The Truth About Cars » Jaguar http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 14:00:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Hoping for a Jaguar Wagon? Dream On, Says Ian Callum http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/hoping-for-a-jaguar-wagon-dream-on-says-ian-callum/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/hoping-for-a-jaguar-wagon-dream-on-says-ian-callum/#comments Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:30:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1327849 Jaguar’s design chief just broke the hearts of that tiny, tiny group of enthusiasts who were holding out for a new Jaguar wagon. Ian Callum threw an ice cold pot of tea onto speculation that the British automaker would offer a wagon version of one of its new sedans, telling a group of auto journos […]

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Jaguar’s design chief just broke the hearts of that tiny, tiny group of enthusiasts who were holding out for a new Jaguar wagon. Ian Callum threw an ice cold pot of tea onto speculation that the British automaker would offer a wagon version of one of its new sedans, telling a group of auto journos […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Nissan Needs a Faster Pipe, Creeping Autonomy, and Mercedes Goes Gaga Over AMG http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-nissan-needs-faster-pipe-creeping-autonomy-mercedes-goes-gaga-amg/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-nissan-needs-faster-pipe-creeping-autonomy-mercedes-goes-gaga-amg/#comments Mon, 28 Mar 2016 15:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1313034 Nissan’s product pipeline has all the flow of a crusted-over faucet, and that’s not good for business. That, automation is insidiously infiltrating cars all around you, Mercedes-Benz goes all in on AMG, Jaguar teases China with something special, and foreigners flee the Russian automotive landscape … after the break! Failure to launch … on time […]

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Nissan’s product pipeline has all the flow of a crusted-over faucet, and that’s not good for business. That, automation is insidiously infiltrating cars all around you, Mercedes-Benz goes all in on AMG, Jaguar teases China with something special, and foreigners flee the Russian automotive landscape … after the break! Failure to launch … on time […]

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Jaguar XK-SS to Rise From the Ashes http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/jaguar-xk-ss-rise-ashes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/jaguar-xk-ss-rise-ashes/#comments Fri, 25 Mar 2016 16:12:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311426 When fire destroyed Jaguar’s Browns Lane plant on Feb. 12, 1957, nine of the 25 existing XK-SS models were consumed by flames. The spartan roadster — a road going version of the famous D-type race car — went on to become a legend and the remaining 16 examples are among the most valuable collector cars on the market. […]

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When fire destroyed Jaguar’s Browns Lane plant on Feb. 12, 1957, nine of the 25 existing XK-SS models were consumed by flames. The spartan roadster — a road going version of the famous D-type race car — went on to become a legend and the remaining 16 examples are among the most valuable collector cars on the market. […]

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2016 Jaguar XF 35t R-Sport Review – The Tweener Kitty Goes Aluminum http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2016-jaguar-xf-35t-r-sport-awd-review-tweener-kitty-goes-aluminum/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2016-jaguar-xf-35t-r-sport-awd-review-tweener-kitty-goes-aluminum/#comments Thu, 17 Mar 2016 14:30:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302169 Luxury car companies are practiced at the art of completely redesigning a car, yet styling those new models so much like their predecessors that you’d need an illustrated guide to tell them apart. Jaguar was the king of this design exercise in the ’90s and 2000s. My personal 2005 Jaguar Super V8 may look like Jags of […]

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Luxury car companies are practiced at the art of completely redesigning a car, yet styling those new models so much like their predecessors that you’d need an illustrated guide to tell them apart. Jaguar was the king of this design exercise in the ’90s and 2000s. My personal 2005 Jaguar Super V8 may look like Jags of […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Honda Separates the Kids, Toyota Funks It Up, and the Costs Are Too Damn High at FCA http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ttac-news-roundup-feb-29-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ttac-news-roundup-feb-29-2015/#comments Mon, 29 Feb 2016 15:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1291793 The CEO of Honda is pulling the car over and giving a stern lecture to the kids in the backseat. That, a Scion gets a corporate makeover, Google goes in for autonomous feng shui, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is drowning in modules and a famous British racetrack could get even Britisher … after the break! Honda […]

