Fifty years later and the Jaguar XJ continues to shine
The Jaguar XJ has been in the British automaker’s lineup since 1968, quickly becoming the brand’s flagship. Fifty years since its introduction and the XJ is still Jaguar’s flagship offering, growing in size and luxury every year.
First Generation: 1968-1973
The first generation of the XJ is known as Series 1. It offered two straight-six engines before offering a V12 in 1972. Top speed for the V12 was around 140 miles per hour.