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Jaguar Land Rover to skip Geneva motor show

Jaguar Land Rover won't have a presence at the Geneva motor show in March 2019, according to a new report from Europe. Autocar is reporting the British marques are "looking at the effectiveness of each motor show individually" and, rather than paying to attend the 2019 show, will pour the money into its own launch events...

ANCAP: Focus, G70, I-Pace and Santa Fe get five-star ratings

ANCAP has awarded five-star safety ratings to the Ford Focus, Genesis G70, Hyundai Santa Fe and Jaguar I-Pace this week. The two SUVs managed 94 per cent for adult occupant protection, while the Focus and G70 posted 85 per cent and 81 per cent respectively. Interestingly, the Focus managed an impressive 87 per cent score for child occupant protection, which was better than the other three models...

Jaguar XJ50 on sale from $222,478

Jaguar Australia has announced pricing for the XJ50 special edition, available locally in four variants priced from $222,478 before on-road costs. Commemorating five decades of Jaguar's flagship limousines, the XJ50 is available with both the 250kW 3.0-litre supercharged V6 petrol engine and 221kW 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel, along with standard- and long-wheelbase bodies...

2021 Jaguar F-Type could go electric - report

The next-generation Jaguar F-Type could become a two-seat, all-electric sports car to rival the upcoming Tesla Roadster. Autocar understands Jaguar is evaluating whether the next F-Type should be designed as a pure-electric vehicle. Under the electric-only proposal, the company's designers would have scope to recall the proportions of the venerated E-Type – and the plan would fit with discussions around turning Jaguar into an all-electric marque...

Jaguar Land Rover previews predictive traffic light technology

Jaguar Land Rover has previewed a new driver assistance feature, dubbed the Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory system (GLOSA). JLR claims the system, once developed, will be able to communicate with approaching traffic lights through the use of vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) technology...

Jaguar F-Type rally convertibles unveiled

Jaguar has modified a pair of F-Type convertibles for rallying, as it looks to celebrate the XK120's rally exploits during the 1950s. The rally-ready F-Type convertibles have new front and rear grooved brakes with four-piston calipers, hand-built competition dampers with three-way adjustment, a limited-slip differential, and a hydraulic hand brake for those hairpin bends...

Jaguar F-Type Chequered Flag revealed, priced from $139,650

Jaguar has announced the F-Type Chequered Flag, commemorating seven decades since the original XK 120 was launched in 1948. Based on the R-Dynamic specification, the special-edition F-Type can be had in both coupe and convertible body styles, and is offered with both turbocharged four-cylinder and supercharged V6 engines...

2016 Jaguar XE, XF added to Takata recall

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has initiated a recall for the 2016 'X760' XE and 'X260' XF as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. As with previous Takata-related recalls, affected airbag inflators could degrade over time when exposed to high temperatures and humidity over time...

Electric vehicles: Jaguar, Audi, Hyundai call for greater incentives, infrastructure support

A trio of car manufacturers have put the call out for better buyer incentives on electric vehicles Down Under, citing nations like Norway as a guide for encouraging the technology's rollout. Jaguar, Audi and Hyundai all suggested perks for buyers of electric vehicles – things like free registration, lower tolls or priority lanes on busy roads, along with the oft-requested tax breaks – would encourage battery-electric uptake locally, where market share is currently around 0...

Jaguar Land Rover production stoppage caused by perfect storm of global issues

British-based carmaker Jaguar Land Rover will this month stop the production lines at its plant in Solihull for two weeks, in response to weakening demand for their vehicles in China. Like most prestige carmakers operating in China, Jaguar Land Rover last month suffered a 46.2 per cent sales dive in its single largest market, and where it owns a major factory used to produce cars with Chery...

E63 S v F-Type SVR drag race - video

Eight-cylinder performance cars can take on very different forms these days – take the Jaguar F-Type SVR and Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate, for example. In a new clip published by Carwow, Mat Watson lines up the British sports car and German performance wagon for an old-school drag race, to see which is quickest. On paper, the two vehicles are closely matched...