The new center will offer servicing for classic Jaguars and Land Rovers, as well as used car sales. Jaguar Land Rover is opening a classic car refurbishing and restoration center in North America for the first time. The facility in Savannah, Georgia, will also sell and service JLR’s classic vehicles when it opens in the summer of 2019. It will be the first time the British firm has opened a classic car center outside Europe. A 42-bay workshop will be built on the site, providing a full range of manufacturing services for vehicles out of production for 10 years or more, including vehicle health checks and restorations. There will also be a purpose-built showroom, from which Jaguar Land Rover will sell a selection of pre-owned classic vehicles. Brush up your knowledge about JLR's iconic classic cars: Classic Land Rovers Still Proving Their Worth In The Himalayas Discover How Jaguar Classic Builds The New D-Type The site in Savannah was chosen partly … [Read more...] about Jaguar Land Rover To Build Classic Car Facility In The U.S.
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Remembering the American muscle cars of a dying era. AMX, Barracuda, Charger – the early 1970s were a golden age for the muscle car. Some of the most collectable cars you can find today come from that time. Although the '70s did indeed usher in some of the best and boldest vehicles in the class, let's talk about the often overlooked muscle cars of the 1980s for a minute. With big shoes to fill, the '80s sort of floundered in the muscle car department. Efficiency, lightness, and handing were at the forefront of engineering and design thanks to the introduction of sporty Japanese coupes like the Toyota Supra and Mazda RX-7. Still, a few muscle cars survived the '80s and lived to tell the tale. Read also: 8 Worst Muscle Cars Of The 1980s 7 Great Muscle Cars Of The '70s 9 Worst Muscle Cars Of The 1990s ++14Share on FacebookShare on Twitter7Share on LinkedInShare on Flipboard7Share on RedditShare … [Read more...] about 8 Best Muscle Cars Of The ’80s
Celebrating Porsche's heroes of the dirty. Paris-Dakar, Transsyberia Rallye, German Rallye Championship, and Safari Rallye if you’ve race rally chances are you’ve been up against and Porsche and lost. To celebrate their rich and often overlooked Rallye history, Porsche decided to choose their top 5 Rallye cars to remember these heroes of Motorsports. To start out their top 5 list, Porsche chose to highlight their 1984 Paris-Dakar winning Porsche 911. This legendary Porsche was the first 911 to use 4-wheel-drive and features a lifted suspension, off-road armor, meaty tires, and one of the best liveries put on a racecar. Also known as the 953, this Porsche was built specifically for the Paris-Dakar rally. Gallery: Porsche Shows Off Its Top 5 Rallye Cars 6 Photos Next, we have the Porsche Cayenne S Transsyberia. Porsche wanted to prove their new 2008 Cayenne SUV was tough enough to handle off-road conditions so they entered a modified example … [Read more...] about Porsche Shows Off Its Top 5 Rallye Cars
Cruising is cool again. I think many of us forget how formative our teenage years are, especially when it comes to the automobile. Yes, kids today aren’t investing in cars and driver licenses like they used to, but that doesn’t mean the car is any less important to growing up. It allows teenagers freedom they never before experienced, allowing them to learn about the world and themselves away from the watchful eye of parents. We cruise because we can, aimlessly driving because a car is a better place to hang than at home. And Cruise, a new movie from the writer of The Wrestler and The Founder, looks to capture that youthful joy of late 1980s car culture. Cruise stars Spencer Boldman as Gio Fortunato, an Italian kid from Queens who loves cars and girls. That all changes when he meets Jessica, played by Emily Ratajkowski. She’s a girl from Long Island who likes to find thrills on the wrong side of the tracks. The synopsis is thin, but it appears … [Read more...] about Cruise Movie Trailer Is Filled With Awesome ’80s Cars
All new Jaguars and Land Rovers to be electrified from 2020. Jaguar and Land Rover will include an electrified version of every new model range they launch from 2020 – and two new concepts herald the firm's switch to electrification in bold fashion. As part of the inaugural JLR Tech Fest, Jaguar has rolled out both an all-electric E-Type and an autonomous EV concept that looks at how motoring could evolve by 2040. The 2020 electrification announcement was made by JLR CEO Dr Ralf Speth. "We will introduce a portfolio of electrified products across our model range, embracing fully electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid vehicles," he said. "Our first fully electric performance SUV, the Jaguar I-Pace, goes on sale next year.”Jaguar Land Rover is thus the latest company to commit to a future of electric drive, including a range of fully-electric battery-powered cars plus hybrids and plug-in hybrids, following Volvo's headline-grabbing … [Read more...] about Jaguar Reveals Electric Future With E-Type, Future-Type Concepts