Since the very first Jaguar vehicle was built in 1935, the Jaguar brand has been known for its remarkable vehicles that have positively marked the lives of many generations thanks to their outstanding performance and unparalleled design. The driving experience of countless people around the world has been transformed as Jaguar has constantly pushed boundaries in the automotive industry by perfecting the art of performance. Follow along as we at Budds’ Imported Cars Jaguar go through some of the classic Jaguar models of the past.
Jaguar Mark X
Jaguar has a collection of some classic models in the UK and the Jaguar Mark X is one of the most prominent vehicles in the collection. This vehicle was owned by Sir William Lyons, himself, the founder of the Jaguar Corporation. Some unique features of the Jaguar Mark X included 4 headlamps and round front fenders.
The first Jaguar D-Type was produced in 1954. It was one of the first vehicles to feature a monocoque body structure. The Jaguar D-Type was built to be a fearless sport race car, winning the 24 Hours Le Mans race, 3 years in a row! And there will never be any other vehicle like it on the road, none that has the same combination of luxury and high-performance features.
The Jaguar E-Type or the Jaguar XK-E ( in North America) is a sports car produced by Jaguar, starting in 1961. This 2-door roadster car was referred to by many as one of the most beautiful cars ever created. The Jaguar E-Type has a unique body shape that allows it to always stand out from the crowd.
In 1948, when the Jaguar XK120 was produced, it instantly became famous all around the world and was instantly one of the fastest production cars. The founder of the Jaguar corporation, Sir William Lyons, designed the vehicle, making it even more special to Jaguar fans. The “120” in the title of the Jaguar XK120 referred to the maximum speed attainable by the vehicle. In short, the Jaguar XK120 was synonymous with brilliant performance and exciting design!