A grand total of 115,330 Jaguar XJS cars were built over a 21-year span from 1975 to 1996, of which around 80% went overseas. Even though it has now been out of production for 18 years, all parts are still available to service the car and – thanks to its highly distinctive shape – it still turns heads. Tony O’Keeffe, Communications Officer at Jaguar Heritage, himself owns a March 1996 celebration model, a 4.0-litre coupé. He states, “I have no intention of selling the car and over the past two years of ownership I have seen the value increase by over 30%.”
One of the rarest and most desirable cars is one of the 352 V12 cars built between 1975 and 1979 – with the manual gearbox – shortly followed by the 3.6 manual cabriolet. Special versions celebrating the Le Mans wins were also produced: limited production runs that (in the right condition) would sell for a premium, as well as examples of the celebration model, built to celebrate Jaguar’s 75th Birthday. We’ve witnessed the price of the E-type increase dramatically over the past few years and, while we don’t believe that the XJS could ever reach E-type prices, they will surely continue to rise in value.
- Only 38,000 Miles From New
- Galvanised Bodywork
- Highly Rated 4.0 Litre J16 Engine Fitted
- Revised Trim with Embossed Seats & Wooden Steering Wheel
- Original Owner Driver Handbooks & Tools All Complete
- Highly Usable, Future Classic in the Making
- Last of the Iconic Model Called the Celebration, Built to Celebrate Jaguar’s 75th Birthday
Supplied new from Meads of Burnham and finished in Topaz metallic with Oatmeal hide interior, luxuriously enhanced with the majestic Elm wood furnishings, this Jaguar is a truly magnificent example.
Having covered just 37,000 miles from new with comprehensive history of service comprising main dealer stamped booklet from 1996 to 2006, service invoices from authorised agents and MOT certificates. The last service having been undertaken by Stratstones in 2014.
Complete with a driver’s handbook and spare keys and freshly MOT’d, this cherished sports coupe is ready to be enjoyed.
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