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Highlights

  • Full service history with services carried out 2-3 times per year
  • 55,276 miles
  • Pristine throughout and used exclusively in dry weather
  • To be offered with a fresh MOT
  • Five advisory-free MOT first time passes in a row
  • Five new Pirelli tyres fitted
  • Fitted with Air Conditioning 

The Appeal

When the E-type entered production in 1961, it was a six-cylinder sports car. But by the time production ended in 1974, it had morphed into a 12-cylinder grand tourer. That’s why, when the time came to replace it, the XJ-S was a purpose-made GT, designed with long-distance comfort in mind.
Relaunched in 1991 following Ford’s acquisition of Jaguar, the XJS, (now minus the hyphen), would go on to feature the new 4.0-litre AJ6 engine and that’s exactly what we have here. This pristine 1992 example has just 55,276 miles on the clock and benefits from full service history. No advisories have been recorded during the past five consecutive MOT tests and the vendor will arrange a fresh MOT in readiness for the next lucky owner. It even has new Pirelli tyres, so will be ready to enjoy right away.
Seldom does one encounter such a remarkably well-preserved XJS as this. It’s fit to grace any collection and reportedly drives as well as it looks.

The History and Paperwork

  • Current MOT expires in August 2024, although the vendor will arrange a fresh test
  • Original book pack
  • V5C present
  • Original and replacement service books comprehensively stamped and reportedly amounting to full service history
  • The vendor informs us that the car ha been serviced 2-3 times a year, regardless of miles covered
  • Displays a mere 55,276 miles on the odometer, which is supported by the service history
  • Used very sparingly
  • Full set of original keys
  • Reportedly dry-stored from used, seldom encountering wet weather conditions



The Condition

  • Superb silver paintwork 
  • The vendor assures us that the bodywork and underside are devoid of corrosion
  • The chrome and plastic exterior trims appear in very good condition
  • The OEM alloys present beautifully and are shod with new Pirelli tyres
  • Even panel gaps and neat door fit
  • Barely any notable wear apparent to the immaculate leather interior
  • Even the driver’s seat shows few signs of use
  • Pioneer stereo fitted
  • We’re not informed of any known issues with the cabin electrics and instrumentation



The Mechanics 

  • 2,980 AJ6 engine
  • Four-speed ZF automatic gearbox
  • Impeccable engine compartment
  • The vendor states that it drives beautifully, with no apparent faults or untoward noises



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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1992
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model XJS
  • Colour Silver
  • Odometer 55,275 Miles
  • Engine size 3980
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Sawbridgeworth
  • Location Hertfordshire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
29 bids
  • Mr•••• £11,250 03/06/24
  • ge•••• £11,000 03/06/24
  • Mr•••• £10,750 03/06/24
  • ge•••• £10,500 03/06/24
  • Mr•••• £10,250 03/06/24
  • Mr•••• £10,000 03/06/24
  • Mr•••• £9,600 03/06/24
  • ge•••• £9,100 03/06/24
  • la•••• £9,000 02/06/24
  • hu•••• £8,250 02/06/24

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