"A club that embraces, celebrates and focuses on the overall preservation of the Jaguar XK (X100 and X150 models)"
"A club that embraces, celebrates and focuses on the overall preservation of the Jaguar XK (X100 and X150 models)"

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XK8/XKR ENTHUSIASTS CLUB

WELCOME...to the official website of the XK8/XKR ENTHUSIASTS CLUB, otherwise known as the XKEC. 

 

WHAT IS THE XKEC? The XKEC was formed in 2003 to bring together a worldwide community of XK owners and enthusiasts. Now represented across 16 countries, our very active club is proud to be the largest international single model club of its kind that is dedicated solely to these particular models of the Jaguar marque. 

 

WHAT'S ON THIS SITE? On this site you'll be able to discover just what the XKEC is all about. You can view numerous image and video galleries, see our very active events calendar, access historical details of all the XK models produced between 1996 to 2015, register for our exclusive members-only forum, access our club shop, find links to other useful Jaguar related sites, you may even find the XK of your dreams through our very own classified section. Whatever your reason for viewing you certainly won't be disappointed. We hope it will leave you very much inspired and maybe wanting to join our very friendly international XK community.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

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4th JULY 2015: SOUTH EAST BREAKFAST MEET

 

If you own an XK then why not come along and join us at our 2nd monthly South East Breakfast Meet this coming Saturday, 4th July at the Grasshopper inn in Westerham, Kent at 09:30. Maybe see you there.

24th-26th JULY 2015:

2015 SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

 

Members are invited to come and join our large display at the 2015 Silverstone Classic where they will be celebrating their 25th anniversary. This 'Rocking and Racing’ extravaganza will be the biggest and best yet. Our display will once again be present over the three days on the banking of Copse Corner.

SATURDAY 8th AUGUST 2015:

XKEC SUMMER, SHOW & SHINE

 

If you own an XK then come along to our Summer, Show & Shine event which will take place at Beaulieu Motor Museum in Hampshire on Saturday 8th August 2015. 
If you enjoyed Growler XII then this is very much the same. If you missed Growler then you definately won't want to miss this one. 
Come and join us for a great day out at one of the UKs main family attractions. Simply arrive and pay on the day, no need to pre-register. Show opens 10am.

LATEST NEWS

27th JUNE 2015: JAGUAR SUPER SATURDAY

 

80 iconic Jaguar cars were on display on Saturday outside the Coventry Transport Museum. This annual event had a superb display of Jaguar Heritage cars that spanned over 86 years. £800 was raised during the day for Air Ambulance so well done to organisers and members Malcolm and Annie Humphries.

20th JUNE 2015: SOUTH WEST BREAKFAST MEET

 

A good gathering of members at the South Breakfast Meet at the weekend which took place at The Arundell Arms in Lifton, Devon. Great turn out - well done everyone.

18th JUNE 2015: JUNE E-NEWSLETTER - OUT NOW

 

The latest June edition of our clubs e-newsletter was today emailed out to all FULL Members. Packed with all the latest news from within the club, it makes some interesting reading.

17th JUNE 2015 : XKEC WALES TOUR VIDEO RELEASED

 

Member Peter Braybrooke has put together this superb video of our clubs recent North Wales Tour - thank you Peter.

11th JUNE 2015: JUNE DIGITAL "GROWLER" MAGAZINE - OUT NOW

 

The latest edition of our clubs digital magazine was today emailed out to all FULL Members. Packed with all the latest stories and event news its not one to be missed. 

7th JUNE 2015: UPDATE - XKECs FIRST EVER HONORARY MEMBER IS ANNOUNCED

 

Further to our earlier annoucement below Tony was awarded his XKEC Honorary Membership today (see photo) in front of his South East fellow members at our club display at Bromley Pageant. Congratulations Tony.

 

"It is with great pleasure that we announce long term member Tony Morley as our first ever club Honorary Member. Tony has been a FULL member of the XKEC since 2005 and his endless support and commitment to the club has been second to none. Awarded the XKEC "Clubman of the Year" award back in 2009 Tony is still very much a very popular and respected member of the club having attended many events over the years and becoming one of the major contributers to the forum. I am sure i speak on behalf of everyone when i say a big congratulations to Tony, there is no better deserving individual." MARK GREGORY

6th JUNE 2015 : INAUGURAL SOUTH EAST BREAKFAST MEET

 

Our first ever South East Breakfast meet went off very well indeed with 19 cars attending. Members enjoyed a full english breakfast with teas/coffees in our own private conservatory at the Grasshopper Inn in Westerham, Kent. We was also blessed with good weather as well. Below are a few photographs.

This meet will take place every 1st Saturday of each month at The Grasshopper Inn, so why not come along next month and join us.

31st MAY 2015: LE TOUQUET GATHERING

 

Some members gathered together on 31st May for a lunch and drive around Le Touquet in France. Many thanks goes to member Cyrille Pillett for all his organisation in arranging this gathering of XKEC and French XK owners. See video of event below.

16th MAY 2015: 153 XKS ON DISPLAY AT A VERY SUNNY GROWLER XII

 

We had a fantastic turnout of 153 XKs at our GROWLER XII event at Warwick Castle. Shown below are just some of the photos taken at the show. Trophies were awarded for a number of categories and many congratulations to all those who won. A big thank you goes out to all those who attended including the car owners, company stands, and anyone else who simply came along to view our cars.

We now look forward to seeing many more of you next year at our very special XK 20th Anniversary celebration GROWLER XIII event. Keep your eyes peeled for that one!

GENERAL INFORMATION

THE JAGUAR XK150

 

Although the XK150 has now finished production you can still read all about it here Alternatively, why not also take a look at our history pages for more in-depth details on all the XKs ever produced. 

LOOKING FOR A SPECIFIC XK BROCHURE ?

 

Then take a look HERE and see what we have available for purchase.

If you would like more information on the XKEC or want to become a member simply fill in our on-line application form or contact us at:

XK8/XKR Enthusiasts Club

2 Lynton Road South

Gravesend

Kent DA11 7NF

United Kingdom

 

Tel: +44 (0) 1474 354623

Email: mark.gregory@xkec.co.uk

Click on images below to see current XKs for sale

If you require any technical assistance with operating our website or you are an XKEC member and have trouble viewing our digital magazine or e-newsletters then please contact mark.gregory@xkec.co.uk

Do you have any press or publicity matters concerning the XKEC. Perhaps want an XK for a magazine photoshoot, or want advice on advertising your company within our club magazine or here on this website? Perhaps you have discounts you would like to offer our members, if so then then please contact us at mark.gregory@xkec.co.uk

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