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By 25 September 2011 2 Comments Read More →

Police cars : Jaguar

It takes one to catch one: in fact, some British police forces were using Jaguar saloons as early as the 1940s, but they came into their own as motorway patrol cars. In the pre-BMH/Leyland era, Daimler SP250s and even Jaguar E-types also found their way onto certain police fleets.

Jaguar S-Type

A 1968 Jaguar S-Type in service with the Metropolitan Police Force.

Jaguar XJ6

A West Yorkshire Jaguar XJ6, photographed on a closed stretch of motorway in 1972.

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  1. Chris says:

    Talk about a built in headwind! Looks as if it would take the 4.2 down to 2.8 performance levels.

  2. Andrew says:

    Saw an XJ40 police car in Aberdeen in the early 1990s. It had ‘PC’ next to the number plate.

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