Jaguar Clubs of North America has presented Wilde Jaguar Sarasota with the Outstanding Dealer Award for 2018, based on how active the dealer is with its local club and how the dealer has made a difference to its local club.

SARASOTA, FL, March 29, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — Wilde Jaguar Sarasota is pleased to announce that it has received the prestigious Outstanding Dealer Award for 2018 from Jaguar Clubs of North America, presented during the 2019 JCNA Annual General Meeting on March 23 at Jaguar Land Rover North American headquarters.

The Outstanding Dealer Award is given annually by JCNA to the Jaguar dealership that has made the greatest difference to its local club, working closely with a JCNA affiliate and its individual members in organizing and participating in mutually beneficial activities. Wilde Jaguar Sarasota is proud to be exclusive partners with Sun Coast Jaguar Club, supporting the club’s regional activities and, in particular, presenting the JCNA sanctioned Sun Coast Jaguar Club Annual Concours d’Elegance.

“The Sun Coast Jaguar Club 33rd Annual Concours d’Elegance was one of the finest concours events I have ever had the pleasure of attending,” said JCNA Southeast Regional Director Ron Gaertner. “The support and contributions provided by Wilde Jaguar Sarasota are a true reflection of JCNA’s primary goal to foster a spirit of cooperation and friendship between Jaguar dealers and JCNA affiliated clubs.”

The Sun Coast Jaguar Club 34th Annual Concours d’Elegance, presented by Wilde Jaguar Sarasota, is set to take place Oct. 12 at St. Armands Circle.

“It was an absolute honor to accept this award on behalf of Wilde Jaguar Sarasota,” said Sun Coast Jaguar Club President John McCarthy. “Our alliance is fully integrated in our efforts to introduce people to Jaguar automobiles, sell Jaguar vehicles, help owners enjoy their Jaguar experience and collectively build the Jaguar brand.”

About the Wilde Automotive Family
Wilde Jaguar Sarasota, located at 4821 Clark Rd. in Sarasota, is a full-service Jaguar dealer and active member of the Wilde Automotive Family. The Wilde Automotive Family is a family-owned and operated business founded by Harold L. Wilde. His automotive career began in 1945 in Michigan, where he opened a two-man used vehicle sales operation. Today, the Wilde Automotive Family has grown to include 12 dealerships in Wisconsin and Florida, with more than 700 employees. Harold Wilde’s legacy continues under the leadership of his wife, CEO Mary Ann Wilde; his son, Mark Wilde, president; CFO Dean Palmer; and Harold’s daughter, Tracie Pierce, director of marketing. For more information, visit

About Sun Coast Jaguar Club
Founded in 1981 as an affiliate of Jaguar Clubs of North America, Sun Coast Jaguar Club represents Jaguar enthusiasts from Crystal River to Venice. The club hosts monthly meetings and outings, and specifically supports two charities: Big Cat Rescue and Coventry Foundation. To learn more, visit

About Jaguar Clubs of North America
Jaguar Clubs of North America (JCNA) is dedicated to the wide range of Jaguar motorcars, old and new, and the American, Canadian and Mexican enthusiasts who love them. Incorporated in 1954, JCNA has become the hub of Jaguar enthusiasts from Canada, Mexico, the United States and around the world. As a social organization with a common interest in the Jaguar marque, JCNA strives to provide members with the widest range of services and activities for those with an enthusiasm for all Jaguars, both old and new.

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