News: JAGUAR I-PACE IS NAMED T3’S BEST CAR 2018

Rather unsurprisingly, in MotorMartin’s opinion, the Jaguar I-PACE has been named ‘Best Car’ at T3’s 2018 Technology Awards. The awards took place at London’s Ministry of Sound last week. The award was present by Spencer Hart, T3’s Product & Style Editor. Graham Wilkins, Chief Product Engineer, shared with MotorMartin: “We are delighted that the Jaguar I-PACE… Read More News: JAGUAR I-PACE IS NAMED T3’S BEST CAR 2018

News: 50 YEARS OF JAGUAR XJ: HISTORIC CONVOY HEADS TO PARIS MOTOR SHOW

Paris, MotorMartin has been informed, has a special significance to the Jaguar XJ as in 1968 the XJ made its debut at the show, with Jaguar founder Sir William Lyons revealing his vision for a saloon car with the handling of an E-type. According to contemporary reports, this new luxury model was a revelation with… Read More News: 50 YEARS OF JAGUAR XJ: HISTORIC CONVOY HEADS TO PARIS MOTOR SHOW

News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY CONFIRMS THAT IT IS TO BUILD THE LFP – THE WORLD’S FASTEST SUV

There aren’t many out there on the roads today that sit quietly in their brand new SUV wondering what it would be like with a considerable upping of the power available but then again, most of us don’t work at Lister. With 670 bhp on tap, an estimated 0-60 mph acceleration time of just 3.5… Read More News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY CONFIRMS THAT IT IS TO BUILD THE LFP – THE WORLD’S FASTEST SUV

News: LAND ROVER CELEBRATES 70 YEARS WITH LARGEST EVER PARADE OF VEHICLES ON GOODWOOD HILL

There was rather a collective sharp intake of breath from the #MotorMartinClassics desk just the other day when news arrived regarding some rather special Land Rovers, (aren’t they all?) In what should be of interest to the latent Land Rover owner in us all, a convoy of 70 rare and important Land Rovers stole the… Read More News: LAND ROVER CELEBRATES 70 YEARS WITH LARGEST EVER PARADE OF VEHICLES ON GOODWOOD HILL

News: 100TH JAGUAR E-TYPE 3.8 ‘FLAT FLOOR’ COUPE GOING TO AUCTION

Friends of MotorMartin, Silverstone Auctions, have confirmed that a rather significant Jaguar E-Type 3.8 ‘Flat Floor’ coupé will be offered for auction at its May Sale on 19th May at Silverstone racing circuit. Best get saving then. Silverstone Auctions have confirmed to MotorMartin that this Jaguar E-Type is particularly special as it is believed to… Read More News: 100TH JAGUAR E-TYPE 3.8 ‘FLAT FLOOR’ COUPE GOING TO AUCTION

News: RANGE ROVER VELAR NAMED MOST BEAUTIFUL CAR IN THE WORLD

Rather unsurprisingly, the Range Rover Velar has been judged the most beautifully designed vehicle on the planet, winning the World Car Design of the Year title at the 2018 World Car Awards. Bringing glamour, modernity and elegance to the Range Rover family, Velar offers a unique combination of design excellence and engineering integrity. Prof. Dr… Read More News: RANGE ROVER VELAR NAMED MOST BEAUTIFUL CAR IN THE WORLD

News: RANGE ROVER VELAR AND JAGUAR E-TYPE ZERO WIN AT GQ CAR AWARDS 2018

In further good news for the ever popular Jaguar Land Rover, it’s been shared with MotorMartin that they have won two trophies at the GQ Car of the Year Awards. The luxurious and capable new Range Rover Velar won the ‘Climb Every Mountain in Luxury Award’, while Jaguar’s zero-emissions E-type Zero was named as ‘Best… Read More News: RANGE ROVER VELAR AND JAGUAR E-TYPE ZERO WIN AT GQ CAR AWARDS 2018

News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY RECEIVES £3.1 MILLION WORTH OF ORDERS WITHIN 24 HOURS OF ANNOUNCING ITS 200 MPH+ THUNDER

Following The Lister Motor Company’s recent announcement of the fastest, most powerful and luxurious car it has ever built in 65-years – the 666 bhp Thunder supercar – the legendary Cambridge-based marque has been inundated with interest, with a rather incredible £3.1million-worth of orders for the model received within the first 24 hours of model’s… Read More News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY RECEIVES £3.1 MILLION WORTH OF ORDERS WITHIN 24 HOURS OF ANNOUNCING ITS 200 MPH+ THUNDER

News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY MAKES THUNDER WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS NEW 200+ MPH SUPERCAR

British specialist sports car maker – The Lister Motor Company – has shared the fastest, most powerful and luxurious car it has ever built in the legendary Cambridgeshire marque’s 65-year history, with the launch of the Lister Thunder. The Thunder was exclusively revealed at the Historic Motorsport International, staged at London’s ExCeL, from 15th-18th of… Read More News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY MAKES THUNDER WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS NEW 200+ MPH SUPERCAR

