Friday, 16 June 2017
Jaguar Land Rover has spent million on an all new facility for its classic fleet & it rebuild work.
Jaguar Land Rover Classic Director, Tim Hannig, said:
‘Our people, their knowledge and their skills are the heart of Jaguar Land Rover Classic. There are more than 1.5 million classic Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in existence worldwide, and we are investing in traditional manufacturing and restoration skills to ensure enthusiasts are able to give cars with a glorious past, a glorious future.”
AUTHENTIC CARS: JAGUAR LAND ROVER CLASSIC LEGENDS
At the opening of Classic Works, Jaguar Land Rover Classic announced its full range of Legends vehicle purchase opportunities, catering for enthusiasts looking to buy a collectible classic Jaguar or Land Rover.
Repair and maintenance of all models out of production for 10 years or more is offered at Classic Works, from XK120 to XK8 and Series Land Rovers to Discovery and Freelander models from the 1990s.
Jaguar Land Rover Classic Parts supplies genuine parts for models whose range has been out of production for over a decade. The catalogue currently has more than 30,000 individual and guaranteed parts, available to order from Jaguar Land Rover's global retail network. Specialist technical advisors have extensive product knowledge and selected parts are available to order on the day for collection at local retailers.
In addition to cars, services and parts, Jaguar Land Rover Classic also offers clients the opportunity to experience a selection of legendary Jaguar and Land Rover models with Classic Drives at sites including MIRA and Eastnor Castle, where many of the vehicles were developed. And, drives can be combined with factory visits too.
APPROVED BY LE MANS WINNER ANDY WALLACE
Jaguar Land Rover Classic has appointed 1988 Jaguar Le Mans winner Andy Wallace as Chief Test Driver for its vehicle programmes. Wallace will road test Jaguar Classic-built Legends cars before they are presented to clients. He will also help with the hand-over of these prized vehicles with expert driving tuition and technology familiarisation demonstrations.
Newly-appointed Jaguar Land Rover Classic Chief Test Driver, Andy Wallace, said:
“I am delighted to join Jaguar Land Rover, and its team of highly experienced drivers. In my role as Chief Test Driver for Jaguar Land Rover Classic, I will have the great pleasure of putting models like the E-type and XKSS through their paces. It’s an opportunity I couldn’t resist.”
TAKE A CLASSIC WORKS TOUR
From September, members of the public will be able to experience the craftsmanship and expertise for themselves at the new Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works.
NEW JAGUAR XF SPORTBRAKE MEETS ITS ANCESTORS
On the day of its global reveal at Wimbledon by world number one tennis player, Andy Murray, Jaguar’s new XF Sportbrake joined the celebrations at Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works, lining up alongside classic models at the Ryton-on-Dunsmore site. The most dynamic premium estate car in the world, the new XF Sportbrake combines traditional Jaguar design and agility with a spacious and practical interior, and excellent towing ability.