Jaguar XJS V12 5.3 HE Coupe finished in Bordeaux Metallic with magnolia leather trim with maroon piping. This virtually two owner car is in superb condition throughout having covered only 88,400 miles with a full service history and all associated service invoices, along with a complete handbook set and pouch, and the original introductory owners cassette.
The car was sold new to the first lady owner in June 1988 and during her ownership she had it regularly serviced by the supplying Jaguar main agent. She kept the car until June 1991 when she sold it back to the main agent, who then sold it to the second owner who subsequently owned the car until January 2015. During his ownership he had the car serviced initially by the main agent and then by a local independent Jaguar specialist, who continued to look after the car until I purchased it from the owners estate via them in March. They last serviced the car in February at 88,038 miles just prior to my taking delivery. Since buying the car I have additionally changed the plugs, leads and distributor cap, along with the gearbox oil and filter and also the gearbox mounting. These items were changed simply as preventative maintenance, as advised in the many of the Jaguar forums.
The car is in truly superb condition throughout, as can be seen from the photographs, with none of the usual XJS issues. The bodywork is very straight and without damage. It has had paintwork on both sides at some time, as you would expect from a 27 year-old car, but this is because the second owner wanted to keep the car looking great. There is a faint 2-inch stain in the paint on the corner of the bonnet caused by bird droppings but it is very faint and not too noticeable. The interior is amazing and looks like new, with none of the usual holes or creases in the leather or splits in the varnish on the wood or dashboard. The headlining is new. The original stereo radio-cassette is present and works fine. There are two sets of keys and two remote fobs for the alarm. The boot interior is unmarked, and the jack and the briefcase containing a full set of tools is present.
I have been using the car and it drives really well with everything working as it should. The one exception is the up/down movement in the drivers door electric mirror, although the left/right movement is fine I can live with this but replacement mirrors can be found on eBay for around £30-40.
I have the V5 registration document in my name and the car has an MOT until March 2016.
The car was purchased to become a part of a small collection but I now need to sell it to help finance a new purchase.