Jaguar’s History of Grace Pace and Space

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Jaguar’s History of Grace, and Space

The Jaguar brand was in 1935 in Coventry, England, the passion of William Lyon, an that had worked for Crossley as a teenager and then went on, in a effort with William to establish Swallow Sidecar in 1922 where they and sold sidecars.

By 1928, the began to produce coachwork for provided by Fiat, Austin, and and was renamed to Swallow Sidecar and Building Company. Working other manufacturer’s engine and placed severe styling on Lyons, so he styled his own chassis and a proven powerplant and began an entire car. His SS product offered four engine two chassis, and a choice of sport salon or touring coachwork.

The comfort in the SS car’s interior the elegance of the car’s body and its reliable engine performance the company rave reviews in publications of the day such as The Standard Car The Autocar, The Motor, Motorsport, and The .

Even with the SS car’s William Lyons felt it a better name that capture the imagination of the motoring and hired the Nelson advertising to create a new image for his automobiles. donning the car maker’s name had for Porsche, Bentley, Bugatti and the Lyon decided on Jaguar.

The first Jaguar SS 100 was introduced in and the SS 1 and 2 product lines were Sales increased dramatically the new name and by 1938 SS Cars, was producing more than Jaguars per year.

With the of World War II, Lyon’s factories and were reconfigured for military use by the government and the production of cars to a standstill. The sidecar production of the business was still active and it over 10,000 units for the army’s motor corps.

the war, when the production could resume, it was their and drophead coupes, later to as Mark IV’s. were the to come off the assembly line. the management at SS Cars, Ltd thought it be best to change its name to Cars, Ltd. due to the negative Germany had brought to the initials SS.

Jaguar’s sports car production with a new two-seater sports the XK 120, powered by an engine hemispherical head and twin camshafts; it debuted at the 1948 Court Motor Show in to overwhelming success. The XK 120 was named to reflect the engine and its ability to 120mph. Subsequently the next was a XK 140 introduced in 1954 and the XK 150 in 1958, receiving additional speed and comforts.

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By the early 1950s was investing heavily to achieve in motor racing which he would increase Jaguar’s to ordinary motorists. He hired Sayer, a gifted design in aviation to develop a competition or C-Type racing car. The principles and aerodynamic testing including wind tunnel and tests, that Sayer to Jaguar have been to the C-Type’s wins at Le Mans in and 1953.

The second racecar Sayer Jaguar develop, the D-Type. three wins at LeMans in years. But Jaguar’s racing was bittersweet for Lyon when his son in a car crash on his way to the 1955 race in The tragedy caused Lyons to from motor racing and a limited number of productions of were sold to private enthusiasts.

Focusing on passenger cars, took Jaguar’s very and reliable XK engines and put them stylish salons to meet the of the newly prosperous industrialists. The 2.4 1 saloon was developed and introduced in A larger engined version available in 1957, known as the 3.4 and by both versions were with the Mark 2 and a third option, the 3.8 litre.

In the sixties, Cars, Ltd. decided to by acquired various companies, the purchase of Coventry Climax Ltd. a small but world-famous of racing and passenger car engines, and Company, Ltd. of Coventry.

In Jaguar’s popularity expanded Malcom Sayer’s new, and sleek design on the E-Type car that was launched in 1961. The was a two-seater with a top speed of 150 mph and was the price of an Aston Martin. made 72,500 E-Types 1961 to 1974.

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