1996 Jaguar XJS

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1996
  • Mileage 
    68 000 mi / 109 436 km
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Lot number 
    222
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic

Description

"The Jaguar XJS is a luxury grand tourer produced from 1975 to 1996 and replaced the E-Type. Although it never had quite the same sporting image, the XJS was a competent replacement with better aerodynamics than the E-Type and was last produced on 4th April 1996, by which time 115,413 had been produced during a 21 year production life. The car was re-engineered in May 1991 and renamed XJS (facelift). The rear side windows appeared enlarged and the buttresses stayed, although their appearance was minimised by the new side window treatment, as designer Geoff Lawson argued that they were part of the car's character. The car received a new 4.0 litre version of the AJ16 engine. At the same time, the car benefitted from a revision to the rear brakes; they were now fitted with outboard rear disc brakes, instead of the more complicated inboard items on previous models. It also received a more aerodynamic front and rear bumpers. 
This wonderful example of this highly desirable model is presented in metallic Sapphire Blue with the much favoured Oatmeal leather interior. The car comes with air conditioning, electric hood in blue, electric windows and accompanying this is a good service history, with the last service having been carried out in January of this year by the present owner. Contained within the history file are some old MoT test certificates from 2007 to 2017 with the present MoT test certificate expiring in February 2020. These Celebration models with their powerful 4.0 litre AJ16  engine and electric hood are hard to find in this condition, together with its drop dead gorgeous looks, it still turns heads today. 
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