Lot 104 - 1997 Daimler V8
|Odometer reading||96,493 miles|
|Result||Sold - £840|
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 the introduction of Jaguar's AJ-V8 as the only available engine. The top-of-the-range Daimler marque also sold as the Vanden Plas model in certain markets and features softer suspension with all the available luxury features. Cosmetically identified by the traditional Daimler fluted radiator grille surround and fluted boot-lid plinth, The Daimler and Vanden Plas cars were also available with the supercharged engine otherwise found only in the Jaguar XJR.
This Daimler was originally registered on 16th October 1997 and has had five former keepers. Part of the luxurious Daimler specification is electric memory seats, heated seats, air conditioning, cruise control and picnic tables to the rear. Finished in British Racing Green with Teal interior, this V8 Daimler is currently a non-running example and as such is being sold without reserve. Supplied with a V5C registration document, the previous MoT expired in 2014, the car is currently SORN. Interested parties are advised to view the car in person.
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