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Just some product news, from ONE(none too friendly to the Germans) site, for just ONE of the German 3, on just ONE day - showing how utterly irrelevant JLR is - and how utterly impossible it would be to come back, to reach this level of engineering, tech and production genuine awesomeness:


against what JLR is 'doing':

- Here Is the Land Rover Defender Prince Philip Helped Design for His Own Funeral

- the last Merc link is perhaps the most illustrative - ~a decade ago, the whole 'Stunning, World-beating JLR' thing was getting into its stride - Evoque imminent, and 'Jaaaaaaaaaaaaag' - paid-shill Clarkson - wowing the worrld - the 'global' media - with the 'stunning', orgasmic etc C-X75 - with its 'F1 tech', and gas turbines!

Now, in the real world, with thousands of highly-paid ingenieurs, master-craftsmen technicians and software enginners/developers, Mercedes actually produces a car that gives its owners a genuine F1 experience - the sub-6 mins. N'ring time AMG Project One.

The bullsh!tters have had their day - JLR, Media, PR, Bond movies, 'royals', the English/Yank system.

£100bn wouldn't buy what Daimler has in just those few bullet points above - nor 10 years.

That comes from Culture - what do people put their money, work, attention, love - their lives on this planet - into.

The Euriopeans, especially central ones, smple adore making things, and understanding the physical world.

Mercantile Britain - The City/London - just wants the end-result - the money. They don't care how it's made, or where it comes from, as long as they get it, and lots/all of it.

It's a shallow, soulless 'culture' - it isn't culture -the exact opposite - everything man does reduced to a ledger account.

And that's why we, the UK(The City/London) has JLR, and its vapourware/sh!teware like the C-X75, eXJ, I-Pace, Ingenium, etc, and why just ONE German car company has a whole series of genuine world-beaters, like the EQS, and the Project One, not to mention its serial F1-winning outfit.

Tldr - 'we backed the wrong horse' - or, we, the largely simpleton nation of the UK/England, were sold a massive pup by the 'Elites' - mainly blow-ins from Amsterdam, Venice, or more latterly eastern Europe.

Too late. We're F'ed. As I said, if Spaffer woke up this morning, after another bender/coke blowout, and put that £100bn+ bung to donor/crony builders and property developers for HS2 into the genuine 'British Car Industry', he couldn't - we haven't the ingenieurs, or the time, to get back the decades since at least the 60s, when The City, and 'High Finance', absolutely ripped the bowels out of what was left of decent, making-things UK/England.
 

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'Chip shortage', 'Brexit', 'The Virus', 'the dog ate my homework', ... - er, we have crap/terrible products that are being murdered/destroyed by (all) the competition:


Who but a lunatic, or in possession of a white stick, would buy a Leaf now?

Who would buy a Qashqai or a Juke, when everyone, even the likes of the PSA group, the Chinese, the MG3 for example, make far better, and or cheaper soft-roaders.

There's also no way Sunderland now is employing around 8,000 workers, implied/stated by this article,

Natural wastage, hiring freeze, dumping of agency, non-renewing of temp workers, over the last 2-3 years, as its real sales imploded, means not far off 5,000.

Output is around half what it was in the boom times of 2011-2016.

Alarming for the N.East, and 'Booming/once-again Bouncing-back Britain' - the BS sold to the plebs - but Spaffer and co. in Westminster/Chequers retreat couldn't find Sunderland/Washington without a chauffeur to take them there - 'ghastly place'.
 

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Yet another huge blow - EQB - nice:

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- this, the Q4 e-tron/Skoda Enyaq, XC40 BEV, Kia/Ioniq cars, will destroy any pretence JLR is a viable, real business - not a - yet another - Sub-continent vehicle for nasty crooks to pig out at the workers', honest shareholders/bondholders', and above all, UK taxpayers' expense - Gupta Liberty group, Tata JLR and Corus Steel, the two crook brothers/'entrepreneurs' at Essar/Stanlow refinery, WMG's 'Lord' Bhattacharyya, etc, etc, etc.

