Jaguar Make Overview
My car will not open when I press key,have renewed battery in key switch but still no joy.Can someone advise please.
Brakes Fail On Startup
As I said brakes fail s soon as I pull away. No braking pressure at all. Then they come back after a minute
How To Stop Hood Open Warning Light From Comming On?
I Have A Restricted Performance Message On My 03 STR
I need help in solving this RESTRICTED PERFORMANCE message on my 2003 Jaguar STR. It will not let engage the supercharger when I press down on gas pedal rather hard, it will jerk a bit. I can bring i...
Fuel Pump Relay
I went to NAPA and O'Reilly's and neither one of them have a listing for a fuel pump relay for a Jaguar S-Type. They tried to cross reference the relay using the numbers on the one I brought in from m...
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.