2009 - Issue 1

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The Jaguar Magazine provides an insight into news and developments from Jaguar, as well as reliving key moments from our history. To read a selection of articles from Issue 1, 2009 please click on the articles below.

  • RECORD BREAKER

    Jaguar XFR - Speed Record - Bonneville - Racing

    This prototype Jaguar XFR saloon is faster than the Jaguar XJ220 supercar. Inside, as it speeds across the Bonneville Salt Flats in the US state of Utah on November 8, 2008, is Paul Gentilozzi, race-car driver. His son, John, engineer at the family's Rocketsport Racing company, talks Jaguar magazine through the record attempt. READ MORE >>

  • RAW ELEMENTS

    XKR Seats

    More than a hundred different base materials have gone into the Jaguar XFR's design and build, and the responsibility for researching, evaluating and testing them lies with the Materials Engineering department. READ MORE >>

  • POWER

    XF - Technical shot

    Instant response. That's a measure of true performance. See the gap ahead. Pull out to pass. Step on the gas. The mark of a great engine is how quickly it can accelerate and get you past. READ MORE >>

  • WHAT IS R?

    XKR - R Logo Lights

    'Jaguar Chief Engineer, Vehicle Integrity' is Mike Cross’s official job title, but within the automotive world he's known as a legendary test driver. And he's the man charged with sharpening the claws of the thrilling new supercharged Jaguar XKR and XFR. READ MORE >>

  • WHERE THE WILD THINGS R

    XFR - Ultimate Black

    There's no shortage of big numbers that bear witness to the mind-bending power and performance of Jaguar's new rocket ship XFR saloon. READ MORE >>

  • THE TEST DRIVER

    XFR - Ultimate Black

    It takes a special kind of driver to push a 510PS (503bhp) prototype Jaguar XFR to its limit around a test track while critically assessing the subtleties of its driving dynamics. But it's this attention to detail and unwavering focus that gives a Jaguar its defining character. READ MORE >>

  • JAGUAR'S WALNUT WOOD

    XK Portfolio Interior

    The Jaguar Walnut Wood gives a number of ecological benefits. Interest in planting walnut trees in the UK waned during the last 100 years as tropical hardwoods, such as mahogany, grew in popularity and became more available. But now supplies of tropical hardwoods are more rare, as consumers become aware of the impact of deforestation. READ MORE >>

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