JLR gets green light to solve 150-year-old problem on the road

Vehicle-to-Infrastructure tech to avoid red lights Tech gives speed to avoid having to stop​ System to cut congestion, reduces emissions PRETORIA, Gauteng – New Jaguar Land Rover technology has been created to, the automaker claims, reduce traffic by avoiding stops at red traffic lights – an invention from 150 years ago that is now the…

Coming soon: Jaguar F-Type rally cars to celebrate 70 years

Rally models scheduled  for Jaguar’s 70th birthday Design cues from Chequered Flag Limited Edition One-off specials pay homage to 1948 sport cars PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar has developed two F-Type Convertible rally cars with design cues from the F-Type Chequered Flag Limited Edition to continue its celebration of 70 years of sports car heritage since…

Arc Vector: You’re looking at the future of motorcycling

Ground-breaking haptic ride-wear, connected  helmet Safest, most fulfilling, battery-bike experience yet It also has a ‘human machine interface’ PRETORIA, Gauteng – InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund, has revealed its investment in Arc, which today (Nov 6 2018) unveiled  the Vector – the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle. It also has a ”human machine…

Help for parents… has JLR found tech answer to car-sickness?

Is this the end of scourge of vehicle motion sickness? Cabin settings will adapt to passengers’ needs Individual ‘wellness scores’ for driver and passengers PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar Land Rover autonomous vehicles will soon be able to tell if its occupants are suffering from motion sickness then adjust settings to combat motion sickness. JLR says…

Jaguar XE 300 Sport: Power and pace with classic grace

221kW two-litre, four-cylinder, Ingenium engine Enhanced interior and exterior elements Rear-wheel drive, 0-100km/h in 5.7sec PRETORIA, Gauteng – The Jaguar XE 300 Sport special edition with a unique combination of exterior design details and interior trim is now available in South Africa. As well as four exterior paint choices – red, black silver or white…

Jaguars gamble on a beach to lay double strand in the sand

Jaguar XE 300 Sport and XE SV Project 8 at the beach Agile handling twists a criss-cross on the sand Pendine Sands used for motorsport for century CARDIFF, Wales – Jaguar and a couple of expert drivers recently took a couple of days out in Wales in the UK to inscribe a gigantic double helix…

Growling Jaguar switches to a whine for battery i-Pace

Audible assistance praised by guide-dog group Spacecraft-movie engine sounds were tested… …reality is a whine that increases with speed CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Silence is not always golden… particularly for the visually impaired as they try to get around their neighbourhood and even farther afield. The arrival of mostly silent battery-powered cars, motor-cycles and,…

UK-France convoy shows 50 years of driving in luxury

Eight historic models on XJ European tour Celebratory fleet included every generation of XJ Unique convoy visited important locations PARIS, France – A unique convoy representing the past and present of the Jaguar XJ was driven from Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant in England to the 2018 Paris auto show to celebrate 50 years of the…

Jaguar i-Pace: One charge, underwater, London to Brussels

Jaguar I-Pace does London-Brussels on a single charge Chunnel service tunnel used for 50km underwater bit Jaguar i-Pace will be available in SA first quarter 2019 PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar’s i-Pace has shown its real-world usability by driving 369km from London to Brussels on a single charge. And without using a ferry… what, it can…

Jaguar XE SV Project 8: Seca lap makes Big Cat world’s fastest

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 ‘world’s fastest production sedan’ Randy Pobst clocks 1min37.54 on WeatherTech Raceway XE SV Project 8 quickest road-legal Jaguar yet LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY, California – Jaguar’s supercar-rivalling XE SV Project 8 has confirmed its status as the world’s fastest four-door car by setting a track record here. The 441kW, 322km/h four-door…

UK’s oldest automaker about to launch fastest SUV

SuperSUV coming from UK’s oldest sport-car company  Fastest? Yep, with 500kW packed under the bonnet Next to come – a hotted-up Jaguar F-Type LONDON, England – Lister Motor Company, a specialist, 65-year old, all-British specialist sport-car maker, has confirmed that it will launch what is claimed to be he world’s fastest SUV. Meet the Lister LFP…

Just shocking! Meet the Jaguar E-Type E-Lectric

Zero-emissions conversions get production go-ahead Decision follows 2017 debut of E-type Zero concept Cars’ debut at Californian Monterey Car Week LONDON, England – Jaguar Classic has confirmed production for sale of all-electric E-Types for sale a year after the iconic EV sport-car’s successful debut in concept form at a Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in…