TURIN — Jaguar Cars Ltd. has just begun a massive reengineering of the S-Type in an attempt to match the BMW 5-series. The program, directly initiated by Wolfgang Reitzle, the head of Ford Motor Co.'s Premier Automotive Group that includes Jaguar, centers around various aspects of the car's dynamic behavior. Reitzle, a known perfectionist, believes the steering, ride, handling and brakes of the S-Type should be modified to bring the car up to the standard of the BMW 5-series. Inside ...

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