Jaguar Cars Ltd., or just
Jaguar is a British luxury auto maker, with headquarters in Coventry, England. Since March 2008, it has been an wholly owned subsidiary of
Tata Motors Ltd. of India and functions as a portion of the Jaguar Land Rover operation. Jaguar was established by Sir William Lyons as the Swallow Sidecar Company in 1922, initially making motorcycle sidecars before changing to passenger automobiles. After World War II, the name was changed to Jaguar because of the unfavorable connotations of the SS initials
The Jaguar Mark IV (pronounced mark four) is a range of automobiles built by Jaguar Cars from 1945 to 1949. The cars were marketed as the Jaguar 1½ litre, Jaguar 2½ litre and Jaguar 3½ litre with the Mark IV name later applied in retrospect to separate this model from the succeeding Mark V range.
Jaguar Mark V (1948-1951)
1948 Jaguar Mark V Saloon
1950 Jaguar Mark V 3½-Litre Drophead Coupe
1951 Jaguar Mark V 3½-Litre Drophead Coupe
The Jaguar Mark V (pronounced mark five) is a luxury automobile built by Jaguar Cars Ltd from 1948 to 1951. It was available as a four door Saloon (sedan) and a two door convertible known as the Drop Head Coupé, both versions seating five adults. It was the first Jaguar with independent front suspension, first with hydraulic brakes, first with fender skirts (spats), first specifically designed to be produced in both Right and Left Hand Drive configurations, first with disc center wheels, first with smaller wider 16" balloon tires, first to be offered with sealed headlamps and flashing turn signals for the important American market, and the last model to use the pushrod engines
Jaguar Mark VIII (1956-1958)
1956 Jaguar Mark VIII
1957 Jaguar Mark VIII
1958 Jaguar Mark VIII
The Jaguar Mark VIII is a luxury four-door sports sedan introduced by the Jaguar company of Coventry at the 1956 London Motor Show.
Jaguar Mark IX (1959-1961)
1959 Jaguar Mark IX
1960 Jaguar Mark IX
1961 Jaguar Mark IX
The Jaguar Mark IX is a four-door luxury saloon car produced by Jaguar Cars between 1959 and 1961. It replaced the previous Mark VIII. The early versions were identical in exterior appearance to the Mark VIII except for the addition of a chrome "Mk IX" badge to the boot lid. Later versions had a larger tail-lamp assembly with the addition of an amber section for traffic indication, visually similar to the tail-lights of the smaller Jaguar Mark 2. It was replaced by the lower and more contemporary-styled Mark X in 1961.
Jaguar Mark X (1961-1966)
1961 Jaguar Mark X
1963 Jaguar Mark X
1966 Jaguar Mark X
The Jaguar Mark X (Mark ten), later renamed the Jaguar 420G, was British manufacturer Jaguar's top-of-the-range saloon car for a decade, from 1961 to 1970. The large, luxurious Mark X succeeded the Mark IX as the company's top saloon model, and was primarily aimed at the United States market. The company hoped to appeal to heads of state, diplomats and film stars.
Jaguar 420G (1966-1970)
1966 Jaguar 420G
1968 Jaguar 420G
1970 Jaguar 420G
For the London Motor Show in October 1966 the Mark X was renamed the Jaguar 420G (not to be confused with the smaller Jaguar 420). The 420G was distinct from the Mark X only with the addition of a vertical central bar splitting the grille in two, side indicator repeaters on the front wings, and a chrome strip along the wing and door panels (two tone paint schemes were also available with the chrome strip omitted).
Interior changes included perforations in the central sections of the leather seats, padded dashboard sections for safety, moving the clock to a central position, and the introduction of air conditioning as an option.
Jaguar XJ Luxury Series (1968-2009)
1968 Jaguar XJ
1970 Jaguar XJ6
2008 Jaguar XJR X358
Jaguar XJ is a series of full-size luxury cars produced under the Jaguar marque since 1968 across four basic platform generations (debuting in
Series 1 (1968-1973), Series 2 (1973-1979), Series 3 (1979-1992),XJ40, X300, and X308 (1986–2003), X350 and X358 (2003–2009) with various updated derivatives of each. Since 1970 they have been Jaguar's flagship. The original model was the last Jaguar saloon to have had the input of Sir William Lyons, the company's founder, and the model has been featured in countless media and high-profile appearances.
