Iconic Jaguar XK

A Celebration of 120s, 140s and 150s

Iconic Jaguar XK
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Format: Paperback / softback, 210 Pages
ISBN: 9781907085147
Publisher: Porter Press
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Description

If there is a touring car that Jaguar is confident they got right, it’s the XK. Iconic Jaguar XK presents a collection of articles from XK Gazette, the membership magazine for the Jaguar XK Club, for the truest, insider look at these incredible vehicles.

Whether you’re a XK owner, or just an enthusiast, you will be blown away by incredible breadth of photographs and illustration of these beautiful cars, as well as the quality of the features. Page after page is loaded with facts, figures, and an overarching celebration of these exquisite cars.

The author

Philip Porter has written about 30 motoring books, twice winning the Montagu Trophy for best motoring book of the year. A lifelong motor racing enthusiast, that enthusiasm was largely fired by Stirling Moss. Like so many young boys in the fifties, he was Philip’s absolute hero. As a consequence, Philip began successfully competing in motor sport while still at school. He began acquiring classic sports cars long before it became a boom and owns 9600 HP, the oldest E-type in existence. This led to some motoring journalism among his busy business career. He later satisfied his competitive spirit with flying hot air balloons and airships, winning the silver medal at the 1991 European Airship Championships. In 1992 he became the first person ever to fly an airship in Africa. He is Chairman of the Sherlock Holmes Society and an active member of the Jerome K. Jerome Society. In 1997 he and his wife Julie founded the International Jaguar XK Club and in 2004 they started the Jaguar E-type Club. Philip edits both monthly magazines and Sir Stirling is Patron of the XK Club. Philip and Julie live in a Tudor farmhouse in Worcestershire and have their offices in an adjoining thatched barn.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 210 Pages
ISBN: 9781907085147
Illustrations: 100 color & b-w photos
Size: 8.66 in x 11.42 in / 219.96 mm x 290.07 mm
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