1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0


  • Low mileage example, with just 66k on the clock
  • Showcases beautifully preserved interior & exterior finishes
  • Offers a fantastic opportunity to obtain a beautiful collection piece
  • Runs and drives brilliantly, with no known issues to note

The Appeal

Initially designed to compete with Italian competitors of the era, the XJS would become one of Jaguar’s finest grand tourers, renowned for its iconic styling, and excellent balance of comfort and performance. Despite a turbulent market during launch, the XJS also became one of Jaguar’s longest-produced vehicles, earning the admiration and respect of many a motorist along the way. 

Today, the XJS’s qualities remain ever-prominent, leaving keen enthusiasts and collectors on the search for tidy examples to enjoy. Presented today, is arguably one of the finer opportunities to do so in recent times, in the form of this gorgeous 1994 model, finished in Rose Bronze. 

This sleek Jaguar boasts just 6 former keepers, and now displays a mere 66k on the clock, with an impressive original condition to suit. In addition to displaying excellent preservation and care with the interior & exterior, the vehicle also benefits from plenty of prior maintenance and performs spectacularly today. 

If you’re in the market for a rare example of one of the most iconic British grand tourers to date, few will come close to this gorgeous XJS.

The History and Paperwork

  • First registered January 1st, 1994
  • Just 6 former keepers
  • Incredibly low mileage, showing just 66k
  • Believed to be one of just 3 UK vehicles finished in Rose Bronze
  • Valid MOT until 6 September 2023, with excellent prior test history
  • Cherished and dry stored by the current keeper
  • Includes an original tool kit, car cover, 2 keys, the V5C document, a collection of previous MOT certificates, and the original booklet pack, which features service stamps up to 64,651 miles
  • Ready to be enjoyed by the next lucky keeper

The Interior

  • Gorgeous cream leather interior, with elegant wooden touches throughout
  • Incredibly comfortable, and well equipped for its era, featuring the likes of electronic seat adjustment
  • Equipped with a Sony single DIN head unit, and original Jaguar CD changer 
  • Both the spare wheel and even the original Jaguar tool kit can be found within the boot, which also presents itself in a clean and tidy manner
  • Presented in fantastic overall condition, with only light signs of wear and age noticeable throughout the cabin. Most obvious of which, are the likes of slight bolster wear to the driver’s seat, light cracking to wooden fascia pieces, and the occasional minor blemish as pictured

The Exterior

  • Believed to showcase the original Rose Bronze Metallic finish, and is understood to be just one of three UK vehicles finished in the colour
  • Offering an excellent finish for its age, with only a small handful of minor blemishes to note
  • Equipped with the correct 16” 5-spoke alloy wheels, which offer tidy finishes with seemingly only light imperfections. The wheels come wrapped in pairs of Pirelli, and Nordexx tyres, with plenty of tread left to enjoy
  • Exterior trim components and details also reflect plenty of care, although light defects can be found with the driver’s headlight, passengers indicator lens, and O/S/R brightwork
  • Overall, this XJS showcases an incredibly respectable finish, no doubt further enhanced by a recent professional detail and of course, caring ownership. Believed to show the original paintwork, there are only a small handful of blemishes to note, and certainly, nothing that detracts from the overall beauty of this fantastic machine

The Mechanics

  • 3980cc straight-six, paired with an automatic transmission
  • Runs & drives beautifully, with no known issues
  • Benefits from plenty of maintenance, as detailed within the included service booklet
  • Last serviced at 64,651 miles, in 2015
  • Recently fitted with a new battery in April 2023
  • Subject to extensive maintenance prior to the current keeper, with a suspension and brake overhaul
  • Offers an incredibly smooth, an enjoyable driving experience
  • Ready to be enjoyed on the open roads


Arguably some of Jaguar’s finest work, the XJS is a vehicle that deserves to be enjoyed and admired by motorists and collectors alike. You’re treated to iconic styling seldom seen on the road, fantastic comforts, and lavish touches, along with smooth British performance. 

As a result of its scarcely seen paintwork colour, excellent condition, and low mileage, this example is certainly a rather rare contender in the market and should be at the top of your list for good reason. 

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1994
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model XJS
  • Colour Rose Bronze
  • Odometer 66,500 Miles
  • Engine size 3980
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Leeds
  • Location Yorkshire
  • Country United Kingdom

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