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The CEO of Honda is pulling the car over and giving a stern lecture to the kids in the backseat. That, a Scion gets a corporate makeover, Google goes in for autonomous feng shui, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is drowning in modules and a famous British racetrack could get even Britisher … after the break! Honda […]

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European First Drive: Jaguar XF 2.0d http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/european-first-drive-jaguar-xf-2-0d/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/european-first-drive-jaguar-xf-2-0d/#comments Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1277113 There’s something unique about Jaguars. For some people it’s the aristocratically British character, sporty pedigree and classic, elegant style of Jaguars that make them special. For others it’s the strange technical solutions, uncomfortable compromises and utter lack of reliability that make Jaguars a non-option. These two groups aren’t likely to agree about much when it comes to Britain’s luxury […]

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There’s something unique about Jaguars. For some people it’s the aristocratically British character, sporty pedigree and classic, elegant style of Jaguars that make them special. For others it’s the strange technical solutions, uncomfortable compromises and utter lack of reliability that make Jaguars a non-option. These two groups aren’t likely to agree about much when it comes to Britain’s luxury […]

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Vellum Venom: 1988 Jaguar XJS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/vellum-venom-1988-jaguar-xjs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/vellum-venom-1988-jaguar-xjs/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 16:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1251705 One of my CCS Design professors had a saying: it’s all about Proportion, Proportion, Proportion. Just typing that makes me cringe. Perhaps it’s a popular phrase for car design wonks, or a riff from the restaurant business. However, the theory is valid: Imagine if the Pontiac Aztek was proportioned a la Range Rover Evoque. It’s a fair notion. If […]

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One of my CCS Design professors had a saying: it’s all about Proportion, Proportion, Proportion. Just typing that makes me cringe. Perhaps it’s a popular phrase for car design wonks, or a riff from the restaurant business. However, the theory is valid: Imagine if the Pontiac Aztek was proportioned a la Range Rover Evoque. It’s a fair notion. If […]

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Jaguar XF Diesel Bound For North America with All-Wheel Drive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jaguar-xf-diesel-bound-north-america-wheel-drive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jaguar-xf-diesel-bound-north-america-wheel-drive/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265001 Undeterred by industry trends that are currently making oil-burners unattractive, Jaguar will release a 2-liter turbodiesel in the XF sedan for North America, coupled with optional all-wheel drive. Additionally, Jaguar’s “Configurable Dynamics” tech will be available on the diesel, allowing for customized suspension and steering tuning, as well as dynamic throttle mapping and shift behavior. […]

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Undeterred by industry trends that are currently making oil-burners unattractive, Jaguar will release a 2-liter turbodiesel in the XF sedan for North America, coupled with optional all-wheel drive. Additionally, Jaguar’s “Configurable Dynamics” tech will be available on the diesel, allowing for customized suspension and steering tuning, as well as dynamic throttle mapping and shift behavior. […]

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Jaguar XE Will Arrive in US with Manual Transmission http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/jaguar-xe-will-arrive-in-us-with-manual-transmission/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/jaguar-xe-will-arrive-in-us-with-manual-transmission/#comments Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1220393 When Jaguar’s latest-and-greatest sedan arrives on American shores next spring, it will do so with an extra option on the order sheet — a manual transmission. According to Car & Driver, the Jaguar XE will get a third pedal and a stick in the middle of the center console that does things. Apparently, there are […]

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When Jaguar’s latest-and-greatest sedan arrives on American shores next spring, it will do so with an extra option on the order sheet — a manual transmission. According to Car & Driver, the Jaguar XE will get a third pedal and a stick in the middle of the center console that does things. Apparently, there are […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Trimming $6.8 Billion By 2020 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/jaguar-land-rover-trimming-6-8-billion-2020/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/jaguar-land-rover-trimming-6-8-billion-2020/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2015 20:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1215249 Jaguar Land Rover will trim $6.8 billion from its expenses by 2020, in part, because of slowing auto sales in China, Reuters reported. The automaker will consolidate models to common lines, overhaul its supply chain and build 1 million cars by 2020, according to sources familiar with the plan. The plan, which is called Leap […]

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Jaguar Land Rover will trim $6.8 billion from its expenses by 2020, in part, because of slowing auto sales in China, Reuters reported. The automaker will consolidate models to common lines, overhaul its supply chain and build 1 million cars by 2020, according to sources familiar with the plan. The plan, which is called Leap […]

