New Jaguar owner - Jaguar Forums - Jaguar Enthusiasts Forum

New Member Area - Intro a MUST New to Jaguar Forums? Drop in and tell us about you, your ride and location. This is your chance to introduce yourself to the forum.
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

New Jaguar owner

Old 08-12-2018, 01:36 PM
PSP's Avatar
PSP is offline
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: West Coast
Posts: 16
Thanked 5 Times in 3 Posts
Default New Jaguar owner

I just bought my first Jaguar. I owned Triumphs in the 70's when I was a kid, always thought the E type was the pinnacle of sports cars. I have owned other great cars like 911's, Macan, SL 500, Factory Five Cobra (very fast). Have stayed away from British cars because of their notorious reliability issues. The last TR4 I had started squirting fuel all over the engine, so I got rid of it. I currently drive a Tesla Model X, which I love.

I have been looking at the older XKRs when I found out what a bargain they are and that many of the issues of the old days are better now. They are still beautiful, so I bought a 2004 Portfolio XKR. Haven't even received it yet. I split my time between Oregon and Palm Springs, but plan to keep the Jag in California, after I register it in Oregon.

That is a short story about my love for cars. Looking forward to driving a Jaguar in he California sunshine.
Old 08-12-2018, 02:08 PM
GGG's Avatar
GGG is online now
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Durham, UK
Posts: 107,766
Thanked 9,888 Times in 8,174 Posts

Welcome to the forum PSP,

Good to have you with us at Jaguar forums.

I can see you've already found your way to the XK8/XKR forum so there's no need for a link to it from me.
The 'HOW TO' thread at the top is a good place to start for information on regular issues.

Please add vehicle details to your Signature to help others to give relevant advice. Go to the User CP button on the left of the top menu bar, then Settings & Options under Your Control Panel. Select Edit Signature and enter the details.

You can also visit the US Western Region forum by following this link
to find other members in your region.

Enjoy the forums.

Old 08-12-2018, 04:57 PM
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Northwest Sydney
Posts: 17,857
Thanked 1,501 Times in 1,295 Posts

Welcome aboard.
Old 08-12-2018, 08:31 PM
Veteran Member
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Tehama County, California, USA
Posts: 16,250
Thanked 3,219 Times in 2,525 Posts

I wish you success in your search.
Under Ford's ownership Jaguar made giant strides forward in the reliability field. XKRs were built during that time.

Welcome to the forums form ElinorB.
Old 08-13-2018, 12:40 AM
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Brisbane,Australia
Posts: 23,066
Thanked 4,370 Times in 3,326 Posts

Welcome to the forums.
Old 08-13-2018, 04:10 AM
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Adelaide Stralia
Posts: 18,613
Thanked 5,388 Times in 3,881 Posts

Welcome to the Forums.
Old 08-13-2018, 06:29 AM
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: PHX some of the time
Posts: 98,750
Thanked 4,627 Times in 4,156 Posts

Welcome to Jaguar Forums PSP,

Good to have you with us.
Enjoy the forum.

If you haven't done so already you should add your car details to your signature to help others to help you.
If you need help with getting around and using the forum follow this link for some help Forum Help
Old 08-13-2018, 06:47 AM
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Summerville, South Carolina
Posts: 17,588
Thanked 2,728 Times in 2,482 Posts

welcome to the forum - enjoy!!!
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
New Member Area - Intro a MUST
05-26-2018 07:23 AM
Brian H Smith
New Member Area - Intro a MUST
04-29-2017 05:55 AM
New Member Area - Intro a MUST
06-20-2013 06:15 PM
X-Type ( X400 )
02-20-2011 12:37 PM
New Member Area - Intro a MUST
01-07-2011 06:31 AM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: New Jaguar owner

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: