"MORE THAN JUST A CLUB"
Welcome to the XK8/XKR Enthusiasts Club (XKEC for short). The XKEC brings together worldwide owners and enthusiasts of the Jaguar XK8/XKR (X100 models) produced between 1996 to 2006 and also the XK/XK-R (X150 models) produced from 2006 to the present day. We are proud to acknowledge that our international membership, which is currently represented across sixteen countries, is now the largest single model club of its kind that is dedicated solely to these models. Read more...
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2003-2013 : A 10 YEAR CELEBRATION
2013 is going to be an amazing year for the XKEC as we celebrate our clubs 10th Anniversary. To commemorate the occassion we will be attending many events throughout the year including our large Show & Shine event in August. We are also planning to celebrate at the 2013 Silverstone Classic in July where members will be invited to enjoy a special anniversary parade lap of the circuit.
We would like to thank everyone who has supported us over the past 10 years and for helping us reach such a memorable milestone in the clubs history.
"SUMMER SHOW & SHINE" - 10th AUGUST 2013
We are pleased to announce that our 2nd annual Summer Show & Shine event will this year take place at the Beaulieu National Motor Museum in Hampshire on Saturday 10th August 2013. We are expecting even higher numbers than last year (80 XKS) so please do come along and enjoy a great family day out at a superb venue. Click on picture below for more details.
BROMLEY PAGEANT OF MOTORING
Members of the XKEC celebrated their Club's 10th anniversary with a birthday club stand at the Bromley Pageant of Motoring event on Sunday 9th June 2013. Various XKs were on display ranging from a 1996 XK8 coupe through to a 2013 XKR-S. One of the club cars was also shown on the cover of the events programme as well as a full page write up inside about the club. Members were also invited into the main arena during the day to undertake a few parade laps.
LATEST CLUB BREAKFAST MEETS
Here are two images taken from separate XKEC Breakfast Meets on 8th June and 25th May 2013.
MEMBERS VISIT CRICH TRAMWAY MUSEUM
A small group of XKEC members visited the Crich Tramway Museum in Derbyshire on 2nd June 2013. Here is a glimpse of their display.
JUNE 2013 E-NEWSLETTER AND DIGITAL MAGAZINE
The XKEC's June 2013 E-Newsletter (kindly sponsored by Sturgess Jaguar of Leicester) and June 2013 Digital Magazine has now been emailed out to all FULL members. As usual they both contain all the very latest club news and information. Enjoy the read.
XKEC ANNOUNCE 2012-13 CLUBMAN OF THE YEAR
Many congratulations to member Robert Sparey who was recently awarded the XKEC 2013 Clubman of the Year award at the clubs GROWLER 10th anniversary dinner dance on Saturday 4th May 2013.
Robert (right) is seen here being presented with the award by XKEC Chairman Mark Gregory.
WELL DONE ROBERT.
179 XKs ARRIVE AT WARWICK CASTLE
Well our GROWLER 10th anniversary event on Saturday 4th May 2013 at Warwick Castle was a huge success with a total of 179 XKs in attendance. The weather was also very kind to us and everyone had a very enjoyable day out. Here is just a taster of the display.
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JAGUAR'S NEW XKR-S GT IS UNVEILED IN NEW YORK
CLICK ON PICTURES ABOVE TO VIEW VIDEO OF THE NEW XKR-S GT.
The XKR-S GT, developed by Jaguar's ETO division, is the ultimate road-going version of the XK coupe and is going to have an initial production limited to just 30 cars for the North American market
A range of bespoke carbon fibre components all help maximise the XK-s aerodynamic downforce and performance is provided by Jaguar's 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine resulting in a 0-60mph time of just 3.9 seconds, electronically limited to a top speed of 186mph.
Available in Polaris White, the warm charcoal interior comes with red accents and finished in soft-grain Warm Charcoal leather and Suedecloth. Jet Suedecloth headlining and a Jet Suedecloth steering wheel, with aluminium paddle shifters, are also fitted as standard and script to the treadplates and console highlight the cars uniqueness.
XKEC FORUM SURPASSES 211,000 POSTS
We are very pleased to announce that our forum has recently surpassed a fantastic milestone with its 211,000th message being posted. We would like to say a very big thank you to everyone who has contributed over the years.
Known as the "XK Bible" by our members the forum has 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 23,600 topics being discussed it has not just helped many members out with problems, parts etc but it has also brought about many new friends. Well done everyone. Click HERE for further details.
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