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Jaguar S-TYPE News

  • Jaguar 75th Anniversary Tour

    Today, the 23rd of September 2010, is a very important date for Jaguar as it marks the 75th anniversary of the legendary British marque. To celebrate the milestone, a group of 75 individually-numbered, iconic Jaguars from across the years embarked on a two-day journey from Coventry to Goodwood. The special drive passed through London’s May Fair hotel--site of the original Jaguar model launch in 1935--and finished at the UK’s largest heritage motor festival, the Goodwood Revival on Saturday 18th. Most of the cars were privately-owned examples, driven by their owners, but they were...

  • Jaguar plans return to profitability with new high-end models
    Jaguar plans return to profitability with new high-end models

    Since announcing the completion of the sale of Jaguar and Land Rover to Tata, managers have been talking about pushing the brands upmarket so they can make more profit per vehicle rather than selling them in larger quantities. Such a move is important because Jaguar’s yearly sales sit at...

  • Jaguar sales drop 19% for 2007
    Jaguar sales drop 19% for 2007

    Jaguar's impending XF sedan can't come soon enough with the Ford owned manufacturer reporting a 19 percent drop in worldwide sales for 2007. Conversely, its sister company, Land Rover, reported an increase in global sales of 18 percent. Both companies are still owned by Ford until the deal to sell...

  • Jaguar's hotly anticipated XF brings in 10,000 pre-orders
    Jaguar's hotly anticipated XF brings in 10,000 pre-orders

    Dealerships around the world have been taking in pre-orders of the model that many hope will revive Jaguar's ailing sales and reputation. The XF, designed as a replacement to the S-Type, goes on sale March 10, but already 10,000 people have reserved their seat behind the wheel. With the replacement...

  • Jaguar launches the 2009 XF saloon
    Jaguar launches the 2009 XF saloon

    One of the most talked about new cars of the year, Jaguar’s replacement for the aging S-Type has just been revealed ahead of its debut at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The all-new XF is a crucial model for Jaguar and is the first expression of its new design language in a four-door sedan...

  • Two supercharged XF models in the pipeline
    Two supercharged XF models in the pipeline

    Jaguar’s upcoming XF lineup will feature two force-fed models for the first time, breaking with the tradition where a supercharger was reserved for the potent ‘R’ series of vehicles only. UK’s Autocar is reporting that the S-type replacement will be launched with a 420bhp...

  • Ford boss says Jaguar is not for sale

    Ford’s CEO Alan Mulally commented yesterday that the Jaguar brand is not for sale and that the progress the British carmaker is making in terms of quality and productivity is right on track with the firm’s improvement plan. Reuters is also reporting that Jaguar's sales were down nearly 32 percent for 2006 in the US, which is the company's largest market. Previously, Mulally was unwilling to rule out the possibility of the sale of Jaguar and other premium brands in its portfolio. For now, only Aston Martin has been confirmed for sale but industry analysts still hope to see Ford...

  • Jaguar C-XF concept revealed
    Jaguar C-XF concept revealed

    Jaguar has finally lifted the embargo on the new C-XF concept, the four-door sedan that paves the way for the S-type replacement due in 2008. The new concept is almost a clean-sheet design for Jaguar, a company criticized for making cars that are styled too conservatively. Headed by Jaguar Director...

  • Video: Ford Transit van lapping the 'Ring

    In this classic clip from Top Gear, "The Queen of the Nurburgring" Sabine Schmitz takes a Ford diesel transit van around the 'ring, challenging Jeremy Clarkson's time in a Jaguar S-type.

  • The last hurrah: Jaguar’s 2008 S-type
    The last hurrah: Jaguar’s 2008 S-type

    With the brand new XF sports sedan due for 2008, Jaguar has given the S-type a nip'n'tuck for its last year on sale. For the 2008 Model Year, all S-TYPE versions feature an updated front end, with the addition of the sporting S-TYPE R bumper and mesh grille to all models. A new series of alloy...

  • Jaguar to call the new S-type the XF
    Jaguar to call the new S-type the XF

    Jaguar’s make or break next generation S-type will be called the XF to reflect the monumental changes that the company is making for the new model. Jaguar hopes to drop the old chairman-style image of its previous models and instead portray a brand that’s dynamic and sporty. Now...

  • Spy Shots: 2008 Jaguar S-type
    Spy Shots: 2008 Jaguar S-type

    Jaguar is relying on its replacement for the S-type sedan to help turnaround its low sales results that the company has been experiencing. Parent company Ford will keep the ailing British marque despite Jaguar ending up as the worst performer in its Premier Auto Group. This S-type test mule was...

  • Jaguar may be bought by a construction equipment company

    One of the world’s most elegant brands may be bought out by a company that specialises in building agricultural and earth moving equipment. The chairman of JCB, Sir Anthony Bamford, has expressed his interest in buying the ailing cat from Ford if they agree to separate it from Land Rover. In an interview with Edmunds, he had the following things to say: "Jaguar has lost its way," and there has been "too much chopping and changing at the top." "There's a real mishmash of responsibilities between Jaguar and Land Rover and they need leadership." "[Jaguar founder] Sir William Lyons was a...

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