Lot 316 - 1998 12892 Super V8 (LWB)
|Odometer reading||54,950 miles|
|Result||Sold - £9,184|
The Jaguar XJ (X308) is an evolution of the outgoing X300
platform; the exterior styling is nearly identical between the two
generations with the major change beingthe introduction of Jaguar's
AJ-V8 as the only available engine.The top-of-the-range Daimler
marque is also sold as the Vanden Plas model in certain markets and
features softer suspension and all available luxury features.
Cosmetically differentiated by the traditional Daimler fluted
radiator grill surround and fluted boot-lid plinth, the Daimler and
Vanden Plas cars were also available with the supercharged engine
otherwise found only in the XJR - this model wasnamed the Daimler
This immaculately presented one owner Super V8 in long wheelbase guise is offered in metallic blue with unmarked cream leather interior. This Daimler has been cared for whatever the cost and, as such, has a full documented service history and is truly a credit to the previous owner. The supercharged V8 still pulls today as it did when it left the showroom and is described as a joy to drive. Offered with the rare and much sought after individual rear seats which are heated and electrically adjusted,this Super V8 will waft the new owner to 60mph in 5 seconds and on to 155mph (electronically limited) all in the refinement and luxury associated with the Daimler Jaguar marque.
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