Contact Us


Unit 2 (Basepoint)

The Old Rectory

Springhead Road


Kent DA11 8HN


Telephone: +44 (0)1474 886946






Welcome to the XK8/XKR Enthusiasts Club (Otherwise better known as the XKEC)


Formed back in May 2003 the club today celebrates its 15th anniversary, bringing together an international community of XK owners and enthusiasts across 19 countries, making it the largest single model club of its kind that is dedicated solely to these particular models of the Jaguar marque.


MEMBERS IN:  Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, UK and the USA.

Benefits of Joining

  • Eclusive Membership Welcome Pack with official Membership Card and club windscreen sticker.
  • Club Office dedicated to everyday club related matters
  • Regularly Updated Website
  • Members-Only Chat Forum with over 306,000 messages and 33,400 subjects being discussed
  • Quarterly Digital Magazine
  • Free Classified Ads
  • Periodic Electronic Newsletters
  • Great social activity at numerous Events/Tours/Rallies/Dinners
  • Regional Based Officers
  • Insurance Discounts
  • Parts Discounts
  • Technical Advice
  • Several Model Register Coordinators
  • Various Social Media site groups and discussions
  • Official Club Merchandise




Come see what our club and forum is all about at our Forum Portal Page. Here you'll 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.




Our club office is located half a mile north of the A2, and half a mile east of Ebbsfleet International Rail Terminal with excellent motorway connections to the M25 and A2/M2 motorway.

The Office is open between 9am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.




Click below to see images from some of our past events.

We hold many Events / Tours / Dinners / Rallies each year and all members are welcome to come along and join in. This will give you just a brief taster of what fun we all have.




On this website you'll discover image/video galleries, events, model histories, club shop, classifieds, how to register for our forum and even find links to useful sites. Whatever your reason for viewing we hope it will leave you very much inspired and wanting to join.


Over the weekend of 8th-10th June 2018 XKEC members attended our national GROWLER XV event which this year was held in association with XK70 at Shelsley Walsh in Worcestershire. In total 123 cars were in our club display amongst the thousands of other Jaguars on display. Over 100 members also enjoyed dinners on both Friday and Saturday nights before ending the weekend with a superb drive tour of the Malvern Hills on the Sunday. Thank you to all those who attended.

Click HERE to see our video.

Forthcoming 2018 Events

1st July - Scottish Jaguar Day (Doune)
1st July - Baston Car & Bike Show (Lincs)
1st July - Darling Buds of May Classic Motor Show (Kent)

7th July - JLR Classics (Warks)
8th July - "Call the Midwife" Tour, Chatham Dockyard (Kent)

8th July - Kimbolton Car Show (Cambs)

8th July - Derby Classic & Retro Show (Derby)

15th July - Anglian Afternoon Tea (Norfolk)

15th July - Whitstable Classic Motor Show (Kent)
20th - 22nd July - Silverstone Classic (Northants)

21st Jul - Weeting Steam Rally & Country Fayre (Norfolk)

22nd July - Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre (Cornwall)

5th August - Helmingham Festival (Suffolk)

5th August - East Yorks Thoroughbred (Yorks)

11th August - Summer, Show & Shine (Warks)

18th August - Temple Newsam Car Show (Yorks)
19th August - Herne Bay Classic Motor Show (Kent)

2nd Sept - Elvetham Heath Car Show (Hants)

8th Sept - Day at the Seaside (Devon)

16th Sept - Jaguars at the Classic Motor Hub (Glos)
15th-17th September - Isle of Wight Tour
15th-16th September - Manchester Classic Car Show (Lancs)

8th December - SW Christmas Dinner & Dance (Somerset)

13th December - Anglian Region Christmas Dinner (Norfolk)

Want to see an example of our digital magazine?

To give non members a brief idea of what they are missing out on with our clubs digital magazine then please feel free to access the sample below. We hope this will show the type of content provided each quarter and may hopefully help you consider joining in our ever evolving adventure.

Special events in 2018

If any member would like to attend or find out further details about any of our specific tours then please contact the Club Chairman at

SILVERSTONE CLASSIC - 20th-22nd July 2018


Our club will be hosting its special 15th anniversary at this event with  a celebratory parade lap around the track. 

All our club members are welcome to attend and enjoy this fantastic annual event at Britains leading race venue.

SUMMER, SHOW & SHINE -  11th August 2018


This years Summer, Show & Shine event will take place on Saturday 11th August 2018 at Warwick Castle in Warwickshire. All XK owners are invited along to attend this event irrespective of what club you belong to.

ISLE OF WIGHT TOUR -  15th-17th Sept 2018


A 3-day tour of the Isle of Wight staying at THE ROYAL HOTEL in Ventnor. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast accommodation (inc Ferry Crossings) and excursion tours to some of the IOW main attractions (such as Osborne House etc)

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