Come on, Dick, pull your finger out, and whatever else is up there, and send your crack LGBTQ+ rozzers to nick these horrible scrotes, and their Eton/'top' public school lackeys - Camoron, Bliar, Mayhem, Spaffer, the whole of Whitehall... , for a start.
 

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What the 'new' 2015- XF, 'X260', should have been:

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Merc EQE - final-testing at the N'ring.

- a saloon/coupe, 'sedoupe', sporting car - taking it away from the 3-box 5-series/E-Class/A6, and developing the shape of the 2008 XF, 'X250'.

The above car is an obvious winner - just looks right. The EQS is a barge, aimed at China. The EQE will threaten - destroy - not only the Model 3/S, but also take chunks out of the E-Class/5-Series/A6.
 

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Another 'Told ya' - see comment above, just last Friday - Was it too early for the I-Pace ? :

''Chip shortage', 'Brexit', 'The Virus', 'the dog ate my homework', ... - er, we have crap/terrible products that are being murdered/destroyed by (all) the competition'

- Nostradamus, or was a case of stating the blindingly obvious:

Taxpayer cash keeps Nissan firing as it falls to £500m loss


Also as I said:

'There's also no way Sunderland now is employing around 8,000 workers, implied/stated by this article,

Natural wastage, hiring freeze, dumping of agency, non-renewing of temp workers, over the last 2-3 years, as its real sales imploded, means not far off 5,000.

Output is around half what it was in the boom times of 2011-2016.'

'Filings by Nissan Motor Manufacturing UK for its financial year to the end of March 2020, as the pandemic outbreak took hold, show that a 22 per cent fall in production to 325,000 cars — for a plant that has a capacity of more than 500,000'


- actually, as I suggested, Sunderland was doing closer to 700,000/yr, in the boom time of 2011-2016.

Just like JLR, Nissan has and is using Brexit, then the Scamdemic, and now Chip Shortage, to cover the collapse of its production level, which, also just like JLR, began FIVE years ago - post-Dieselgate, and both their products becoming massively uncompetitive, as the likes of VAG, Hyundai-Kia and PSA piled on new product after new product - all far better than Nissan's, and the German Premium 3(/4/5/6, Porsche/Bentley/Rolls-Royce) crushing JLR.

Spaffer's regime, and more importantly, his and its string pullers - the Clown 'Boris' run anything? - can't let Sunderland topple over - the Brexit posterchild/Potemkin - and so is having front door, and backdoor taxpayer cash, thrown at it - almost at Tory 'chum', or Serco levels - 'Shut up, and take the Plebs' money'.

JLR has had this "support" since 2008 - something happened that year - can't remember.


Spaffer, and the other clowns, like Squeaky, Halfcock, Jen(p)rick, Krazy Kwarteng etc, don't give a flying F about Nissan, or Sunderland, or The Red Wall, or the North East - or the UK/Brits.

They do give one though about not being strung up for the Fraud 'Brexit', which was just their string pullers, The City/The Crown - money laundering, offshore tax evasion - evading outside/any control of their mass, centuries-long criminality.

Brexit is finishing off what was left of the UK as a producing country. It'll cost into the hundreds of £billions - all to the cost of the ordinary Pleb.

Spaffer and the cabal can't let the Plebs see the damage it has wrought, and the previous decades/centuries damage of money and The City above all sucking the life and talent out of the UK productive economy - insane house prices, dumbed-down workforce, useless education system - other than Latin for the Law in public schools - money as the point of existence.

Nissan Sunderland, and JLR Castle Brom, and JLR generally, can't be let topple over - they are the UK's Potemkins - fake facades to fool the dumbed-down, jabbed with poison Plebs.

Castle Brom even more so, of course, due to the 'We won the War' 'Spitfire Factory' thing.

We are, 'the UK', smack bang in 1970s Soviet Union age/territory. The Cabal - our Politburo, and their apparatchiks in the Media, Plod, 'The Law', 'Medicine', 'Science', etc - are feasting on what is left of a collapsed and dying system.