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Theophilus Chin Renders F-PACE Coupe, Makes A Funny http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/theophilus-chin-renders-f-pace-coupe-makes-a-funny/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/theophilus-chin-renders-f-pace-coupe-makes-a-funny/#comments Sat, 10 Oct 2015 19:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1193026 Self-titled automotive manipulator Theophilus Chin has rendered up a coupe version of the latest model born in Whitley. The Jaguar F-PACE shown here sans its two rear passenger doors looks equally sharp and useless like the three-door Land Rover Evoque. Therefore, good ol’ Theo also gave it the best name you could possible give such a creation […]

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Self-titled automotive manipulator Theophilus Chin has rendered up a coupe version of the latest model born in Whitley. The Jaguar F-PACE shown here sans its two rear passenger doors looks equally sharp and useless like the three-door Land Rover Evoque. Therefore, good ol’ Theo also gave it the best name you could possible give such a creation […]

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2016 Jaguar F-Type S Review – Row Your Own Kitty [w/ Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2016-jaguar-f-type-s-review-video-row-kitty/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2016-jaguar-f-type-s-review-video-row-kitty/#comments Mon, 05 Oct 2015 13:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1184962 2016 Jaguar F-Type S 6-Speed Manual 3.0-liter AJ126 DOHC V-6, supercharged (380 horsepower @ 6,500 rpm; 339 lbs-ft @ 3,500-5,000 rpm) 6-speed ZF Manual 16 city / 24 highway / 19 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 20.1 (Observed, MPG) Base Price: $65,995* As Tested: $89,250* * Prices include $995 destination charge. Jaguar has long occupied an interesting niche in the luxury […]

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2016 Jaguar F-Type S 6-Speed Manual 3.0-liter AJ126 DOHC V-6, supercharged (380 horsepower @ 6,500 rpm; 339 lbs-ft @ 3,500-5,000 rpm) 6-speed ZF Manual 16 city / 24 highway / 19 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 20.1 (Observed, MPG) Base Price: $65,995* As Tested: $89,250* * Prices include $995 destination charge. Jaguar has long occupied an interesting niche in the luxury […]

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Jaguar Land Rover in U.S. Sticking With Diesel Despite Total Hatred http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/jaguar-land-rover-u-s-sticking-diesel-despite-total-hatred/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/jaguar-land-rover-u-s-sticking-diesel-despite-total-hatred/#comments Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1186074 The head of Jaguar Land Rover’s operations in the U.S. said the automaker will stick with its plans to rollout diesel engines for its cars, including the Jaguar F-Pace next year. Automotive News reported that CEO Joe Eberhardt said at a Detroit luncheon the automaker was “very confident” in the technology for its diesel cars. “We are […]

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The head of Jaguar Land Rover’s operations in the U.S. said the automaker will stick with its plans to rollout diesel engines for its cars, including the Jaguar F-Pace next year. Automotive News reported that CEO Joe Eberhardt said at a Detroit luncheon the automaker was “very confident” in the technology for its diesel cars. “We are […]

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This Is It: Jaguar F-Pace Priced from $41,985 with US Diesel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/jaguar-f-pace-priced-41985-us-diesel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/jaguar-f-pace-priced-41985-us-diesel/#comments Tue, 15 Sep 2015 17:20:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1171850 Jaguar showed us Tuesday what we’ve seen mostly already — the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace fully undressed — and clued us into all the juicy details. The company’s mid-sized crossover will start from $40,990 plus $995 destination, at some point, but will go on sale next year with a duo of potent V-6 engines in the U.S. […]

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Jaguar showed us Tuesday what we’ve seen mostly already — the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace fully undressed — and clued us into all the juicy details. The company’s mid-sized crossover will start from $40,990 plus $995 destination, at some point, but will go on sale next year with a duo of potent V-6 engines in the U.S. […]

