With Ford’s money behind it, Jaguar was going places during the early-1990s – and the X300 was a clear indication that Uncle Henry wanted the best for the Leaping Cat, sticking rigidly to marque values… perhaps too rigidly. It might have not looked like much of a leap over the XJ40 it replaced, but it was vastly better made, and more impressive to drive, and saw the company well into the 21st century. Today, it’s gaining recognition as a modern classic, and as such is still something of a bargain, if you can find one that’s been loved.
Here’s all you need to know about it.
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