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Discover a different side to Eva Green | Will your next taxi be a self-driven Jaguar I-PACE? | What it takes to break a lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife | The petrolheads racing in Jaguar’s new all-electric race series | Up close with the latest special edition of the XE and XF: the 300 SPORT

The Curve WINTER 2018

The Curve WINTER 2018 OUR LATEST ROUNDUP OF CURATED HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE WORLDS OF DESIGN, STYLE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION E-TYPE ZERO BACK TO THE FUTURE Following its debut in concept form in 2017, the all-electric Jaguar E-type Zero is now slated to go into full production from March 2019. Jaguar Classic has already gained worldwide acclaim for its E-type Reborn restorations, and now the Classic Works facility in Coventry, UK, will be offering fully future-proofed, restored E-type cars for tech-savvy classic car enthusiasts as well as those seeking efficiency, reliability and timeless design in one compelling, groundbreaking package. While the E-type Zero looks like its original forebear, under the hood it’s all change: The E-type’s venerable straight-six XK engine has been replaced with a bespoke electric motor, developing 220 kW, that sends power to the rear wheels and will spirit this unique EV to 62 mph in 5.5 seconds 1 . The 40-kWh battery delivers a range of around 170 miles 2 (official figure to be confirmed following commencement of production) and can be recharged overnight. The lithium-ion battery pack, being of similar weight and dimensions to the now-departed gas engine and transmission, means that the E-type Zero’s basic structure has remained the same, allowing it to drive, handle, ride and brake just like a prime example from yesteryear. Indeed, aside from the electric powertrain, efficient LED headlights and optional modified fascia – which features a central touchscreen in the dashboard – the E-type Zero is largely original. And should its owner at any point decide to return to the E-type’s authentic gas-powered past, the EV conversion will be fully reversible. Truly, a classic car for the past, present and future. To purchase a Jaguar E-type Zero, or to convert your existing E-type to an electric powertrain through Jaguar Classic Works, please contact a member of the specialist team on +44 (0)203 6011255 or zero@jaguarlandrover.com PHOTOGRAPHY: DAVID SHEPHERD 1 Always follow local speed limits. 2 Figures shown are manufacturer’s fuel economy and driving range estimates. Actual mileage may vary. EPA estimates not available at time of publication. See your local authorized Jaguar retailer for updated EPA estimates. European model shown. 10 THE JAGUAR

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THE JAGUAR #06 Magazine

 

The Jaguar magazine celebrates the art of performance with exclusive features that inspire sensory excitement, from dynamic driving to seductive design and cutting-edge technology.

Creativity and innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Jaguar, and this latest issue brims with stories of inspiring people from around the world: designers, inventors, free thinkers. And there’s plenty of motoring action too. Savour the sound of silence as the I-PACE explores Finland, relive the glory of the legendary XJ220, discover the fashionable elegance of the 1978 XJ, and much more.

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