Diesel Jaguar makes perfect sense

Even as recently as a decade ago, the idea of a diesel Jag would have been unthinkable.

6th August, 2005

The marque’s long-standing association with smooth, seemingly limitless power on demand, made the petrol V8 the traditional engine of choice, and even six cylinders, whilst available, were viewed as not quite the thing. But diesels? They were noisy, smoky objects owned by lorry drivers and poor people who couldn't afford to go very fast. These were also the days, incidentally, when Audi and BMW weren't even a twinkle in some marketing person's eye.


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