This post is in association with Bridgestone.
The Jaguar XJ220 has always held a strange place in the automotive world. Almost stillborn when its would-be buyers retracted their deposits in the aftermath of an economic crisis, the car eventually made it to production with half the cylinders it was meant to have, and a couple of turbos bolted on for good measure.
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Our second outing in a Jaguar. This time, it’s all about heritage.
After being properly introduced to Jaguars recently, it’s fair to say that I have developed a new appreciation for the brand. Many an idle minute is spent day-dreaming about the sound that the F-type makes or the brutal acceleration of the XJ220. However, the brand has a lot of heritage to its name, which unfortunately for us, usually manifests itself in the form of garage queens that rarely see any sunlight.
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A Jaguar XJ220 and an F-Type R = One very good afternoon.
Jaguar Cars has long been a performance powerhouse. Yes, there was a period in the middle when they built rather ‘beige’ luxury sedans, but if you’re willing to overlook that, the firm has some serious fast car heritage under their belt. The E-type, famous for being the most beautiful car in the world, could touch 150 mph, an engineering feat for its time. The ‘leaping cat’ has also had a stellar run in motorsport, with notable racecars including the C-type, the D-type, and the XJR line of cars.
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