Lot 107 - 1990 Jaguar XJS Convertible

Lot 107 - 1990 Jaguar XJS Convertible

Lot 107 - 1990 Jaguar XJS Convertible

Lot Number 107
Registration G175 RYC
Chassis Number SAJJNADW3DB165316
Engine Number 85070998SA
Odometer reading 64,837 miles
Result Sold - £17,500
  • Low mileage example
  • Stunning condition

1975 saw the launch of the Jaguar XJS. In the year that Margaret Thatcher was made the leader of the Conservative Party and petrol was 70p/gallon, the new grand tourer from Jaguar was introduced as the replacement for the iconic E-Type. During an astonishing build run of 21 years, 115,413 units were produced by the Coventry manufacturer at their world-famous Browns Lane factory. V12 engine cars were unusual at the time with notable exceptions coming from Italian luxury sportscar makers Lamborghini and Ferrari. The specifications of the XJS compared well with both Italian cars; it was able to accelerate to 60mph in 7.6 seconds and had a top speed of 143mph. The XJS model was available until production ceased in 1996.

We are thrilled to offer this stunning classic Jaguar XJS V12 Convertible, 5.3 litre. This beautiful car presents extremely well in unmarked Arctic Blue, it has a Magnolia hide interior piped with blue, beige carpets and a blue roof. This extremely low mileage example has been dry stored for several years and boasts an impressive service history of 20 stamps in the original service book. This is complemented by a large history folder containing old invoices, previous MoT test certificates, original tax discs and the owner’s manual wallet. We are informed that this impressive convertible drives as well as it looks. This Jaguar offers luxurious, open top motoring combined with immense power and smoothness generated by the legendary V12 engines. The XJS Convertible is both a well sought-after model and surely a sound investment for the discerning buyer, especially one in this condition and with such great history.

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each Lot prior to the sale. Accordingly, buyers are on notice that each vehicle is offered ‘as is/as seen’ subject to the Terms and Conditions for the auction. All registration numbers, engine and chassis details are sourced from registration documents provided to Historics by the client or representative or HPI checks and buyers are to satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of these details. Buyers are advised to inspect the vehicle in person or use a professional to carry out this service. Historics will not entertain disputes over descriptions.

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