Jaguar XJ-S - The Definitive History

Jaguar XJ-S

Jaguar XJS

  • By Brian Long
  • Published March 2004 (UK)
  • ISBN 1-904788-20-3
  • £19.99 (UK)
  • Now in paperback!
THE definitive history of Jaguar’s Grand Tourer
  • Colour throughout
  • Includes competition history
  • Detailed appendices cover original price lists and specifications, chassis numbers and production figures
  • Advice on buying, running and restoring an XJ-S

Born in Coventry, Brian Long is a respected automotive historian and author who has close links with the Jaguar company and has been fortunate enough to drive almost every model of XJ-S ever built.


The Jaguar Story • Birth of the S • The First Generation • The HE • Behind the Scenes • Six-Cylinder Cars • Rebirth of the GT Legend • The XJ-S in Competition • The Future • Appendix I - Original Price Lists & Specifications • Appendix II - Chassis Numbers & Production Figures • Appendix III - Buying & Restoring • Index.


Paperback. 250 tall x 207mm (9-7/8 tall x 8-1/8). 192 pages. Around 200 colour illustrations.

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Published 25 March 2004 Melanie Carter

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