Archive for the ‘Jaguar’ Category

Have you heard of Arthur Schening?

Arthur Schening is a graphic designer, so we already know he is a cool guy. All designers are cool, aren’t we? Anyway, Schening ups the cool factor by some margin by creating these stylish illustrations of some very cool racing cars. Thanks to Ferdinand Magazine for bringing these wonderful artworks to our attention and thanks […]

Jaguar shows disdain for SUVs with F-Pace badge

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Ask your car buddies if they like SUVs and almost all will say, “No, I hate them!” And yet, one in every two new vehicle sales in Australia is an SUV or light “truck”. People buy these cars. Manufacturers are clamouring over themselves to produce the newest and greatest SUV. Jaguar will be the next […]

2016 Jaguar AWD F-Type revealed

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Jaguar has revealed details for its MY16 F-Type range which includes the option of a new rear bias all-wheel drive system. Also attracting headlines is the arrival of the F-Type R convertible. And finally, if you want to keep your British roadster experience old skool and rear-wheel drive only, you can get yourself into a […]

Jaguar adds all-paw grip to F-Type

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When Jaguar rocks up to the LA Auto Show next week it will reveal details of the all-wheel drive system it has added to its highly desirable F-Type range, which will soon have 14 models to choose from, instead of the current six. If you’re an old skool hang the arse out rear-wheel drive fan […]

Jaguar XE revealed

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Jaguar has given a soft launch of its new XE saloon ahead of a full reveal at next month’s Paris Motor Show. The 250kW supercharged XE S was unveiled at a special event in London and had all the bells and whistles, including a helicopter flight in front of Tower Bridge and a boat ride […]

Jaguar Lightweight E-Type revealed

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Truth be told we’re not huge fans of the Jaguar E-Type here at AUSmotive. We appreciate the landmark car that it is, but it’s just that, well, its design is terribly overrated, we think. That said, this Lightweight E-Type project, which Jaguar has commissioned the newly formed Jaguar Heritage division of its Special Operations to […]

Life imitates art with Jaguar Virtual Windscreen

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed its Virtual Windcsreen concept which it says can help reduce driver distraction. The Jaguar Virtual Windscreen can also be used to aid performance driving on a racetrack, too, as the image above shows. By using on screen graphics—yes, that’s right on the windscreen—the system shows you the optimum racing line, […]

Let’s talk about the F-Type Project 7

News that the Jaguar F-Type Project 7 will reach production status is kind of a big deal. That’s for two reasons, first because an 80kg lighter F-Type with more power is news we can all celebrate, but also because it’s our first chance to see how fair dinkum Jaguar’s new Special Vehicle Operations is going […]

Jaguar greenlights F-Type Project 7

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Last year Jaguar debuted the one-off F-Type Project 7 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Now, we’re very pleased to say, Jaguar will again bring the Project 7 to Goodwood (26–29 June). Only this time it will be the debut of the production model. Yes, they’re going to build it, and it’s coming to Australia […]

Ringing it with Audi, Jag, Mercedes and VW

Regardless of what the new owners will have in store for the Nürburgring when they takeover next year it’s clear the industry pool is still in full swing. Here’s four videos thanks to Dale from Bridge to Gantry which show a Mercedes AMG GT, an Audi R8 of some description (possibly turbocharged), a Jaguar XE […]

Does my arse look good in this?

This week Chris Harris has a play with the very sexy Jaguar F-Type Coupé. Naturally he’s selected the 404kW supercharged 5.0 V8 model, the F Type R. He begins by waxing lyrical about the car’s beautiful exterior, in particular it’s rather pleasing backside. But when he turns his eye to the interior he reveals himself […]

Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake revealed

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When Geneva rolls around Jaguar will tread where BMW is unwilling to go when it reveals the XFR-S Sportbrake. It’s a pretty simple recipe and involves two main ingredients: the XF Sportbrake and the XFR-S. The former provides the body shape while the latter offers up the stonking 404kW/680Nm 5.0 litre supercharged V8. Thankfully the […]

Jaguar F-Type Coupé – Australian pricing & specs

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Australian pricing for the seriously sexy Jaguar F-Type Coupé has been announced and starts at $119,900 for the entry-level model powered by a 250kW 3.0 litre supercharged V6. The wick has been turned up on that supercharged V6 to 280kW for the F-Type S Coupé, priced from $152,300. Things get a lot more serious with […]

VIDEO: The road best travelled

Henry Catchpole from Evo took a Jaguar F-Type V8 to Romania in search of the country’s best driving road. Well, actually, he’s looking for the world’s best driving road, but it will make more sense after you’ve watched the clip. You might think you know how this ends, but you probably don’t. This is a […]