Nigel Thorley has been involved with Jaguars all his life, having owned seventy-five at the time of writing. His first Jaguar came at the age of eighteen, and he has owned most models over the years (currently a 5.0-liter XK Portfolio convertible, an XJ saloon, and a Mark X). Nigel has written more than twenty titles on the marque. He is a founder member and director of the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club and has edited its magazine, Jaguar Enthusiast, since 1984. He has also written about Jaguar for many other forms of media.