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historics

Classics for Christmas… or a gift at any time!

THIS year has seen many great battles taking place on race tracks around the country, indeed some veritable classics. Sometimes it’s taken for granted just what a great motoring history this country has. But there is one Midlands circuit which holds a commemoration of racing marques from the past… Donington Park. And the Derby area […]

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XK150

Classy pair of classics go under the hammer

TWO of the best examples of classics cars are going under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions. The sale, on Saturday, July 27, will include a 1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster and a recently restored 1962 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 Deluxe. When the Jaguar XK 150 ‘S’ 3.4 Roadster was produced it was the fastest production […]

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Jaguar

Up close and personal with Jaguar flagship

JAGUAR is showing off its new flagship model in a trio of events. The new 550PS XJR makes its public debut at the Motor Expo event at Canary Wharf in London, which takes place from June 10-16. Should you wish to get close up and personal with the XJR, Jaguar’s stand will be in Canada […]

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Jaguar XKR 5.0 V8

Jaguar XKR: One car, two extreme reactions!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Jaguar XKR Convertible 5.0 V8 With sometimes unexpected reactions from the passenger seat,  DAVID HOOPER, revels in the delights of Jaguar’s stunning XKR. RARELY has any car I’ve ever tested provoked such extreme reactions from the passenger seat. With this Jaguar XKR Convertible I got the lot – from genuine […]

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NGMW 40TH

NGMW’s 40 years puts Group on road to nostalgia

As the Northern Group of Motoring Writers celebrates its 40th Anniversary, DAVID HOOPER drives some of the now classic cars which at the time were brand new – including the Queen Mum’s Jag! IT’S 40 years since the Queen Mum bought this lovely Jaguar XJ12 limousine . . . The same year, 1973, also saw […]

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Jaguar XKR

Fast, luxurious, and classy used car bargains

PORSCHE has recently launched a new version of the iconic 911 and the specs are pretty amazing. If fitted, as most are with the PDK semi-automatic transmission, the ‘basic’ Carrera 2 will do 180mph yet it can return 34.5mpg and it emits only 192g/km of CO2. A few years ago those figures would have seemed […]

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Land Rover Defender ‘is a true motoring icon’

Like chalk and cheese, DAVID HOOPER enjoys a brief drive in two of Jaguar Land Rover’s latest models. THERE aren’t many cars which can truly lay claim to being iconic, but this is one of them – the Land Rover Defender 90. It’s up there with the Mini and the Beetle as cars which changed […]

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Jaguar’s flagship XJ is perfect for the chauffeur set

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Jaguar XJ 3.0i Portfolio These are heady days for Jaguar Land Rover. KEITH WARD luxuriates in the flagship of the Jaguar range. BELOW the bonnet of this latest version of Jaguar’s current flagship luxury limo XJ is the promise of sporty things to come. The crisp new eight-speed ZF “Quickshift” […]

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