Sold for £15,417
(including buyers premium)
Registration No: M416 VDO
Chassis No: SAJNX2742SC221818
MOT: August 2022
Launched in September 1975 as a replacement for the E-Type, the XJS could only cheat time for so long and, in 1991, parent company Ford thoroughly reworked the luxury Grand Tourer at a cost of £50 million. Incorporating some 40 percent new panels, the rejuvenated model range sported a revised grille, headlamps, tail-lights, bumpers and rear wings. Its cabin, meanwhile, gained a new walnut facia and improved sports seats. The new version was powered by either a punchy straight-six (3980cc) or a soporific V12 (5343cc) engine; the former DOHC unit developed some 223bhp and 283lbft of torque. Featuring a five-speed manual transmission as standard, the 4.0-litre XJS could also be had with a four-speed automatic gearbox. Capable of over 140mph, the model proved to be a refined and relaxing drive, and production continued until 1996.
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Auction: The Pavilion Gardens Buxton, 8th Dec, 2021
The Pavilion Gardens
St John's Road
Tuesday 7th December 2021 from 12pm to 6pm
Wednesday 8th December 2021 from 9am
12.5% (plus VAT @ 20%)
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