Jaguar is the fourth-most successful manufacturer in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours. More than one big cat proved handy in touring car form as well. The less said about Formula 1 the better, but the British marque's pedigree is not to be sniffed at.
Why, then, when next year it takes to the grid for the first time since the curtain came down on its miserable five-year F1 programme, is its motor racing comeback manifesting itself in electric form?
The rumours have swirled around Jaguar and motorsport a lot in the past decade or so. Invariably, sportscars or touring cars were seen as the inevitable destination.