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Jaguar Slashes Prices Because It Really Needed To http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/jaguar-slashes-prices-because-it-really-needed-to/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/jaguar-slashes-prices-because-it-really-needed-to/#comments Fri, 04 Sep 2015 18:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1160594 Jaguar-Land Rover might be looking to expand their manufacturing operations, but it isn’t because the car side of the business is booming. Out of the 36 brands sold in the United States, Jaguar is seeded 32nd year-to-date with 10,221 units sold, ahead of Maserati (7,506), Smart (4,682), Bentley (1,685) and Alfa Romeo (443), and behind Fiat (28,421), […]

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Jaguar-Land Rover might be looking to expand their manufacturing operations, but it isn’t because the car side of the business is booming. Out of the 36 brands sold in the United States, Jaguar is seeded 32nd year-to-date with 10,221 units sold, ahead of Maserati (7,506), Smart (4,682), Bentley (1,685) and Alfa Romeo (443), and behind Fiat (28,421), […]

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Slow Drive: Jaguar F-TYPE V6 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/slow-drive-jaguar-f-type-v6/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/slow-drive-jaguar-f-type-v6/#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1151377 Earlier this year, I got a weekend job doing what I always thought was a dream job — driving brand new cars around; almost all makes and models. It turns out that even a “dream job” can quickly turn into “Oh great, I have to go to work again”. But forget that. The cool part […]

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Earlier this year, I got a weekend job doing what I always thought was a dream job — driving brand new cars around; almost all makes and models. It turns out that even a “dream job” can quickly turn into “Oh great, I have to go to work again”. But forget that. The cool part […]

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Oh, Hello There Previously Unseen Jaguar F-Pace http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/oh-hello-previously-unseen-jaguar-f-pace/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/oh-hello-previously-unseen-jaguar-f-pace/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1127873 Jaguar’s coming crossover, dubbed F-Pace, was sent all over the world to test in various climates, and the automaker is sharing its photo album from the trip. The F-Pace pictured here is only slightly camouflaged ahead of its official unveiling in Frankfurt later this year. The pictures show a crossover that’s expected to take on […]

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Jaguar’s coming crossover, dubbed F-Pace, was sent all over the world to test in various climates, and the automaker is sharing its photo album from the trip. The F-Pace pictured here is only slightly camouflaged ahead of its official unveiling in Frankfurt later this year. The pictures show a crossover that’s expected to take on […]

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Jaguar Needs to Get It Together http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/jaguar-needs-to-get-it-together/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/jaguar-needs-to-get-it-together/#comments Fri, 10 Jul 2015 16:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1112881 So I’m reading through Autoblog (Motto: All the recall stories that are fit to print!), and I come across an article about how Jaguar is now developing an even higher performance version of the F-Type sports car. That’s right, folks: soon, Jaguar dealers across the country will be graced with yet another six-figure car that […]

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So I’m reading through Autoblog (Motto: All the recall stories that are fit to print!), and I come across an article about how Jaguar is now developing an even higher performance version of the F-Type sports car. That’s right, folks: soon, Jaguar dealers across the country will be graced with yet another six-figure car that […]

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2016 Jaguar F-Type R AWD Review – Bringing the Kitty into Shape http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/2016-jaguar-f-type-r-awd-bringing-kitty-shape/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/2016-jaguar-f-type-r-awd-bringing-kitty-shape/#comments Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1112713 I know the experience is inauthentic. I know the sounds are manufactured somewhat. I know the marketing telling me about this car’s “soul” and “passion” is wholly disingenuous. I don’t particularly care. The 2016 Jaguar F-Type R AWD is one of those genetically engineered chocolate-flavored bananas. It’s a trick; I get it. I just don’t […]

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I know the experience is inauthentic. I know the sounds are manufactured somewhat. I know the marketing telling me about this car’s “soul” and “passion” is wholly disingenuous. I don’t particularly care. The 2016 Jaguar F-Type R AWD is one of those genetically engineered chocolate-flavored bananas. It’s a trick; I get it. I just don’t […]

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This Is the New 2016 Jaguar XJ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/this-is-the-new-2016-jaguar-xj/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/this-is-the-new-2016-jaguar-xj/#comments Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:02:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1092681 Jaguar has revealed the refreshed XJ for 2016 equipped with a new InControl Touch Pro touch-screen infotainment system. It also has a slightly revised front fascia. Actually, the new car is so slightly revised that the above image is of the 2014 XJ and you probably didn’t know the difference. Here’s the new one: We will give […]