The Plebs are diverted - possibly another Stunt - by 'The People's Game' - football - and 'surging house prices'. They fall for it hook, line and sinker.

They haven't a scooby that they're being literally set up for slaughter.

Spaffer, Camoron, Mayhem, etc, all of Whitehall, should be behind bars, just for Nissan and JLR, never mind Serco and the 'Chumocracy'.

Dick of the Yard is too busy clamping down on 'White Supremacy' and anti-LGBTQ+ 'Hate' 'Crimes'.

We get the scum in charge of us that we deserve, and the 'national champions' - JLR, Nissan, NHS/Serco, AZ etc - that we deserve.
 

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The Chinese (leadership) are hard to fathom. They're not stupid. They know Tesla, 'The Genius' Musk, '10 years ahead', 'Alien tech', etc, etc, is all lies.

But, they don't act. Why? I think they're doing their usual long-game. Why rush in now, or over the last couple of years, when the 'Tesla' thing was obvious to anyone with a brain as a Fraud, when still 99% of western plebs - especially Americans - drink the Media-Deep State koolaid on the the Tesla/'American Tech' thing.

You're just setting yourself up for millions of memes by morons, on the Chinese being butt-sore losers.

The Chinese are waiting. They know their own industry is around '10 years ahead' of Tesla, and for the Tesla thing to implode by itself - keep killing senior anaesthetists and the like with 'Full Self-Driving'.

The demo by the young woman in Shanghai, at the motorshow, may have been state-approved - plausible deniability - but allowing authorities to investigate the Loon's deathtraps - no braking - which everyone with a brain or in the industry knows.

Tesla is over - died 2/3 years ago. The Loon is likely dead - twittering, 'driving' to Texas. The Regime in the US knows it's over, and the only way out, to save their necks, stop ~100 million angry, with-firearms, American patriots turning on them, once the Tesla Fraud, and the rest of the Wall St Ponzi pops, is to set the plebs at each other's throats - got-up race/civil war - and a war for 'Democracy', saving 'poor, little' Ukraine/Taiwan/A.N.Other place they don't give a damn about, by provoking Russia or China, or both.
 

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Crashed/Smashed/Bankrupt/UK Taxpayer-propped up Nissan last week - "Chip Shortage" - utterly-Crashed/totally-Smashed/biblically-Bankrupt/Tens of £billions of UK Taxpayer money propped up JLR this week - "Chip Shortage":

Jaguar Land Rover to suspend work at UK plants amid computer chip shortage


- the two 'Titans' of 'The UK Car Industry', utterly bust - two cheeks of the same dystenteric ar$e - they and their media and state enablers spewing crap 24/7.

They give-away in this JLR 'chip shortage', is this:

'Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is to temporarily shut down production at two of its main UK factories because of a shortage of computer chips,'

- does Solihull use/need different/no chips?

FFS, they take us all for clowns - which 95% of <40 year old Brits now are.

Castle Brom, one of the two factories 'shutting down due to chip shortage', has been closed for the last 3-4 years, with pretty permanent closure since the cover of the 'Pandemic' 12 months ago - it's 'officially' making a literal handful of F-types only.

So that's bollox.

The reason Halewood is 'shutting down', is not because of chips, which come from Bosch, ZF etc, anyway, via their systems, which the Scousers then just nail together, but because of 'Castle-Brom-lite' - next to F-all demand.

Not quite at Castle Brom level - but not far off - getting there.

The 'New' Joque and DSport have crashed - destoyed by all the competition. No one, but Pistonheads, JLR-paid shills, 'buys' a £50-60k Joque/DSport PHEV - with a joke 3-pot Ingenium, real ~15 miles EV range, and a dealer/manufacturer 'support' that tells them to F Off, when they inevitably break, and can't be 'fixed', without an ~£5,000 non-warranty qualifying bill.

Real production, for real demand, up there, is around 50k/yr, against a factory still geared up for ~200k/yr cars.

It's basically Cowley, or Longbridge, from the 1970s, repeating - large factories, making near cottage industry production levels.

Something has to/had to give.

