'The Body' launches new Jaguar

'The Body' launches new Jaguar

Elle 'The Body' Macpherson has teamed up with Jaguar to help launch its new XJ coupe at a star-studded event held at London's Saatchi Gallery.

The supermodel almost stole the show as she wore a figure-hugging dress and high heels to promote Jaguar's latest model, which the car maker hopes will secure its position at the top of the luxury car market.

Macpherson was joined at the party by a host of celebrities including car enthusiast Jay Leno, Baywatch star David Hasselhoff and singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

Jaguar has had mixed fortunes of late as its parent company, Tata, continues to struggle with the economic downturn, resulting in job cuts.

David Smith, chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover, said: "Over the last year, we have had to do a lot of things in terms of job reductions, and taking capacity out of the business, and we will continue to look at that."

Jaguar employees at plants across the country have suffered severe job cuts since the firm's takeover in June 2008.

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