The S-Type represented Jaguar's re-entry into the prestige medium-sized luxury car market after the demise of the Mark 2 in the late '60s, and this Essential Guide covers every model from 1999 to 2007. Not only an important read, but an invaluable reference guide to refer to when viewing a car. It will help you identify the model that best suits you, what to look for when inspecting an S-Type, and provides you with all the necessary procedures to ensure the car is actually what it appears to be. Identifying some of the pitfalls to avoid, helping you decide on what and where to buy – whether from a dealer, private sale, or auction – this guide helps you get the best possible car you can for your money.
Nigel Thorley is a well-regarded motoring historian with a particular interest in the Jaguar marque. Having owned sixty-one examples of the brand since the age of 17, including 16 MkIIs, his knowledge and expertise of these cars is second to none. Nigel has written twenty titles on the marque, has contributed to TV and radio programmes, regularly provides talks and seminars on the models, and is a prominent founder member of the Jaguar Enthusiast’s Club. He also edits their prestigious monthly magazine, Jaguar Enthusiast.