BL got Sir Michael Edwardes, and Thatcher - and the mother of all rationalisation programmes - BL reduced by about two-thirds in size and production capacity, by the early 1980s.

JLR has got Spaffer, and Krazy Kwarteng, and Bollore.

Hence, we get, or got, first Dieselgate, then 'Brexit', then 'Scamdemic', and now 'Chip Shortage', as the reason/reasons why JLR has shrunk from around 1 million installed capacity and workforce, in 2015-16, to around one-third of that now - excluding the about to have Chery jump ship on it Chinese operation.

BL got destroyed by this collapse - the PR hit was too much. JLR has been completely unscathed, by the same size of collapse.

Doesn't matter. The fact is 'JLR' has gone - as surely as the BL empire of the 60s and 70s went.

'JLR', as I've said, over and over, is now 'Land Rover(/Range Rover', and hence just Solihull.

The 'Baby Range Rover', the Joque, and the 2006 Freelander/'New' DSport, are not invited to the party.

Neither is the Slovak Disco5, or the sunk without trace already 'Icon', nor of course the Austrian 'Gamechanger'. Nor the two shrunken Range Rovers - F-Pace/Velar.

'JLR' is the Full-fat and RRSport, and the blinging up operation in Ryton, 'SVO'.

That's it.

Their chips are obviously protected - as in, a few people are still buying the cars.
 

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Another 'I told ya':

'I thought they hadn't been back since Easter. I know production for F-Pace and Velar has been stopped for the past 2 weeks.

Assumed it was the same for Castle Brom and Halewood. Presumably they're diverting all their supply for the Range Rover / Sport, imagine they are the most profitable cars in their portfolio by miles.'



yesterday I wrote:

'Nor the two shrunken Range Rovers - F-Pace/Velar.

'JLR' is the Full-fat and RRSport, and the blinging up operation in Ryton, 'SVO'.'


- the same as what I'd been saying for months now anyway.

'JLR' is basically a one-model, one-factory thing - Range Rover, Solihull.

It's gone right back in a circle to where 'JLR' - Land Rover/Rover Car Company - was in the 1970s and 1980s - except the frontdoor, .Gov/UK taxpayer bung no longer comes from ~50k/yr military Land Rovers, but backdoor, 'research' and the like, predominantly via WMG, for JLR - Tata.

The original Range Rover saved Rover/Land Rover/Austin Rover.

Now, 50 years on, it's the last bit that makes any money.

Yes, I know the Rover SD1 was made at Solihull in the 70s, and was a decent car, but it made no money, and was dead from the early 80s.

'Range Rover' was saved by BMW, its money and engineers, and Dr Wolfgang Reitzle in particular, with the L322, after British Aerospace's awful, joke P38A.

Ford gave JLR(Tata) the excellent 2003 XJ lightweight paltform, for the successor L405.

Now there's nothing, to take the baton forward, just the Full-fat and Sport selling to hardcore, headbanger, Middle England Brits.

That's fine - for a max. 50k units/yr business - which of course was what Range Rover was from the start in 1970 through to early 1990s, before BAe started milking it, with the LWB and so on.

<50k/yr is Range Rover's natural business - a decent one, but not one that needs 3/4/5/6 global plants, up to 40k workers, and a moron shouting 'World-beating' every 5 minutes from Downing St to describe it.

'JLR 2.0', as I've always said, here for 2 years plus, is just the Full-fat, and SVO, knocking out £150k+ cars.

'JLR' is 9/10ths of the way already there - Castle Brom and Halewood euthanized, and F-Pace-Velar knocked on the head.

The 1/10th pretence is mainly the 'Icon' in Slovakia, and still flogging a few Sports to headbangers, when even JLR's backyard, Solihull/S.Warks, is knee-deep in Porsche Cayennes, the Coupe particulalry - the 'It' car for fake-tan, white trousers wearing, gold handbag wives to be seen driving around in.
 

