Jaguar (UK) 1948-date

Jaguar (UK) 1948-date

William Lyons set up business producing high quality sidecars under the name "Swallow Coachbuilding" (later SS Cars ltd) in 1931. They soon switched to designing and building handsome and sporting bodywork for Morris, Austin, Fiat, Swift and Standard. The Jaguar name was first used in 1936 on a beautiful 4-door sports saloon. In 1945 the name of the company was changed from SS Cars Ltd to Jaguar Cars Ltd.

SS100

SS100

 

photo of 2004 Jaguar R-D6 (concept)

2004 Jaguar R-D6 (concept)

Information on the new 2007 Jaguar XF has recently been leaked to the motoring press. The car will be the successor to the S-type and is said to closely resemble the R-D6 concept car (shown here).

 

The production model XF was unveiled at the Frankfurt IAA motor show In September 2007.