WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE JAGUAR XK8/XKR ENTHUSIASTS CLUB.
Our aim is to bring together worldwide owners and enthusiasts of the Jaguar XK8/XKR (X100 and X150 models) produced between 1996 to the present day.
We are proud to acknowledge that our international membership is now the largest single model club of its kind that is dedicated solely to these Jaguar models. Read more...
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Simply sign up and become an XKEC follower. Our group page currently has 417 members (as at March 2014). Click on image opposite to join up.
WHY JOIN THE XKEC...?
There are many reasons as to why you should join the XKEC. Now in our 11th Anniversary year there are lots of benefits to be gained whether you are an existing owner, a perspective owner or even just an XK enthusiast. Simply CLICK HERE to see all that we have on offer to make your membership stay one that you will very much enjoy and be proud of.
MARCH DIGITAL GROWLER MAGAZINE AND E-NEWSLETTER - OUT SOON
The XKEC's March 2014 E-Newsletter (kindly sponsored by Sturgess Jaguar of Leicester) and March issue of the clubs GROWLER digital magazine will be emailed out to all FULL MEMBERS in the next week or so. As usual they both contain all the very latest club news and information. Enjoy!
RECENT CLUB EVENTS
22nd FEBRUARY 2014 - EAST MIDLANDS BREAKFAST MEET
The clubs latest East Midlands monthly Breakfast Meet took place at Donington.
22nd FEBRUARY 2014 - SOUTH WEST BREAKFAST MEET
The clubs South West monthly Breakfast Meet took place at Route 303 American Diner.
8th FEBRUARY 2014 - CIRENCESTER BREAKFAST MEET
Another monthly Breakfast Meet took place at the AV8 Cafe in Cirencester.
LATEST XK NEWS
JAGUAR ANNOUNCES NEW XK SIGNATURE AND DYNAMIC R SPECIAL EDITIONS FOR UK MARKET
Jaguar have released two special edition 2015 XK models which will be available in exclusive Signature and Dynamic R specifications.
The luxury focused XK Signature model has a 385PS 5.0-litre V8 engine and is fitted with a host of additional features including standard 20” Kalimnos wheels (20" Takoba wheels as an option) and Reverse Park Camera. The interior features luxury seats available in Ivory or Charcoal soft grain leather and Canvas Suedecloth headlining, Figured Ebony veneers and Bright Metal sport pedals.
The performance focused 510PS 5.0-litre supercharged XK Dynamic R offers Black Dynamic Pack, which incorporates XKR-S suspension and dynamics and a 10mm reduction in ride height, plus Speed Pack, which equips the car with an Aerodynamic Pack and an increased top speed of 174mph. A Performance Active Exhaust is also standard equipment. The interior boasts Jaguar’s new diamond sewn Performance seat in either Ivory/Charcoal soft grain leather with Ivory contrast stitch or Charcoal/Red soft grain leather with Red contrast stitch leather and the Jet Suedecloth headliner is complemented with Piano Black veneers. Bright Metal sport pedals are also fitted as standard. The car has 20” Vortex diamond turned wheels with distinctive Red painted brake calipers and 20” Vulcan Gloss Black lightweight alloys as an option.
Both editions are available with a choice of exterior body colours including Polaris White, Ultimate Black, Stratus Grey, Italian Racing Red, Dark Sapphire and British Racing Green.
First deliveries to UK customers are expected this month (March 2014.)
FURTHER 2014 EVENTS TO LOOK OUT FOR
To find out more about any of the events below please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
XKEC FORUM NOW SURPASSES 224,000 POSTS
In March 2014 the XKEC members-only chat forum surpassed 224,000 messages allowing it to become a wealth of knowledge and information that specifically relates to all Jaguar X100 / X150 models produced between 1996 to the present day.
With over 25,200 topics being discussed by nearly 700 subscribers it has not only helped many members out with problems, parts and advice but it has also brought about many new friendships.
WHY NOT JOIN NOW AND GAIN ACCESS TO ALL THE "XK" INFORMATION YOU'LL EVER NEED
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XKEC NUMBER PLATE SURROUNDS - AVAILABLE NOW!
A stylish chrome surround, elegantly finished with the XKEC Club logo. This quality product is manufactured from durable injection moulded ABS plastic, and is designed to fit around regular shaped plates (113mm x 530mm). Fitted easily in minutes using the existing plate’s screw fittings, or fix with double-sided automotive tape. Price: £25. Available through ADAMESH (Telephone: 01525 852419)
VIDEO FOOTAGE FROM XKEC's LARGEST EVENTS IN 2013
10th AUGUST 2013 - XKEC "SUMMER, SHOW & SHINE"
Ninety-five XKs attended our 2nd annual Summer Show & Shine event at the Beaulieu National Motor Museum in Hampshire. With superb surroundings and lovely weather the varying display of XK models beat our previous record of 80 XKs. We now look forward to topping the 100 mark at this event in 2014.
26th - 28th JULY 2013 - SILVERSTONE CLASSIC
Over 100 XK's displayed on Copse Corner.
4th MAY 2013 - "GROWLER X" AT WARWICK CASTLE
Our GROWLER 10th anniversary event at Warwick Castle was a huge success with 179 XKs in attendance.