TURIN — Some at Jaguar Cars are anxious over the automaker's ability to tap down into the compact prestige class dominated by the BMW 3-series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Audi A4. They question the marque's capacity to appeal to buyers who are, they hope, going to be from eight to 10 years younger than Jaguar's average customer. This concern is reflected in the slow ramping up of the X-Type plant. Although Jaguar's £300 million (US$426 million) transformation of the old Ford Halewood ...

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