1991 Jaguar XJ-SReview
Love It! But Them I'm Biased, Its My Most Fav Car In The World! ;) — 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 as a project car so I cant really comment as I am expecting poor quality, for its age tho it is not too bad, although its a far cry from todays XK's standards!! Cost of ownership-Not as much as one thinks! I do a nice steady 80mile a day 95% motorway trip to work, and I am currently returning around 27mpg, so it costs me currently about £15 a day in fuel. Maintenance isnt too bad if you dont mind getting your fingernails dirty - although I dread to think what garages and main dealers would want to charge. Parts are pretty easy on the main to get hold of, good base of suppliers, especially in the midlands. Insurance - well for a girl its pennies (this girl early 20s including uk and euro breakdown and uk and euro insurance and cover to drive others cars and 3 points is less than £500 a year!), lads usually a lot higher...
Primary Use: Commuting to work
Pros: Everyone looks at you!
Cons: If you cant cope with a proper sized bonnet!
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