Jaguar

Another British Cavalcade of Elegance

Jaguar, which is currently owned by Indian motor juggernaut TATA Motors, and a subsidiary of Jaguar Land Rover is a luxury automobile manufacturer of British descent. Headquarters located in Coventry in England, saw a merging with Land Rover to form the company back in 2013. Originally founded in 1922 under the name Swallow Sidecar Company, which produced sidecars for motorcycles. In the 1990s the motor giant Ford had decided to acquire Jaguar Cars under its ownership with Land Rover which were later sold and made as a merged entity by TATA motors.

 Motorsport ventures and unprecedented success

In sports car racing, Jaguar has remained one of the classic winners with tremendous success since the 1950s with the C-Type and D-type later on the decade. With the manager of the Jag Race team becoming the CEO in early 1970s. After Ford had completed its acquisition of the company, they had made a corporate decision to initiate a Formula One participation was in order. However with Ford’s declining profits caused for the F1 team to be disbanded indefinitely which later went on to become Red Bull Racing. Its regular participation Formula E has proved massive success.

F-type and the hype

The F-type is a two door sports car based on the marque for JAguar which is the natural successor to the immensely sought after E-type and it replaced the Jaguar XK upon arrival. Initially planned to be a 2 door convertible multiple updated chassis have been introduced in the markets. Starting out in early 2000s as a concept with a 3.0 litre V6 engine with its futuristic good looks, the F-type eventually landed a 5.0 litre supercharged petrol V6 engine capable of reaching a top speed of 299 km/h and doing 0-100 in 4 seconds, quite slower than its direct competitors. With lavish interior features and active climate control the car runs a minimum of 70,000 GBP.

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