Jaguar

Jaguar C-X16 Concept

Jags have been old man cars for most of my adult life. The C-X16 concept, if it makes it to product, will smash that perception, blow up the smashed remains, and then light whatever’s left on fire. This car is absolutely, unequivocally gorgeous. It looks more Aston Martin than Jag, and that’s most definitely a […]

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2009 Jaguar XF-R Spy Shot

Not content with the vanilla Jaguar XF?  Fine.  What you’re looking at is the 2009 XF-R – a souped up XF.  The front end is different from the standard-fare XF, of course, with bigger intakes and scoops.  There are also some funky side skirts that really make a statement.  Good or bad – your call. […]

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2009 Jaguar XF Review

So long S-Type, hello 2009 XF.  Ok, so the name doesn’t work for me -but none of the Jag names do.  What’s the 2009 Jaguar XF all about?  Style, style, and more style.  The concept made a big splash when it debuted, and the production model stays pretty close to concept.  The front end has […]

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Tata purchases Land Rover and Jaguar for $2+ Billion

Though the details aren’t public yet, this much is for sure – Ford has sold Land Rover and Jaguar to Indian automaker Tata.  The deal is for “over $2 billion” – with Ford contributing $600 million for Jag and LR employee pensions.  Tata did take out a whopping $3 billion loan to finance this purchase. […]

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2012 Jaguar XJ Spy Shots

Meet the 2012 Jaguar XJ.  It doesn’t quite look like an XJ, you say?  What could be the matter?  Well, perhaps it’s the lack of a A FREAKING CAT ON THE HOOD.  The new XJ seems to have taken a cue from the  2009 Jaguar XF.  A Jag is not a Jag without a leaping […]

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2009 Jaguar XF

Jaguar is a dying brand, and no one can reasonably argue that statement. Sales fall year after year, and the loss widens as time goes on. Something has to be done, and since apparently Ford isn’t interested in selling the marque, new models would seem to be the way to go. Meet the 2009 XF […]

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Jaguar XJ220 Pininfarina

Every once in awhile, I’ll stumble across a car so amazing and beautiful that my jaw just drops for a moment. The 1995 Jaguar XJ220 Pininfarina is one of those such cars. So what, exactly, is a Jaguar XJ220 Pininfarina? Well, it’s a Jaguar XJ220 that was customized by Pininfarina for the Sultan of Brunei. […]

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Jaguar to see auction block soon

No, that’s not official. But what is official is that the British cat lost a whopping $715 million in 2006.  That’s especially staggering when you consider the fact that Jaguar is a very low volume brand – they sold less than 21,000 vehicles here in the US last year.  I’ve been saying it for months, […]

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