January 2018 News Round Up


ex-Peter Crespin Mark 9 Jaguar

Welcome to the latest Xclusively Jaguar News Round Up!

This month’s cover picture features Luke and Naomi Espley outside Cheltenham College chapel on their Wedding Day with a completely original 1960 Mark 9 which was re-imported from the USA and formerly owned by the brides father, Peter Crespin, now Editor of Jaguar Journal.

 

With this being the first issue for 2018

I would like to wish everyone who reads Xclusively Jaguar News

a Very Happy New Year !!!

 

Former Jaguar Designer, Keith Helfet, brought the following video to our attention –

Mentored by Sir William Lyons himself, automotive designer Keith Helfet has created multiple works of art for Jaguar and is best known for his work on the XJ220, the XK180 and the F-type. He initially studied mechanical engineering at the University of Cape Town and much to his disappointment, it was mainly applied maths. This resulted in him taking an aptitude test and it came back that he would be better suited to doing industrial design. It was this realisation that led him to try his hand at automotive design where he built a new shell for a Triumph Spitfire from scratch using plaster of paris while still in University. Through this project his passion was ignited and ultimately led him to the decision to pursue a career in this field.

Only Motors: Keith Helfet

 

Mike Hawthorn Honoured in Hall of Fame

Monday 4th December 2017 – Mike Hawthorn was one of the Racing Drivers to be honoured by being included in the FIA’s new Hall of Fame in Paris. Another similar Hall is due in Geneva shortly.

 

Mike Hawthorn Anniversary Lunches

Hawthorn Lunches will once again be at Tilford’s ‘Barley Mow’ on Saturday 7th April 2018 and on Monday 10th April 2018, to mark the anniversary of Mike’s birth on 10th April 1929.

For more information, please email: Tim Ely

 

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Merry Christmas from Lindholme Forres Publishing One of the many e-cards received from our readers and sponsors over the festive season this year.

Lindholme Forres Publishing

Merry Christmas from Watercolour Classics

 

And here’s another Christmas e-card, this one is from Swedish artist, Thomas Ahlander.

Watercolour Classics

Daimler Century 774775 JP313 is the latest addition to the ….

1996 Daimler Century Register

 

 

 

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Jamie and Ann-Marie Ryan of Millers Oils meet Prince Edward at Windsor CastleWindsor Jaguar Festival feedback

I hope you and Rob had a super weekend. You [JEC] had all worked tremendously to make a fabulous time for everyone. We are still remembering different details!

Being at the champagne reception and meeting Prince Edward was very special, and the dinner afterwards was charming with some very interesting people to talk to.

Ann Marie Ryan

 

E-type Club

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RBCD for E-types 2018 – Sept 17th to Oct 5th

GB Classic Trim - 2017 rebranding GB Classic Trim

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Jaguar MagazineJaguar MagazineLatest News Philip Porter and Letitia Mace on the XK Round Britain Coastal Drive 2017

Over the Border is just one of the features in the latest edition of Jaguar Magazine

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Sturgess Jaguar Kangaroo Last time we were at Sturgess Jaguar I couldn’t resist taking a photo of one of their carrier bags!

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Books
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The Toy Jaguar Book by Michael Driver

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Paul Skilleter News: January 2018

Porter Press International

Porter Press International Newsletter – December 2017

An interesting Christmas verse which reached us too late for the December issue – Christmas Wishes from Porter Press


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Royal Windsor Jaguar Festival Charity Cheque PresentationStewart Miller and Peter James Insurance reports on the Windsor Cheque Presentation to the Prince Philip Trust following the Windsor Jaguar Festival

 

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XK ClubXK GazetteNovember 2017 OUT NOW! (Members only)

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JEC Regional News All clubs and regions are invited to submit news by Mailchimp
Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club logo December 2017 News from Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club Devon Region sent courtesy of Patch Jobson
Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club logo December 2017 News from Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club Shropshire and Welsh Borders Region sent courtesy of David Bates
Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club logo November 2017 News from Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club South Wales Region sent courtesy of Colin Manconi
Bespoke Art
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Watercolour Classics Commission a watercolour painting of YOUR Jaguar by artist, Thomas Ahlander. For more details visit Watercolour Classics
Brucie Brucie’s latest news ………. The Andrew Whyte Memorial Lecture 2017 Report; JEC presentation cheque to Prince Philip Trust at Windsor; a chance meeting with Georg Dönni

Brucie’s Diary

Xclusively Jaguar logo Looking Back ….. Jaguar Heritage News: July 2012 – this post first appeared in Xclusively Jaguar News – July 2012 and looks back at the Jaguar Heritage news and events of the day.
Xclusively Jaguar logo Quick click through to Xclusively Jaguar News January 2018 where you will find a wealth of new features on all things Jaguar

 

 

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