Lot 150 - 1997 Jaguar XK8 Convertible
|Odometer reading||100,356 km|
|Result||Sold - £7,616|
Jaguar cars today are designed in Jaguar Land Rover's engineering centres at the Whitley plant in Coventry and Gaydon in Warwickshire, whilst manufacturing takes place in Jaguar's Castle Bromwich assembly plant in Birmingham. The Jaguar XK series was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show on 5th March 1996; the first generation of the series being the XK8 which replaced the XJS and was available as a coupé and convertible. It was the first, eight cylinder vehicle produced since the Daimler 250. The XK8 came with 17-inch alloy wheels, leather interior, burr walnut trim and side airbags as standard.
This lovely example is presented in British Racing Green with a matching electrically operated green hood and the interior is finished the traditionally favoured cream leather. The heated front seats are electric and the car comes with air conditioning as standard. Supplied with a V5C registration document and a Japanese validation certificate verifying the mileage.
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