News: JAGUAR I-PACE VOTED MOST ANTICIPATED NEW CAR OF 2018

Causing considerable interest already, the Jaguar I-PACE all-electric performance SUV has won the What Car? 2018 Reader Award, securing it the title of the most anticipated new car of 2018. What Car? have shared with MotorMartin that their readers chose Jaguar’s first all-electric model from a shortlist of 12 cars due to go on sale… Read More News: JAGUAR I-PACE VOTED MOST ANTICIPATED NEW CAR OF 2018

News: ELECTRIC ROAD TRIP: JAGUAR I-PACE COMPLETES FINAL TESTING IN LOS ANGELES AHEAD OF 2018 REVEAL

One year on from showing the I-PACE Concept at the LA Auto Show, Jaguar have confirmed to MotorMartin that they are back in town with a production prototype for final range and durability tests ahead of its official global reveal in 2018. Blimey. Thousands of potential customers have pressed the ‘I want one’ button on www.jaguar.com to place a deposit or register a… Read More News: ELECTRIC ROAD TRIP: JAGUAR I-PACE COMPLETES FINAL TESTING IN LOS ANGELES AHEAD OF 2018 REVEAL

News: GKN STEPS ONTO THE FORMULA E GRID AT HONG KONG SEASON OPENER

It’s been shared with #MotorMartinRacing recently that GKN’s multi-year partnership with Panasonic Jaguar Racing has, at last, made its competitive debut last weekend (2 – 3 December), when the 2017-18 FIA Formula E championship began on the streets of Hong Kong. A drama-packed double-header saw the team perform strongly and consistently throughout. Nelson Piquet Jnr… Read More News: GKN STEPS ONTO THE FORMULA E GRID AT HONG KONG SEASON OPENER

News: JAGUAR XE SV PROJECT 8 IS WORLD’S FASTEST SALOON CAR, WITH RECORD NÜRBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE LAP

Jaguar have let it be known to MotorMartin recently that their SVO-developed XE SV Project 8 is now the world’s fastest four-door car, following a production-intent prototype’s record lap of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The incredible time of 7min 21.23sec, Jaguar say, is nearly 11 seconds quicker than the previous fastest sedan around the legendary 12.9-mile… Read More News: JAGUAR XE SV PROJECT 8 IS WORLD’S FASTEST SALOON CAR, WITH RECORD NÜRBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE LAP

News: JAGUAR E-PACE NAMED TOP GEAR MAGAZINE CROSSOVER OF THE YEAR

So here we go with today’s award news and it’s come to the attention of MotorMartin that the all new Jaguar E-PACE has been awarded BBC Top Gear Magazine’s 2017 ‘Crossover of the Year’ in one of motoring’s toughest categories. The Crossover sector, Top Gear say, is the fastest growing and toughest sales market in… Read More News: JAGUAR E-PACE NAMED TOP GEAR MAGAZINE CROSSOVER OF THE YEAR

News: AUDI DRIVER DI GRASSI ABOUT THE NEW FORMULA E SEASON: “NUMBER ONE IS TREMENDOUS MOTIVATION”

For the first time, MotorMartin is intending to be following and reporting on the new season of Formula E, a series that is most definitely on the up with new manufacturers, tracks and drivers all getting involved as the season draws ever closer and one who’s season starts this upcoming weekend from Hong Kong. Exciting… Read More News: AUDI DRIVER DI GRASSI ABOUT THE NEW FORMULA E SEASON: “NUMBER ONE IS TREMENDOUS MOTIVATION”

News: 160 CLASSIC CARS FOR AUCTION AT CCA’S FESTIVE DECEMBER SALE

Warwickshire-based auction house and friends of MotorMartin, Classic Car Auctions (CCA), will present 160 classic cars spanning 72 years of motoring history at its festive December Sale at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday 2nd December. Bidders, Classic Car Auctions say, will be spoilt for choice with the huge variety of quality ‘everyman’ classics on… Read More News: 160 CLASSIC CARS FOR AUCTION AT CCA’S FESTIVE DECEMBER SALE

News: JAGUAR CLASSIC XKSS CONTINUATION CROWNED CAR OF THE YEAR AT 2017 OCTANE AWARDS

Jaguar Land Rover Classic have shared with MotorMartin recently that they have enjoyed a double victory at the 2017 Octane Awards, held in London this week. The ‘Legends Continued’ Jaguar XKSS continuation was crowned 2017 Car of the Year and Jaguar Land Rover Classic also received the Manufacturer Heritage Collection of the Year accolade. It’s… Read More News: JAGUAR CLASSIC XKSS CONTINUATION CROWNED CAR OF THE YEAR AT 2017 OCTANE AWARDS