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Jaguar through the years

Founded in 1922 by Englishmen William Walmsley and William Lyons, Jaguar Cars is well-known for its focus on luxury and sporting vehicles. A subsidiary of Tata Motors, the largest Indian manufacturer in the automotive industry, Jaguar began as Swallow Sidecar Co., a successful motorcycle sidecar-attaching business. Walmsley and Lyons parlayed that success into producing automobiles under the name SS Cars Ltd. The company was reinvented as Jaguar Cars in 1946 after World War II ended to avoid the negative connotations of the initials “SS.” Today, Jaguar Cars has over 30 models, many innovative designs that appeal to a wide variety of car enthusiasts.