Jump to content


Newbie, Scottish XF R-Sport Sportbrake


R55_SND
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi all,



I'm Ross from Falkirk, I'm 28 and im new to this site and to the XF world. As it stands i have 5 cars so this is a good addition to the fleet, i work offshore in the north sea as an instrument tech and have recently just gave up racing stock cars so time for a bit of luxury, 

My car is a 2014 XF R-SPORT sportbrake 2.2 diesel in grey, I have pictures but not sure if I'm allowed to post them in this thread or not so if not please remove them,

Thanks

Ross

 

20150108_143417.jpg

 

20150108_143425.jpg

 

20150108_143440.jpg

 

20150108_143647.jpg

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Welcome to the Club, Ross.

 

The Club members welcome photos of other members cars,  as well as their experiences.

 

I had a ride in a Sportbrake just after it came out and was very impressed.  My son would like to buy one so he can borrow it, but, being a pensioner of advanced years, I would prefer him or buy one so I could borrow it.

 

Regards,

 

Peter. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Ross,

 

The only reason that many young people think that a Jaguar is an old persons car is that many young people think that they are a bit sedate.  I would have loved a Jaguar when I was your age but the Mark 2 was too expensive  ---  I was buying a house which cost much less than a Mark 2.

 

Add to that, many young people do not have the skills to drive a Jaguar, which are usually very quick cars.  My rather sedate S Type has the 2.7 diesel, with a fast button and twin turbos and has fierce acceleration when the second turbo cuts in at 2000 rpm.

 

Just tell that to your mates!

 

Regards,

 

Peter.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hello Peter,

 

Yes you are right with that one, i bought my house first then decided to get the cars, i raced stock rods for years (www.rosssneddonracing.co.uk) then gave it up and have spare money so bought the jag, i also have a subaru wrx sti, golf tdi, bmw e46 325i and a saxo vts, so i have plenty of choice haha

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share





  • Join The Club

    Join the Jaguar Owners Club and be part of the Community. It's FREE!

     

  • Topics

  • Our picks

    • Simply Jaguar show at Beaulieu - Sunday 23rd June 2024
      Jaguar Owners Club have a stand at this year's Simply Jaguar event at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, Hampshire on Sunday 23rd June 2024

      Tickets are available online here: https://www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/simply-jaguar/
        • Like
      • 7 replies
    • Post in Event Ludlow Racecourse Shropshire 16th June 2024
      Not long now to Ludlow. It sold out before the event last year it is very popular.

      To book a ticket in advance go to EVENTBRITE or Message me. 

       

       
    • JAGUAR’S LAST PETROL SPORTS CAR: F-TYPE ZP EDITION TAKES THE CHEQUERED FLAG
      Jaguar is commemorating the end of its internal combustion sports car lineage in 2024 with an exclusive limited-edition F-TYPE inspired by two iconic 1960s racing E-types

      Just 150 examples of the F-TYPE ZP Edition will be the last internal combustion-engined sports cars designed by Jaguar. These 575PS supercharged petrol V8 F-TYPEs feature specially curated interior and exterior details by the personalisation experts at SV Bespoke.
        • Like
    • UPDATE SHOW INFORMATION !

      Please find attached your club label – please can this be distributed amongst your club members prior to the event. Please ensure that they print this label and display it in their windscreen upon entry to the event, this ensures that all members wishing to park within your club area are directed to the correct parking location by our stewards. Please do not modify or add logos to the club label.

      We do ask that all individuals have purchased their tickets on an individual basis in advance via our website, to speed up the entry process on the day. This can be done on our website here until 2pm on the day when admission closes: https://www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/simply-jaguar.

      Note that we do have two entrances available, one is exhibitors gate at the bottom of the hill as you come in to Beaulieu, with the other being the normal Simply event entrance within the attraction. Either entrance is fine to use and both are open from 9.00am, with the exhibitors entrance closing around 11am.

      Jaguar Owners Club (1).pdf
    • Simply Jaguar - Beaulieu Motor Museum - 25th June 2023
      Jaguar Owners Club have a stand at this years Simply Jaguar event at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, Hampshire on Sunday 26th June 2023

      Tickets are available online here: https://www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/simply-jaguar/


      TICKETS & PRICES
      Participant prices are only valid if arriving in a Jaguar and taking part in the rally. They are not valid for those arriving on foot.

      Participants can make the most of our EARLY BIRD discount by booking before 28th February 2023.

      Children under 5 require a ticket, this can be booked online free of charge.

      Participant and visitor tickets will include entrance to the rest of the Beaulieu attraction, including the National Motor Museum, Palace House, Little Beaulieu, World of Top Gear, Beaulieu Abbey and its grounds and gardens.

      The best time for viewing the Simply rally is between 10am and 2pm.

       

       


      Adult


      Child




      Participants – Early Bird*


      £14.00


      £7.50




      Participants – Standard & On The Day


      £16.00


      £8.00




      Visitors


      Normal admission applies.


      Normal admission applies







      *Early bird tickets are available until 28th February 2023

      VEHICLE ENTRY
      Entry with your Jaguar is from 9am – 2pm. Please make sure you have your ticket printed or available on your phone, ready to be scanned on arrival.

      Please do not arrive early for our Simply rallies as no facilities will be open prior to 9:30am.

      Cars cannot leave and re-enter the grounds for the Simply rallies.

      ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

      CLUB STAND ATTENDEE LIST

      We do ask for a final update on numbers 2 weeks prior to the event following which we will send out club labels to you via email for you to then distribute out to club members. Club members then need to print and display these in their windscreen on arrival. This helps us then park you all in your club area together.

      1. Trevor (admin)
      2.  Paj
      3.  
       
      • 6 replies

×
×
  • Create New...



Forums


News


Membership