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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0 X100 vs. rivals
It’s been a busy few weeks for Paul’s 2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0 X100 having been compared to not one or two but three rivals. Although the 18th century French philosopher and mathematician, the Marquis de Condorcet, once advised to, “Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another,” I still find pitching my XK8 against rivals from the same era to be a fascinating experience.
1997 Jaguar XJ Sovereign 3.2 LWB Auto X300
Recent weather incidents have made the Sovereign an obvious choice for a seaside getaway. Of course it had to happen. My Range Rover’s air conditioning had to fail just before the most intense heat wave on record in Britain. And so once again I found myself using my Sovereign as daily transport. After all, you need aircon in weather like that. And that meant that when I needed a car for date night with my good lady, the Jaguar was at the front of the queue.
1997 Volkswagen Golf Mk3 Cabriolet VR6
West coast American photographer and friend of the mag, Mike Kippen, introduces his family’s latest VW project… a 1997 Volkswagen Golf Mk3 Cabby VR6. Let the games begin… 1997 Volkswagen Golf Mk3 Cabby VR6 It did not take long after getting my GTI on the road to realise that most of the events and drives would mean leaving my family behind – roll cage and race parts, it was not built for kid's seats or comfort.
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