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The Righteous Indignation Of A Beater V12 Jaguar Burnout

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Is there anything more metal than doing a burnout in a trashy old V12 Jaguar XJS? More »

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January 17th, 2013

The XJ-S Was A Very Old Pussy In 1990

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In 1990, the Jaguar XJ-S was already on sale for sixteen years. That didn’t stop the British from making it for another five, but for the nineties, they upgraded the whole thing to keep it attractive for the lords. They also got rid of the hyphen, so it become the XJS. That’s more or less five extra horses right there! More »

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January 7th, 2013

What’s Old Is New Again With The Porsche 968 And The Jaguar XJS

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Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. More »

November 18th, 2012

Report: Latest group that Jeremy Clarkson has offended? Indians

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Pretty much every time Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson opens his mouth these days, someone takes offense, which does make it hard to tell whether Clarkson is actually offensive.

The latest complaints have come after the Top Gear Christmas special, in which Clarkson and his posse go to India on a “trade mission.” According to The Telegraph, the BBC has received 23 complaints about the show, in which Clarkson is charged with making insensitive remarks about Indian clothing, trains, food and history.

Clarkson’s “funny” bits on the show included dropping his pants in front of Indian dignitaries and outfitting a Jaguar XJS with a toilet seat and then driving around Indian slums, according to the report. Clarkson reportedly described the Jag as “perfect for India because everyone who comes here gets the trots.”

While we haven’t seen the episode, we do know that the XJS has a reputation for crapping out with some frequency. Before you fire up the torrents, check out the episode trailer after the jump.

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December 30th, 2011

Pack your brandy, rifles and breakdown kit in this Jaguar [Custom Cars]

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Call this custom-built, 1989 Jaguar XJS Lynx Eventer an estate, a Nomad or a shooting brake, but whatever you call it, make sure to replace every single electrical connection before you take it on a fox hunt, or else you’ll be calling it a flatbed. More »

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July 7th, 2011

The Two-Ton Miata! [Moment Of Zen]

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Even though it blew both head gaskets at the Goin’ For Broken LeMons, the Pendejo Engineering XJS managed to knock out a fourth-best (out of 108 cars) lap time of 2:16.339. More »

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May 15th, 2010