THE XK8/XKR ENTHUSIASTS CLUB

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

WELCOME...to the official website of the XK8/XKR ENTHUSIASTS CLUB, better known as the XKEC. Formed in 2003 the club brings together an international community of XK owners/enthusiasts that is currently represented across 16 countries, making it the largest single model club of its kind that is dedicated solely to these particular models of the Jaguar marque.  

 

About the XKEC website: On this site you'll discover image/video galleries, see our annual events calendar, access historical details of all the XK models ever produced, register for our exclusive members-only forum, access our club shop, find links to other useful related sites, you may even find the XK of your dreams through our classified page. Whatever your reason for viewing we hope it will leave you very much inspired and wanting to join.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

SUMMER, SHOW & SHINE

SATURDAY 13th AUGUST 2016

 

The Jaguar XK8/XKR Enthusiasts Club and its sister club the Jaguar F-Type Enthusiasts Club will be hosting their annual Summer, Show & Shine event on the Castle Lower Lawns at Arundel Castle in West Sussex on Saturday 13th August 2016.

This very popular annual event will have over 100 cars on display as well as trade stands, trophies etc. The XK's on display will be those produced by Jaguar between 1996 and 2015 and the F-Types from 2012 to the present day. 

The event, which will also be celebrating the XK8's 20th Anniversary, promises to be a great day out at a superb location, with all members and non members being invited along to display their pride and joys.

 

PROPOSED IRELAND TOUR IN 2017

 

XKEC Member Neil Silverthorne is arranging a Members-Only tour of Northern Ireland sometime in early spring of 2017. Activities will include visiting The Titanic Centre, visiting a private car collection, then a trip up the Antrim coat road to Bushmills to visit The Giants Causeway and also the famous whisky factory. He envisages a trip of 3 to 4 days maximum. Accommodation and travel routes are yet TBA but will be limited to a maximum of 10 cars.

RECENT EVENTS

KIMBOLTON COUNTRY FAYRE AND CLASSIC CAR SHOW

10th JULY 2016

 

Thanks to all the Home Counties Region who attended the Kimbolton Country Fayre on Sunday 10th July. It was a great event with many hundreds of cars on show. 

AV8 BREAKFAST MEET

9th JULY 2016

 

Members attended once again our very popular own club AV8 Breakfast meet in Cirencester.

BASTON CAR & BIKE SHOW

3rd JULY 2016

 

Lincolnshire Regional Officer Barry Wood arranged a gathering of members at this very popular show. The show had an eclectic mix of old and new including a selection of main dealers where you could compare all the latest models. It was also great fun for the family too, as they had plenty of refreshments, live music, fairground rides and lots of other attractions. Well done Barry and all those who attended.

 

 

NURBURGRING

1st JULY 2016

 

Member Martin Thomas arranged a petrol heads dream trip to the Nurburgring on 1st July 2016. 

DEFFORD AIR DAY

25th JUNE 2016

 

Member Alan Jan-Janin invited some members along to this popular event.There were a few showers, and one torrential downpour, but overall it was a most enjoyable day out to see and hear some lovely cars and aircraft.

HONFLEUR TO ROUEN (NORMANDY) ROAD TRIP II

25th JUNE 2016

 

Member Cyrille Pillett gathered together 13 cars for a sunny day out in Normandy with Jaguar France greeting them on arrival with their latest models. See the video below.

 

 

JAGUAR SUPER SATURDAY

25th JUNE 2016

 

XKEC Member Malcolm Humphries once again had a great turn out at this annual event in Coventry which portrayed Jaguars expanding over many years.

SCOTTISH MEET

20th JUNE 2016

 

XKEC Member Ter Ironside gathered together some local members for a Scottish meet at FRC Education centre situated just off the Forth Road bridge in Edinburgh. Well done Ter.

ALSACE TOUR (FRANCE)

7th-14th JUNE 2016

 

Twenty five members cars went on tour to the Alsace Region of France. During the tour they visited Koenigsborough & Hohlandsborough castles, enjoyed a steam train ride down and a boat back up the Rhine, a visit to the Maginot Line Museum, a vineyard and a visit to the largest car museum in the world.

GROWLER XIII

20th-22nd MAY 2016

 

Well another GROWLER event has finished and this was probably our best one ever. With record numbers at both Friday (63 people) and Saturday night dinners (118 people) and 150 cars in attendance at Stanford Hall on Saturday, followed by a 50 car convoy on Sunday to Lamport Hall, this event just gets better and better. Many thanks to all those who attended and to Sturgess Jaguar of Leicester for acting our event sponsors and for also putting on such a superb display of cars at the main Saturday event. Here's now looking forward to GROWLER 2017.

 

GENERAL

KEYRINGS

PAPERWEIGHTS

CLOTHING

NEW  CLUB MERCHANDISE: Shown above are just some of the new club merchandise items we have available for purchase. Please click on any of the pictures to see larger images or contact mark.gregory@xkec.co.uk for more details.

JUNE 2016 GROWLER MAGAZINE - OUT NOW

 

The latest June 2016 edition of the club magazine has been emailed out to all FULL members. Packed with all the latest stories, event reports etc it's not one to be missed.

THE XKEC FORUM PORTAL

 

To allow Guests to see what our club and forum is all about we have created an XKEC Forum Portal page. Here you will find details about the club, view our events Map, see some useful statistics, see examples of recent posts and view images and videos from recent events. We hope this may encourage you to join our very friendly community. Click on image opposite to view.

NEW BOOKS - OUT  NOW

 

XKEC

2 Lynton Road South

Gravesend, Kent 

DA11 7NF

United Kingdom

 

01474 354623

mark.gregory@xkec.co.uk

Do you need an XK for a photoshoot, or want to advertise within our club magazine or website? If yes, then please contact our club PR Officer at Cliff.Pattison@thexkec.co.uk

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