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Jonathan Burn 2019-12-04 15:00 New Jaguar F-Type could be joined by another model if new design director gets his way Jaguar’s new design director, Julian Thomson, has told Auto Express that he wants to create more sports cars, now that he’s at the head of the British firm’s design department. The updated Jaguar F-Type, the firm’s only sports car, is the first new model to be launched under Thomson’s tenure as design director, but Thomson is keen to strengthen Jaguar’s position in that market. Speaking exclusively to Auto Express, he told us: “Jaguar will always build sports cars. I’d love to do more than one.” • New Jaguar factory to allow for 'more glamorous' designs Although sales of sports cars today are comparatively low when compared with other types of vehicle, Thomson believes that the growing threat to mainstream volume production could see a greater demand for luxury vehicles and sports cars in the future. He said, “In this day and age of electrification and au..