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Jaguar says rear-wheel drive for sports cars is better than all-wheel drive

A leading executive of Jaguar’s powertrain team has told CarAdvice the brand won’t pursue all-wheel drive for its performance cars...

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Jaguar rules out turbocharging for performance models
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Jaguar rules out turbocharging for performance models

Jaguar will stick with supercharging for its high performance models and sports cars, rather than follow the majority of its luxury rivals in opting for downsized turbocharged engines. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the new F-Type Coupe, Jaguar’s technical specialist for performance and drivability attributes, Tim Clark, said turbocharging is not something the brand is currently investigating for its faster models...


Jaguar F-Type Coupe Review
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Jaguar F-Type Coupe Review

Matt Campbell drives the new hard-top version of Jaguar's new sports car hero in Spain.


Jaguar XK : No replacement expected for several years, if ever
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Jaguar XK : No replacement expected for several years, if ever

The Jaguar XK is dead, and it doesn't look likely to be resurrected anytime soon. It was recently announced that the V8-powered Jaguar XK coupe would cease production within months, and while the news may have brought a tear to the eye of Jaguar purists, the brand says it has other priorities right now...


2015 Jaguar XE to feature F-Type engine
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2015 Jaguar XE to feature F-Type engine

The much-anticipated 2015 Jaguar XE has been confirmed to be offered with at least one engine borrowed from the brand's F-Type range. The all-new Jaguar XE - which was teased by the British brand at the Geneva motor show in March and is set to go on sale globally by mid-2015 - has been confirmed to be offered with the company's 3...


Luxury brands need to offer crossovers/SUVs - Jaguar
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Luxury brands need to offer crossovers/SUVs - Jaguar

The Jaguar C-X17 concept is still to be confirmed officially for production, though the British brand has admitted luxury car makers can’t afford to omit an SUV-style vehicle from its line-up. Jaguar is showcasing the high-riding C-X17 in Australia this week, six months after the company unveiled the high-riding model at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show...


Jaguar F-Type Roadster
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Jaguar F-Type Roadster's new custom boot bag took 900 hours to create

The Jaguar F-Type Roadster has been roasted by critics far and wide for its tiny, oddly shaped cargo hold - but a new boot bag from French designer Moynat could change all that. For the uninitiated, the F-Type's boot is largely occupied by its spare wheel, making for an awkward 196-litre capacity that is split on either side of the central spare (see below)...


Jaguar could go smaller than XE, bigger than C-X17
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Jaguar could go smaller than XE, bigger than C-X17

Jaguar isn’t ruling out vehicles smaller than the 2015 XE luxury medium car or bigger than the C-X17 crossover expected in 2016 as it continues its product expansion. The British luxury brand revealed its first image of the new XE that will rival the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3 Series at this month’s Geneva motor show...


Jaguar XK production to end in 2014
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Jaguar XK production to end in 2014

The Jaguar XK will be no more by the end of 2014, according to overseas reports. The fate of the British brand's two-door grand tourer was announced at an event at the Geneva motor show, and UK publication Autocar reports Jaguar made the decision to renew its focus on the recently introduced F-Type range and the upcoming XE small sedan...


Jaguar XF Sportbrake plans canned for Australia again
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Jaguar XF Sportbrake plans canned for Australia again

Jaguar Australia has performed a double backflip on its decision to sell the Jaguar XF Sportbrake, stating it will not offer the premium large wagon in our market after all. Originally off the table for our market when released in 2012, Jaguar Australia reversed its position in June 2013, announcing plans to sell the XF Sportbrake on a special order basis...


Jaguar XE : model name confirmed for 2015 3 Series rival
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Jaguar XE : model name confirmed for 2015 3 Series rival

The Jaguar XE has been confirmed as the model name for the British luxury brand’s upcoming rival to the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The XE, which European media had speculated would be called XS, will sit below the XF and XJ in Jaguar’s passenger car line-up when it goes on sale globally from mid 2015...


Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake revealed
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Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake revealed

The load-lugging version of Jaguar’s fastest ever four-door, the Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake, will headline the British brand’s motor show stand when it debuts in Geneva next week. The XFR-S Sportbrake joins the XFR-S sedan at the top of Jaguar’s luxury large car range, combining its high-performance powertrain and sports-tuned chassis with the practicality and versatility of a wagon body style...


Jaguar XFR-S Review
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Jaguar XFR-S Review

Jaguar's most powerful sedan ever is also one of its most convincing models - but is that enough?


Jaguar F-Type Coupe priced from $119,900
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Jaguar F-Type Coupe priced from $119,900

The Jaguar F-Type Coupe will reach Australian showrooms in July with a $119,900 starting price, making it almost $20K cheaper than its roadster twin. Jaguar Australia’s pricing structure runs counter to that of rival Porsche, which charges a slight premium for its Cayman coupe over the related Boxster convertible...


Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake: 404kW super station wagon leaked
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Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake: 404kW super station wagon leaked

The leaked image above purportedly gives us our first look at the Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake – the wagon version of Jaguar’s fastest ever four-door production car. The image, published by UK publication Autocar, is believed to reveal the XFR-S Sportbrake in final production form ahead of the high-performance wagon’s anticipated unveiling and launch later this year...


400kW Club Comparison : Audi RS6 v BMW M5 v Jaguar XFR-S v Mercedes-Benz E63 S AMG
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400kW Club Comparison : Audi RS6 v BMW M5 v Jaguar XFR-S v Mercedes-Benz E63 S AMG

Chief executives sitting in lofty boardrooms make changes less frequently than the manufacturers of the cars they drive, or so it seems. One year ago we tested the BMW M5 and it was the only luxury muscle car with 400-plus kilowatts of power; the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG made 386kW, the Jaguar XFR 375kW...


Jaguar F-Type : four-cylinder turbo in the works - report
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Jaguar F-Type : four-cylinder turbo in the works - report

A new entry-level Jaguar F-Type powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine is believed to be under development, according to a report out of the UK. Autocar reports a recently spied Jaguar F-Type development prototype is the test bed for a new model that will house a turbocharged 2...


Jaguar: New Cars 2014
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Jaguar: New Cars 2014

Details of the new additions to Jaguar Australia's showroom in 2014. Jaguar F-Type coupe (Q3) There will be only one new addition to Jaguar's line-up in 2014, and it promises to be a good one. The F-Type coupe will reach our shores in the third quarter of the year, headlined by the hardtop-exclusive F-Type R. The flagship variant borrows its supercharged 404kW/680Nm 5...


Jaguar bites back at Mercedes-Benz
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Jaguar bites back at Mercedes-Benz's Magic Body Control chicken ad

Jaguar has taken a cheeky swipe at rival Mercedes-Benz in a video reply to the luxury German manufacturer's playful poultry-inspired Magic Body Control advertisement. Mercedes-Benz released the light-hearted 50-second commercial for its new suspension system in September following its debut in the new S-Class in July...


Photographer captures
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Photographer captures 'exploding, hatching' cars

A Swiss photographer renowned for combining art and science has created a series of images capturing cars seemingly exploding and hatching. On display at the MB&F MAD (Mechanical Art Devices) Gallery in Geneva, Fabien Oefner's 'Disintegrating' and 'Hatch' series of images includes classic cars such as the 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe, 1961 Jaguar E-Type, 1967 Ferrari 330 P4 and 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO...