Jaguar: The Complete Illustrated History by Philip Porter

Jaguar: The Complete Illustrated History by Philip Porter

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This new edition describes nearly every model the company has ever produced. It descibes the behind-the-scenes activities involved in the sad, but realistic takeover by Ford and how the company's fortunes have been turned around by the new management.

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The Jaguar story is an exciting one. This comprehensive and entertaining history traces the development of the company from its humble beginnings in Blackpool, where it made Swallow sidecars, through to the latest XJ6 models. Much has happened to Jaguar since the first edition of this work was published, not least, its controversial takeover by Ford. This is the full story covering the early days, the production models, competition activities and the personalities behind the success of the company. It places on record some fascinating recollections of people and events. The recent turbulent times of world recession and fluctuating currency markets which nearly brought Jaguar to its knees are also recalled.

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SKU GOR004330932
Title Jaguar: The Complete Illustrated History
Author By (author) Philip Porter
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Haynes Publishing Group
Year Published 1995
Number of Pages 216
ISBN 10 0854299629
ISBN 13 9780854299621
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

The Jaguar story is an exciting one. This comprehensive and entertaining history traces the development of the company from its humble beginnings in Blackpool, where it made Swallow sidecars, through to the latest XJ6 models. Much has happened to Jaguar since the first edition of this work was published, not least, its controversial takeover by Ford. This is the full story covering the early days, the production models, competition activities and the personalities behind the success of the company. It places on record some fascinating recollections of people and events. The recent turbulent times of world recession and fluctuating currency markets which nearly brought Jaguar to its knees are also recalled.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR004330932
Title Jaguar: The Complete Illustrated History
Author By (author) Philip Porter
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Haynes Publishing Group
Year Published 1995
Number of Pages 216
ISBN 10 0854299629
ISBN 13 9780854299621
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.