For anyone with an interest in, or who is thinking of buying, one of the classic Jaguar compact saloons from the 1950s and 1960s, this Essential Buyer’s Guide is a vital requirement. All the models are covered, from the early 2.4- and 3.4-litre saloons from the late 1950s, through to the very last 240 models, AND, just as importantly, the Daimler derivatives with the V8 engines.
Nigel Thorley has been involved with Jaguars all his life, having owned seventy-five at the time of writing. His first Jaguar came at the age of eighteen, and he has owned most models over the years (currently a 5.0-liter XK Portfolio convertible, an XJ saloon, and a Mark X). Nigel has written more than twenty titles on the marque. He is a founder member and director of the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club and has edited its magazine, Jaguar Enthusiast, since 1984. He has also written about Jaguar for many other forms of media.