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    History of Jaguar cars

    Founded 1922 by William Lyons and William Walmsley as th Swallow Sidecar company in Blackpool,England. They produced sidecars for motocycles and later moved into the car coachwork business, using Austin 7 chassis. In 1931 they built the first car, the SS1 coupe. William Heynes and Harry Weslake joined as engineers in 1935, beeing responsible for the brilliant design of the new XK twin cam 6 cyl.engine.After WW2 the company was renamed Jaguar Cars Ltd. They built then many famous automobiles like the XK 120,140,MK2 and e-Type. In Motorsport they gained fame with theit C and D-Types at LeMans.The first racecars with discbrakes.

  Jaguar XK 120 Roadster Jauar XK120 FHC Jaguar XK Donnington Jaguar XK Special E Type Lightweight Lemans Historic 1973 Jaguar E Type V12 Roadster Jaguar XK DoubleSix Jaguar XK 120 Roadster S Jaguar XK 140 Roadster Jaguar SS 100 Jaguar MK9 XKE engine XKE 1962 Roadster Jaguar D Type E Type Roadrace E TypeLightweight Jaguar C Type Jaguar 420G Jaguar D Type1 Cunningham Jaguar Jaguar XJ 220 Jaguar XJ13 Jaguar XJR Jaguar Lemans Jaguar D Type at Lemans Jaguar XJ 220 1 Jaguar SS 3.5 litre Jaguar C Type 2