Harry Metcalfe drives his 1980 Jaguar XJ-S V12 a thousand miles from England to Monaco for an Octane cover story, proving in the grandest of Eighties style that he's braver (or just more optimistic) than the rest of us.
The crew from Xcar takes a look back on the modern performance cars they have experienced and ranks them by how good they sound. This clip is an absolute joy to the ears for anyone who loves the sound of a revving engine.
In its latest video, Xcar interviews Jaguar's great test driver Norman Dewis. He tells some fantastic stories about the company from the '50s and '60s, including being at Le Mans in '55 and driving an XKE overnight from London to the Geneva Motor Show.
In 1967, a British newspaper commissioned Marcello Gandini and Bertone to rebody a Jaguar E-Type. What resulted was the one-of-a-kind Pirana concept, which stopped by Jay Leno's Garage in the middle of its restoration.