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JAGUAR ICONS

Explore the vehicles that have immortalised Jaguar on the track and on the road for over 70 years.

 

 

1948
XK120
1957
XKSS
1959
MK II
1961
E-TYPE
1968
XJ6 SERIES 1
1975
XJ-S
1988
XJR-9
1992
XJ220
2002
S-TYPE R
2004
X-TYPE SPORT PREMIUM
2010
XJ PORTFOLIO
2016
F-PACE
2017
XE SV PROJECT 8
2018
I-PACE
XK120
MODEL
XK120
YEAR
1948

STORY OF AN ICON

The world’s fastest production car at the time of its launch. The 120 in the name refers to the fact that it reaches a top speed of 120mph (even faster with the windscreen removed).
XKSS
MODEL
XKSS
YEAR
1957

STORY OF AN ICON

Often referred to as the world’s first supercar, XKSS was a road-going conversion of the 1956 Le Mans-winning D-type. Nine new originals have since been authentically reproduced by our Classic experts.
MK II
MODEL
MK II
YEAR
1959

STORY OF AN ICON

Our legendary mid-sized luxury saloon was created to improve over the MK I and completely re-engineered from the waistline up. This resulted in 18% more glass to improve visibility and allow more light into the cabin.
E-Type
MODEL
E-TYPE
YEAR
1961

STORY OF AN ICON

In 1961 the Jaguar E-Type turned heads with its electrifying looks and sensational performance. Even Enzo Ferrari proclaimed it ‘The most beautiful car in the world’. It was everything the 60s stood for and became the car of choice for the international jet-set, super models and rock stars alike.
XJ6
MODEL
XJ6 SERIES 1
YEAR
1968

STORY OF AN ICON

Originally an experimental project, Sir William Lyons envisaged XJ as a saloon with the handling of an E-Type. Upon its launch at the 1968 Paris Motorshow, the critics agreed – naming it ‘Car of the Year’.
MODEL
XJ-S
YEAR
1975

STORY OF AN ICON

Known for its striking rear flying buttresses, XJ-S is one of the all-time great Grand Tourers. Available in both coupé and convertible body styles, XJ-S boasts the legendary V12 engine which was unusual for production vehicles at the time. Fit for royalty, XJS was Diana, Princess of Wales’ personal vehicle.
XJR-9
MODEL
XJR-9
YEAR
1988

STORY OF AN ICON

Incredible torque and supreme handling led XJR-9 to victory in the 1988 Le Mans – while stuck in fourth gear. It was Jaguar’s first Le Mans victory since 1957. Featuring a 7.0 litre V12 engine, XJR-9 is a prototype built in partnership with Tom Walkinshaw racing.
XJ220
MODEL
XJ220
YEAR
1992

STORY OF AN ICON

Upon its launch, XJ220 boasted the highest speed of any production car ever built. Developed from a V12-engined, 4-wheel-drive concept, it was informally designed by a group of Jaguar employees in their spare time.
MODEL
S-TYPE R
YEAR
2002

STORY OF AN ICON

Subtle yet powerful, the supercharged S-TYPE R was the fastest production saloon car in the world at launch, powered by a revised hand-built 4.2-Litre V8 engine for a cutting-edge balance of performance and efficiency.
X-Type
MODEL
X-TYPE SPORT PREMIUM
YEAR
2004

STORY OF AN ICON

Developed during the years when Jaguar was owned by Ford (1999-2010) X-TYPE marked our entry into the compact executive market and was dubbed “the most important Jaguar ever” by Autocar.
MODEL
XJ PORTFOLIO
YEAR
2010

STORY OF AN ICON

The arrival of the 2010 XJ saw a significant shift in design for a model that had been in production since 1968. Brazenly modern, 2010 XJ strikes a balance between impressive sportscar-like performance and a refined, comfortable drive.
MODEL
F-PACE
YEAR
2016

STORY OF AN ICON

Our first-ever SUV. Blending award-winning design, everyday practicality and intuitive driver technologies, F-PACE marked a bold new expression of Jaguar performance.
XE SV Project 8
MODEL
XE SV PROJECT 8
YEAR
2017

STORY OF AN ICON

The most extreme performance Jaguar ever. Project 8 achieved the fastest lap ever for a four-door production sedan on Germany’s legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife.
I-Pace
MODEL
I-PACE
YEAR
2018

STORY OF AN ICON

Our first all-electric performance SUV. Jaguar I-PACE takes lessons learned from our Formula E racing success to take you from 0-60 in 4.5 seconds – and all with zero tailpipe emissions. Named World Car of the Year in 2019.

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