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8 Legendary Cars That Featured Pop-Up Headlights

Pop-up headlights are arguably the coolest features to ever grace the world of cars. However, that dream would soon be unravelled as it was deemed costly, aerodynamically inefficient and expensive to fix when they eventually broke. By 2004 the pop-up headlight era was all but over with the Lotus Esprit and Corvette becoming the swan song of this icon of modern car design. Today we’re taking a look back at some of the coolest cars to ever rock the pop-up headlights.

Jaguar Is Lighting Up Its First SUV At Vivid Sydney

You can check out the F-PACE, Jaguar’s first SUV, at Martin Place where it’ll be all kinds of lit up for the Vivid festival of lights.

Seductive Design: 5 Future Concepts We Love

This is it, you guys. We are in the future. And while we might not have hoverboards (thanks for getting our hopes up, Tony Hawk, you jerk) there is a lot to be excited about. These are the concepts that keep us believing.

Jaguar Plans To Let You Control Windshield Wipers With Just Your Eyes

In the not-too-distant future, eye-tracking technology will be a run-of-the-mill feature in many high-end vehicles, helping keep drivers’ eyes on the road. But Jaguar Land Rover has patented another use for the tech that allows cars to automatically trigger the rear window’s wiper so it’s always clean and clear when needed.

This Might Be The Craziest Way Of Introducing A New Car Model

Video: Jaguar unveiled its new car model to the world — the #NewXF — making it cross the Thames river, in London, over a 34mm wide and 240m long high-wire. The car made it successfully to the other side, establishing an extraordinary new world record.

Jaguar Cars Will Tap You On The Shoulder To Alert You To Nearby Cyclists

Cyclists and drivers ought to co-exist on the roads, but sometimes it’s problematic, given that one can’t always see the other coming. Jaguar is looking to use its considerable smarts to save the lives of cyclists on the road with a new system called Bike Sense that will “tap” drivers on the shoulder when there’s a cyclist manoeuvring around the vehicle.

Follow Me Ghost Car Navigation Is The Definitive Road Guide

Jaguar Land Rover says they are developing a 360 Virtual Urban Windscreen that “will allow drivers to get a complete, unhindered view of the road.” I can’t wait for this to be real and standard in every car, although it’s probably still a long time away. The best feature: Follow Me Ghost Car navigation.

This Tuned Jaguar F-Type R Coupe Sounds Amazing

Video: We’ve already pined over the beastly sound of the Jaguar F-Type Coupé, but this is something else. John Hennessey got hold of one of the gorgeous coupés and gave it a tune. Now the thing produces 623 horsepower and one hell of a noise.

Mazda's New MX-5 Looks Like A Baby Jaguar, Or Is That Just Me?

Mazda announced the new Miata Roadster yesterday — known locally as the MX-5 — and she’s a beaut! But does anyone else think that from certain angles it looks like a baby Jaguar roadster?

Return Of A Legend: Jaguar Unearths Long-Lost E-Type Project

Video: I wasn’t born in 1963, and it’s a safe bet that more than a few of you weren’t either. What was born in the early ’60s, though, was a legend: a super-lightweight version of the amazing Jaguar E-Type, designed purely for racing. Only 12 were built, but 18 of them were already planned when project was abandoned. Thankfully, Jaguar is now restarting the project in our time, producing the final six Lightweight E-Types. Here’s what they’ll look and sound like.

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