Lot 190 - 2002 Jaguar XJ8 Executive (3.2 Litre)
|Odometer reading||43,684 km|
|Estimate||£10,000 - £13,000|
|Result||Sold - £7,560|
- Low mileage example
- Excellent condition throughout
The first XJ was launched in 1968 and the designation has been used for successive Jaguar flagship models ever since. The original model was the last Jaguar saloon to have had the input of Sir William Lyons, the company's founder. With the introduction of the X308 generation in 1997 came a switch from the 'XJ6' nomenclature to 'XJ8', reflecting the fact that the X308 cars were powered by a new V8 engine. The exterior styling of the X308 was similar to its predecessor the X300, with minor refinements such as a change to oval indicator lenses and round fog lights. The interior was also updated to eliminate the instrument binnacle used on the X300; instead, three large gauges were set into recesses in the walnut faced dashboard in front of the driver. The major mechanical change was the replacement of both the inline six and V12 engines with new eight cylinder V8 in either 3.2 litre or 4.0 litre versions and all were automatic.
This absolutely superb example imported from Japan is presented in silver with cream leather interior. Upon an inspection of the Japanese service history, the owner can confirm that this Jaguar has a good service history from 2002 until 2017 when the car was serviced at regular intervals and it comes with an Odometer Verification Certificate. This luxurious saloon is fitted with air conditioning, electric seats which are also heated, cruise control and is supplied with the original books. A wonderful family saloon, exuding luxury with leather and walnut in abundance, this Jaguar provides the perfect interior for those hankering for quiet and smooth transportation.
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