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Jaguar Through the Years

Jaguar is one of the most prestigious car-makers in the world. But, did you know that the company actually began as the Swallow Sidecar Company and it wasn’t until after the Second World War that the company closed, moved and renamed itself as Jaguar? – A legend was born.

Think of Jaguar and you think of the legendary E-Type, the D-Type race car that won the Le Mans 24 hour race and of course the Mark 2 – recently used as Inspector Morse’s beloved car in the ITV crime series of the same name. The heritage is rich with Jaguars making appearances in the James Bond franchise and of course it had its very own Formula One team when the maker was under the stewardship of Ford. Now owned by Indian firm Tata, Jaguar is going from strength to strength and the products are flying off the shelves. It has a big association with Team Sky in cycling and Jaguar team cars helped both Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome to Tour de France titles.

We are going to take you through ten of the most important models in Jaguar’s history starting with…