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Aston Vanquish 25 revealed: Ian Callum talks first independent project
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2nd Sep 2019
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Aston Vanquish 25 revealed: Ian Callum talks first independent project

There’s no doubt Ian Callum is one of the superstars of modern car design, having led styling for both Jaguar and Aston Martin. When he announced his departure from JLR earlier this year – stating he had no intention to retire – the question was what he would turn his attentions to next. Now we have the answer: a stylish raid on his own back catalogue.
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Mike Duff
Next-gen Jaguar XJ: Bigger and sportier, not an 'S-Class'
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8th Mar 2018
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Next-gen Jaguar XJ: Bigger and sportier, not an 'S-Class'

At almost 10 years old, the current-generation XJ represented a design step-change for Jaguar. Now Ian Callum, head of design for the Big Cat, says the followup will be bigger and sportier than before. With the most recent iteration launched in 2009, the XJ has always been Jaguar's flagship. That's not going to change any time soon, but the model might break with 'F Segment' size and design conventions.
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Paul Maric
Jaguar design boss: reports of wagon death greatly exaggerated
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28th Apr 2016
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Jaguar design boss: reports of wagon death greatly exaggerated

Jaguar’s design director, Ian Callum, has declared via social media this week that he was misquoted in a recent article that claimed he had ruled out the manufacturer launching any new wagon models. Contrary to a report in industry journal Automotive News - which suggested that the ongoing boom in SUV sales had moved Jaguar to rule out new wagons - Callum said in a tweet that he had only confirmed there wouldn’t be an XE-based wagon.
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James Wong
Jaguar F-Type R could get 450kW V8
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26th Sep 2012
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Jaguar F-Type R could get 450kW V8

The man responsible for designing the Jaguar F-Type says the all-new two-seater sports car's V8 engine could be tuned to produce up to 450kW of power for a high-performance 'R' variant. At an exclusive F-Type preview event on the eve of the Paris Motor Show, Jaguar director of design Ian Callum told CarAdvice it's possible get 600hp (447kW) from the brand's supercharged 5.0-litre V8. “We can get more out of that engine, possibly up to 600bhp," Callum said.
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