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A remarkable final edition Jaguar XJS 4.0 Celebration with the same owner for 19 years.
Front and rear crumple zones, frameless door glass, halogen headlamps, black front grille, wrap around bumpers, enamel bonnet badge, twin painted coachlines, figured sapwood veneer fascia, ‘secret till lit’ warning lamps, LCD trip computer, adjustable steering wheel, driver and passenger airbags, stainless steel treadplates, cruise control, wooden steering wheel, electrically adjustable front seats, electric windows, heated rear window with timer, courtesy light delay, kerb lamps, heated washer jets, electric heated door mirrors, air conditioning, boot lamp. Dealer options; Jaguar encrypted rolling code immobiliser.
Built to celebrate 60 years of sports car prowess, Jaguar announced two new Celebration models in the form of a 2+2 Coupe and Convertible. This stunning Coupe example is finished in original Sapphire Blue Metallic (Code JGE) which compliments the elegant sporting lines of this classic tourer. The paintwork boasts an incredible deep glossy shine and uniform finish that simply fascinates onlookers. The rear window still has the supplying dealer sticker and there is a tiny touched in mark on the rear bumper top. The beautiful quality chrome enhancements are bright with only a very faint marks to the front nearside corner section. The factory twin coachlines and enamel Jaguar Growler bonnet badge are still attached. A final incarnation of the captivating XJS marque exceptionally represented in this superb preserved example.
A sumptuous and luxurious interior is simply beautiful trimmed in supple Oatmeal leather, (Code AGD) and the sports electric seats are every bit as comfortable and supportive as they look. The leather trim throughout including the door cards has aged remarkably well and is of excellent appearance. Hand-polished figured sapwood veneers and a hardwood gearknob complement the interior and the Celebration model specific wooden steering wheel and Jaguar Leaper embossed seats remain true to this special edition. The headlining is spotlessly clean and completely free from common sagging issues. There is minor wear to the driver foot well area but this has not holed. All the controls, switches and gauges function perfectly including the quartz clock and the factory fitted stereo. The carpeted boot area shows minimal use. True Jaguar indulgence.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The revised 4.0 litre AJ16 engine with twin overhead camshafts and a lightweight alloy cylinder head housing four valves per cylinder offers 238bhp and 382Nm of torque. Power and refinement is guaranteed with 0-60mph despatched in 7.6 seconds and a top speed of 147mph. Lifting the forward-hinged bonnet reveals an immaculately clean engine compartment with all warning stickers, identification plates and labels perfectly intact. The standard four-speed automatic transmission with switchable Normal and Sport modes is seamless.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The factory fitted 7 x 16in Celebration Aerosport alloy wheels are in perfect order and instantly attract your gaze having been professional refurbished to correct diamond turned finish. Pirelli 225/55 R16 tyres have masses of tread remaining. The electronically controlled anti-lock braking system with YAW control grips relentlessly to all four discs offering safe, consistent and predictable stopping power.
Registered by Jaguar Cars Ltd, Browns Lane, Coventry on the 1st November 1995 this vehicle has had just one further keeper, Mrs Jane Fuller. Purchased by her from Jaguar Main Dealers, Colliers of Sutton Coldfield on the 27th November 1996 and in her care ever since. Regular servicing throughout with 12 stamped entries, the last being on the 18th November 2015 with 102,177 miles at Nene Jag Specialists Ltd. Supplementary invoices have also been retained along with a full complement of handbooks including the radio guides and aftercare literature contained within the black Jaguar A5 leather folder. Two sets of keys with two alarm remotes still attached to a leather Jaguar Colliers fob are also present. A highly desirable final edition XJS and one for the discerning enthusiast.
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