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Shop Work: The Fabulous 50

We Poll Our Readers for Their Picks of the 50 Best Sports Cars of All Time.

Shop Work: What Are the Best Classic Cars?

Jay Leno and a Few Friends Sound Off on Their Personal Favorites

Shop Work: California Dreamin'

A Jaguar specialist on California’s Central Coast built it, Jay Leno owns it, and we drove it. Is this hybrid E-Type the best Jaguar ever put on the road?

Shop Work: Cat's Cradle

Nestled cozily in this Sprite is a big Jaguar’s heart

Electronics & Electrical Systems: Zap It!

Does your classic need an ignition upgrade?

Shop Work: Born To Perform

Group 44 Inc. Helped the XKE Go Out With a Bang

Columns: Andy's Advice: Jaguar, a Car for All Needs

If you could buy just one make of car, what would it be?

Buyer's Guides: Depreciation Station: 1997-2006 Jaguar XK8

An XK8 can bring you luxury and speed for a meager price.

News and Notes: Hilton Head Announces Expansion and New Concours Location

The Port Royal Golf Club will be the new host to the historic event.

Buyer's Guides: Tech Tips: Jaguar XJ6

Practical advice from some friends in the field.

Product Reviews: Depreciation Station: 2003-’08 Jaguar XJR

Price New: $78,845 Price Now: $12K-$30K

Data & Communication: Better Buy It Now: 1959-’67 Jaguar Mark II

A classic car for less than a loaded Ford Fusion? Yes, that’s possible.

Data & Communication: Soon for Sale: 1958 Lister-Jaguar Knobbly prototype

A successful car with a rich history: Lister-Jaguar Knobbly prototype.

Buyer's Guides: Tech Tips: Jaguar XK120, XK140 and XK150

This trifecta represented Jaguar's rebirth in the sports car market. We asked a couple experts what problems to look for and how to improve the car.

News and Notes: Lessons From the Left Lane

22 tips for the American road tripper in Southern England

Features: Living Legends

Over in the U.K., Jaguar is offering car lovers the chance to get behind the wheel of its most famous performance classics.

News and Notes: Out of the Ashes: Jaguar Is Rebuilding Legendary Cars Lost in a Fire

Jaguar Classic is building nine brand-new XKSS two-seaters to replace the original nine lost in a fire.

Restoration & Renovation: Tech Tips: Jaguar E-Type

A sophisticated, achingly beautiful two-seater with Ferrari-like performance at an affordable price.

Features: Touring Old Smoky

The Classic Motorsports Staff and Our Readers Tame Tail of the Dragon.

Features: What Is the Best Race Car of all Time?

With so many options from all forms of racing, which car deserves to be called the best of all time?

News and Notes: Electrifying Jag: The 1968 E-Type With a Battery Pack

"The most beautiful car in the world" gets Tesla-like performance with the help of an electric drivetrain.

Buyer's Guides: Incomparable: Jaguar E-Type vs. F-Type

The Jaguar E-Type has been an icon for ages. Can its maker recapture that magic with the new F-Type?

Features: Rally-Ho: The Perfect Vintage Rally Car at Any Budget

No matter where you decide to travel, the right motorized companion can make the trip better.

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Jaguar Readers' Rides

Oct 08, 2010 by wetpossum
1966 Jaguar "E" Type

1966 "E" Type. Lots of work done, even more to go.

Feb 03, 2011 by raymead
1970 Jaguar 1970 E-type coupe

Just finished a major restoration - COMPLETE engine rebuild, rebuild of the entire front end, etc..... Always wanted one, so......

Jan 22, 2011 by jbrownback
Jaguar E type

1963 Coupe

Mar 31, 2011 by Brian Blackwell
1971 Jaguar E Type FHC

VIN 2R28332 - one of last 400 Series II E Types made. Car has been modified to triple carburetors, headers, alternator, aluminum radiator, modern air conditioning and sound system.

Feb 03, 2011 by Ginger
1971 Jaguar E-Type

Regency Red 2+2

Jan 22, 2011 by Ginger
1966 Jaguar E-Type

Golden Sand

May 07, 2010 by 876753
1962 Jaguar E-Type

1753rd one made out of 70,000+ total from 1961-1975, on Feb. 21, 1962... Has all the good stuff: 3.8 liter, Covered headlights, 3 SU's, and runs as good as it ...

Sep 24, 2012 by MarkV
1967 Jaguar e-type

Just completed

Jun 24, 2010 by mdawley
Jaguar E-Type Coupe

Triple carb 4.2 toggle switch car that is only missing glass over the headlights to be the dream car of my distant youth. Soon to be be in service as ...

