American Jaguar

1 Sep 2017 by Glenn, Comments Off on American Jaguar

Simultaneously, new technologies of production and design of aircraft. Interestingly, the Lions on a par with ordinary Englishmen on duty in the tower in case of fire, which often occur due to the constant bombardment of Hitler's air force. It was during such duty, and was developed after the war strategy of the company, including and the rejection of abbreviation SS. The company decided to name just a Jaguar Cars. The first post-war "Jaguar" was a temporary model Mark V. But her successor, with a magnificent engine of 160 hp, known as the XK120 was one of the greatest sports cars of all times. Standard XK120 set a record 126 miles per hour.

Next followed the coupe Mark VII, who enthusiastically accepted overseas. U.S. orders totaling more than $ 30 million even forced to "Jaguar" to build a new production. Company for many years to become a major source of dollars for the British crown, which after the war, has experienced a shortage in foreign currency and raw materials. And for many British Yankees "Jaguar" has become a symbol of the American dream. The third version of the XK120 was released in April 1953 and for a long time overshadowed by many competitors due to the large number of technical innovations, the most famous of which was a disc brake, used previously only in aviation. "Jaguars" equipped with proprietary engines and brakes immediately became favorites of many auto racing. Sometimes the pedestal is fully occupied by the pilots, "Jaguars." One of the models, D-tyre, at a maximum speed of 270 km / h, up to hundreds of overclocking in just 4.8 seconds! In the 1960s, the triumphant march of "Jaguar" continued the model E-tyre, on which the world's first transistor ignition was used.

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