James Taylor remembers very well the disappointment among his petrol-head friends when the XJ-S was announced in 1975.
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It was not a replacement for the legendary E-type; its colours were uninspired; and its interior was drab.
All credit, then, to those people at Jaguar who truly believed in the car and, over a period of nearly 20 years, turned the ugly duckling into a swan.
From the moment the XJ-S HE arrived in 1981, there seemed to be renewed hope, and from then on, the car went from strength to strength to become the much-admired grand tourer it always should have been. The book contains a timeline of the key events in the history of the XJ-S and an overview of the evolution of the XJ-S from the XJ27 prototype.
There are Appendices covering identification/serial numbers, UK showroom prices through the years and sales in the US by year.
|Date de parution||2019|
|Format||21,5 x 26 cm|
|Illustration||192 Colour & BW Photos|
|Nombre de page||176|