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Fifty Years of the Jaguar XJ Series 1

Posted by Philip Prior on August 2, 2018 at 8:40 AM

Simply the Best—The Story of the Jaguar XJ Series 1

If one were to draw up a list of the greatest British cars of all time, by just about any criteria the Jaguar XJ6/12 would be included. During a production run that spanned more than two decades, it was frequently acclaimed as the greatest car in the world.

And yet, there was nothing particularly innovative about the XJ. ...

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Jaguar XJC Celebrates 40 Years

Posted by Philip Prior on September 18, 2014 at 5:15 AM


Registration Forms and full information available HERE:

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Jaguar D-type - 60th Anniversary

Posted by Philip Prior on April 1, 2014 at 7:50 AM

Just as 2013 was dominated by the launch of the F-TYPE convertible, so the attention will shift this year to the new coupé version which goes on sale in March.  From a Heritage point of view, the big event that will go hand in hand with this is the 60th anniversary of the Jaguar D-type. 

In the 1950s, the D-type played a pivotal role in establishing Jaguar’s motorsport credentials on the most demanding race circuits around the world.  Now, sixty years later, t...

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SS Register Celebrates 40 Years

Posted by Philip Prior on April 1, 2014 at 7:40 AM


At the first event run by the JDCSA, a show of cars at Belair National Park, Brian Rowse met Murray Lindner and myself. Brian had met Ian Mullens from the Victorian Club who suggested we look at forming a Register with the view of exchange of parts and ideas.

With approval sought from the JDCA Committee to start proceedings the first Register meeting was held on 18th April 1974. At this stage it was SS and MK IV`s only. Brian was elected secretary but then moved to Queensl...

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New Baby Jaguar - Jaguar XE

Posted by Philip Prior on April 1, 2014 at 7:35 AM

First spy shots of the baby Jaguar—Jaguar XE (2014)

By Ollie Kew and Phil McNamara—Spy shots - 25 February 2014

This is the long-awaited Jaguar small saloon car, confirmed to be called XE. We’ve spied Jaguar testing elements of the car in hacked-about XF test mules, but that’s all over now.

This is the actual car, and CAR is first to clap eyes on it. Jaguar is testing the XE on...

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JDCSA Appoints New Patron

Posted by Philip Prior on September 21, 2012 at 9:40 AM

 11 September 2012

Dear Members


It is with great pleasure that I inform you of the recent appointment of Ian Webber, AO, to the position of Patron of our Club.

In accordance with the Club Constitutionthe the Executive Committee put his name forward for ap...

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New Jaguar C-X16 Released - The new Jaguar sports car

Posted by Philip Prior on September 7, 2011 at 5:45 AM

To be released at the Frankfurt Motor Show - 13/9/2011

Full Details are here:

Historic Registration / Membership Fees Now Due

Posted by Philip Prior on July 31, 2011 at 2:05 AM

Members with log books who have not renewed by 31st July 2011 are no longer able to legally drive their Vehicles on Historic Registration.

On the 1st August each year the Club is obliged to notify the Register of Motor Vehicles in writing of any Members with log books who have not renewed their Membership.

JDCSA Secretary


Jaguar / Williams F1 C-X75 - Production To Begin 2013

Posted by Philip Prior on May 7, 2011 at 7:12 AM


Jaguar can today confirm that it will launch the remarkable C-X75 concept car as an exclusive hybrid supercar.

Jaguar C-X75 will become the British marque's most advanced model to date. It will offer performance on a par with the fastest production cars on the market, while adopting cutting-edge technology that offers remarkably economical running. Jaguar expects this hybrid supercar to deliver incredibly low CO2 emissions of less than 99g/km while being ...

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Rick Luff - Radio Interview 75 Years of Jaguar

Posted by Philip Prior on October 2, 2010 at 6:20 AM

Rick did a great job on the Carol Whitelock radion show


You can hear it HERE