Welcome to the

XK8 / XKR Enthusiasts Club (XKEC)

 

"The first port of call for all modern day Jaguar XK owners and enthusiasts"

 

Formed back in 2003 the XKEC is now celebrating its 18th anniversary, bringing together an international community of XK owners and enthusiasts from across 18 countries, making it the largest single model club of its kind that is dedicated solely to the X100 (1996-2006) and X150 (2006 -2014) models of the Jaguar marque. 

 

The Club continues to grow from strength to strength and is run by a loyal and dedicated team. It has Regional Officers, Model Register Coordinators and many other individuals who are all here to assist you as a member of our club. In addition to this website, members also have access to our Members only forum and many other club benefits and offers. 

 

WE HAVE MEMBERS IN:  Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, UK and the USA.

 

 

"More than just a club"

 

 

THE CLUB OFFICE

Our club office sits within the beautiful landscaped grounds of a former Rectory in Northfleet, Kent, UK. Come along and say hello or enjoy a coffee/tea with us, you will always be given a very warm welcome. You will be able to see our vast collection of Jaguar XK brochures through all the models from 1996-2014, our huge XK model car collection (in all scales), original XK advertisements and posters, Jaguar XK launch Press Releases, XK postcards and greeting cards, XK books, workshop manuals and magazines, paintings and artwork and of course our very own club merchandise. To any XK owner or enthusiast this is simply XK heaven. Find us HERE or click HERE to see video of our Office.

 

OFFICE OPENING HOURS: Monday - Friday 10am to 4pm (please note that during Covid-19 the club office is open by appointment only).

 

XK8/XKR ENTHUSIASTS CLUB (XKEC)

Unit 2 (Basepoint)

The Old Rectory

Springhead Road

Northfleet

Kent DA11 8HN

United Kingdom

 

Telephone: +44 (0)1474 886946     Email: mark.gregory@xkec.co.uk    Website: www.thexkec.co.uk

 

Join our great community now and enjoy the many benefits we have on offer

  • Exclusive Membership Welcome Pack with official Membership Card and club windscreen sticker.
  • Around 1000 members across 18 countries.
  • Club Office dedicated to everyday club related matters.
  • Constantly Updated Website.
  • Members-Only Chat Forum with over 334,000 messages and some 36,100 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 / Parts Discounts.
  • Endless Technical Advice.
  • Several Model Register Coordinators.
  • Various Social Media site groups and discussions.
  • Official Club Merchandise.

SPRING 2021 CLUB MAGAZINE - OUT SOON

As a member of the XKEC, you will receive a copy of our quarterly full-colour digital "GROWLER" magazine.

 

Its latest digital technology allows... 

 

  • Flick page technology
  • A Zoom facility
  • Easy email and links access.

 

Our latest Spring (March) 2021 edition will soon be emailed out to all our members and its front cover this issue plays special tribute to one of our long term members Derek Hill who recently sadly passed away. 

 

Within the 50 pages many feature articles will be found including the usual features from Regional News, Model Registers, Classifieds, Club Discounts, Event Reports, Forum News and much much more.

 

Enjoy...

 

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 we hereby provide you with free access to the sample below. We hope this will show the professional content provided each quarter and one which will help you consider joining in our ever evolving adventure.

LATEST COVID-19 NEWS

Updated: 5th January 2021

 

As you will know the UK Government announced on 4th January 2021 the commencement of further lockdown measures right across the UK. The XKEC does of course continue to follow all UK Government advice and we remain hard at work continuing the clubs progression by monitoring and adapting our situation as it develops. Please be assured that during this rapidly changing situation, we as a club have your best interests at heart and are monitoring advice very closely.

 

For the meantime, please keep in touch via the Forum or our social media outlets. This remains a difficult and challenging time for us all but with everyones help we will get through it. 

 

In the meantime please stay safe and well and whilst we wait for things to return to normal why not sit back and enjoy our national event videos below from 2019.

 

WE DID FORTUNATELY MANAGE TO ATTEND A FEW EVENTS DURING 2020 WHICH YOU CAN VIEW HERE . 

 

 

MEMBERS CLUB TOURS

We now have a number of members club tours planned for both 2021 and 2022.

 

They are...

 

SEP 2021 - PEAK DISTRICT

APR 2022 - PORTMEIRION

SEP 2022 - SUFFOLK

 

Members can now register / book their places via the link on our members club forum or via the website members only area. 

 

MEMBERS-ONLY FORUM

Our exclusive member-only chat forum was created way back in 2004 and now contains a wealth of XK information and knowledge. The forum is a great way of seeking answers to any problems you may have or simply speaking to other members and making new friendships who share your same passion.

There are now well over 334,000 messages posted on the forum, with some 36,100 topics being discussed so register now.

XK MODEL HISTORY

You will find here the complete history of all the XKs produced over the years. This includes all the standard models as well as all the Limited/Special Editions that were produced. If you want to find out more information about a particular model then this is the first place to look. 

 

We also show images of XK Advertisements, Modified XKs, XK Engine Detailing, Race XKs and Stars in their XK's. Enjoy...

HOW IT ALL BEGAN

The image above shows one of our very first events back in 2003 at the old Jaguar Brown's Lane factory in Coventry. We then placed an article in Jaguar World magazine seeking out XK owners or enthusiasts who simply wanted to get together. We wasn't then expecting what followed!

 

Now, eighteen years later we are still going strong thanks to the ongoing support of so many.

 

CLASSIFIEDS

Are you looking to purchase an XK then please take a look at our CLASSIFIED pages. Here you will find a number of XKs currently up for sale.

 

XK8/XKR PURCHASING GUIDES

Want advice on buying an XK? Then send us your email address and we will forward to you some useful purchasing advice documents.

Email: mark.gregory@xkec.co.uk 

 

 

**BRAND NEW** ON-LINE CLUB SHOP

Here you will find a wide range of items including our official club related merchandise such as Clothing, Keyrings, Paperweights etc as well as XK related brochures and even some back issues of our club magazine.

So why not treat yourself or maybe purchase an ideal gift for a friend or family member.

 

Take a look now !

 

WHAT PUBLICATIONS HAVE BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT THE XK ?

Click on button below to see what books and magazines have been written over the years specifically about the Jaguar XK/XK8/XKR models. All provide great research material into the modern day XK.

 

Most, if not all, are now becoming more and more difficult to get hold of so those shown on our book page are there to simply give you some idea of what books have been written and what can possibly be purchased around the world.

 

To assist in any research we have included all the Titles, Publishers and ISBN numbers and all these books and magazines can be viewed at the club office.

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