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Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club & Footman James

Footman James Insurance The Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club and insurance specialists Footman James & Co Ltd have teamed up to provide one of the best classic car insurance packages available.

Cover is available for all UK registered Jaguars and Daimlers from the first Swallows to the latest models, and cars over 5 years old can take advantage of the Classic Insurance Scheme.

Standard on all policies:

  1. Fully comprehensive cover, with agreed JEC valuation
  2. Breakdown recovery for the insured vehicle
  3. Express claims service
  4. Full salvage rights available on claims
  5. Free uninsured loss recovery
  6. Free legal expenses cover and helpline
  7. Free Green Card cover up to 35 days
  8. Track day cover for officially recognised events (a small charge will be due)

Optional cover:

  1. If you drive to work or use your car for business, then check our ‘Daily use’ cover
  2. Road Rage cover
  3. Drivers age discount and under 25’s policy
  4. Competitive rates for any vehicle

Before you renew your present policy or buy a new car, get a free quotation from the Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club’s own insurance scheme (contact Footman James and ask for the “JEC Scheme”).


Churchill Insurance Churchill guarantee to beat your renewal quote as long as it’s on a like-for-like basis and that you’ve been claim free for the last 3 years. Add breakdown to your car insurance quote and buy online now for up to 25% off breakdown cover and up to 10% off car insurance.

Additional benefits include:

  1. 24 hour accident recovery
  2. Courtesy car at no extra cost when you use an approved repairer
  3. Repairs guaranteed for 5 years when you use an approved repairer
  4. Up to 65% No Claims Discount which, if it is over 4 years, you can choose to protect
  5. 24 hour claim line
  6. Windscreen replacement or repair
  7. New for old cover on cars under 12 months old
  8. No need to pay extra for trips to the EU
  9. Unlimited cover for audio equipment, fixed car phones and sat nav fitted as standard
  10. Personal accident cover for policyholder and spouse or partner
  11. Medical expenses following an accident
  12. Cover for personal belongings in the car

To get save up to 10% off, buy online today from the Churchill website.

Motor Quote Direct

Motor Quote Direct Insurance Motor Quote Direct are an Insurance Intermediary based in Wimbledon, London and have been serving customers since 1965. They deal in all types of insurance, however they do have special rates for classic cars, vintage cars, and high performance cars. They can also arrange insurance for commercial risks including property, stock, liability, vehicle fleets – for any size of business.

For an online quote, or to contact them, visit their website.

Direct Line

Direct Line Insurance Direct Line prides itself on the additional benefits of its insurance policies:

  1. Named drivers earn their own no claims discount
  2. Matched no claims discount – use your no claims discount on your second car
  3. Company car NCD – claim-free driving of a comopany car can count on a Direct Line policy
  4. Multi-car discount – insure both your cars for less
  5. Breakdown multi-car discount – customers who insure more than one car with Direct Line can also save money on their Breakdown Cover
  6. Accident action pack – what to do if you have an accident
  7. 24 hour accident helpline – expert help and advice at any time
  8. 24 hour windscreen helpline
  9. Windscreen repair – for damaged windscreens (comprehensive only)
  10. Legal protection (optional) – to recover your uninsured losses

No claims discounts range from 30% after one year, to 65% after five years. Direct Line also offer a 10% discount for purchasing car insurance online.

For an online quote, visit the Direct Line car insurance section.

The AA

The AA The AA searches over 20 leading insurers to find the best car insurance quote, with possible savings of up to 35%.

Classic Car Insurance

If you’re over 25 years old and your car is standard build, over 15 years old and you do less than 7,500 miles a year, then the AA’s Classic Car Insurance scheme, underwritten by a consortium of leading UK insurers could save you money.

For more information, visit The AA’s car insurance website.

Swift Cover

SwiftCover For newer Jaguars under £60,000 – unfortunately they currently don’t provide a Classic Car scheme –’s approach to car insurance without call centres has saved some of our club members money compared with their existing insurers.

For an online quote, visit the website.

Insurance Group Guide

Jaguar X-Type (2001 on)
The lowest of the current range of Jaguar cars, the X-Type insurance group ranges from 14 for the smaller engined cars, to 17 for the sportier models
  1. 2.0-ltr: Group 14-15
  2. 2.2d and 2.5 V6: Group 15
  3. 3.0 V6: Group 16-17
Jaguar S-Type (1999 on)
Very similar insurance grouping to the X-Type, the S-Type represents excellent value for money
  1. 2.7d: Group 14
  2. 2.5 V6: Goup 14-15
  3. 3.0 V6: Group 15-16
  4. 4.0 V8: Group 17
  5. 4.2 V8: Group 18-19
Jaguar XJ Saloon (94-03)
  1. 3.2: Group 16-18
  2. XJ8 3.2: Group 16-17
  3. XJ8 4.0: Group 17
  4. 4.0 Sovereign: Group 18-19
  5. 4.0 Supercharged: Group 20
  6. 6.0 V12: Group 20
Jaguar XJ Saloon (2003 on)
  1. XJ6: Group 15-17
  2. XJ8 3.5: Group 17
  3. XJ8 4.0: Group 19
  4. 4.2 V8: Group 18
  5. Super V8 4.2: Group 20
  6. XJ Series XJR: Group 19
Jaguar XK8 and XKR (96-06)
  1. 4.0 XK8: Group 18
  2. 4.0 XKR: Group 20
  3. 4.2 XK8: Group 19
  4. 4.2 XKR: Group 10
Jaguar XK and XKR (2007 on)
  1. 4.2 XK Coupe: Group 19
  2. 4.2 XK Convertible: Group 20
  3. 4.2 XKR: Group 20