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 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.