24th Apr, 2024 13:00

Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire

 
Lot 27
 

1990 Jaguar XJ-S V12 Convertible

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Lot details

Registration No: PUI 3831
Chassis No: SAJJNADW3DB170271
MOT: July 2024

  • Current ownership for c.8 years
  • Fitted with TWR style bumpers and rear spoiler
  • Finished in light Blue complemented to a Cream leather interior

Launched in 1975, Jaguar's XJS was never envisaged as a direct replacement for the E-Type. More of a soporific grand tourer than an out-and-out sports car, it was designed to seamlessly blur borders rather than blast down back roads. To this end, it was equipped with automatic transmission as standard. Although, when fed the quoted 295bhp and 318lbft of torque developed by a post-1981 H.E. (high efficiency) 5.3 litre V12 engine, this still resulted in a claimed top speed of 150mph and 0-60mph in less than eight seconds. Introduced at the 1988 Geneva Motor Show, the long-awaited full convertible version featured a reinforced floorpan, frameless doors and sophisticated electric hood (complete with heated glass rear window). Underpinned by the same all-round independent coil-sprung suspension and power-assisted rack and pinion steering as its Fixed Head Coupe siblings, the soft-top came with anti-lock brakes as standard. Priced at some £40,000, a waiting list was quick to form.

First registered on the 23rd May 1990, finished in light Blue complemented to a Cream leather interior with a Blue hood, this XJ-S has resided in current ownership for some 8 years. This Convertible example of the XJ-S marque is fitted with the period TWR-style bumpers and rear spoiler, evoking the motorsport heritage of the XJ-S. It is being offered with an MOT certificate into July 2024 and current V5C is present.

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
james.mcwilliam@handh.co.uk
07943 584760

 

Auction: Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire, 24th Apr, 2024

An auction of classic, collector and performance motorcars to be held in the beautiful surrounds of the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire.Venue Details

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