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    Norman Dewis OBE dies aged 98

    A Jaguar test driving legend, Norman Dewis OBE died today aged 98.

    Norman test drove the XK120/140, C/D/E-Type and others. He値l be remembered especially for driving the E-Type 77RW overnight non-stop to the 1961 Geneva motor-show with 10 minutes to spare.

    I知 glad I had the chance to meet him last year at the XJ 50 anniversary at Gaydon.
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    RIP Norman

    Gone but not forgotten




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    A real motoring legend and a true gentleman.
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