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1963 Jaguar D-Type Le Mans Michelotti: From Italy With Love


In many ways car designers can seem like rock stars. While today some of us might know of one or maybe two prominent designers by name like Chris Bangle, the … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

1992-1994 Jaguar XJ220: The Super Car with Less Than Super Timing


  The late 1980s was a heated time for a new crop of modern supercars. Nearly everyone who was worth their space in Beverly Hills auto parlors were represented. Lamborghini, … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

1967 Jaguar Bertone Pirana: A Cat of a Different Breed


There was a time when nearly everyone wanted in on Italian design, if only to acknowledge that they were part of a hip and modern automotive design movement. For old … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

2008-2012 Jaguar XF: Designed for Royalty But Not Yet Fit For a Queen


When the dust cleared from Ford’s sale of Jaguar to Indian conglomerate Tata Motors, the company was reading a replacement for the S-Type sedan. Still built on the same Ford … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

1976-1996 Jaguar XJ-S: The End of An Era


For a whole generation, the XJS was Jaguar. The sleek, low and wide grand touring 2+2 sport coupe was designed to go fast and carry its passengers in optimal comfort. … Continue reading

November 21, 2010 · 8 Comments

1999-2007 Jaguar S-TYPE


Through most of the 90’s Jaguar had been a two car company. On one end of the spectrum it offered the large (and aging) XJ series sedan while at the same … Continue reading

February 16, 2010 · Leave a comment