TURIN — When Wolfgang Reitzle arrived to head up Ford Motor Co.'s Premier Automotive Group (PAG) in March 1999, Jaguar Cars planned a variety of S-Class based models. Included in the scheme were a wagon and coupe. With Jaguar's engineering resources stretched to the limit, there was even a plan to have one body, most likely the coupe, engineered and assembled in Italy by Industrie Pininfarina SpA. But after Reitzle and Jonathan Browning, Jaguar's then new managing director, reviewed ...

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