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Jaguar is marking 50 years of its flagship XJ luxury sedan with the launch of a new special edition model.
Revealed at the Beijing Motor Show, the Jaguar XJ50 celebrates half a century of trademark performance, technology and luxury.
Offered exclusively in long wheelbase specification and available with the option of a 340 hp 3.0-litre supercharged gasoline V6 in rear- or all-wheel-drive, or a 470 hp 5.0litre supercharged gasoline V8 powertrain in RWD, the XJ50 celebrates the best of the XJ sedan.
The XJ Series 1 started the distinctive dynasty in 1968 and for eight generations the luxury sedan has been turning heads around the world.
Innovating since its arrival, the XJ has epitomized the forward-thinking approach that has set the Jaguar luxury sedan apart over the past 50 years.
Four years into its life it became the world’s only mass-produced 12-cylinder four-door car and, with a top speed of 140 mph (225 km/h), it was also the fastest four-seater of its time.
Further models followed, sporting both standard and long wheelbases, as well as two and four-door body styles. The Series 2 was the first to offer a two-door coupe model in 1975 and the XJ40, in production for eight years from 1986, introduced the celebrated ‘J’ gate gear shifter and self-levelling suspension.
A revolutionary aluminum monocoque bodyshell helped reduce the weight of the XJ model by 40 percent from 2003, before the current XJ model brought additional technologies such as all-wheel-drive and a virtual instrument cluster.
With the introduction of Jaguar design director Ian Callum’s now iconic design language, it was also launched with a wraparound rear windshield and distinctive cat claw inspired rear lights.
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