WELCOME...to the official website of the JAGUAR XK8/XKR ENTHUSIASTS CLUB (XKEC) - The first port of call for all XK owners and enthusiasts. 

 

Formed back in 2003 the XKEC is this year celebrating its 17th 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.

 

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

 

Here on our website you will discover our event galleries, event listings and video's, model histories, book references, modified/engine detailing images, club shop, classifieds, how to register for our forum, find useful links to our club social media groups and other relevant sites and how to join/renew your membership. We hope it will leave you very much inspired and wanting to join our ever-growing XK community.

 

"More than just a club"

FORTHCOMING EVENTS AMID COVID-19

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE ONGOING GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS THREAT OUR EVENTS OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS HAVE EITHER BEEN CANCELLED OR POSTPONED.
WE ARE KEEPING OUR MEMBERS UP-TO-DATE WITH ALL THE LATEST INFORMATION VIA OUR WEBSITE MEMBERS-ONLY AREA, OUR CLUB FORUM, OUR E-NEWSLETTERS AND OUR OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS.
IN THE MEANTIME PLEASE STAY SAFE AND WELL AND MAYBE TAKE A LOOK AT OUR NATIONAL EVENT VIDEOS BELOW FROM 2019.

 

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

JOINING / RENEWING

Joining our club is quick and easy and costs just £40.00 for a 12 months membership (less than a tank of fuel). This entitles members to various BENEFITS including parts discounts, insurance discounts etc. 

 

You can pay by various payment methods and all we then need from you is a completed application form in order for us to make communication. So why not JOIN / RENEW now !

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 329,000 messages posted on the forum, with some 35,500 topics being discussed so register now.

Our 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 also be able to see our vast collection of Jaguar XK brochures, our huge diecast XK model car collection (in all scales), original XK adverts, Jaguar Press Releases, postcards, books etc. 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 we are currently home working during Covid-19 so 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

 

EVENT IMAGES

We attend many club events each year across the whole of the UK for members and their families to enjoy. These occur both regionally and nationally.

We do anything from regional breakfast meets, evening meets, lunches, dinner dances, car shows, picnics, regional Christmas dinners, visits to country houses and gardens, motor museums and even UK and overseas tours to name but a few.

 

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 

 

CLUB SHOP

Here you will find a wide range of items including our official club clothing range and other club related merchandise such as Keyrings, Caps, Paperweights, XK 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 !

Benefits of Joining

  • 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 329,000 messages and some 35,500 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.

MEET THE TEAM

Here in the XKEC we have a number of loyal and trusted individuals who help maintain the clubs overall professsional image and ensure a complete membership package for all our valued members to enjoy.

 

Click below to see Who's Who within the XKEC Team and how you can contact any of them individually via Email.

CLUB MAGAZINE

Entitled GROWLER the club's "on-line"  digital magazine is a quarterly publication for all paid up members of our club. It includes 50 - 60 pages of technical articles, features on club events, company profiles, members stories, club news and more. 

 

In the members-only section of this website members can view all the past issues of the digital magazine.

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...

OUR LATEST DIGITAL MAGAZINE - OUT SOON

 

The SUMMER (June) 2020 edition of our clubs GROWLER quarterly digital publication will be sent out very soon to all our club members.

 

This special "Lockdown" edition shows how we are all coping during these challenging times. 

 

Within the 50+ pages there are many interesting feature articles plus there are the usual features from Regional News, Model Registers, Classifieds, Club Discounts, Event Reports, Forum News and much much more.

 

KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED !

 

 

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 which will help you consider joining in our ever evolving adventure.

WHAT BOOKS HAVE BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT THE XK MODELS?

Click below to see what books that have been written over the years specifically about the Jaguar XK/XK8/XKR models.

 

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 any research we have included all the Titles, Publishers and ISBN numbers.

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