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'10 years ahead', 'alien tech', 'Genius Musk', '1 million units for 2021' - where have we heard that before by the way? - Nyland driving VW ID cars in 'B' not 'D', knocking ~10% off highway, constant-speed range, the Dutch doing a UK.gov for Tesla with joke WLTP, hits reality:

VW ID.4 Beats Tesla Model Y Long Range In French Range Test


The VAG MEB cars are the stars of efficiency - as they should be - billions of Euros and millions of engineer man-hours ploughed into them.

All Tesla did, like Tata-JLR, was be the posterchild/propaganda tool of their country's deep state, so JLR got 480km for the I-Pace, when the reality was ~280km, and the US EPA, and the Dutch, with WLTP for the whole EU, gave similar joke 'official' figures - roughly also 200km more than reality - ~600 'official' to ~400 real/actual/truthful.

The ID.4/Enyaq/Q4 e-tron etc is/are the ideal cars for fairly affluent families - real 250-300 miles range in summer, low 200s to mid 200s in winter.

No one but morons buys a Tesla now - yes, even, or especially, doctors, can be/are morons - the anaesthetist killed/suicided in his 'self-drving car'.

'Techies', nerds, geeks, quacks, scientists, are usually 'one-trackers' - not far off rain-men, who haven't the first inkling how the world works - human beings' motives - but just fall back on numbers, at face value, not realsing everything is manipulated.

The Dutch have a lot to answer for - doing for Tesla what UK.gov did for 'JLR' - some scummy ex-dope peddlers from India.

A whole country motivated by hate of the Germans is not a healthy place to be - although it's sustained the British for a hundred years.
 

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^InsideEVs headline should have been 'Model 3', not 'Y', of course - deliberate mistake - trying to make the damage to the 'Tesla range-king' thing look less shocking and damaging, with the bigger, heavier 'Y'?

Bless the French - truthtellers:

Les autonomies électriques de la Volkswagen ID.4 face à la concurrence
ModèleAutonomie villeAutonomie routeAutonomie autoroute
ModèleVW ID.4 77 kWhAutonomie ville464 kmAutonomie route388 kmAutonomie autoroute340 km
ModèleKia e-Soul 64 kWhAutonomie ville530 kmAutonomie route353 kmAutonomie autoroute265 km
ModèleHyundai Kona Electric 64 kWhAutonomie ville480 kmAutonomie route380 kmAutonomie autoroute265 km
ModèleTesla Model 3 74 kWhAutonomie ville445 kmAutonomie route393 kmAutonomie autoroute320 km

- an EV car, a fairly large one, that can do 200 miles+ on an autoroute - almost 40% more aero resistance at 81 mph than 70 mph UK motorway - is remarkable - a literal Gamechanger to coin a phrase.

It's alright for Nyland to potter about in Norway, on his 'Hish Speed Test', at a usual final average of around 106 km/h/65 mph, to give a (wrong/fixed) range of around 215 miles, for the ID.4, but to do that at proper European highway speed is where EVs become real-world cars - pretty well matching what the likes of a mild-hybrid petrol VW Tiguan/Skoda Kodiaq would do, draining its tank/needing to refill after 300-350 kms.
 

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Gee, I wonder how much Bollore/the F'wit Four are on, to get JLR floated?:

Greensill expected £22bn flotation that could have meant Cameron windfall


'Previous reports have suggested that Cameron was granted a stake of around 1% in Greensill for his advisory role, which implies the former prime minister could have been anticipating a windfall of around £200m at that time'

Slaphead and his lieutenants/partners in (massive fraud) crime, Glover, Mardell and Hallett, possibly Midget McGovern - the F'wit Five - would surely have been looking at 2-3% in total, probably 1% for the figurehead Bollore, and ~1.5% across the 3/4 others.

Bollore didn't take the 'plum job' of JLR boss last year for the fun of it, or ~£10m/yr nominal wage, but for this Camoron-type 'bonus'/payoff, for his successful delivery of this epic Fraud - dwarfing Autonomy(Dr Michael Lynch), Carillion, Tesco's, and even Enron, even by inflation adjustment.

Tata were looking at around £50bn for JLR - so do the maths.

