TURIN — Jaguar Motor Cars Ltd.'s long-awaited X-Type, a direct rival for the BMW 3-series, is the car that promises to double Jag sales to more than 200,000 a year in 2003. As recently as 1998, the year the S-Type was launched, Jaguar built just 50,000 cars. This massive expansion to a fourth model line means Ford Motor Co. is stretching its sports/luxury marque into uncharted waters. Not since the 1955 2.4 has Jaguar introduced a car that's as small or as relatively inexpensive. Yet, ...

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