If you have not yet read Toughness: Developing True Strength On and Off the Court by Jay Bilas, I highly recommend you do. It is one of the best books I have… 1,373 more words
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Part 3 – Jaguar – Year Zero
The Autumn of 1974 marked a point when the sky fell in for both BLMC and Jaguar. Lord Ryder’s report into BLMC’s financial collapse was published in April 1975 and its findings were greeted with abject horror at Browns Lane. 1,026 more words
Part one – A new Jag generation: The story of XJ40 is in many ways as protracted and arduous as the car’s fourteen year gestation. In this first part, we examine the landscape within Jaguar in the early 1970’s as the initial concept coalesced and the first styling ideas took form.
With XJ40, Jaguar came within a whisker of glory, before cruel fate’s intervention. But how much of a failed feline was it really?
In this series, we’ll examine the car’s lengthy and torturous gestation, the circumstances surrounding its development and its ongoing significance to the wider Jaguar narrative…