Named after the ferocious predator, Jaguar watch brand traces its origins to the 1930s. It traditionally creates outstanding Swiss-made watches for both men and women. A core brand of Festina group since 1989, Jaguar belongs to mid-price segment.
Jaguar keenly follows a leaning towards sports watches. For men, the brand maintains a remarkable portfolio of analogue watch collections like Acamar, Automatic, Daily Class, Executive and Special Edition. In addition to these masculine creations, the brand offers ladies’ wristwatches and Hybrid timepieces. Its product portfolio offers a broad selection of diving timepieces specially designed for daring men and women. Jaguar watches incorporate Swiss-made automatic or quartz movements.
Celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2018, the iconic brand has long been known for its traditional watchmaking expertise and quest for innovation and modern technology. Jaguar watches are manufactured in Festina group’s Switzerland based production facilities according to the Swiss Made specifications.
Proudly reflecting the powerful yet elegant nature of its name shake animal, every Jaguar timepiece offers impeccable quality along with optimum price to performance ratio.
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History of Jaguar Watches
The Jaguar Swiss watch brand founded by Peter Haas in 1938. It should be noted that this brand has never been associated with the iconic British Car maker Jaguar. In 1989, Festina group acquired the Swiss watch maker and expanded its presence to the global market.
Festina is a Spanish-Swiss watchmaking empire founded by Miguel Rodriguez in the 1980s. Right now, it is one of the largest groups in the industry. Along with Jaguar, it owns Perrelet, L.Loroy, Festina, Lotus, Lotus Style, Candino, Calypso and Kronaby.
Jaguar Watches for Men
(1) Jaguar Acamar
Acamar is a quartz watch collection dedicated to modern men who follow an active lifestyle. These timepieces prominently feature a contemporary style with a stroke of both elegant and sporty details. This impressive range is typically comprised of chronograph models and a series of three-hand with date watches featuring centre-seconds or small-seconds.
Depending upon the version, position of the date window varies. All timepieces from this collection are made of stainless steel. Fitted with sapphire crystal and water resistant to 100 meters, they come with alligator leather straps or steel bracelets.
(2) Jaguar Automatic
As its name indicates, this remarkable collection is typically comprised of luxury watches equipped with automatic movements. At present, this series offers a contemporary styled open-heart model and a number of diving watches. Proudly bearing the Swiss Made label, these timepieces are made of 316L stainless steel.
The automatic open-heart model features a massive 45mm diameter case fitted on leather or rubber strap. A notable model in this collection is the J812/1 Special Edition. It features a blue PVD coated stainless steel case with rose gold toned riveted bezel and a multilayer dial with the visible balance spring at 6 o’ clock. Fitted with sapphire crystals (dial side and on case-back), the Jaguar open-heart watch has a water resistance of 100 meters.
Dressed in a 43.5mm diameter case, Jaguar automatic diver watch features a sapphire crystal glass on the dial side and a solid steel case back on the rear side. Water resistant to 200 meters, this robust and reliable diving watch comes fitted with a unidirectional rotating bezel and a stainless steel bracelet.
A trustworthy Swiss self-winding movement drives hour, minute, seconds and date. This sporty and functional timepiece houses a silvery or dual-toned case finish. It comes with a black, blue or green dial with matching bezels. A bi-color bezel variant is also available.
(3) Jaguar Daily Class
This collection is comprised of contemporary-style quartz chronographs with sporty features. These 44mm stainless steel watches are equipped with integrated bracelets and straps. The prominent features of this notable collection are the massive case structure with integrated lug design, the patterned dial with three-chronograph layout and the crown-guards.
(4) Jaguar Executive
The Jaguar Executive collection offers stylish sports quartz watches, including chronographs and three-hands with date models.
There are two distinct categories of chronograph watches in this range. One category is comprised of sports chronographs with 100 meter water resistance. These timepieces can be instantly identified by their unique lug design, the massive 45.8mm diameter case, fixed metal bezel with markings, large-sized crown and pushers, and broader straps in steel or leather.
