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Driven: 2009 Volkswagen 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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Now On eBay: Bill Graham's 1970 Jaguar E-Type Convertible

If you're in the market for a convertible, but want something with a little history, too, we suggest a look at Bill Graham's 1970 Jag. At 126,252 miles, we're guessing it hasn't been driven much since the legendary concert promoter passed away nearly 20 years ago. And just think: you'd own a piece...Read More»

2010 Jaguar XF Supercharged
2010 Jaguar XF Supercharged Spins Bigger V-8 Power

There's more power coming from Coventry: Jaguar confirms that the 2010 Jaguar XF Supercharged edition's getting a big power boost for the new model year. With last year's XF Supercharged turning in 420 horsepower from its boosted 4.2-liter V-8, 0-60 mph times of 5.1 seconds came easily. This year...Read More»

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Jaguar XE Roadster: A Hybrid In The Works?

It'll be at least two years before the Jaguar XE roadster makes its debut, but here at TCC, many of us are already giddy with anticipation. That's partially because, hey, it's a roadster--and who doesn't like those?--but also because rumors have begun circulating about the possibility of a hybrid...Read More»

2011 Jaguar XJ
2010 Jaguar XJ: A Hybrid in the Making?

  With the global preview of the new 2010 Jaguar XJ sedan in about a month, details are beginning to leak forth--as well as some illustrations put together by Britain's CAR magazine. The new luxury sedan has been teased in photos like the one above, since late last year. We've published dozens of...Read More»

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Really Hot Pursuit? 2010 Jaguar XF Police Car Hits the Streets

Here in the U.S., police generally make do with high-volume, low-tech fleet vehicles like the long-lived Ford Crown Victoria or the more recent Chevrolet Impala or Dodge Charger - all perfectly capable of the job, but not particularly luxurious or sporting. In the UK, however, things are apparently...Read More»

2007 Mercedes-Benz F700 Concept
Engines Will Shrink For Fuel Efficiency, But You'll Pay More For Less

It's long been tradition that big cars have big engines. But fuel-economy standards (in the US) and carbon emissions limits (in Europe) mean that even the big cars of tomorrow will have to use far less gasoline than they do today. One way they'll get there is by radically downsizing the engines...Read More»

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Fan Fiction: Jaguar XJ Rendered

  Here's what we know about the new Jaguar XJ: It was teased at the Shanghai Auto Show with a dark, sexy video (see below). Said video only gave us an overhead view of the sedan. Overhead photos were subsequently released, but didn't reveal much detail. When the XJ arrives, it'll have V6 and V8...Read More»

2009 Jaguar XF
The List: 7 Best Factory Car Sound Systems

You already know which new car's your favorite, and here at TheCarConnection.com, we have some favorites, too. But when it comes to entertaining us at the wheel with great music and excellent music interfaces, which cars truly rock? Spending $30,000 on a new car is easy to do--and yet, some luxury...Read More»

2011 Jaguar XJ
2010 Jaguar XJ: First Pic, Video, Drool

So here it is--the first teaser shot of the 2010 Jaguar XJ. Though it's not due for a public exhibition until later this summer, the new XJ reveals much in this overhead shot--namely, that its flanks will be heavily sculpted and will draw mightily on the looks of the award-winning 2009 Jaguar XF...Read More»

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Jaguar Announces Plans For XJ Hybrid

Jaguar Land Rover plans to release a hybrid version of the Jaguar XJ around 2011, thanks to a £307 million ($452 million) loan the company has revceived from the European Investment Bank. That cash comes in addition to a loan of around £500 that JLR has already received from the EIB to help green...Read More»

2009 Jaguar XF
Driven: 2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged

Slip inside the 2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged and don't do anything but close the door. Now, look around. The aluminum, leather, and oak surfaces are strikingly beautiful. Like the über Volkswagen Phaeton, the HVAC vents are hidden, giving the interior an elegant, clean, more finished look. The...Read More»

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Jaguar Leaps To First In J.D. Power Rankings; Buick Ties Jag

The British marque Jaguar, once infamous for being in the shop more than on the road, has risen to the unlikely spot of first place in a J.D. Power vehicle dependability ranking. GM's Buick division tied Jaguar, rising from a sixth place finish in 2008. Jaguar was rated 10th in 2008. J.D. Powers'...Read More»

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Video: Jag XFR Screams Across Bonneville at 225 mph

As we reported the other day, Jag has set a new speed record for itself out on the Bonneville Salt flats last November 7th. Significantly, the dizzying speed was attained in a mostly stock XFR, the new 5.o-liter supercharged bruiser that is eager to do battle in the high-performance luxury segment...Read More»

2002 Lamborghini Murcielago
Recession-Proof Cars? Exotics Doing Okay, So Far

While most automakers are struggling to keep their heads above water, luxury brands seem to be enjoying something of a surge. Rolls-Royce saw  a 20% jump in sales  in 2008, Jaguar's figures were up a respectable 8%, and Lamborghini sales reached an all-time high. Not too shabby at a time when...Read More»

2010 Jaguar XFR Spy Shots
Jag XFR Soars Across Bonneville at 225 mph.

A lightly modified version of Jag's latest hi-po luxosedan, the XFR (checkout Marty Padgett's report from the Detroit Auto Show), clawed its way to a rather shocking 225 mph on Bonneville's salt flats last November. No doubt overcoming the insane amount of wind resistance at such speeds was the...Read More»

2010 Jaguar XFR
Jaguar Ups the Ante with XFR, XKR

The 2009 Jaguar XF is one of the top-rated luxury cars here at TheCarConnection.com -- and for 2010, the mid-size luxosedan is being updated with a massively powerful V-8 engine. The 2010 Jaguar XF gets a variety of upgrades for the new model year, but the best news of the lot is its new 510-hp...Read More»

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Jaguar, Land Rover: The Latest Companies Asking for Gov't Assistance

AutoCar report that British business secretary Lord Mandelson confirmed yesterday that the British government is in talks with Jaguar and Land Rover to provide financial assistance to the tune of 1 billion pounds. An interesting twist is that ultimate financial responsibility rests with JLR's...Read More»

2011 Jaguar XJ
Spy Shots: 2010 Jaguar XJ

The 2010 Jaguar XJ has been spotted testing in the U.K., revealing modern styling radically different than the familiar XJs of the last few decades. Seemingly emboldened by the success of the XF, the new 2010 Jaguar XJ sports a remarkably sleek silhouette, with a sloping backlight that almost...Read More»

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