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Could Jaguar turn into an EV brand?

Jaguar offers an impressive lineup of powerful and elegantly styled sport sedans and SUVs, but the vehicles have failed to stand out in what no doubt is a crowded playing field. It's why management is considering a radical plan to turn Jaguar into a premium electric car brand to rival Tesla, Autocar reported Friday. It's a strategy Geely is undertaking for...

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Next Jaguar F-Type could get BMW V-8, 2+2 layout

The next Jaguar F-Type may have to hide a German accent. According to a Car report from Monday, Jaguar will source the next sports car's engine from BMW. Specifically, the publication reports a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine is on deck for the next F-Type. BMW offers its 4.4-liter V-8 with 456 horsepower in the 2019 X5 and up to 600 hp in the F90 M5. In...

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Jaguar Project 8 XE reveals its full fury on the dyno

There are many examples of automakers underrating their performance products. The latest data point is Jaguar's XE SV Project 8. Harry Metcalfe of the Harry's Garage YouTube channel took his own example of the super sedan over to a friend's dyno and discovered that the quoted 592 crank horsepower figure is well on the conservative side. Jaguar has built a...

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Jaguar reveals calendar for I-Pace eTrophy’s inaugural season

Jaguar is breaking new ground with one of the world's first race series for production electric cars. It's called the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy, and the inaugural season coincides with the 2018/2019 season of the Formula E Championship, with the two series set to share the same street circuits. Jaguar on Wednesday published the full calendar for the...

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Modern infotainment comes to classic Jaguars and Land Rovers

Modern convenience, meet classic motoring. Jaguar-Land Rover announced last Friday that it now offers Classic Infotainment Systems with modern modern audio, navigation, and infotainment functionality for a number of its vintage vehicles. The Classic Infotainment Systems are compatible with most classic vehicles running on negative earth electrics (the...

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Lister LFP promises to be world’s fastest SUV

British sports car marque Lister is developing a tuned version of the Jaguar F-Pace. Previously labeled a Lightning, Lister has since confirmed the vehicle will go by the name LFP and sit alongside the F-Type-based LFT in the company's growing aresenal of tuned Jaguars. Full details are yet to be released but we know the LFP will be based on the 2019 Jaguar...

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Here’s how you can own a Jaguar C-X75

It's certainly fun to pretend to be James Bond, a fantasy that can be accomplished with an old Bentley, a new Aston Martin, a simple tuxedo, or even a fancy Omega watch. It's a bit more difficult to play the villain. Until now, that is. Kaaimans International in the United Kingdom has one of the Jaguar C-X75 supercars built for the Bond film "Spectre," and...

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2020 Jaguar XE spy shots

Jaguar's XE is about to receive some updates as evidenced by the recent sighting of camouflaged prototypes in California's Death Valley. The updates are expected to be introduced on a 2020 XE due in showrooms in the second half of next year. While the XE only reached the United States in 2016, as a 2017 model, the small sport sedan has been on sale...

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Jaguar Land Rover tests self-driving cars that look alive

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed a technology that will be trialed to see whether it helps build the public's trust toward self-driving cars. The technology is a set of “virtual eyes” that have been installed on a self-driving pod car currently used in trials for the Autodrive project in the United Kingdom. The government-supported project has...

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Jaguar’s electric E-Type confirmed for production

Due to popular demand, Jaguar announced Thursday that the electric E-Type Zero it showed as a concept a year ago will enter production. The cars won't be built from scratch but conversions of existing E-Types, with the work to be carried out by Jaguar Land Rover Classic. The announcement came ahead of the reveal of a second electric E-Type concept, this one...

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