XJ Saloons

From 1968 to 1992

Jaguar’s move in the late 1960s to a one-model saloon car policy led to their most successful range of cars for many years, covering both Jaguar and Daimler brands in a variety of engine sizes and trim standards.

Production years: 1968 - 1973

A complete change in format for Jaguar after the expansion of model ranges through the 1960s. The gamble was to produce a single model to meet the global market demands for a Jaguar saloon and this car was the XJ6 introduced in 1968. Mechanica...

Production years: 1973 - 1979

1973 brought about the XJ Series 2 models with the need to amend the design primarily for safety regulations in the USA. Front bumpers were raised which meant changing the radiator grille and lighting. Side impact bars were fitted to the doors...

Production years: 1979 - 1992

By 1977 Jaguar needed to refresh the XJ so for the first time in their history, they went to an outside styling house Pininfarina to re-design the basic structure which entailed new lighting, impact absorbing bumpers, a larger glass area, flus...