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Jaguar S-Type
aka Lincoln LS
Production 1999 - 2007
Class Mid-Size Luxury (Executive)
Body Style four-door five-seat sedan
Length 191.3 in (2000-03)
193.1 in (2004-07)
Width 76.1 in
Height 55.7 in (2000-03)
57 in (2004-07)
Wheelbase 114.5 in
Weight {{{Weight - you get the point}}}
Transmission 5-speed manual, RWD
5-speed automatic, RWD
6-speed automatic, RWD
Engine 2.5 litre AJ-V6 V6
3.0 litre AJ-V6 V6
4.0 litre AJ-V8 V8
4.2 litre AJ-V8 V8
2.7 litre AJD-V6 V6
Power {{{Horsepower and Torque rating}}}
Similar Acura TL
Audi A6
BMW 5 Series
Cadillac STS
Infiniti M45
Lexus GS
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Saab 9-5
Volvo S60
Designer {{{Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)}}}

The Jaguar S-Type sedan is a model of automobile introduced in 1999 (for the 2000 model year) by the British Jaguar luxury division of the Ford Motor Company.

The name was a revival of a previous Jaguar model, the S-Type introduced in 1964.

The S-Type remains in production at its Castle Bromwich facility in Birmingham, England. It is based on the Ford/Jaguar DEW platform which it currently shares with the Lincoln LS, but with substantial modifications. The car was styled by the late Geoff Lawson. A minor facelift in 2004 refined the car's overall appearance. It also received an aluminium bonnet.

The supercharged S-Type R joined the lineup in 2003. The "R" is powered by a supercharged V8 producing 390 hp (291 kW), and can go from 0 to 60 mph in 5.3 s (0 to 100 km/h in 5.6 s). It includes 18 in (457 mm) wheels, wire mesh grille and dramatic monochromatic paint. The R also has a sportier front fascia with fog lamps built-in, a rear spoiler, a brace located near the rear subframe, and "R" badging on the rear deck lid and both front fenders. It is the most expensive S-Type, with a base price of US$58,995.


The rear wheel drive S-Type is currently produced (as of model year 2003) with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed J-Gate transmission that allows automatic gear selection or clutchless manual gear selection. From model years 2000 to 2002, the S-Type was equipped with either a 5-speed manual or 5-speed J-Gate transmission.

The vehicle is powered by a variety of petrol and diesel engines. The 2.5 L engine is not available for vehicles exported to the United States and Canada.


  • In 2003, the Finnish police division liikkuva poliisi (highway patrol) was donated an S-Type R by a car and technology magazine. In 2005, it crashed while chasing a motorcycle (reaching speeds of well over 200 km/h). The car was not badly damaged, however, and the speeder gave up after the incident.
  • The S-Type became a status symbol soon after its launch. Almost immediately the car began appearing in music videos and fashion publications, simply for its object status.
  • Sting was driven around in a Jaguar S-Type in the music video for his song "Desert Rose", and because of this, the song has been used in past Jaguar commercials.
  • The car is a popular seller - in 1:18 scale. Soon after the car's release, Maisto, amongst other die-cast car makers offered it, and it became one of the best-selling 1:18 die-cast cars during its time.
  • Big Guns owns the R Performance Model


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Tata Group

Tata Motors | Jaguar | Land Rover | Hispano Carrocera SA | Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle | Daewoo Bus

Current Models: XF (R) · XJ (R) · F-Type

Historic Models: X-Type · E-Type · XJS · XKSS · XK120 · XK140 · XK150 · XJ220 · 240 · 340 · Mk. VII · Mk. VIII · Mk. IX · Mk. X · Mk. V · Mk. IV · Mark 2 · Mark 1 · 3.5 Litre · 2.5 Litre · 1.5 Litre · S-Type (1963-1968) · 420 · S-Type · SS100 · XJR-15

Concept Cars: C-XF · R-Coupe · RD-6 · Fuore XF 10 · Pirana Concept · XK180 Concept · F-Type Concept · XK-RR Concept · XK-RS Concept · Concept Eight · XJ Limo Green Hybrid Study Concept · XJ75 Platinum Concept · C-X75 Concept · C-X16 Concept

One-Offs: XJ13

Racing Vehicles: C-Type · D-Type · XJR-5 · XJR-6 · XJR-7 · XJR-8 · XJR-9 · XJR-10 · XJR-11 · XJR-12 · XJR-14 · XJR-16 · XJR-17 · XJ-S · R1 · R2 · R3 · R4 · R5 · XKR GT3 · XKR GT2 · RSR XKR GT

Daimler Corsica Concept

Sir William Lyons Corporate website A brand of the Tata Group

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