That's all for the birds now. JLR is not so much about to be floated, IPO'd/SPAC'd, as a floater, not a 50 billion pound jewel in the crown, 'iconic' prize asset, as a 2 pound t'urd, that won't flush.

Bollore is another Camoron - two a penny gimps, chasing shekels, 'cos they have F all other 'talents'.

Speth got out at the last minute, and handed over this non-flusher to the cretin Bollore - who couldn't see the hospital pass given to him - blinded by shekel signs.

Any normal, decent country would lock these vermin F'ers up, and throw away the key - or hang them, if it was two centuries ago, at Tyburn - from Carillion, to Tesco's, to Autonomy, to Serco, to Greensill, and JLR.

There's no one with the balls in England to do it. Dick's got the biggest there are.
 

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Spaffer the Spineless has almost certainly told Nissan Japan, Carlos Tavares, the Peugeot family, the Agnellis, John Elkann, the Tata clan, that there is unlimited money for supporting their UK ops - Nissan Sunderland, Ellesmere Port and Luton, JLR and Port Talbot:

'Man Utd. CEO and leading player in doomed European Super League plan has meeting at No.10, including talking to prime minister.

Several days later, ESL is announced, to great public outcry.
Following day, prime minister joins in calls to block the move, saying he found out at the same time as everyone else.

A week later, sources say that the CEO had incorrectly left with the wrong impression of Johnson's view on the ESL.

So ... when Bozo said he heard on the same day as everyone else, it looks like he may have been lying. Again.'



Even Krazy Kwarteng, and the almost as corrupt as Spaffer, Camoron and co. Whitehall, will have to have reminded Mr Blobby that it's not his money, and he can't make these commitments, especially not by text message, chats over drinks, mutual friends, etc.

This is what happens when you put a five year old, in a morbidly obese, alcohol-soaked body, into No.10.

Let's be honest. Spaffer is being set up - 'They' put him in - next puppet off the rank - now he's having his chain yanked, about to defenestrated - made a laughing stock with Carrie's "best friend" - cuckolded - because he didn't want to be the gimp/fall guy/puppet 'leader' who would be tasked with, and remembered for all time for, delivering 'They''s obvious to a blindman coming 'Third Wave', of the 'Dreaded Virus' - like Marxist Mutti Merkel is doing to Germany, and the Senile Pedo is trying to do to the USA.

Tata and Tavares must know by know they're dealing with morons, in the UK's 'elite'.

Even if the loot is promised, is it worth it? So much aggro, so many backhanders to dole out, palms to be greased, nothing concrete, all verbal promises, all resting on the old boys' network, only half-understandable even to indigenous, non-public school Brits.

Surely the likes of Tavares will say - 'I can't take any more of this rubbish', and pull the plug, take the huge PR and UK sales hit.

Tata's stuck, though. They need the UK taxpayer shekels. But they're dealing with morons - even by their standards.

The IPO won't fly, so it's dealing with the likes of Spaffer, Sunak next?, or even lawyer Starmer - the Blair to John Major - a know-nothing about anything in the real world puppet par excellence.

The UK is no place to do real business. Dyson, our 'top businessman/engineer', is just another Richard Branson, another PR thing - his lie about the Harrier Jump Jet being the first aircraft having a composite wing - the Yanks did it, with their US Marines version, in the late 80s/90s - and his joke electric car project - more PR.

We're a nation of PR - of public schools, whose stock in trade is lying - telling the plebs it's raining, when p!ssing down the back of their necks.

We are genuine world-beaters at this. Making good cars, in high volume, of quality, for a profit, at affordable prices - NO.
 

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Loch Ness monster, Spaffer's premiership, JLR, and Global Warming - all MIA:

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Lotus is a pipsqueak, BUT it has Geely's/Li Shufu's moneybags, and so Rupert Heseltine needs to lick its rear end.

The Holy Trio, of licking JLR's hole - Saunders, Cropley and geography-teacher Prior - seem to have gone coveniently missing also.
 

