JLR tests plan to get cars talking autonomously

JLR testing cars that can ‘talk’ to each other on UK roads R128-million project  for connected roads Roads and vehicles fitted with world-first tech PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar Land Rover UK has begun testing smart connected cars on UK roads to prepare for self-driving cars as part of a £7-million project to create Britain’s first fully…

New Jaguar XJ50 marks half-century of flagship sedan

XJ50 celebrates nine generations of innovation Anniversary celebrates one of world’s great sedans Full range to launch in SA in September 2018 PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar is marking 50 years of its flagship XJ luxury sedan – the choice of business leaders, celebrities, politicians and royalty for five decades – with the launch of a…

20 Jaguar i-Pace sedans all ready to race

I-Pace racecar shakedown, tyre tests, done World’s first production e-cars on way Jaguar Racing to work with M-Sport’s techies PRETORIA, Gauteng – The Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy will have its global public debut on the streets of Berlin on May 19 ahead of the FIA Formula E-Prix there. The standard version of the Jaguar I-Pace was…

JLR delves into seeing-cars tech for blind spots

R75-million project to ‘see’ around corners JLR leading AutopleX autonomous driving Connected, automated and live-mapping tech used LONDON, England – Jaguar Land Rover says it is leading a £4.7-million project to develop self-driving cars that can ‘see’ at blind junctions and through obstacles. The project, AutopleX, is intended to combine connected, automated and live mapping to…

Jaguar E-Type upgrades move Sixties icon with the times

E-Type UK – a leading authority in E-Type ownership Bringing a British icon into the 21st Century E-Type UK provides five-speed ‘box, fuel-injection LONDON, England – Probably the most iconic and beautiful cars of all time, the Jaguar E-Type from the early 1960’s,  is still hugely desirable for classic-vehicle enthusiasts and lovers of the British…

Chromed for Rome: Jaguar unveils i-Type 3 for Italian E-Prix

LONDON, England – Panasonic Jaguar Racing has unveiled the concept livery for the Jaguar I-Type 3, its next-generation race car for the fifth series of the Formula E championship. The automaker sees the cars as ”another historic moment in Jaguar Land Rover’s electrification strategy”. And it is darn sexy…! The Gen 2 car, described as…

Stunt ace for Simola to step up with the F-Pace

World-renowned British stunt driver lined up Taking a Jaguar F-Pace up Simola hill on two wheels WARNING: This is NOT a feature on reducing tyre wear KNYSNA, South Africa – Multiple world record-holder Terry Grant will join Jaguar at the 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb as a Jaguar race driver but on Classic Car Friday (May 4) will…

Off-road experts turn attention to safer city traverses

Jaguar Land Rover stages self-driving road demos Self-driving valet technology finds slot, parks the car JLR closer to self-driving cars as reality PRETORIA, Gauteng– Jaguar Land Rover’s self-driving cars can find a parking slot all on its own… and then park themselves without any driver input. A self-driving valet demonstration in Milton Keynes (which also…

First look: Jaguar unveils electric I-Pace ahead of Geneva

Jaguar unveils all-electric I-Pace before Geneva show Watch what nine-year-olds Lola and Hudson say 80 years of auto experience added to the EV market LONDON, England – Jaguar’s first all-electric production vehicle, the I-Pace, has been unveiled to the world in a live TV broadcast. British comedian and actor Jack Whitehall, self-proclaimed EV enthusiast and…

Are you ready? Booking open for 2018 Simola hill-climb

Record entries for Classic Car Friday and King of the Hill 400-seat grandstand introduced, plus Pit Priority Parking Limited VIP Hospitality and Pit Access tickets selling fast KNYSNA, South Africa – The 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb in Knysna, the ninth in this long-running and award-winning event, has been scheduled for May 3 to 6 and…

1950’s Jaguar D-Type back in production – want one?

First ‘new’ D-type race car in more than 60 years 25 to be hand-built at UK’s JLR Classic Works Short- or longnose  derivatives to buyers wishes PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar Classic is to fire-up again production of the iconic D-type race car in home base Coventry in central England 62 years after the last original was…

Hot Jaguar i-Pace cools its (w)heels in Swedish country icebox

Rapid charge in less than 45 minutes confirmed All-wheel-drive performance tested in -40°C Arctic Auto show premiere at Geneva on in March 2018 JAGUAR’S soon-to-be-in-South Africa all-electric i-Pace SUV, the automaker says, ”promises rapid charging and rapid performance” when it goes on sale internationally on March 1 2018. Jaguar says the car can be charged…