90th logoThe Jowett Car Club Limited

Classic and Sports Car "Club of the Year 2013"

Click on the link to see a report on the proceedings.

The Jowett Car Club is international and offers a monthly magazine, library, parts, spares, technical information, events, motor-sport, rallying and global contributions from its members.

Telegraph and Argus 1922

The oldest one-make car club.

An advert appeared in the Bradford Telegraph and Argus on 12 May 1922 causing the formation of the Southern Jowett Car Club, from whence the present club can trace its ancestry. The Southern Jowett Car Club held its first rally on 26 August 1923.

The car in the logo from a period photograph taken in 1923 on the Scottish Tests rally is a 1923 Short Two that is still alive and well. Click on the logo to see a high definition image.

This car along with about 100 Jowetts of all ages were together at the Milestones Museum, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK on 25th and 26th May 2013. See this thread on JowettTalk for details.

A re-enactment of the first Southern club run took place from Titsey Hill on Sunday 25th August 2013. See here for details and see here for the re-enactment of the Northern Club run from Bradford Industrial Museum to Boroughbridge on 11th August 2013 .

Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show

The UK's Biggest & Best Classic Motor Show

14, 15 ,16 November 2014 at The NEC, Birmingham


Come along & see the Jowett Car Club Ltd on stand 20-435

Call 0871 230 1088 to book tickets or online at www.necclassicmotorshow.com

For our Members: there is a special advance ticket offer giving £5 off the Sat/Sun door price. See the Show Ticket Offer Advert in the JowettGallery for details and discount codes.

Practical Classics Restoration Show, Stand of the Show 2014

Next show 28th & 29th March 2015.

See pictures and read narrative of the 2014 event here on the forum.

Yellow Peril

Classic Car of the Year 2013

Paul Wilks' Javelin , the Yellow Peril, was on the podium at the NEC!

An insurance scheme is offered by four companies that support the club based on the business they get from club members. Note that Lancaster Insurance provided sponsorship for 2013 Jowett Rally and the great montage below but are not one of the four.

Owning a Jowett can be a very rewarding experience. Make sure you are protecting your project and loved ones with comprehensive car insurance. It is best to be covered when the unexpected happens.

Things you may not know

Club personality of the year 2012

Classic and Sports Car "Club Personality of the Year 2012"

Keith Clements, the Competition Secretary of the Jowett Car Club, receiving his award at the NEC Hilton.

Alan Bartlett 1934

Classic Car of the Year, 2012

Alan Bartlett's 1934 Long Four wins 'Classic Car of the Year 2012 in association with Lancaster'. Click the link to read his story in JowettTalk.

Leeds City College

Club of the Month

Practical Classics Club of the Month November 2012. Why?


Follow progress on JowettTalk.

Baltic Tour slide

12 Capital Baltic tour

Follow the 60th anniversary tour of 13 countries and visiting 12 capitals here.


In aid of Cancer Charities, click here to give.


Watch the promotional video here.


Classic Car of the Year, 2010

An SC Jowett Jupiter was the 2010 Classic Car of the Year!


Read the saga of why this deserved to win on JowettTalk-Great SC rebuild or Amy's call to action.

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To celebrate classic British cars made in Bradford from 1906 to 1954 namely- Jupiter, Javelin, Bradford, Jason, Black Prince, Curlew, Kestrel, Weasel, Flying Fox, Falcon, Long Four, Focus, Blackbird, Kingfisher, Black Prince, Wren, Grey Knight, Silverdale, Chummy, 7cwt Van, Short Two.

To encourage the maintenance, running and preservation of Jowett vehicles; whether car, commercial, vintage, pre-war, post-war, tractor or stationary engine.

To provide members with help, technical back-up, spares and companionship.

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Formed in 1923, the Jowett Car Club claims to be the oldest one-make car club in the world.   The club has used computers since 1974 and its old website remains here. A forum is accessible to those interested in the Jowett marque and an interactive library is available to club members. Please register on them.

Locally run sections in the UK organise friendly social events.

The annual meeting in May brings hundreds of members and their cars together.

Members provide voluntary services that cater for Jowett owners and those interested in the cars and their history.

Affiliated clubs thrive in Europe, Spain, America, Australia and New  Zealand. Members contribute  from  many other countries.  There is a website devoted to the Jowett Jupiter with some Jupiter Owners Auto Club content.

AcrossAfricaCompact disk with images of the booklet of the 1926 Across Africa journey available from the Jowett Shop.

Have a look at the epic 1926 journey across Africa and the celebration of it by a group of Australians crossing Australia in three Bradfords in 2008.

Other Links

Visit Wikipedia for a brief history of Jowett cars.

Try CarAndClassic Europe's largest and busiest classic car site.

Stolen-Short 2Stolen-Short2STOLEN.

A maroon Short Two with dickey seat has been stolen. Registration number NE 5890. Please report any sighting to police or inform webmaster. More detail in this thread.

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