In another category, the brand offers an impressive range of diving chronographs. Water resistant up to 200 meters, these instruments feature unidirectional diving bezel, crown guards and stainless steel link bracelets. Their case sizes are available in 43.5mm and 46.5mm.
In this collection, you can also find a number of three-hands with date models with 200 meter water resistance. Depending upon the reference, these 43.5mm stainless steel watches feature monotone or bi-color bezels. They are also available in god-tone and dual-tone versions.
(5) Jaguar Special Edition
The Special Edition series offers wristwatches endowed with distinctive features and luxurious finishing. It includes chronographs and multifunctional watches. Made of steel and usually equipped with quartz calibers, they stand out with broad dimensions and attractive dial designs. Among them, the variant with retrograde day, big-date and small-seconds is also available in chocolate, blue and black case versions. Dressed in a 45mm case, this model comes with leather or rubber straps.
This series also includes superbly finished chronographs with a three-counter dial layout. Their 45.8mm diameter cases incorporate various color themes. Their bracelets also follow their corresponding tones. Among them, the references such as J810 and J811 highlight a large date window at 12 o’ clock.
(6) Jaguar Connected
It is an impressive collection of hybrid smartwatches released after the brand’s analogue watch models. Specially designed for men, Jaguar Connected models possess their appearance of a robust analog sports watch. Equipped with wearable device technology, this timepiece can be synchronized with wearer’s smartphone via Bluetooth. Watches in this collection are designed with analogue dial but also have various smart-functions typically associated with hybrid watches.
The Connected watch variants designed after Jaguar diving models feature 45.7mm diameter stainless steel cases. They are also available in gold-toned and dual-color editions. Fitted with rotating bezel and rated for an impressive 200 meter water resistance, these models usually come with matching three-link steel bracelets. Notable references in the category are J888, J889 and J899. Designed after a Jaguar sports chronograph, reference J962 hybrid models features a 45mm case. They have water-resistance up to the depth of 100 meters.
Jaguar Watches for Women
Jaguar ladies watch collection is predominantly comprised of various sport-chic wristwatches. Driven by quartz movements, they combine athletic build features and decorative elements such as stone setting. In this series, the brand offers several dial colors like black, blue, brown, champagne, gray, green, rosé and white.
Variants with mother-of-pearl dials are also available. Boasting 200-meter water resistance, the lady diver models are available in 34mm, 34.5mm and 38.5mm case width versions. Most of them feature graduated unidirectional bezels. Some references come with stone-set bezels. Jaguar also offers some models with water resistances typically ranging from 50 to 100 meters for women.
Manufactured in ultra-modern factories in Switzerland, Jaguar watches incorporate technical brilliance, creative elegance and inventive design. Most of the brand’s creations are sport-oriented. This striking likeness can be instantly discovered from the built quality, finishing, precision and robust nature of these timekeepers. However, instead of archetypal tool-watch designs, Jaguar timepieces feature more elegant and luxurious aesthetic details.
For manufacturing case and bracelets, company makes use of highly reliable materials like 316L stainless steel, gold-plated steel and even 18K gold. Jaguar diving watch models have depth rating of 200 meters. All other analogue watches except ladies watches in Cosmopolitan line are tested for a water resistance of 100 meters.
In the sports category, Black, Blue and Green are widely used as dial color. Watches usually incorporate large indices and hands for quick reading. Both indexes and hands feature luminous coating so that the dial indications are visible even in the dark environment. The dial highlights the ionic brand symbol designed after the majestic predator.
Jaguar watches for men are usually bold and massive while ladies’ models are in medium size. In addition to standard stainless steel case, the brand also offers gold-toned, dual-toned and colored variants. All timepieces are fitted with scratch-proof sapphire crystal glass. The brand equips its watches with steel, leather or rubber strap.