Legendary Jaguar test driver Norman Dewis had an extra reason to celebrate at the start of 2015 as he was recognised and rewarded in Her Majesty’s New Year Honours List.
Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division has been set up to push the boundaries a little and now houses the manufacturing brand’s special Skunkworks department too. The SVO Technical Centre is based in Ryton in England near Coventry.
The most intriguing news to come out of SVO so far is that the branch seems set to embark on the task of producing a full-on extreme Range Rover; not so much a rumour as a strong hint as the information comes direct from the horse’s mouth; SVO boss John Edwards speaking to Auto Express recently.
Many car enthusiasts look at the vehicles of days gone by, thinking about how they would like to own and drive around one of these cars of the past. At the London Classic Car Show, they may get the opportunity to do just that.
The dream of driving an old school Jaguar vehicle for some fans is now a reality as Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations has just launched a Heritage Driving Experience.
The latest in Jaguar’s line of high performance and luxury vehicles, the XE, has been unveiled at a star-studded event in Earls Court in London.