Classic convoy celebrates 75 years of Jaguar

Jaguar made a big impression at the Paris Motor Show a couple of weeks ago with the launch of its stunning hybrid, the C-X75.

Unveiled to rapturous applause, the supercar concept indicated the future of the marque but also gave a huge nod to its past, not least with its name. It's 75 years since the Jaguar brands was established by Sir William Lyons and to mark the anniversary a celebratory convoy hit the roads.
Appropriately enough, 75 individually-numbered and iconic Jaguars converged on the marque's birthplace, Coventry, before setting off on a two-day cruise to Goodwood where the anniversary celebrations formed part of the Revival meeting.

See more from the Goodwood Revival in the gallery below

Goodwood Revival 2010
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Classic convoy celebrates 75 years of Jaguar
Wearing period dress adds to the authenticity of the Revival
Goodwood regular and TV star Rowan Atkinson was one of the judges checking out the aircraft display
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason and Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson wwere also casting their eyes over the aircraft display
Festival-goers enjoy the air displays provided by World War Two aircraft
A Lancaster bomber is flanked by two spitfires as Goodwood marked the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain
The Earls Court Motor Shows of years gone by are recreated

Big cat owners from all over the world brought their cars to the UK for the event and a convoy of E-Types, C-Types, pre-war SS Jaguar saloons mixed with vehicles from Jaguar's heritage collection on the journey south.

The 'forward' car park at the Revival is normally reserved for Goodwood Road Racing Members' pre-1966 cars but this year it was overwhelmed by this wonderful array of Jaguars - we spent half the day looking round the car park before even venturing into the circuit for the racing.

Click on the video below for more on the Jaguar convoy.

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