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Jaguar has revealed the refreshed XJ for 2016 equipped with a new InControl Touch Pro touch-screen infotainment system. It also has a slightly revised front fascia. Actually, the new car is so slightly revised that the above image is of the 2014 XJ and you probably didn’t know the difference. Here’s the new one: We will give […]

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2015 Jaguar XJL AWD Portfolio Review http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/review-2015-jaguar-xjl-awd-portfolio/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/review-2015-jaguar-xjl-awd-portfolio/#comments Tue, 12 May 2015 11:45:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1038649 In February of 2013, when speaking to the opening breakfast of the Chicago Auto Show, Andy Goss, the head of Jaguar Land Rover of North America, made a couple of comments about the luxury market in the United States. He said that 90 percent of vehicles with luxury nameplates are sold with V6 engines and […]

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In February of 2013, when speaking to the opening breakfast of the Chicago Auto Show, Andy Goss, the head of Jaguar Land Rover of North America, made a couple of comments about the luxury market in the United States. He said that 90 percent of vehicles with luxury nameplates are sold with V6 engines and […]

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NYIAS 2015: 2016 Jaguar XF Bowing Over London Prior To Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/nyias-2015-2016-jaguar-xf-bowing-london-prior-show/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/nyias-2015-2016-jaguar-xf-bowing-london-prior-show/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1024889 Prior to its North American debut in New York, the 2016 Jaguar XF will make its world debut next week over the waterways of London. The second-gen premium sedan will be driven by British stuntman Jim Dowdall over a pair of wires 1.3 inches in diameter in a high-water crossing stunt meant to demonstrate “the […]

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Prior to its North American debut in New York, the 2016 Jaguar XF will make its world debut next week over the waterways of London. The second-gen premium sedan will be driven by British stuntman Jim Dowdall over a pair of wires 1.3 inches in diameter in a high-water crossing stunt meant to demonstrate “the […]

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Review: Jaguar XF 3.0 Sport http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/review-jaguar-xf-3-0-sport/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/review-jaguar-xf-3-0-sport/#comments Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1019082 It seems that whenever you read a review of a Jaguar, it’s never of a model that most people buy. It generally has a supercharged V-8 which is powerful enough for law enforcement to be on a first name basis with the driver. Its exhaust is loud enough to force the homeowners’ association to call […]

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It seems that whenever you read a review of a Jaguar, it’s never of a model that most people buy. It generally has a supercharged V-8 which is powerful enough for law enforcement to be on a first name basis with the driver. Its exhaust is loud enough to force the homeowners’ association to call […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Considering Turkey, Austria For New Factory http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/jaguar-land-rover-considering-turkey-austria-new-factory/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/jaguar-land-rover-considering-turkey-austria-new-factory/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1006298 Amid a pay dispute between itself and the U.K. trade unions, Jaguar Land Rover is considering Turkey and Austria over North America for a new factory. The Birmingham Post reports plans to locate a factory in North America, and particularly in the United States, were switched to the aforementioned countries due to the negotiations between […]

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Amid a pay dispute between itself and the U.K. trade unions, Jaguar Land Rover is considering Turkey and Austria over North America for a new factory. The Birmingham Post reports plans to locate a factory in North America, and particularly in the United States, were switched to the aforementioned countries due to the negotiations between […]

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Land Rovers, Jaguars Et Al Leave Höegh Osaka After Month At Sea http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/land-rovers-jaguars-et-al-leave-hoegh-osaka-month-sea/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/land-rovers-jaguars-et-al-leave-hoegh-osaka-month-sea/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=991122 Having spent most of January on its side, the Höegh Osaka returned to Southampton, England Tuesday to unload 1,400 premium vehicles bound for Germany. According to The Daily Mail, the car carrier was intentionally run aground in the Solent off the Isle of Wight January 3 when it began to list at 52 degrees shortly […]

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Having spent most of January on its side, the Höegh Osaka returned to Southampton, England Tuesday to unload 1,400 premium vehicles bound for Germany. According to The Daily Mail, the car carrier was intentionally run aground in the Solent off the Isle of Wight January 3 when it began to list at 52 degrees shortly […]

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