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