CAT TALES

The February meeting this past Saturday was attended by 53 old and new members at the Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro. We enjoyed a talk by Philippe Dorier, regional director, Ferrari Club of America-Southeast about their March 12 VIR event. They are...

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AGM at Leith Jaguar

The elections for 2018 club officers was hosted by Jaguar of Cary on the showroom of their beautiful facility that included the sister brand of Land Rover. The meeting had a festive yet serious atmosphere and was well attended by 40 members included a few...

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August Cat Tales

The JCNA International Jaguar Festival (IJF) is just around the corner – literally – at Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge, Buford, Georgia, October 12, 13, 14. The registration deadline for concours-judged cars is September 15. This will be the first time that...

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Cat Tales July 2017

Our 2017 ‘Head for the Mountains’ concours was a resounding success. The weather added to the excitement – will the rain hold off; will it be dry enough to park on the grass, etc. – and, in the end, everything worked out. A huge thank you to Ed Howie,...

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Scott Jaguar Charlotte

Announcement from The Scott Family to the members of The Carolina Jaguar Club On June 21, 2017 Scott Jaguar expects to finalize the sale of their Jaguar franchise to Hendrick Automotive Group. Scott Jaguar has proudly represented the renowned vehicle to its automotive...

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Route 66 in An E-Type – The Conclusion

Day 9: Shreveport LA to Jackson MS – 217 miles (2769 miles & 12 states overall) Our 2017 Leap of faith tour has come to an abrupt end.   We were headed to Birmingham, Alabama when we drove into an active tornado cell outside of Jackson, Mississippi.  A large tree...

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Route 66 In an E Type – Day 8

Day 8: Amarillo TX to Shreveport LA– 558 miles Texas weather!  We woke up in Amarillo to freezing rain – and heard on the radio that snow arrived shortly after we got underway.  Having seen enough of I-40, we have decided to take the southern route home via I-20.  The...

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Route 66 in an E Type: Day 7

Day 7: Weatherford OK to Amarillo TX– 232 miles Sad to say, but today will be our last day of actual driving on the “Mother Road”.  We had planned to continue on to Tucumcari NM, but a serious snow storm is now headed that way.       Our first stop is the fabulous...

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Route 66 in an E Type – Day 6

Day 6: Miami OK to Weatherford OK– 245 miles Well the sun is back out and it is a glorious Oklahoma day.   Terrain has changed dramatically and the road surface has become a bit more harsh.  However, the visual sensations are fantastic. No Route 66 trip is complete...

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Route 66 in an E Type – Day 5

Day 5: Cuba MO to Miami OK – 245 miles Hola amigos.  We’ve journeyed from Cuba to Miami today – and we didn’t even use a raft! Continuing to explore the same mysterious theme, we stop to photograph a giant rocking chair – where is Edith Ann? While we started out on...

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Route 66 in an E Type – Day 4

Day 4: Bloomington, IL to Cuba MO– 93 miles Our first photo stop of the day is to visit another Giant – this one holding a hotdog versus a rocket.  There seems to be a theme here, but we are not sure what it is . Now most folks know that Springfield IL is the home and...

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Route 66 In An E-Type Day 3

Day 3: Joliet to Bloomington, IL – 93 miles We begin our day with the ritual playing of Nat King Coles “Get your kicks on Route 66” on the IPOD attached to the Jag’s Retro Sound radio. The IPOD will be providing a 60’s soundtrack throughout the journey.   Today we...

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Route 66 In An E Type – Day 2

Day 2: Indianapolis to Chicago to Joliet – 228 miles The sun has reappeared as we start the final leg to the Mother Road.  Officially, Route 66 begins in downtown Chicago – and mile zero is at Lou Mitchell’s Restaurant.  Route 66 was born in 1926 and the restaurant...

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Route 66 In An E-Type Day 1

Day 1: Huntersville, NC to Indianapolis – 575 miles Today’s objective will be to put as many interstate miles behind us as possible.  We top off the tank with ethanol-free premium and set off under a beautiful Spring sky.   An hour north, the skies open up and we...

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Concours Update

We are now only 53 SLEEPS away from our 2017 CJC “HEAD FOR THE MOUNTAINS” Concours, being held from July 13 to July 15th!  Planning is finally complete!  Particulars below: ROOM AVAILABILITY: Out of the 70 rooms at the Switzerland Inn, there are now only 9 rooms...

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Route 66 in an E-type – Really?

It’s been said that, if you can remember the 60’s, you weren’t really there.  However, most of us who were there, can remember them pretty well.  Of course, it would be hard to forget the almost daily chaos that sent shockwaves throughout the fabric of America.  What...

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CAT TALES APRIL

This is the third version of the Cat Tales. Each time I thought I was finished, something happened that required a rewrite - most notably was the New York Auto Show where the F-Pace won the 2017 World Car of the Year and the design category. Closer to home, it was...

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Barn Find E Type

This E Type was spotted at the March Cars and Coffee in Charlotte over the weekend. The owner has joined our club. He's debating whether to restore the car or keep it as is. 38,000 miles and kept in a garage for many years.

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NC Based Mechanics.

Below is a list of NC based Jaguar Mechanics. This is by no means a comprehensive list or a recommendation by the club. Just a list. For warranty work or other work and routine maintenance on new or more modern Jaguars: Central and eastern NC: Jaguar of Cary...

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Cat Tales February

Could February be the new April? What great weather to put the top down, open the sunroof or simply put the windows down! It’s getting close to that time of the year that we start planning and attending car shows/concours/events. There’s a full calendar of events to...

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Happy New Year!

As your newly-elected president, I am thrilled beyond measure and a little daunted by the big shoes of past presidents that I have to fill. It was only ten years ago that my husband, Scott, and I attended our first CJC meeting. It was the holiday weekend in...

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