Tag: Jaguar

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The Golden Age of Convertibles – London Concours

The London Concours, presented by Montres Breguet, will gather a collection of the most beautiful and innovative soft-tops ever, paying special attention to the 1960s. Showcasing the likes of the Jaguar E-Type, Ferrari 330 GTS, Alfa Romeo Junior Spider and Aston Martin DB2, it’s no wonder this class is known as Convertibles: The Golden Era. […]

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Eagle GT – The Ultimate E Type

When it comes to making classic cars harder, better, faster and stronger, there are few in the game as prominent as Eagle. This British company has forged a path for itself by taking one the world’s most beloved classics – the Jaguar E Type – and bringing it up to date. An Eagle E Type […]

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Jaguar XJS – The Car’s The Star

When the Jaguar XJS burst onto the scene in 1975, the Doug Thorpe-designed GT car had the world’s press talking. It was long, it was low and it was wide. It was offered with a V12, which in turn could be paired with a manual or an automatic transmission. It was a proper, well-specified follow […]

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HMW Jaguar – Race Maker, Life Taker

Photography by RiikoPhoto George Abecassis and John Heath were men who lived for the thrill of speed and smell of fuel and oil. The Second World War had come to an end, and while British life still had a long way to go before it could once again be called normal, the people of this […]

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Five Cars for the BHP, Not the MPG

If you’ve been watching the news, you’ll probably be aware of the massive crash in the oil market. Values of a barrel of crude fell into the minus, reaching an unprecedented -$35 at one point. Brent crude, the global benchmark for oil prices, currently has it at around $17 a barrel, which is still incredibly […]

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Classic Cars – A Family Affair

To all those fortunate enough to call classic cars their passion, I wish to pose a question. What next? There are vast uncertainties surrounding classic cars right now, with many fearing a continuation of the current slump in values, and potential restrictions on future usage scenarios, so what next?  For me, the question of what’s […]

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The Most Rotten Jaguar… In The World!

This latest episode of Car & Classic: The Rescues featuring a Jaguar is of a slightly different tone to the previous ones. In the past, we brought a little Austin back to life, and we have taken a £100 Mercedes-Benz and put it back on the road. Pistons have moved, oil has been swilled, petrol […]

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RetroMobile 2020 – Five of the Best

It’s rare in this saturated world of supercars on every corner that something makes you stop, look and listen. Retromobile 2020 made that happen more times than we can count. There truly was something for everyone, covering all price points. The diversity of the show truly is something to behold. There is no ego attached […]

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1957 Jaguar XK140 – Project Profile

When it comes to building an open-top two-seater sports car, few were ever better at it than the British in the 1960s. And that’s not a gratuitous use of patriotism, we’re not being biased here. Britain just made some belting roadsters. We had the MGs, Triumphs, the Healeys and of course, the Jaguars. The most […]

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1968 Jaguar S Type – Classified of the Week

Few cars are as iconic in the classic car world as those from the Jaguar stable. The ‘go to’ choices are of course the E Type and the Mk2, but what about something else? There was no shortage of cars rolling out of the Jaguar factory back in the day, after all.  A case in […]