Lot 246 - 2002 Jaguar XK8 Coupé
|Odometer reading||117,725 miles|
|Result||Sold - £3,396|
- Featured in BBC’s Eastenders
- Supplied to a high specification
Jaguar cars today are designed in Jaguar Land Rover's engineering centres at the Whitley plant in Coventry and at their Gaydon site in Warwickshire with manufacturing in the Castle Bromwich assembly plant in Birmingham. The Jaguar XK series was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show on 5th March 1996 with the first generation of the series, the XK8, replacing the XJS and available as a coupé and convertible. It was the first eight-cylinder vehicle produced since the Daimler 250. The XK8 came with 17" alloy wheels, leather interior, air conditioning, burr walnut trim and side airbags as standard.
This good 2002 Jaguar XK8 Coupé with the four litre engine was purchased in February 2021 by the BBC to feature as Zack Hudson’s car in the soap opera ‘Eastenders’. Jack Hudson played by James Farrar joined Eastenders in March 2021. Finished in silver with cream interior this XK8 Coupé it has 19-inch Apollo alloy wheels and the classic interior with burr walnut veneer trim. It is supplied with a V5 registration document and an MoT test certificate which expires in May 2023. When supplied new it was regarded as the ultimate grand touring coupé that can transport the occupants in luxury and style.
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