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Books by Nigel Thorley

  • Jaguar S-Type - 1999 to 2007

    Nigel Thorley

    Product Code: CBXBC
    Paperback
    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.
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  • Jaguar Mark 1 & 2 (All models including Daimler 2.5-litre V8) 1955 to 1969

    Nigel Thorley

    Product Code: CBXAT
    Paperback
    For anyone with an interest in, or who is thinking of buying, one of the classic Jaguar compact saloons from the 1950s and 1960s, this Essential Buyer's Guide is a vital requirement. All the models are covered, from the early 2.4- and 3.4-litre saloons from the late 1950s, through to the very last 240 models, and, just as importantly, the Daimler derivatives with V8 engines. The models are looked at in detail, and analysed for their strengths and weaknesses, to provide the best possible advice on what to look for and how to buy the best you can afford. A handy pocket-sized guide that will always be at your side for constant reference.
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  • You & Your Jaguar XK/XKR

    Nigel Thorley

    Product Code: BSNDR
    Hardback
    New updated and enlarged edition! Jaguar's XK sports models were produced from 1996 to 2014 in two distinct forms: the original, steel-bodied cars and the later advanced technology aluminium-bodied versions. Highly significant for Jaguar, these cars reintroduced the world to Jaguar sports car motoring and, in doing so, echoed the success of previous icons, such as the E-type. With no plans from Jaguar for a direct replacement, the XK and XKR are guaranteed to become much sought after models, which are already attracting keen interest from driving enthusiasts. This book is the only current title covering the whole model range in precise detail, and is a vital read - both to those who currently own an XK, and anyone contemplating purchasing one. This is a book that will interest all Jaguar enthusiasts and those interested in the history of Jaguar and its cars - the perfect XK `handbook.'
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  • Jaguar XK

    Nigel Thorley

    Product Code: BQMFR
    Hardback
    A welcome addition to the Great Cars Series, this volume focuses on the Jaguar XK 120, 140 and 150 model ranges. The XK120 established Jaguar as a world-renowned marque, providing a remarkable combination of style, world-beating performance and innovative engineering, and the subsequent XK-40 and XK150 maintained Jaguar's position as a leading sports car manufacturer. With the aid of archive images and stunning studio photography, respected Jaguar historian Nigel Thorley tells the story of these classic cars.
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  • Jaguar E-Type

    Nigel Thorley

    Product Code: BCHCU
    Hardback
    Four decades after its launch, the Jaguar E-type is still at the top of most car enthusiasts' Christmas lists. An enduring example of design and engineering excellence, it is instantly recognisable to people around the world. In production from 1961 to 1974, it was celebrated at the time as the most glamorous sports car of them all and is today one of the best-know icons of the 60s. If ever there was a deserving recipient of the tile 'Great Car,' it's the classically elegant Jaguar E-type.In this fascinating, extensively illustrated book, Nigel Thorley describes the year by year history and development of the Jaguar E-Type, including anecdotes and curiosities along the way. Together with a sumptuous collection of colour photographs, this adds up to a feast of nostalgia that will delight all admirers of this most sinuous of cats.
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  • Jaguar XK8 & XKR 2006-2014

    Nigel Thorley

    Product Code: AOKJG
    Paperback
    The technically advanced, aluminium bodied New XK models carried over very little from the previous models. Produced from 2006 to 2014, they proved to be one of the best sports models produced by Jaguar. Still no replacement has been planned by the marque, meaning these cars will be much sought after, and meaning you'll need expert advice if you're thinking of purchasing one. For anyone with an interest in, or who's thinking of buying one of these already classic cars, this Essential Buyer's Guide is a vital requirement. Covering all variants, and highlighting model differences, it shows how equipment levels or colour schemes affect can affect price. Detailing everything from what to look for when you first see a car, to in-depth evaluation, even such matters as where to buy and what paperwork to check is covered, along with dedicated sections listing model specifications, where to go for advice, and marque specialists.
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  • Jaguar X-Type - 2001 to 2009

    Nigel Thorley

    Product Code: AFKBR
    Paperback
    The essential guide the Jaguar X-Type - the first 'baby' Jaguar ever produced. The X-Type catered for an entirely new market for Jaguar, and proved highly successful. Covering all the models from this period, this guide provides you with all the procedures necessary to ensure the car you are looking at is actually what it appears to be. Close study and careful inspection are vital with the X-Type, and this guide identifies some of the pitfalls to avoid, helps you decide on exactly how and where to buy, and shows how to get the best possible car you can for your money. This is the only title available on the X-Type models - the ultimate pocket guide to read, digest and keep with you at all times.
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  • Jaguar XK 120, 140 & 150

    Nigel Thorley

    Product Code: AEUCB
    Paperback
    Many interesting classic cars are ever increasing in value, and the XK120, XK140 and XK150 models are certainly amongst that category. This is the essential guide to those models - an important read for owners, but more crucially, a constant reference guide to keep with you when viewing a potential purchase. It will help you identify the model that suits you, tell you what to look for when inspecting a car, and provide you with all the necessary procedures to go through to ensure the car is what it appears to be. With guidance on common pitfalls and the best ways to buy, this book will help you get the best possible car you can for your money.
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  • Jaguar XK & XKR (1996-2005)

    Nigel Thorley

    Product Code: ABEXU
    Paperback
    For anyone with an interest in, or who is thinking of buying, one of the already classic Jaguar XK sports cars from the 1996 to 2005 period, this Essential Buyer's Guide is a vital requirement. All the models are covered, from the early 4.0-litre models with the infamous Nikasil engines, through to the very last and highly sophisticated 4.2-litre S, with mention of the special editions available in selected markets. All models are looked at in detail, and analysed for their strengths and weaknesses to provide the best possible advice on what to look for and how to buy the best car you can afford.

    A handy pocket-sized guide, that will always be at your side for constant reference.
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