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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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1994 Jaguar Sovereign 3.2 X300 vs. 1994 Range Rover 4.6 HSE P38A

The Range Rover P38a was targeted not only at other off road vehicles, but at the world of the luxury saloon. The Jaguar XJ was Britain’s poshest plutocrat carrier – how does the Range Rover compare?

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