Articles tagged Jaguar Cars Ltd.

Page 74 of July 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, July 1975

Letters from Readers

N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and MOTOR SPORT does not necessarily associate itself with them.—Ed. MG-C and Jaguar Spares Sir I was concerned to read your article entitled "MG-C and Jaguar Spares" in the May issue of MOTOR SPORT and in particular your comments on the so-called disposal of parts for various non-current Jaguar and Triumph models. All the models you refer...

Page 17 of February 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1965

Fragments on forgotten makes

No. 30 –– The Crouch The Crouch was one of the multitudinous family of light cars which came into being in essentially simple form before the First World War. It survived into peacetime, developed into a sporting 4-cylinder, but went the way of many, failing under the onslaught of mass-produced cars like Morris and Clyno by 1927. Through the co-operation of Andrew Whyte of Jaguar Cars Ltd., I was...

Page 40 of December 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, December 1981

Around and about

BRM Auction Sale At the Motofair at Earls Court, on October 22nd, the remains of the BRM works team were put up for auction by Christie's, the Hon. Patrick Lindsay running the sale with a delightful touch of gentleness and efficiency, his auctioneering technique being qui te charming. Apart from works drawings, various aspects of administration, documentary films and odds and ends, there were...

Page 21 of July 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, July 1953

WHAT THEY COST

WHAT THEY COST Car Dellow Mk. II ... M.G. TD Midget Triumph Sports Morgan Plu s Four Jowett Jupiter Mk. IA Allard Palm Beach Consul H.R.G. 1,100 ... Austin-Healey Hundred Allard Palm Beach Zephyr 11.R.G. 1,500 ... Sunbeam Alpine Allard J2X Jaguar XK120... Lea-Francis 2i litre Sports Nash-Healey ... Aston Martin 0132 Frazer-Nash Le Mans Mk. II Frazer Nash Gran Sport The Donald Healey Motor Co.,...

Page 34 of March 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, March 1987

A Quarter of a Century Apart

Read that heading again. A quarter of a century, 25 years. . . that is the time span which separated the launch of the Jaguar Mk 10 from the second generation XJ6 range. Both prestige models from possibly the most audacious British car manufacturer of them all, each burst onto a market hungry with anticipation for the latest product of the Coventry factory which, at the time of both launches, was...

Page 57 of March 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, March 1991

The Motor Sport Road Test -- Jaguar XJ6 3.2

Suave Speed " Dear Sir/Madam, Your new D luxury car need not cost the earth. Especially if it is one of the new 1991 Jaguar saloons. This range features a new catalyst exhaust system and, for more spirited driving, an exciting sports handling pack is available as an option." The "junk mail" letter, addressed to the writer from what is now Lancaster Jaguar Reading Ltd. was an aggressive missive,...

Page 21 of April 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1951

THE JAGUAR XK 120 TWO-SEATER Engine : Six cylinders. 83 by 106 nun., 3,442 c.c.; 7 to 1 com

pression-ratio. HO b.11.p. at 5,200 r.p.m. Gear ratios First, 12.29 to 1 ; second, 7.22 to 1 ; third, 4.98 to 1 ; top, 3.04 to 1. Tyres : 6.00 by 10 Dunlop Road Speed on bolt-on steel disc wheels. Weight : Approx. 254 cwt., 'without occupants. Steering ratio : 3i turns, lock-tolock. Fuel Capacity : 15 gallons ; Range approx. 180-200 miles. Wheelbase : 8 ft. in. Track : 4 ft. 3 in. front ; 4 ft. 2...

Page 38 of September 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, September 1964

Reflections on the German Grand Prix

Maybe Ferrari is slow to learn, or maybe there are good business reasons, but the German Grand Prix was a repetition of 1963. Last year the early part of the year saw Ferrari concentrating all his efforts on Prototype GT racing, with subsequent domination, but at expense of development work on his Grand Prix cars. It was not until Le Mans was over and won that they got down to serious work on the...

Page 74 of April 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, April 1973

A Jaguar XJ6 in California

Sir, Your recent article by A.R.M. concerning his visit to California and letter elsewhere from Mr. Whyte of Jaguar Cars Ltd. (better known these days as BLMC, etc.) denying overheating problems with the XJ6, prompts me to write my second letter to your illustrious journal. Needless to say I am and have been a Jaguar owner and enthusiast for many years collecting various models in much the same...

Page 26 of June 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, June 1960

Continental notes

Since the Maserati factory withdrew from racing at the end of 1957 they have not been entirely inactive on the racing side but given financial encouragement by private owners they have continued to build racing engines and racing sports cars. Slowly but surely they are getting back into racing and at present are working away on the 2.8-litre four-cylinder car that has been showing good promise...

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