Jaguar Cars plans to re-skin its slow-selling and retro-styled XJ flagship in 2009. Introduced in 2002, the XJ has been averaging annual sales of about 13,000 units, about half what Jaguar anticipated. The restyling, which will come a year after the launch of the upcoming XF that replaces the 8-year-old S-Type in Jag’s lineup, will bring the XJ’s appearance more in line with the contemporary XF. However, unlike the XF, the XJ will remain on its current rivet-bonded aluminum platform ...

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