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New Jaguar engine: V8 for Jaguar F-Type in SA

PRETORIA, South Africa – Jaguar SA has added a second supercharged 331kW V8 option to its F-Type sport car range as a coupé or convertible. The engine was developed to deliver 580Nm from 2500rpm with either all-wheel driver – siad to be ”for purists” – rear-wheel drive. Each, however, has an electronic rear differential to… Continue reading New Jaguar engine: V8 for Jaguar F-Type in SA

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JLR sees the lighter as Jaguars and Landies go composite

LONDON, England –  Jaguar Land Rover is preparing for future electric vehicles with light composite bodies to help deliver greater driving range, more powerful performance, and ”a more dynamic drive”.  What has been named the Tuscana Project will be a four-year programme to make Britain a world leader in low-carbon technology intended to erase a… Continue reading JLR sees the lighter as Jaguars and Landies go composite

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Jaguars ready not to roar into 2021 battery-car racing

PRETORIA, South Africa – Jaguar Racing has revealed its i-Type 5 battery=powered race car throughg a Covid-beating virtual launch before season seven of the ABB FIA Formula E world championship. And names the cars’ drivers. The electric single-seaters will each have a new in-house power train scheduled to run for two consecutive seasons with engineers’ focus… Continue reading Jaguars ready not to roar into 2021 battery-car racing

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Jaguar XE to update with fresh design, connected tech

PRETORIA, South Africa – Jaguar’s XE units are being updated with fresh interior furnishings, exterior designs amendments, and new technology and are expected to reach South Africa in the first half of 2021. Jaguar SA told The Corner that everything from the instrument panel top and console sides to the door armrests and lower cabin… Continue reading Jaguar XE to update with fresh design, connected tech

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Jaguar XF: High-tech detail for 2021 SA release

PRETORIA, South AfrIca – Jaguar SA has released details of the coming Jaguar XF with an ”all-new” cabin, connected and ”future-proof” technology, and two-litre, four-cylinder, Ingenium turbodiesel and petrol engines. The XF is scheduled for South Africa in early 2021, when prices will be listed. External features include a new front bumper, larger and lower… Continue reading Jaguar XF: High-tech detail for 2021 SA release

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Jaguar F-Pace: Major revisions done ahead of 2021 SA launch

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Just launched is the latest version of Jaguar’s F-Pace SUV with a revised shell, choice of battery drive, conventional four- or six-cylinder propulsion, and the latest in infotainment. The first F-Pace was shown in July 2015 at Germany’s Frankfurt auto show but didn’t reach South Africa until June 2016 The latest… Continue reading Jaguar F-Pace: Major revisions done ahead of 2021 SA launch

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The night two Jaguars raced time across Europe

COVENTRY, England – Jaguar Classic plans to assemble six matched pairs of E-Types to celebrate the cars’ 60th anniversary due in March 2021 – it will be called the E-Type 60 Collection. Each pair will, Jaguar says, pay tribute to two of the oldest and most famous E-Types of all: ‘9600 HP’ and ‘77 RW’… Continue reading The night two Jaguars raced time across Europe

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2020 Jaguar F-T,ype ready to seduce South Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa – The 2020 Jaguar F-Type coupes and convertibles haves arrived in South Africa with further improved dynamics and a greater focus on ”driver engagement”. Jaguar says its two-seater sport car has evolved from its World Car Design-winning predecessor’s form through very slim diode headlights framed by J daytime lights and, at the… Continue reading 2020 Jaguar F-T,ype ready to seduce South Africa

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New Jaguar i-Pace: Faster charging, new audio

PRETORIA, South Africa -Jaguar’s I-Pace all-electric performance SUV has added an optional ”fast and intuitive” infotainment system and quicker charging capability to its potential specification. The developments should be available in South Africa towards the end of 2020. Which, the automaker says, will add to the kudos of the model’s 2019 World Car of the… Continue reading New Jaguar i-Pace: Faster charging, new audio

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Jaguar I-Pace: All the benefits of electric mobility

PRETORIA, South Africa – The migration from internal combustion to battery cars will require a shift in mindset for South African drivers, says the South African arm of Jaguar, but nevertheless has ”some attractive and convenient benefits unlikely to have been considered. Most obvious, of course, is topping up your battery (the electric fuel tank)… Continue reading Jaguar I-Pace: All the benefits of electric mobility