Jaguar XJ Luxury Series (2009-present)
2009 Jaguar XJ
2017 Jaguar XJ
2018 Jaguar XJ
2019 Jaguar XJ Coupe
The Jaguar XJ (X351) is fourth generation of the Jaguar XJ executive saloon from Jaguar. Announced in 2009, and on sale from 2010, the fourth generation features combines revised styling with underpinnings of the previous X350 generation. The vehicle is produced at the Castle Bromwich Assembly plant in Birmingham, United Kingdom In 2014, assembly from complete knockdown kits (CKD) of the XJ would commence in Jaguar Land Rover's facility in Pune, India.
Jaguar Compact Executive Cars
Jaguar SS Series 1 1/2 Litre (1935-1949)
1935 Jaguar SS Saloon
1935 Jaguar SS 4 Door Saloon
1937 Jaguar SS 4 door Saloon
1938 Jaguar SS 4 door Saloon
The smallest model of the range initially included a 1608 cc side valve Standard motor however from 1938 this was supplanted using a 1776 cc overhead-valve unit still manufactured by Standard who likewise produced the four-speed manual transmission.
Before the war it was manufactured as a Saloon and as a drophead coupe however after the war just the closed model was built. Until 1938 bodies of every model was conventional steel on wood methods however in that year they became all steel. Performance was not the strong point however 70 mph possible: the auto featured identical cabin sizes and all luxury interiors as its longer engine brothers.
In spite of its slow performance, contrasting the 4-cylinder 1½-liter and its 6-cylinder kin, opined that the smallest engined form of the auto was "as is frequently the case ... the sweetest running auto" with a "big auto cruising speed in the sixties". The car utilized Girling mechanical operated brakes.
Jaguar Mark 1 (1955-1959)
1955 Jaguar Mark 1
1957 Jaguar Mark 1
1959 Jaguar Mark 1
The Jaguar Mark 1 is a compact executive British saloon car produced by Jaguar between 1955 and 1959. It was referred to in contemporary company documentation as the Jaguar 2.4 Litre and Jaguar 3.4 Litre. Its designation Mark 1 followed its October 1959 replacement by Jaguar's 2.4-litre Mark 2. The 2.4 Litre was the company's first small saloon since the end of its 1½ and 2½ Litre cars in 1949, and was an immediate success, easily outselling the larger much more
Jaguar Mark 2 (1959-1967)
1959 Jaguar Mark 2
1965 Jaguar Mark 2 3.8
1967 Jaguar Mark 2
The Jaguar Mark 2 is a medium-sized saloon car built from late 1959 to 1967 by Jaguar in Coventry, England. The outmoded Jaguar 2.4 Litre and 3.4 Litre models made between 1955 and 1959 are identified as Mark 1 Jaguars.
Jaguar S-Type (1963-1968)
1963 Jaguar S-Type
1965 Jaguar S-Type Saloon
1968 Jaguar S-Type Saloon
The Jaguar S-Type is a saloon car produced by Jaguar Cars in the United Kingdom from 1963 to 1968. Announced 30 September 1963 it was a technically more sophisticated development of the Mark 2, offering buyers a more luxurious alternative without the size and expense of the Mark X. The S-Type sold alongside the Mark 2, as well as the Jaguar 420 following its release in 1966.
Jaguar X-Type (2001-2009)
2001 Jaguar X-Type
2005 Jaguar X-Type
2009 Jaguar X-Type
The Jaguar X-Type is a front-engine, all-wheel/front-wheel drive compact executive car manufactured and marketed by Jaguar Cars from 2001 to 2009 under the internal designation X400, for a single generation, in saloon and estate body styles. In addition to offering Jaguar's first estate in series production, the X-type would ultimately introduce its first diesel engine, four-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive configuration.
The X-Type was developed during the period when Jaguar was owned by Ford as a division of its Premier Automotive Group (PAG) (1999-2010) — and marked Jaguar's entry into the critical compact executive segment.