Feb 03, 2011 by Saul Klein
1969 Jaguar E-Type XKE 2+2

1969 E-Type 2+2 Warwick Grey

Oct 08, 2010 by fastguy1955
1968 Jaguar Etype 2+2

Undergoing a "rolling resto"

Jul 16, 2009 by Silberpfeil
1967 Jaguar Series 1 E-Type

1967 Series 1 E-Type

May 22, 2010 by rps2
1970 Jaguar Series II E-Type OTS

"Petula" is the first leaky British car I've owned in a long time. About 110K miles on the clock, original engine, gearbox, clutch, rear end. Only upgrades so far are ...

Aug 23, 2010 by ronbros
1975 Jaguar V12 engine

pic of recon. V12 Jag engine, all aluminum block and head. pic of car it went into, 1975 XJ12C,coupe, 4spd. manual trans.

Nov 10, 2009 by MikeMcCann
1976 Jaguar XJ12L

A Beautiful Ride

Oct 08, 2010 by Group44XJS
Jaguar XJS

Group 44 Inc. BoB Tullius 1981 Jaguar XJS Sillouette Trans Am Race Car Chassis XJR-4 (only 1 chassis built) 1st Purpose Built Tube Frame Race Car by Group 44 Inc. ...

Aug 26, 2011 by ronbros
1978 Jaguar XJS Roadster

A custom XJS roadster, RHD,V12 modded,400hp, a liteweight at 3360lbs, brake and suspension upgrades, Enki wheels 18", fast and good handling. the only RHD 78 JAGUAR Roadster in the US! ...

Apr 09, 2011 by ronbros
1978 Jaguar XJS roadster

Jaguar roadster conversion from coupe, RHD

Feb 01, 2011 by knojag
1987 Jaguar XJS Track Day Car

Bought in October 2005 as a parts car for my street XJS. A couple of friends began to run track days in 2007 and I decided to join them. Click ...

Apr 26, 2011 by Docc
1953 Jaguar XK120SE

Converted to SBC in 1957..and raced until 1969 or so. SCCA C/M after modified. I bought this in 1973..Roll hoop..Alum bucket..gutted interior. Complete mechanical renew again in 2006. Fresh 350 ...

Jul 17, 2009 by 6jags
1957 Jaguar XK140 MC Drophead

This is one of the later XK-140's. It was well used but still in running condition when I restored it in 2000.

Sep 12, 2011 by andy303
1969 Jaguar XKE Series 2 2+2

Four speed, A/C, rare factory chromed steel wheels. Unrestored except for paint. The 2+2 is the "affordable" E-type. Since it is often maligned by E-type purists and is less sought ...

Oct 08, 2010 by Colin
1969 Jaguar XKE 2+2

EKE 2+2 have owned since 1976 in the US. Converted to right hand drive and lives in Australia. Now my ride when I go home to Australia on vacation.

Jan 22, 2011 by 6jags
1969 Jaguar XKE OTS Series 2

This is an original, unrestored e-Type. I purchased it in 1973 in Denver. It competed in club racing events in the late 70's. The engine has been tweaked, but everything ...

Dec 17, 2009 by Colin
1969 Jaguar XKE Series 11 DHC

Red convertable, my weekend ride.

Jaguar Ran When Parked

Found a Jaguar in Flint, TX on Sept. 23, 2008

This 1965 S-type Jaguar parked in Flint, TX has nice clean body and 59K miles on it. Owner said he would part with it for $13,000, obo. Can be contacted at 903-920-6339.

Found a Jaguar in Georgetown, TX on July 13, 2010

Jag XK140c Coupe. Solid frame, needs all the bodywork one can muster. If only…

Found a Jaguar in Somewhere In..., NJ on Dec. 15, 2010

Jaguar XK 140? Found behind a vacant house somewhere in New Jersey. Beautiful to look at, but probably too far gone to do much with.

Found a Jaguar in Davenport, IA on Dec. 13, 2011

1966 Etype coupe. Missing the bonnet (bonnet is in pieces and primer.)

Found a Jaguar in Pottstown, PA on Dec. 6, 2012

Series 1 Jaguar e-type convertable

Found a Jaguar in Loleto, CA on Jan. 24, 2013

This Jaguar was in far northern California near the coast. A lot of rust.

Found a Alfa Romeo, BMW, Jaguar, MG, Triumph in Rockville, MD on July 27, 2013

I found this forlorn collection of classics locked in an impound lot off of Maple Avenue in Rockville, MD. In addition to these, there were several others suffering a similar fate.

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