Lot 272 - 2002 Jaguar S-Type R
|Odometer reading||90,909 miles|
|Result||Sold - £6,792|
The Jaguar S-Type is an executive car that debuted at the 1998 Birmingham Motor Show and was marketed by Jaguar for model years 1999-2008, reviving the nameplate of the company's 1963-68 S-Type as a four-door notchback saloon. The supercharged S-Type R (Jaguar STR for short) joined the lineup in 2002, and the hope was that it would compete with BMW's M5 and the Mercedes E55 AMG. The R was powered by the newly revised handbuilt 4.2-Litre V8 with an Eaton M112 supercharger, producing 400 bhp and could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds. The R also has a rear apron, side-skirts, and front apron with built-in fog-lamps, a rear spoiler, a brace located near the rear subframe, and R badging on the boot lid and both front wings.
Registered new on 31st May 2002 this well presented S-Type R is offered in black coachwork over a cream leather interior. It has had a mere three recorded owners from new and comes complete with a history file including previous MoT test certificates and the UK V5 registration document. These desirable supercharged ‘R’ derivatives are becoming harder to come by and are superb to drive let alone look at. Offered without reserve we are sure this will be a very comfortable and rather quick drive for the new owner!
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