Lexus RC F takes star turn in ‘Men in Black: International’ blockbuster

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Co-stars include a weapons-carrier Jaguar XJ and hovercycle.

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Junkyard Gem: 1995 Jaguar Vanden Plas

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Here's a 1995 Vanden Plas in a Denver-area self-service wrecking yard.

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Junkyard Gem: 1995 Jaguar Vanden Plas originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:38:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Check out Harry Metcalfe’s 1978 Jaguar XJ 5.3 V12 Coupe

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Jaguar only made about 10,000 XJ Coupes in the 1970s, and only a couple thousand of them had the V12 engine. Former Evo editor Harry Metcalfe just so happens to have a peach of an example in his garage, and shows us around in this latest video.

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This classic Jaguar XJ has a 720-hp ungentlemanly secret

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drag racing Jaguar XJ Series 1

Forget Tawny Kitaen. If you want to make a Jaguar XJ rock, just do what this guy did: stuff a heavily modified and turbocharged General Motors V8 under the hood, and take it to the track.

The video calls this Series 1 XJ a sleeper, but with its open exhaust and obvious turbo whistle, the once-gentlemanly sedan is anything but. The owner says that the engine is GM LQ9 V8 that has been stroked to 402 cubic inches putting out around 720 horsepower with 12 pounds of boost (in standard form, this 6.0-liter V8 was used in the second-gen Cadillac Escalade). Check out the video below to see what that kind of power does for this classic Jaguar in the eighth-mile.

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This classic Jaguar XJ has a 720-hp ungentlemanly secret originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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This classic Jaguar XJ has a 720-hp ungentlemanly secret

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drag racing Jaguar XJ Series 1

Forget Tawny Kitaen. If you want to make a Jaguar XJ rock, just do what this guy did: stuff a heavily modified and turbocharged General Motors V8 under the hood, and take it to the track.

The video calls this Series 1 XJ a sleeper, but with its open exhaust and obvious turbo whistle, the once-gentlemanly sedan is anything but. The owner says that the engine is GM LQ9 V8 that has been stroked to 402 cubic inches putting out around 720 horsepower with 12 pounds of boost (in standard form, this 6.0-liter V8 was used in the second-gen Cadillac Escalade). Check out the video below to see what that kind of power does for this classic Jaguar in the eighth-mile.

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This classic Jaguar XJ has a 720-hp ungentlemanly secret originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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