The Knysna Simola Hillclimb has grown every year since 2009 but, main sponsor Jaguar says, the 2017 event over May 4-7 as “will undoubtedly be…