New shoes for the XJ220 – Removing the leash.

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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The Jaguar XJ220 – A tribute to Jaguar performance heritage.

A Jaguar XJ220 and an F-Type R = One very good afternoon. 

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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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