Jaguar XF Series (2007-2015)
2003 Jaguar XF-10
2007 Jaguar XF
2012 Jaguar XF
2015 Jaguar XF
The XF was first shown at the 2007
Frankfurt Motor Show, following after public appearance of the C-XF concept car at the North American International Auto Show in January 2007. Planned by Ian Callum, Jaguar's design director, it was a big change from its forerunner. The styling of the completed generation XF is different from that of the C-XF, mostly around the front lights and nose, which uses an oval mesh grille reflecting back to the first Jaguar XJ of 1968. The trunk kept the S-Type's chrome plated blade to its edge, and additionally incorporated a "leaper" Jaguar logo.
Jaguar XE (2015-present)
2015 Jaguar XE
2016 Jaguar XE
2018 Jaguar XE
2019 Jaguar XE 300
The Jaguar XE is a rear or four-wheel drive, front-engine, four-door compact executive sedan manufactured and marketed by Jaguar, designed by Ian Callum and launched at the October 2014 Paris Auto Show. XE production began in April 2015 under the internal designation X760.
The XE is noted for its aluminum suspension componentry as well as its bonded and riveted aluminium monocoque structure — the first in its segment
Jaguar Sports Cars
SS Jaguar 100 1936-1941)
1936 Jaguar SS 100 Cabrolet Roadster
1938 Jaguar SS 100 Cabrolet Roadster
1941 Jaguar SS 100 Cabrolet Roadster
The SS Jaguar 100 is a British 2-seat sports car built between 1936 and 1941 by SS Cars Ltd of Coventry, England.
The manufacturer's name 'SS Cars' used from 1934 maintained a link to the previous owner, Swallow Sidecar, founded in 1922 by Walmsley and Lyons to build motorcycle sidecars. In March 1945 the S. S. Cars shareholders agreed to change the name to Jaguar Cars Limited.
Jaguar XK120 (1948-1954)
1948 Jaguar XK120 Roadster
1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe
1954 Jaguar XK120 Roadster
The Jaguar XK120 is a sports car manufactured by Jaguar between 1948 and 1954. It was Jaguar's first sports car since the SS 100, which ceased production in 1940.
The XK120 was launched in open two-seater or (US) roadster form at the 1948 London Motor Show as a testbed and show car for the new Jaguar XK engine. The display car was the first prototype, chassis number 660001. It looked almost identical to the production cars except that the straight outer pillars of its windscreen would be curved on the production version. The sports car caused a sensation, which persuaded Jaguar founder and Chairman William Lyons to put it into production.
Jaguar XK140 (1954-1957)
1954 Jaguar XK140 Roadster
1956 Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head Coupe
1957 Jaguar XK140 Roadster
The Jaguar XK140 is a sports car manufactured by Jaguar between 1954 and 1957 as the successor to the XK120. Upgrades included more interior space, improved brakes, rack and pinion steering, increased suspension travel, and telescopic shock absorbers instead of the older lever arm design.
The XK140 was introduced in late 1954 and sold as a 1955 model. Exterior changes that distinguished it from the XK120 included more substantial front and rear bumpers with overriders, and flashing turn signals (operated by a switch on the dash) above the front bumper.
Jaguar XK150 (1957-1961)
1957 Jaguar XK150 Roadster
1959 Jaguar XK150 Roadster
1961 Jaguar XK150 SE 3.8L FHC
The Jaguar XK150 is a sports car produced by Jaguar between 1957 and 1961 as the successor to the XK140.
Initially it was only available in fixed head coupé (FHC) and drophead coupé (DHC) versions. The roadster without full weather equipment which had begun the XK line was launched as the XK150 OTS (open two-seater) in 1958. Minimal rear seats were fitted in the coupés. The open two-seater was fitted for the first time with wind-up windows in taller high-silled doors, but retained the very simple folding roof of its predecessors.
Jaguar XK Series (1997-2015)
1997 Jaguar XK Series
2002 Jaguar XKR-100
2015 Jaguar XK
The Jaguar XK (XK, XK8 and XKR) is a two-door grand touring 2+2 manufactured and marketed by Jaguar Cars from 1996-2014 in coupé and convertible bodystyles, across two generations. The XK was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1996 and was last manufactured in July 2014.
The first generation was marketed as the XK8, replacing the XJS and was Jaguar's first 8-cylinder model since the Daimler 250, introducing the Jaguar AJ-V8 engine. The second generation XK, noted for its
aluminum monologue bodyshell, was launched in 2006 for model year 2007. Both generations were marketed in performance variants, as the XKR.
