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350bhp Jaguar XJC red herring 4.0 XJR6 power and we’re the first to drive it

In a break from the usual Touring format, this one focuses more upon the car than the place. Peter Simpson visits Tom Lenthall’s workshop to drive a newly enlivened XJ Coupé.

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2007 Jaguar XJ Sovereign 2.7 Diesel X358

Can a pre-production former press car turn into a future classic, especially one with the much-maligned 2.7-litre diesel engine? We find one.

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1997 Jaguar XJR Manual X300

We encounter a fascinating XJR which represents what the original designers could have if given a free reign.

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1975 Jaguar XJ12 Automatic Series 2

Searching for a classic Jaguar survivor? Then on the evidence of this beautifully preserved XJ12, Norway looks like a good place to start.

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1971 Jaguar XJ6 2.8 Automatic Series 1 vs. 1973 Rover P6 3500S

If you were doing well in the early 1970s, a Rover P6 3500 was almost a badge of rank. But if you were doing really well, its British Leyland sister car the Jaguar XJ6 would be within reach. But was the jump from a Rover to a 2.8 XJ6 really worth it, or would you have been better saving for a 4.2?

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1993 Daimler Majestic

His Majesty’s pleasure. The Daimler Majestic was a rare beast in its own right – an Insignia model even more so. We revisit a one-off XJ40.

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1992 Jaguar XJR XJ40

The first saloon car to bear the XJR name might not have been supercharged, but that doesn’t stop it being a true sports saloon.

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TWR-powered 6.0-litre V12 318bhp 1990 Jaguar XJ12 Series 3

It might look largely standard but this Series 3 XJ12 has a startling pace thanks to a 6.0-litre TWR engine.

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1989 Daimler Sovereign 3.6 XJ40

The Daimler 3.6 was the ultimate luxury variant of the XJ40. We tracked down a very special one with just 12,000 miles on the clock.

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1998 Jaguar XJ8 3.2 Sport

Jaguar introduced the Sport model with the X300 to increase its appeal to younger buyers but with the later X308, the Sport was initially short-lived. Here’s why.

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1992 Daimler Double Six Series 3

Final flourish The XJ12 Series 3 remained in production for over two decades, only finishing in late 1992. We revisit the very last example on its 30th anniversary

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1983 Daimler Sovereign Series 3 4.2 Manual

Any Jaguar XJ6 Series 3 with a manual gearbox is unusual, but more so when it’s a luxurious Daimler Sovereign. We track down a rare example and explain its significance

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1998 Jaguar XJ8 Executive X308

The first V8 Jaguar saloon has enjoyed a mixed reputation. But what’s it like today

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