IGNITION Exhibit B... BJÖRK ART Following David Bowie’s super popular retrospective at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, Björk is the latest musician to get a career celebration at New York’s Museum of Modern Art that takes in sound, film, visuals, costumes, and performances from the last 20 years. Intriguingly it also features a narrative of her life mixing fact with – no doubt surreal – fiction, co-written by Björk and Icelandic writer Sjón. Until June 7 2015. moma.org Future retro FLEXSON VINYLPLAY Considering 2014 saw the UK’s biggest vinyl sales for nearly 20 years, it’s no surprise to find a new generation of turntables which marry old tech with new. One of the best out there is the VinylPlay from British firm Flexson that allows you to stream audio wirelessly through your home network and convert your record collection into digital files. Oh, and it plays records too. £329.99 (€420) Flexson.com Travel companion PARROT ZIK 2.0 The first Philippe Starck-designed Parrot Zik headphones shook up the wireless headphone market with looks and intuition – including touch-panel controls on the side of the ear pad and great sound quality. The latest model is more refined, lighter, and has seven hours of noise-cancelling performance. The pair to pack on your next long flight? £300 (€380) parrot.com tech Improve your golf swing, digitise your old vinyl New Jack Swing, call Björk ART and then listen to all the results with a new Parrot on your ear, not on your shoulder Gadget wear If 2014 was the year the tech industry wouldn’t stop talking about wearable tech, 2015 looks like the year we actually start wearing it. Here are three of our favourites... THE ALL-ROUNDER: JAWBONE UP24 This understated band tracks activity and sleep patterns, even offering occasional vibrations to remind you when you’re slacking. £90 (€115) jawbone.com THE GOLFER: ZEPP Glove-mounted tech streams data to an app to help you understand why you keep hooking balls into the trees. £120 (€153) zepp.com Win ONE OF FIVE GOPRO CAMERAS WORTH £360 EACH What do you think of J-Magazine? Answer this simple question and others in our quick online survey and you could be in with the chance of winning one of five GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition action-catching cameras. Go to: jaguarsurveys.com/april2015 10 j THE DYNAMIC ISSUE
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THE JAGUAR magazine celebrates the art of performance with exclusive features that inspire sensory excitement, from dynamic driving to seductive design and cutting-edge technology.
In the latest issue of The Jaguar magazine, we tour beautiful Portugal in the game-changing New All-Electric Jaguar I-PACE, and learn what it took to build this truly desirable electric vehicle by interviewing the key players involved in its creation. The themes of cutting-edge innovation continue as we get a first look at a classic E-type with a difference, and explore the latest trends in creative artificial intelligence and smart home technology. Get an insight into the world of high performance through our interviews of Formula E racing driver Nelson Piquet Jr. and tennis star Johanna Konta, and join us for visceral thrills as we hit the Jaguar Ice Academy’s Arctic tracks along with some unusual passengers.
A charged-up drive of the New All-Electric Jaguar I-PACE in Portugal’s Algarve
| The inside line on the creation of the revolutionary I-PACE
| Reinventing a classic: meet the E-type Concept Zero
| Fifty years of the iconic XJ saloon
| Exclusive interview with tennis star Johanna Konta
| Can supercomputers revolutionise art?
The latest issue introduces our new ‘cub’, the E-PACE compact practical sports car, which is already turning heads on the street. As we commit to electrifying every new Jaguar from 2020, we explore how pushing boundaries on track helps develop our sports cars, from writing motorsport history at Le Mans, to taking on the Nürburgring with the extreme XE SV Project 8 and being at the very cutting edge with the FIA Formula E Championship.
In this issue, we introduce a fresh new addition to the Jaguar family with the launch of the E-PACE. F1 racer Romain Grosjean reveals his passion for Jaguar while the Panasonic Jaguar Racing Team give an insight into their preparations. Plus, we get to grips with the fast-paced sport of drone racing and spend a unique day with the XF Sportbrake.
In this issue we return to top level motorsport but not in a conventional way, and by doing so accelerate the development of electric powertrains. In tandem, we introduce our Jaguar I-PACE Concept vehicle - a revolutionary new model available to reserve now for delivery in 2018.
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