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Jaguar's 90th anniversary

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Jaguar Heritage organised an event in cooperation with BAE Systems this month to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the foundation of the Swallow Sidecar Company - Sir William Lyons' first business and the forerunner of today's Jaguar Cars Limited.

image from here
The event was a gathering of a rare collection of Jaguar cars at BAE's Warton site, for a ‘birthday surprise’ in the form of a flypast by a Eurofighter Typhoon.

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