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2011 Jaguar XJ: TheCarConnection's Live Drive
2011 Jaguar XJ: TheCarConnection's Live Drive

The 2011 Jaguar XJ arrives at dealers in a few weeks--but today High Gear Media will be behind the wheel to drive the new luxury sedan, live from Hollywood. The basics on the new XJ should be familiar by now--we've been sharing the details since the new four-door ditched the archaic style of old at...Read More»

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New Range Rovers, Jaguar XF On Aluminum Crash Diet Program

Jaguar and Land Rover are moving to a lighter-weight future as the new 2011 Jaguar XJ--which we're driving this week in Los Angeles, natch--will spawn a whole new generation of aluminum-bodied vehicles for the British brands. The last-generation XJ probably was the car that sealed Jaguar's fate...Read More»

Traffic
IBM Is Working To Make Your Drive Faster & More Personalized

Traffic congestion isn't just annoying, it's wasteful. Every year, American drivers fritter away nearly a week of their lives and 26 gallons of gas while stuck on crowded roads. All told, that's enough fuel to fill 58 supertankers. Thankfully, IBM's industrious team of scientists are working on a...Read More»

Hummer Dealership
Depressed Sales Could Hurt Dealer Service Business For Years

The depressed auto sales trend that began back in 2008 is going to leave some lingering effects, affecting the service department business of new-car dealerships for many years. So predicts J.D Power and Associates—that dealer service traffic will decline by 20 percent between 2009 and 2013, with...Read More»

2010 Jaguar XK Coupe
Inside Look: 2010 Jaguar XK Coupe

Last week we brought you a drive of the 2010 Jaguar XK Coupe--updating you on the 75 extra horsepower that this 'entry' model to the XK line gets this year, among other performance improvements, and assessing that it feels almost as fast as the previous XKR. "There's a certain classy, romantic...Read More»

2010 Jaguar XK Coupe
Driven: 2010 Jaguar XK Coupe

Jaguar had already achieved what was, we thought, darn close to the perfect grand-touring coupe, with the current-generation Jaguar XK that was introduced for 2007. But they just made it even better for 2010. Most notably, Jag has fitted its new 5.0-liter V-8 to the XK; it makes 385 horsepower at a...Read More»

In-car internet
New York Times Fuels Hysteria Over In-Car Internet

True innovation is controversial. Most major developments come with their share of open-armed adopters and up-in-arms adversaries. The printing press, the light bulb, the automobile, the cell phone: while many have welcomed such inventions, many others have shouted them down as stupid, dangerous...Read More»

2011 Jaguar XJ on Jay-Z video set
Jay-Z Picks The 2011 Jaguar XJ For Latest Music Video

In his latest video clip for the song "On to the Next One", rapper Jay-Z has picked the new 2011 Jaguar XJ as his personal ride. Considering rappers have long been known to pimp out their videos with auto exotica, it’s not surprising to see Jay-Z pick the XJ this time around. The suave...Read More»

2011 Jaguar XJ
On Sale Next Week: The 2010 Jaguar XJL Neiman Marcus Edition

Given the global economy, you might expect retailers to scale back this holiday season. And surely, some have -- but not Neiman Marcus. The upscale, Dallas-based department store has joined forces with Jaguar to present a very special, supercharged, Neiman Marcus edition of the 2010 Jaguar XJL. And...Read More»

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Report: Jaguar Working On Five-Door Coupe

Jaguar's transfer to new ownership last year had many, from customers to dealers to industry analysts, worried about what might come of it. But Tata Motors' ownership has so far proven reassuring in its commitment to the Jaguar brand, with the stunning new XJ looking promising and confirmation of a...Read More»

2009 Jaguar XJ Limo-Green Concept leak
Jaguar Debuts Plug-In Hybrid 'Limo-Green' Concept

Hot on the heels of Fisker's announcement about fuel efficiency for its Karma sedan comes word of a new luxury vehicle from Jaguar that bears a few technological similarities to the Karma. Based on the Jaguar XJ, the new plug-in hybrid/extended-range electric concept has been dubbed the Limo-Green...Read More»

2010 Jaguar XJ
2011 Jaguar XJ Priced From $72,500

Pebble Beach is just getting underway, with a lot more in the way of exciting news and views to come, but one of the best early morsels is pricing for the all-new 2011 Jaguar XJ. The dramatically redesigned flagship puts Jaguar back in the hunt, and with its aggressive pricing - starting from just...Read More»

Jaguar XJ satnav
Jaguar XJ Advanced Satnav System May Be Too Advanced For U.S. Law

The Jaguar XJ has a spankin' new in-dash satnav system, featuring a split screen that allows passengers to watch movies and other media, while giving the person behing the wheel access only to maps and other driving-related data. But as snazzy and envelope-pushing as that may sound, the system may...Read More»

2009 Pebble Beach RetroAuto poster
2009 Pebble Beach Concours Preview

It's just three weeks away--the biggest classic-car weekend in the country. The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance opens to the rich and famous--and the media--on August 12, and TheCarConnection.com and our partners at MotorAuthority are planning a weekend of coverage of the latest luxury cars and...Read More»

2004 Jaguar X-TYPE
RIP Jaguar X-Type: Putting The Kitten To Sleep, At Last

Many histories of Jaguar have been written, and no doubt there will be many more. In most of them, the sad saga of the Jaguar X-Type sedan is likely to be covered as a misguided diversion--if it's spoken of at all. While the smallest Jaguar sedan was pulled from the US market after the 2008 model...Read More»

2011 Jaguar XJ
Here's the Story: 2010 Jaguar XJ In All Its Glory

With a "news" embargo finally expired, TheCarConnection.com can bring you all the details and photos on the 2010 Jaguar XJ, unveiled tonight in a glitzy ceremony in London and set for a U.S. debut next month at the Pebble Beach Concours. The big story, of course, is the divorces behind the scenes...Read More»

2011 Jaguar XJ
More 2010 Jaguar XJ Pics Spill Out; Full Story This Afternoon

The 2010 Jaguar XJ is coming--this week, TheCarConnection.com has the first photos of the revamped luxury sedan as it has its world premiere. Earlier today, other publications that were granted an advanced look at the XJ in London, published pictures that were previously held under embargo until...Read More»

Sleazy Car Salesman
Dirty Dozen: The Most Awesomely Craptastic Car Commercials Ever

Yep, the economy's in the toilet and headed further south--where that final destination is, we can only guess. (Tierra del Fuego? Tampa?) Everyone's getting desperate--here at TCC we're stopping all deliveries of Costco cheese crackers --but car dealers are the worst off, so far as we can tell...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Passat CC
Driven: 2009 Volkswagen CC

Few, if any, will argue that the curvy new 2009 Volkswagen CC is a great-looking sedan—a more emotional, upmarket choice for style-conscious drivers who can't spring for the pricetag of the 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS, the 2009 Jaguar XF, or even the upcoming 2010 BMW 5-Series GT fastback. The CC...Read More»

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