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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

March 25: Welcome back, Jaguar

Of course Jaguar hasn't gone anywhere and has been a player in the luxury market for years. The welcome back is for their sports cars. Way back in the '30's and no, I don't speak from first hand experience, Jaguar introduced the hot, for its time, SS100.......


........a real wind in your face, pedal to the metal ride. It was this car that cemented Jag's reputation in the higher end sports car market. Further enhanced in the '50's by these two beautiful XK models.......


Beauty and brawn, but as always with Jaguar, they were true sports cars. But later on in the '50's, the famous D Type arrived on the scene and with it Jaguar successfully assaulted Le Mans and assured itself a place in sports car history.......


Hot in the extreme, if you were fortunate enough to have a street version of the D today, well, let's just say that your money worries are over. It was from this beautiful beast that Jaguar once again stunned the sports car world with the XKE.......


Considered to be one of the most beautiful cars of all time, it made it into the New York Museum of Modern Art. Not a bad line on this car and it had the performance to match. Featured in several songs, including Jan and Dean's Deadman's Curve. Probably not the best example, but you get the point (don't you?). Now here is where Jag started to go off track. As the XKE aged, it morphed into a luxury cruiser and was followed up by other grand touring Jags, which lost their sporting heritage along the way.

Until the past year. Now Jaguar has introduced both models of the F Type and instantly have gone back to their good old days of pedal to the metal, balls out sports cars.........


Once again, Jaguar means performance and street cred. Cars that stand proud with the Jaguar heritage and to top it off, who ever would have thought that this new ride would come from India. Well, not exactly, but its new owners are the Indian company Tata. Colonialists are rolling in their graves!

So welcome back, Jaguar, you were missed.

Until next time.......



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