Lightweight E-type

Lightweight E-type

  Now I’m not the world’s biggest fan of the Jaguar E-type, I’ve seen too many shiny ones at shows, they’re just not exciting. The race ones on the other hand… Anyway, the lightweights and the low-drag cars bring some much needed...
GT Man, 1970s motoring adverts

GT Man, 1970s motoring adverts

I suppose the Milk Tray man was my earliest experience of 1970s man-of-mystery advertising. Even though the ads themselves were a bit inexplicable, why would anyone deliver chocolates by speedboat in the dead of night? Surely if you were going to those kind of...

365Tees Design 99 Jaguar XJR-9LM

Seems hard to imagine now, but in the 1980s and 90s Jaguar had a successful World Sportscar team.  They won a lot, even Le Mans with this model.  It’s easy to tell how long it is since we won Le Mans – the winning cars have fag adverts on them…...

365Tees Day 70 Blower Bentley

Bentley won Le Mans a lot between the wars – setting the scene for it becoming a British race in France.  The supercharged Blower never did win, and Bentley himself didn’t approve of forced induction for is engines; however they became iconic....