Jaguar XJ-Series Model Overview

Used Jaguar XJ-Series

1989 Jaguar XJ-Series

Jaguar XJ-Series Questions


How Can You Identify If A 2007 Xj Jaguar Has An Aluminium Body

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The Passenger Side Of The Hood Will Not Release 2008 Plas Vandam

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I Have Purchased Two Autos From Dallas Car Credit In Dallas But I Never Get...

I have purchased two autos from Dallas Car Credit in Dallas but I never get the email from CarGurus to leave a review. I first communicated with them through here and cant find a way to leave a good...

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I Cant Get My Gear Stick To Go In Drive It Will Not Move.

I left my sunroof open in my 2005 cm vanden plans jaguar. It rain so my inside of my car got it took around 20 minutes before all the lights check imagine all dash board light to go off. No...

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2013 Jag Xj Driver's Side Airbag

Will a 2011 Jag XJ driver's side airbag work for a 2013 Jag XJ? I've had mixed answers. They appear to look the same.

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Older Jaguar XJ-Series

1988 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview
1988 Jaguar XJ-Series
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1987 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview
1987 Jaguar XJ-Series
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1986 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview
1986 Jaguar XJ-Series
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1985 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview
1985 Jaguar XJ-Series
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1984 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview
1984 Jaguar XJ-Series
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1983 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview
1983 Jaguar XJ-Series
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1983 Jaguar XJ-Series reviews:
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1982 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview
1982 Jaguar XJ-Series
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1981 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview
1981 Jaguar XJ-Series
1976 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview
1976 Jaguar XJ-Series
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Jaguar XJ-Series Overview

The Jaguar XJ has been positioned as the British marque's flagship sedan since its 1972 introduction. The XJ has evolved considerably since then, but Jaguar has held on to a familiar set of styling cues for this full-size sedan.

The first XJs were grouped under the Mark 1 classification, which ran from 1968 (with the XJ predecessors) until 1992. Important developments during this period included the addition of an XJ Coupe and the powerful XJ12 sedan. Jaguar's reputation was marred by numerous build quality and electronics issues throughout the 1970s. While most XJ sedans were replaced in 1986 with a new model, the Mark 1 XJ12 continued until 1992.

The Mark 2 XJs emerged in 1986, overlapping with the Mark 1, after years of production delays. This series was marked by seemingly out-of-place square headlights, although this design did not last through all six of the Mark 2 styling updates. It was during this phase that Jaguar ownership was transferred to Ford, and the powerful R-Style XJ was introduced.

The third and current series, the Mark 3, was introduced as the Mark 2 replacement in 2002. Jaguar was badly in need of a modernized version of its classic flagship sedan, in order to keep pace with the ever-evolving German competition. A new all-aluminum unibody construction served as the foundation for traditional exterior styling, and a much more agile car was created.

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