1991 Jaguar XJ-S V12 Le Mans Coupe


  • One of only 280 celebratory Le Mans cars
  • Factory standard in Brooklands Green 
  • One registered keeper 
  • Always garaged 
  • Service History from new'
  • Verified low mileage 
  • To be supplied with Full UK Registration
  • Will be sold with a service and fresh MOT 
  • One of the most original XJS cars available today'

The Appeal 

32 years after its run of era-defining wins, Jaguar once again took first place on the podium at Le Mans. To celebrate that 1988 win, Jaguar produced two batches of celebratory cars. The second group of 280 cars arrived in 1990 based on the 5.3litre V12 coupe.
These special cars got Le Mans badging and motifs, upgraded interiors and the Sport Pack suspension. Just 280 were built and this example must be one of the best.
Finished in fetching Brooklands Green, it is a very low mileage car recently arrived from salt-free Japan where it had just one keeper. It was always garaged. 
The car was imported to the UK by the seller, a specialist in Jaguars from Japan. It arrived with full service history but will be serviced again prior to sale. The vendor can assist with UK registration so that the buyer is the first keeper in this country. 
A very good example of a rare and particularly desirable version of the much-admired XJ-S. 

The History and Paperwork

  • 1991 car originally sold new in Japan
  • Single keeper in Japan
  • Recently imported to the Uk by vendor
  • The seller specialises in importing Jaguars from Japan 
  • Always garaged by single Japanese keeper
  • Service History from new
  • Will be MOT'd prior to sale 
  •  To be supplied fully registered with new V5 and number plates 
  • Mileage verified by certification 
  • Export certificate and NOVA documents 
  • Original handbooks and wallet 
  • One of 280 Le Mans special editions built from 1990 
  • Please allow 4-6 weeks for DVLA to process the application for First Registration
Le Mans cars received: 
  • Premium Autolux leather 
  • Le Mans seat motifs and footplates
  • Gold bonnet badge
  • Le Mans boot badges
  • Sport Pack suspension package 

Any inspection welcome by AA RAC or specialist, located in Surrey KT16, strongly advised to avoid any disappointment.

The Condition

  • Original factory Brooklands Green paint in very good order
  • This car has never been restored so some minor marks should be expected
  • Exterior presents very well with tidy, corrosion-free bodywork and good panels 
  • Retains its factory Le Mans exterior fittings including badges and trim 
  • 16in lattice-style alloy wheels in very good order
  • Quality Michelin tyres
  • Hand-applied gold pinstripe with matching gold ‘growler’ bonnet badge 
  • Underside in very good order due to salt-free Japanese roads and garaging 
  • Cream leather interior with contrast green piping and Le Mans embossed motifs
  • Interior is highly presented with few if any signs of age or wear
  • Commonly used areas such as seat bolsters, wheel and console all well kept 
  • High end Nakamichi CD player 
  • Oatmeal carpets through cabin and boot, all well kept
  • Headlining recently replaced and in very good condition 
  • High specification includes electric lumbar support and cruise control 
  • Rust free condition with all original panels and paintwork

The Mechanics 

  • 285bhp 5.3litre V12 Jaguar engine with fuel injection 
  • 3spd automatic gearbox 
  • No warning lights on dashboard
  • All electrics work correctly 
  • No suspension sag according to vendor and confirmed by photographs 
  • Full service history kept updated by single Japanese keeper 
  • Will be serviced and MOT’d prior to sale 
  • Full factory tool set 
  • No reported running or driving issues 

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The seller of this vehicle is registered as a business seller. And you are covered by Car & Classic’s Terms and Conditions
We request that a non-refundable fee be paid if you are the lucky winning bidder at auction or if your offer is accepted. Please refer to our helpful FAQs and T&Cs for specific rates. 
This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is Where Is’ basis and without warranty. Photos and descriptions are solely for guidance purposes and it's customary to carry out a full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase for your own peace of mind. 
✓ VAT is included in the buyer's deposit. VAT may or may not be included in the final bid or offer price, as specified in the listing. 
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1991
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model XJS
  • Colour Dark green
  • Odometer 41,511 Miles
  • Engine size 5343
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Chertsey
  • Location Surrey
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
1 bid
  • Te•••• £15,000 09/06/24

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