Jaguar E-Type (1961-1975)
1961 Jaguar XKE
1970 Jaguar XKE
1975 Jaguar E-Type Series 3
The Jaguar E-Type, or the Jaguar XK-E for the North American market, is a British sports car that was manufactured by Jaguar Cars Ltd between 1961 and 1975. Its combination of beauty, high performance, and competitive pricing established the model as an icon of the motoring world. The E-Type's 150 mph (241 km/h) top speed, sub-7-second 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) acceleration,
monologue construction, disc brakes, rack-and-pinion steering, and independent front and rear suspension distinguished the car and spurred industry-wide changes.
Jaguar XJ-S (1975-1996)
1975 Jaguar XJ-S
1985 Jaguar XJ-S
1996 Jaguar XJ-S Convertible
The Jaguar XJ-S (later XJS) is a front engine rear-wheel drive 2+2 luxury grand tourer. It was manufactured and marketed by Jaguar from 1975 to 1996, in coupé, fixed-profile and full convertible body styles. There were three distinct iterations, with a final production total of 115,413 over 20 years and seven months.
Originally developed using the platform of the then current XJ saloon, the XJ-S was noted for its prominent rear flying buttresses. The styling was by Jaguar's pioneering aerodynamicist Malcolm Sayer — one of the first designers to apply advanced aero principles to cars and who died just before the XJ-S body styling was frozen for production.
Jaguar XJ220 (1992-1994)
1992 Jaguar XJ220
1993 Jaguar XJ220
1994 Jaguar XJ220
The Jaguar XJ220 is a two-seat sports car produced by British luxury car manufacturer Jaguar from 1992 until 1994, in collaboration with the specialist automotive and race engineering company Tom Walkinshaw Racing. The XJ220 recorded a top speed of 212.3 mph during testing by Jaguar at the Nardo test track in Italy. This made it the fastest production car from 1992 to 1993. According to Jaguar, an XJ220 prototype managed a Nürburgring lap time of 7:46:36 in 1991 which was faster than any production car lap time before it.
Jaguar F-Type (2013-present)
2013 Jaguar F-Type Coupe
2018 Jaguar F-Type Convertible
2019 Jaguar F-Type P380 Coupe
The Jaguar F-Type is a two-door, two-seater sports car, manufactured by British luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover under their Jaguar marque since 2013. The car's JLR D6a platform is based on a shortened version of the XK's platform. It serves as the spiritual successor to the famous E-Type while also being the potential replacement for the XK grand tourer.
The car was launched initially as a 2-door soft-top convertible, with a 2-door fastback coupé version launched in 2013.
Jaguar E-Pace X540 (2017-present)
2017 Jaguar E Pace
2018 Jaguar E Pace
2019 Jaguar E Pace
The Jaguar E-Pace (codename X540) is a subcompact luxury crossover SUV produced by Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). It was officially revealed on 13 July 2017 and was the 2nd production Jaguar SUV.
Jaguar F-Pace X761 (2016-present)
2016 Jaguar F Pace
2017 Jaguar F Pace
2018 Jaguar F Pace
2019 Jaguar F Pace
The Jaguar F-Pace (codename X761) is a compact luxury crossover SUV made by Jaguar Land Rover under their Jaguar marque, the first model to be built by Jaguar in the crossover SUV class. It was formally announced at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, with sales expected to commence in 2016 following an unveiling at the International Motor Show Germany in Frankfurt in September 2015. The design of the F-Pace is based on the 2013 Jaguar C-X17 concept car. The 2017 Jaguar F-PACE has been named the honorary winner of the 2017 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year Awards at the New York International Auto Show.
Jaguar Electric Vehicles
Jaguar I-Pace (2018-present)
2018 Jaguar I Pace
2019 Jaguar I Pace
The Jaguar I-Pace is a battery-electric crossover SUV produced by British automotive company Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) under their Jaguar marque. Deliveries of the I-Pace started in the second half of 2018. It is the first electric SUV from a premium European automaker.
Get Your Very Own Jaguar Scale Models
1961 Jaguar E Type Scale Model Shown
Approx. 7-1/2" Long
Scaled replicas of cars and trucks
Die-cast metal body with plastic details
Opening doors on all - some with opening hoods and trunks