Sep. 27, 2010 at 3:39pm75 Years of Cool Cats

Think of England and several things come to mind. The Queen. Big Ben. Stiff upper lips. And, of course, Jaguar.

CarsThe venerable automaker is as much a part of the Britain as the Union Jack, and a marque loved, or at least respected, by all auto aficionados. Jaguar has built some of the most iconic automobiles in history -- E-Type, anyone? -- and you'd be hard pressed to find a gearhead who wouldn't love to take a few laps in a D-Type.

Today is the 75th anniversary of the first Jaguar, and to mark the occasion we've run down some of the best cats to come out of Conventry.

Above: No car epitomized Jaguar’s slogan of “Grace, Space, Pace” quite like the E-Type. Jaguar sold more than 70,000 of them between 1961 and 1975, and they were all built at the factory in Coventry.

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