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

PROPOSED IRELAND TOUR - 2nd-4th JUNE 2017

 

XKEC Member Neil Silverthorne is arranging a Members-Only tour of Northern Ireland on 2nd-4th June 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.

AUGUST 2016 EVENTS

 

 

NEW CLUB GAZEBO AND BANNERS

 

To promote our club further we have now purchased a new club gazebo, flags (see Helmingham image below) and banners.

Here was our stand at our recent Summer, Show & Shine event with just some of our merchandise on sale.

 

 

HOME COUNTIES MEET

14th AUGUST 2016

 

Regional Officer Ian Pemberton gathered together some members for his regular monthly meet at the George IV at Baldock.

125 CARS AT SUMMER, SHOW & SHINE

13th AUGUST 2016

 

The XKEC and its sister club the F-TypeEC held its annual Summer, Show & Shine event at Arundel Castle in West Sussex on Saturday 13th August 2016.

125 cars were on display throughout the day on the Lower Castle lawns amongst an outstanding backdrop of the castle itself. The event once again helped celebrate the XK8's 20th Anniversary. Thanks to everyone who attended.

 

 

 

HELMINGHAM FESTIVAL

7th AUGUST 2016

 

22 Cars displayed on our club stand at this very popular annual event in Suffolk. Many thanks to all those who attended on a lovely sunny but windy day.

 

 

SOUTH EAST B-B-Q

6th AUGUST 2016

 

Following our August breakfast meet some members were kindly invited around one of the members houses for a afternoon/evening BBQ.A great day was had by all. Thank you to our hosts Steve and Martina.

 

 

SOUTH EAST BREAKFAST MEET

6th AUGUST 2016

 

A great turn out once again at our South East breakfast meet held at the TOBY CARVERY in Badgers Mount, Kent. 

RECENT OVERSEAS GATHERINGS

 

 

NURBURGRING

1st JULY 2016

 

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

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.

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.

2016 NATIONAL GATHERING

GROWLER XIII

20th-22nd MAY 2016

 

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. See our new video below of the event.

 

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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