15th Mar, 2023 13:00

Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire

 
  Lot 101
 

1992 Jaguar XJ-S V12 Convertible

Estimated at £14,000 - £16,000

Lot details

Registration No: J60 SHE
Chassis No: SAJJNADW3EN182870
MOT: August 2023

  • Subject to an extensive bodywork restoration and repaint
  • Recently shod with new tyres and a new hood
  • 5 former keepers
  • Original service book, a collection of old MOTs and invoices

Launched in 1975, Jaguar's XJS was never envisaged as a direct replacement for the E-Type. 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.

Displaying 5 former keepers on HPI, this convertible iteration of the XJ-S still wears its original DVLA awarded number 'J60 SHE', which is staying with the car. Previously the subject of an extensive bodywork restoration and repaint the Jaguar has recently been shod with new tyres and a new hood. 'J60 SHE' comes to auction with the original service book, a collection of old MOTs plus invoices, photographs of the aforementioned bodywork restoration and currently displays c.100,010 miles.

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

 

Auction: Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire, 15th Mar, 2023

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