Jaguars make purr-fect impression

Black beauty… a gorgeous Jaguar XK120

JAGUARS old and new are making headlines this week.
The famous British marque unveils its C-X16 concept car debuts at the Frankfurt Motor Show while its sporting predecessors take to the tarmac at the Goodwood Revival this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
A very special race will be taking place, which is the Fordwater Trophy for E-types, including some of the rare lightweight models produced between 1961 and 1966.
Well-known drivers at the event include Gerhard Berger, Jochen Mass, Adrian Newey, Andy Priaulx, John Cleland, Andy Wallace and Rowan Atkinson.
The famous history of Jaguar will be showcased by a display involving the SS100, the XK120 and XK140, the D-type and, of course, the E-type celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
Throughout 2011 the anniversary has been marked in style with convoys of E-types travelling through London, Geneva, San Francisco and New York, a 28-metre sculpture towering over the Goodwood Festival of Speed, a record-breaking 767 privately owned examples taking to the Silverstone Circuit and exclusive E-type race meetings.
Last year, the Revival attracted 134,000 people over three days, most in period dress.  The weekend also features vintage aircraft and motorcyclesn.
Details of the Revival can be found at: www.goodwood.com/motorsport

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