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New Jaguar XF Coming Next Year, Draws From Compact XE Sedan


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It's sometimes hard to remember that the Jaguar XF launched back in 2007 and, aside from a mild facelift and some new models, hasn't changed a whole lot.

We Dare You to Spot the Differences on Facelifted Jaguar XJ


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Yes, this is the updated XJ saloon that's expected to land in Jaguar showrooms across the world next year.

Jaguar Land Rover Reveals Its 'Transparent Pillar' And 'Ghost Car' Tech To Aid Visibility


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It's not as creepy as it sounds, but Jaguar Land Rover is working on new technology that makes thick pillars disappear and has you follow a "ghost car" with navigation directions.

Chris Harris’ Verdict on the Jaguar F-type R Coupe is Quite a Shocker


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Give Chris “The Monkey” Harris anything with four wheels and he’ll manage to drift it without breaking any sweat. Imagine then what happens when he has 550hp reaching the tarmac through the rear axle. Yep, he’ll shred those tires in no time.

Jaguar Recalls 7,000 F-Types in the US for Defect in Passenger Airbag Activation


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According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Jaguar Land Rover is recalling 7,097 of the F-Type in the US because of a faulty passenger-side airbag wiring.

Jaguar XJ220 Supercar Gets a Makeover by Vilner


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Remodeling the interior of a BMW 5-Series or a Lancer EVO is one thing, but doing it to a limited run exotic like the Jaguar XJ220 requires a big leap of faith from the owner.

JLR Introduces justDrive Connectivity App, Opens R&D Center in Oregon


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Infotainment systems are nowadays the name of the game in the automotive industry. No matter the segment, each manufacturer offers at least one, either as standard or optional, with features that make BMW’s first-gen iDrive seem like it belongs to the Stone Age.

New Jaguar XE Passes Static Preview Test


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The Jaguar XE needs to have a broad swathe of talents if it wants to make a mark in the highly contested sector it competes in. It promises unrivaled efficiency, coupled with sharp design and a sharp drive, though nobody’s driven it yet to confirm the latter.

Jaguar F-Type R to be Sold in US Only as AWD


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You can kiss burnouts in the V8-powered F-Type R goodbye if you live in the US, because Jaguar will cease imports of rear-wheel drive models, solely offering it as AWD.

That’s due to the UK-based manufacturer’s shakeup of its US range with the newly introduced all-wheel drive and manual gearbox option.

Mercedes, Mini Top J.D. Power New Car Buyers’ Satisfaction Survey


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The new-car buying process can be either a pleasant or a negative experience. Market research company J.D. Power has, for the 28 past years, released an annual study measuring customers’ satisfaction – and its 2014 report makes for an interesting reading.

Jaguar Files for EV-Type Trademark; What Could it Mean?


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We have absolutely no idea what Jaguar’s filing for a trademark for the “EV-Type” name could possibly mean. It was filed with both US and Euro offices, and aside from it possibly signifying Jaguar’s interest in creating an all-electric vehicle, we’re stuck as to what it might announce.

Jaguar F-Type Now Offers Manual, AWD, Not That You'd Notice On The Show Floor


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Guess which Jaguar F-Type was getting mobbed at this year's LA Auto Show; yep, it was the one with three pedals and a funny gear lever.

Jaguar Adds AWD, Manual Gearbox to F-Type – Oh, and Electric Steering Too!


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Just two years after its market launch in roadster form, and less than six months after the coupe went on sale, the F-Type gets a host of changes and options that will more than double its line-up, from the current six models to a total of 14.

Jaguar F-Type to Gain Manual Gearbox Next Year


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While the headline of the source piece from Autocar reads something about how Jaguar is (lightly) kicking itself for not making more Project 7s, it’s actually not the most important bit of news it presents. In fact, the same source which made the claims also says there will be a manual gearbox option made available form early on in 2015.

Puss in Wheels: Jaguar's F-Type Coupe Tries on Schmidt Revolution


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You may have never heard about "BEST Cars & Bikes Company", but you surely know the car they've been working on lately: the Jaguar F-Type Coupe.

Ex-Brunei Royal Family’s 1994 Jaguar XJ220 Going to Auction


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Here’s your chance to own a vehicle that has been part of the Brunei Royal Family’s famous car collection, a low-mileage Jaguar XJ220.

Jaguar Reveals AWD F-Type, Announces Bloodhound SSC Partnership


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Jaguar has just revealed the all-wheel drive version of its F-Type sports car, while at the same time announcing its partnership with The Bloodhound (land speed record attempt) Project. The AWD F-Type will be used as a radio/backup vehicle when the Bloodhound team will attempt to break the world land speed record – they want to push it above 1,000 mph or 1,609 km/h.

Jaguar Land Rover Will Kick Off Brazilian Production With Discovery Sport


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The British are about to get more Brazilian with the newly introduced Land Rover Discovery Sport leading the charge.

Jaguar Land Rover Opens New Engine Plant in the UK


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Jaguar Land Rover has inaugurated its new £500 million ($800 million) Engine Manufacturing Centre in the UK, the brand’s first in-house engine production facility in a generation.

Hennessey Boosts Jaguar F-Type V8 to 623 HP


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The most powerful V8-motivated version of the Jaguar F-Type Coupe, the R, makes 542 hp. That’s a lot, and even if the F-Type is not really the lightest of cars, it’s still pushed to sixty in four-ish seconds – a very competent, though not extraordinary time.

Should you need more, though, Hennessey no offers a pack that boosts the output to 623 hp, making the car even harder to launch cleanly…