Jaguar Make Overview
Has any one else went crazy trying to find wheel badges that fit your 2006 Jaguar X-Type VDP. I have now purchased 5 different sets of badges and none of them fit. The only badge that fits is a green ...
Is It Possible To Change The Power Front Seat Of A 2002 Jaguar X Type With ...
My heated seat is not working and I found a seat from a 2006 model with heated seat + lumbar support. Will it fit my Xtype 2002 ? My 2002 has already heated seat but no lumbar support. Is the wiring ...
Any Mechanical Issues For 1998 Jaguar Xk8
Would like to know any mechanical issues that current or previous owners of a 1998 Jaguar XK8 (Coupe or Convertible) have experienced and the approximate mileage when the issue(s) started. If p...
04 X Type 3.0 Only One Radiator Fan Running.
I had my ac charged at the dealership about two weeks ago, all was good up until yesterday. On my way home from work I noticed that when I would stop at a red light the air would start to blow warm ...
Cuts Out When Going Up Hills Or Under Pressure
Since we bought this gorgeous sea frost Jag, 2001, S type 3.0, we have experienced it cutting out when going up hills. As soon as you give it more gas it takes hold and pulls through. However, it is...
Older Jaguar Models
|Jaguar 420||Jaguar E-TYPE||Jaguar Mark 1|
|Jaguar Mark 2||Jaguar Mark IV||Jaguar S-TYPE R|
|Jaguar SS100||Jaguar XJ-S||Jaguar XJ220|
|Jaguar XK120||Jaguar XK140||Jaguar XK150|
It's actually pronounced Jag-yu-are. This very prestigious British automaker commenced production under the name SS Cars Limited in 1922. After the fall of Nazi Germany, the SS named was dropped, clearly for public relations purposes. The name "Jaguar", which had previously been an SS model, was applied to the entire make. The company has changed hands several times since, finally becoming a Ford subsidiary in 1990. Ownership of Jaguar may be changing again soon.
In the early 1950s, Jaguar began importing to the United States. Initial offerings included the XK 140 and XK 150 sports cars, as well as the Mark VII and Mark VIII saloons. Jaguar popularity was bolstered by the British invasion of the 1960s, and attractive new models like the XK-E quickly rose to prominence.
By the early 1970s, Jaguar was well established in the United States, and the arrival of the new XJ sedan series dramatically elevated sales.
Many describe Jaguar ownership in terms of a love/hate relationship. All models are beautiful and luxurious, but day to day driving can lead to frustration. For decades, Jaguar has been plagued by reliability and build quality issues. Ford's oversight has alleviated some of the more ridiculous mishaps.
Despite such problems, the Jaguar is quite enticing for most luxury car shoppers. The sleek and athletic exterior designs are complemented by by an equally attractive cabin. Regardless of the model, the Jaguar interior is filled with soft leather, polished wood inlays, and just about every luxury and convenience feature available at the time of production.
For many drivers, the fine blend of luxury and performance has been enough to overlook some, okay many, mechanical and electrical shortcomings.