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What a car, what a colour:

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- Porsche have already done their magic, effectively making this estate/'Cross Turismo' version the first major update to the Taycan - suspension/roadholding tradeoff much better.

And the killer for JLR is not just the looks, but the price - a smidge under £80k for the 'base' 4WD version - bargain of the century?

BUT, the real killer for JLR is not just that this kills off the whole point of the I-Pace - 4WD 'premium' crossover - nailed by the Taycan Cross Turismo - but that it also nails to the cross JLR's last money-spinner/(s) - the Sport/Full-fat.

If you are an employee, you would go for a 1% BiK Taycan, over an 11-13% BiK Range Rover PHEV - real EV range is ~15 miles, and real CO2 100g/km+, so real BiK should be much higher - or, as is more representative, if you own a company, your company 'buys' the Taycan, and writes off the full cost in the first year, effectively making it zero-cost to own/run, against buying an £80-100k+ Range Rover PHEV, with typical depreciation of 30% in the first year, and huge real running costs - real mpg ~15.

All those headbangers still patriotically buying Full-fats and Sports, the Harry's Garage Burford/Chipping Norton Set etc, will be sorely tempted by the Taycan Cross Turismo, not only due to its tax advantages, but also its adored by these people 'country, rugged' image - 'I live in North/West London, but travel to the West Country each weekend, to do 'country pursuits' - look at other Hooray Henry prats in Barbour, Burberry and Hunter wellingtons, walking down the high street of Burford etc.

The 't'urd', the Audi E-tron, killed the I-Pace in Norway, and the Taycan killed it in the UK. Now, the effectively new-car, new-model Cross Turismo - the better, cheaper, much more ultility, 4WD Taycan - will kill the high-end Full-fat/Sport - JLR's only money-spinner(s).

Where's Bollore? Hiding in the same fridge as Spaffer and Dick of the Yard?
 

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His Master's Voice - 'independent', 'freelancer', er, Haymarket hack, thus effectively JLR employee, Nick Gibb: 'Why there is absolutely no news from, zip happening with, 'world-beating' Jaguar/JLR':


- the most talked about - by the 'Global' media - least anything actually happening, carmaker/thing in the world.

The IPO/SPAC is obviously dead, and so now it's: 'what the hell do we do now?!'.

'I know, wheel out "The Gibb". Holloway, Frankel, even Fatboy Saunders won't do this Comical Ali crap anymore, and no one sane takes Cropley seriously anymore'.
 

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They're all offski:


- how could you 'work' with any self-respect when you know, have known for 6 months/several years, that the thing you nominally head up is no more - 'Jaguar'.

Callum knew 3/4 years ago, and hence hopped it, using the cover of his bus pass to make a sharp exit.

Speth got out too. Thompson looks a prize prat, hanging on this long, when event he dopiest layman knows that Jaguar has been abolished.

Having the midget(McGovern) put in charge of you, must have been too painful to bear - ~£1m/yr notwithstanding.

He won't get a fraction of this, hence the hanging on for dear life/the last minute.

If it is Ola Electric, it means he's followed the other JLR ex-designer - who I'd never heard of - Wayne Burgess.

The F'wit Four/Five can't leave, of course. They bought into The Plan - IPO, up to £1 billion in total 'rewards' - and then do a Phoenix Four - scarper, and leave the scum in politics and the 'Law' to say 'lessons will be learned'.

The silence out of JLR is deafening - JLR Weekly's this week's rag's cover of 'exciting', 'New' Range Rovers - er, in 2024/never/vapourware - just highlights this absolute dearth of anything new/happening at JLR.
 

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Another happy customer:

'another update...

finally got it back in at LR, has another couple of days there, think its fixed, go to pick it up, screen dead.
apparently they are now going to order some new parts like the screen and the controller unit....
still cant get me a loan car though?!

i will never buy JLR again'


- but anyone buying a literal Joque car, after a decade of evidence to show it, from a company that makes Spaffer look like a byword for truth, honesty and integrity, has to be either a retard or insane - JLR's core customer base - 'Headbangers'.
 
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