May 2019 News Round Up


Welcome to the latest Xclusively Jaguar News Round Up!

This month’s cover picture features a rare Mark VIIIB which came to Nigel Webb’s Mark 4 to Mark 10 Day last year. This stunning example belongs to proud owner Gijs de Vlas and will be featured in a future issue of Xclusively Jaguar News.






Dear Friends of Norman Dewis OBE,

Our good friend Norman Dewis is not in the best of health at the moment and we are looking at a few ways to help Norman enjoy his time ahead. With this in mind we are creating a Trust Fund for Norman. The Trust Deed has been prepared and duly executed by Hopkins Solicitors LLP in their offices,  which are based in Nottinghamshire and the Trust Fund will be governed by the terms of the Trust Deed and the appointed Trustees are John Butterworth and Tony O’Keeffe.

Norman still lives at home by himself and the money raised will be used to provide comforts for him. This will include personal care and home help to assist with housework, laundry, gardening and cleaning etc.

We are approaching many of Norman’s friends to see if they would be willing to donate £100 (or more or less) to the Norman Dewis OBE Trust Fund.

Any donations can be paid into the Trust Fund account.

Details are: 

NatWest Bank

Account number 15094030 

Sort code 01 00 85

Please make the reference Norman Dewis OBE Trust Fund.

The funds will be fully audited and managed in accordance with the Trust Deed for Norman’s  personal benefit. Any surplus funds left after the death of Norman will be donated to Hope House Hospice. This is a charity very close to Norman which looks after terminally ill children and this is his wish.

Norman is fully aware of what we are doing and he would like to thank all the Jaguar Family for taking the time in doing this for him.

Due to GDPR it is not possible to identify names that this email has been sent to. However, if you would like to pass this on to friends of Norman, please do so.

Kindest regards

Tony O’Keeffe (Sales Specialist, Jaguar Land Rover Classic)



Xclusively Jaguar is proud to be a sponsor of Bo’ness Revival 2019 and will have a full page feature in the Bo’ness Revival 2019 programme!

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D-Types needed for the Bo’ness Revival Hillclimb

31 August – 1st September 2019

The organisers of the Bo’ness Revival, Scotland’s premier historic hillclimb event, have asked for a call out to all drivers who compete in D-Types, real or replica, with a view to them entering this year’s special Jim Clark Class in the hill climb.The event already has a replica of the Border Reivers D-Type for the display in the show field, but more are needed to compete in the hillclimb.

The Jaguar Enthusiasts Club are sponsoring the Saltire Rally, which is a competitive Historic Rally and Production Car Autotest event, with regularity sections and other features. The hillclimb event this year commemorates the anniversary of Jim Clark’s appearance at the event in 1959.

All models of Jaguar are welcome at Bo’ness for a superb weekend.

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Jaguars – Lost and Found!


The request below appeared in our March 2019 News Round Up


We are trying to find out if this XJ-S is still alive.

It is a 5.3 RHD Convertible, but we do not know what the registration number is, as it may be on a private number.

If you recognise it, please do get in touch with Xclusively Jaguar

One of our readers was able to match the VIN with the registration number G241APH and confirm that the car was still alive, and judging by the MoT history online, it was clearly being well cared for!

We can now disclose that the car first belonged to Nigel Webb, who asked us to help track down the current owner, as he has some interesting automobilia relating to the car, which he would like to give to the current owner.

Nigel has carried his request over to the Jaguar Drivers Club and more details can be found in the XJS Register on page 55 of the April 2019 issue of the JDC magazine.

If anyone can help, please contact either or Nic Drukker at


Mark 2

Page 84 of the May 2019 issue of the Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club magazine tells the story of Ray Potters first MK2, registered 692EBJ, and he asks the question ‘Where is it now?’

The answer is that the car is alive and well with John and Emily Steinberger, well known JEC Edinburgh region members, and before that it resided with Sandy Bolton, another JEC Edinburgh member.



Jaguar Club Newsletters

Many of the regional club newsletters contain information which is nationally or internationally relevant to Jaguar/Daimler owners, so, if your Jaguar club (regional, national, JEC, JDC, independent, register etc) publishes an internet based newsletter, we are happy to add the link to this page, provided it reaches us in time for our next issue.

Devon JEC Region – April 2019 Vol:21

Devon JEC Region – April 2019 Vol:22

Devon JEC Region – April 2019 Vol:23

Shropshire and Welsh Borders JEC Region – April 2019

South Wales JEC Region – April 2019


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Jaguar Events Calendar 2019

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The Xclusively Jaguar Mark 2 Diamond Jubilee Concours d’Elegance Class

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If you own a Jaguar Mark 2 which is of a ‘Concours d’Elegance’ standard and would like to enter it into the Xclusively Jaguar Mark 2 Jubilee Concours d’Elegance Class at the Great North Classic Car Show on 6th July 2019, please email without delay.

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