1994 Jaguar XJS 6.0 Convertible

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  • Only 48,639 miles 
  • Two registered keepers
  • One of 81 LHD 6litres believed built 
  • Spent most of its life in dry state USA
  • MOT to May 2025 with no advisories
  • Recent oil change 
  • Full history and books 

The Appeal 

If you’re in the market for one of Britain’s best GTs, equipped with one of the nation’s greatest petrol engines, then you’re in the right place. This very low mileage XJS is not only one of the later galvanised facelift cars, it has the rare 6litre 300bhp version of Jaguar’s superlative, super-smooth V12. 
The XJS perfectly suits the engine because it is smooth, comfortable and relaxing.  Thanks to its XJ saloon underpinnings, it delivers a mix of ride and handling few GT cars can match. These cars are perfect for country drives or longer trans-continental jaunts. 
In this one it would be a pleasure to do either. The sparing use befits its rarity - we understand just 81 LHD 6litre cars like this one left the factory. It sports gold badging, which Jaguar often used to denote limited edition models. 
The long term keeper brought it back with him when he emigrated to the UK in 2021. We are told there has been just one former keeper.It comes to market in very good condition indeed, the leather interior in particular reflecting the sparing, caring use. With full service history and along, advisory-free MOT, this is one of the best examples of what many see as the ‘ultimate’ XJS.

The History and Paperwork

  • First UK registered 8th July 2021
  • VIN number corresponds to an early 1994 model 
  • Vendor owned the car in Carmel, California, USA before importing it to the UK
  • He advised one previous keeper 
  • We understand there were only 81 LHD 6litre convertibles like this car built 
  • Vendor advises full service history and complete book pack 
  • Oil change 200 miles ago 
  • MOT to 2nd May 2025 with no advisories and 48,626 miles showing on test 

The Condition

  • Topaz metallic paintwork in very good order with limited edition gold badges
  • Straight bodywork with clean panels and consistent panel gaps 
  • No visible corrosion to common areas such as sills and arches
  • Underside well presented with no structural advisories on last MOT 
  • Smart factory alloys in good order showing no notable marks 
  • Fitted with quality Michelin tyres in good condition with plenty of tread
  • Beige leather interior with contrast piping showing barely any wear
  • Fitted with rear seats with rear seatbelts 
  • Cabin fittings including carpets and trim in very good order with no notable damage
  • The carpets under the mats are in very good condition
  • Veneers are well presented with no visible cracking or delamination 
  • Factory correct and unmodified interior including radio/cassette with CD multichanger
  • Fitted with airbags, cruise control and air conditioning amongst other features
  • Tonneau roof cover in matching colour to suite with interior 
  • Dark brown electric roof with good, deep colour and clear rear screen 
  • Boot area is similarly tidy with no notable staining 

The Mechanics 

  • 5,993cc 300bhp V12 Jaguar engine 
  • Later 4spd automatic GM gearbox 
  • Full service history with recent oil change according to seller
  • No reported running or driving issues
  • We are told the car fire on all cylinders and runs with no smoke or smell
  • Vendor confirms the car is very smooth and drives well 

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1994
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model XJS
  • Colour Gold
  • Odometer 48,639 Miles
  • Engine size 5993
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Rodborough Common
  • Location Gloucestershire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
14 bids from 6 bidders
  • Montrea•••• £19,000 19/06/24
  • leeza-t•••• £18,500 19/06/24
  • andy.s2•••• £17,500 19/06/24
  • dolor.1•••• £16,500 19/06/24
  • leeza-t•••• £16,000 18/06/24
  • maxime_•••• £15,000 18/06/24
  • leeza-t•••• £14,000 17/06/24
  • dolor.1•••• £12,000 14/06/24
  • leeza-t•••• £10,000 13/06/24
  • dolor.1•••• £8,000 13/06/24
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