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1987 Jaguar XJS Convertible

Sale price: £10,500.00 make an offer
Last update: 17.08.2013

Car location: Weybridge, United Kingdom
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Jaguar
Model: XJS Convertible
Year: 1987
Type: sports/convertible
Mileage: 61,700
Transmission: automatic
Drive side: Right-hand drive
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1987 Jaguar XJS Convertible for sale

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  •  1987 Jaguar XJS Convertible

For sale by auction on Saturday 31 August 2013 with Historics at Brooklands. Brooklands Motor Racing Circuit. Weybridge. Surrey. Call 01753 639170 or 07733290120
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. The last XJS was produced on 4th
April 1996 by which time 115. 13 had been produced during a 21 year
production life. The specifications of the XJS compared well
against Italian cars with acceleration of 0-60mph in 7. 6 seconds
and a top speed of 143mph. The first series of XJS cars had a
Borg-Warner Model 12 transmission; however. in 1979. GM
Turbo-Hydromatic 400 transmissions were fitted. In 1983. a new 3. 6
litre AJ6 straight-six engine was introduced by Jaguar and at the
same time a new cabriolet model. the XJ-SC became available. The
XJ-SC was not a full convertible but had a non-removable centre
targa-type structure and fixed rails above the doors. The static
rear quarter windows remained. The two-seat XJ-SC targa was
replaced by a two-seat full convertible in 1988 and proved to be a
great hit.

This XJS convertible was first registered in July 1988 and has
been owned by the current vendor for the last 12 years. Being part
of a small collection. the car has enjoyed limited use and the
mileage of 61. 00 is believed to be correct. In addition to being a
fine example. it also benefits from an American headlamp conversion
replacing the original 'box' units and thus enhancing the aesthetic
appearance. Supplied with a V5 registration document. together with
a full year's MoT test certificate. this signal red and charcoal
trim XJS is a particularly fine example and a credit to its
fastidious owner. Jaguar XJS convertible prices have risen of late
as fewer good specimens remain; this is an extremely well presented
example.

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