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1980 Jaguar XJ-S Review
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If You Can Do Your Own Work It Can Be A Fun Car. — Its just a huge lesson in acceptance, anything can go wrong at any time. Even with only 45k miles, its still 32 years old. I love the car, I will always have a Jaguar, in fact I have my eye on a 2000 XK8 now.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Beautiful looks and handling, very smooth and fast.

Cons: Needs so much maintenance its impossible to keep up. I do my own work on it from rebuilding master cylinders to valve shimming. 30 years of mechanical experiance is what gets me through. This is not like other cars.

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1980 Jaguar XJ-S Review

I Will Never Buy Another Jaguar. The Worst Car I've Ever Had. If Jaguar Went Bankrupt Tomorrow I'd B — Silky smooth V-12 5.3 litre. Thirsty. Very fast for it's day in pure luxury of leather and wood. 12 - 17 mpg if you're lucky. Group 20+ insurance. Expensive to run and repair. Tyres ridiculous prices. Build quality crap. Rusts like hell. Fun to drive and just puit your foot down; no noise just whoomph!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Beautiful coupe with a fantastic V-12

Cons: Unreliable, rusts, tyres too expensive, fuel consumption

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1995 Jaguar XJ-S Reviews

Truly A Luxury Vehicle With More Than A Little Nostalgia. By catzpro

A certain person buys a Jaguar and you feel that when you drive it. You are in the club, a VIP, a secret society of members who just know what you know. Not sure of it is the racing history or the "ah... Read More

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1994 Jaguar XJ-S Reviews

Amazing Piece Of British Engineering By William

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1993 Jaguar XJ-S Reviews

Top Down And Ready To Drive By mtrimmins

This is a rare find - not many made with the manufacturers 5 speed manual transmission. Has a superb look and the color is an eye catcher. Drives well and easy to manage in traffic. Looks great the... Read More

Good Purchase 18 Years Ago With No Regrets By paulshashaty

The car has been really good to me over the years. The finish needs some cleaning up, but for an 18 year old car it looks great. I expect it to look a lot better after I do a good cleaning and polishi... Read More

1992 Jaguar XJ-S Reviews

Beautifull Looking And Riding Car By parklinerich

I pretty much summed it up already. It is a beautifull looking and riding car. Just take it out for a ride and stop for coffee you will not get out of the parking lot. Everyone wants to look at the ca... Read More

Budget Luxury Supercar With All The Toys. By Andy

able to keep up with all but the fastest, or most modified cars costing god knows how much more. 4 litre straight six able to be tweaked and still maintain 28mpg or more on long motorwaty cruising. od... Read More

1991 Jaguar XJ-S Reviews

Love It! But Them I'm Biased, Its My Most Fav Car In The World! ;) By Esta-Jane

Very fun cars with imo a fantastically unique look. Performance - I have the 4.0l with a 0-60 currently of 6.9, although I hope to mod the engine one day. Build quality - well mine has been bought ... Read More

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