1998 Jaguar XK-Series User Reviews

1998 Jaguar XK-Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 4 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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Peter writes:
1998 Jaguar XK-Series XK8 Convertible Review
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5

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beautiful, and with plenty of power

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english quality sucks

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Beauty On 4 Wheels — design, design,design and a nice 4 litre v8. the best looking car on the road since unbeatable e-type. drives like a dream, but has quirky english pain-in-the-neck problems

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MRCOLLECTUS writes:
1998 Jaguar XK-Series XK8 Coupe Review
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5

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It's a JAG !

Cons

Everything is Expensive !

MRCOLLECTUS
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Pay To Play ! — Regardless.... it is AWSOME to drive ! I don't beat on my cars. I have Not seen many in my travels, and I do travel. It's a Beautiful looking car and I get compliments all the time. That being said it's speed, style and luxury at its BEST !

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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GOLFSKI writes:
1998 Jaguar XK-Series XK8 Convertible Review
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Great looking, easy top down, comfortable, great mileage (22-25mpg) for a big V8 sports car, great trunk space (two full sets of golf clubs plus enough luggage room for a week trip).

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I am surprised the value of the car has not held very well.  New it was $75,000 and now it is shown to have a $12,750 value.

GOLFSKI
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Great Sporty Luxury Convertible — Easy to drive, nice looking, lots of luggage space, great mileage, good overall value if you are not the first owner, $75,000 car new that lost 50% of its value in 3 years. Fantastic value for the next owners as the car can give great service for over 100,000 miles and not likely loose much in value.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Simon writes:
1998 Jaguar XK-Series XK8 Coupe Review
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3

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Looks, Power

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Old man image, No back seats, 14 to the gallon!!

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Nice Car. No Back Seats Though — Nice car. Had it about 6 months. Like to drive it. Attracts more attention than you would imagine at this age.

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Reviews From Other Years

2011 Jaguar XK-Series Reviews

Love This Car By StanJoseph

handling, performance, workmanship, looks are superb. i have never had a problem with this car. it is very reliable and attracts people's attention to it since it is a low production model. (not may ... Read More

A True Grand Touring Convertible. By jnredwine

This is the first sports car that my wife likes better than I do, and we both love the car. It is a beautiful machine with classic lines, a throaty V-8 exhaust note, and power to spare. It has a surpr... Read More

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2010 Jaguar XK-Series Reviews

My Baby By seemsixty7

Incredible style, inspired by Aston Martin, that will last for years to come. The interior is simple luxury that has lasting style. Plastic pieces covered with simulated chrome are the only downfall t... Read More

It Looks Fast Even When It Is Standing Still. By FreeRanger

It makes long trips amazingly comfortable and enjoyable. It makes short trips shorter. The power is exhilarating. The handling gives one confidence. When passing, the combination of thrust, solidn... Read More

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2009 Jaguar XK-Series Reviews

Pleased With Jaguar By Sherry

I love this car. I bought her in 2011 as a new car from the Jaguar dealer. She had only been used for exhibits, etc. She had 1100 miles on her. She has been very dependable requiring only a new ba... Read More

Beautifully Decent Car By Sebastian

Fantastic car to drive, lacking in power a bit, XKR version is completely different. handeling is not too sharp. interior options are amazing many new technological features. its a beautiful car to l... Read More

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2008 Jaguar XK-Series Reviews

Very Nice Cat!!! By John5520

The R is the one get's everybody excited at the traffic lights!!! the sound off the tailpipes make your hair stand up at the back of your neck!!! Read More

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2007 Jaguar XK-Series Reviews

Loved It For A While But Now Time To Change.... By mcalderaro

Loved the car's looks and handling; great throat; acceleration on the top range is phenomenal...love punching it at 70 and getting to 100 in no time at all. Everyone loves the way it looks! Handles ... Read More

Close To Being A Super-car! By ShowcaseMtrs

An awesome car to have for the price that they are selling for now. This car is close to being a super car by its looks, strength and style. Amazing handling and a pleasure to drive with the top down.... Read More

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