2000 Jaguar X308 XJR

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  • Classic British Racing Green paintwork 
  • Comprehensive service history 
  • Serviced 1,000 miles ago 
  • 400bhp supercharged super saloon 
  • Very good condition inside and out 
  • Marque enthusiast collector keeper 
  • MOT to February 2025 with no advisories 

The Appeal 

The XJR marked a concerted return, after 30 years, to the type of car that Jaguar pioneered with the Mk2 3.8. The super saloon. It was built to challenge the M5 and RS6.  With the second generation X308 it certainly did that.
400bhp is on tap courtesy of a big fat supercharger and it handles well too. But this is a Jaguar, so alongside the eyeball swivelling performance there is luxury. It is a very Jaguar type of luxury, one whose calling cards are wood and leather. 
This smart X308 XJR is a good example of all those qualities. Classically finished in British Racing Green, it is very well kept across its paintwork and also within the Oatmeal leather cabin. The impression of care and attention extends to the comprehensive service history and sparing mileage. It was most recently serviced 1,000 miles ago in 2023. Further fresh work includes front discs and pads, Goodrich braided brake hoses and the intake and breathing systems have been cleaned. 
The enthusiast keeper acquired it to add to his classic car collection. He is only selling now due to lack of space. That is good news for the buyer who gets a very well kept XJR in a classic colour way with a long, advisory-free MOT to February 2025. 

The History and Paperwork

  • First registered 23rd November 2000 
  • Eight registered keepers
  • Current keeper acquired the car last year intending to keep it
  • He has a classic car collection and is a serial marque owner 
  • It is only for sale due to a change of circumstances
  • Reported to have been first owned by the Chairman of a vending machine company
  • Subsequently mostly garaged throughout its life
  • Stored for 10 years to 2021 then recommissioned 
  • Full set of handbooks and factory wallet in good condition 
  • Stamped service book with 10 stamps to 7th November 2023 at 91,182 miles 
  • Recent service included oil and filter, air and fuel filter and 8 spark plugs 
  • MOT to 25th February 2025 with 91,591 miles showing on test and no advisories
  • Now showing 92,033 miles

The Condition

  • Appropriate British Racing Green paintwork in very good condition 
  • Car presents very well across exterior surfaces with few signs of age
  • Vendor reports minor age marks and ‘dings’ but these are not immediately visible 
  • Refurbished alloy wheels in very good condition with only one small mark to note 
  • Recently treated to an extensive cosmetic polish and sale preparation regime by seller
  • Bodywork presents as straight with good panels and well kept arches and sills 
  • Underside in good order with no structural advisories on last MOT 
  • Well kept XJR specification Oatmeal interior showing few signs of age or use
  • Some minor wear to commonly used areas such as driver’s seat bolster
  • Dark wood XJR-specification veneers in good order with no noticeable cracks or delamination 
  • Well kept switchgear and fittings front and rear
  • If we’re being picky there is vey light wear to the gear knob but not unsightly 
  • Headlining in good order with none of the usual sag associated with the model 
  • Specification includes rare factory navigation, Alpine speakers, memory seats and auto lights 
  • Boot area is very clean with no noticeable staining to grey carpet 

The Mechanics 

  • 3,996cc AJV8 400bhp supercharged engine 
  • 5spd automatic gearbox with Jaguar J-Gate sequential shift options 
  • Tool kit and spare bulbs complete and appears barely used
  • Uprated to Goodrich braided flexi brake hoses to improve performance and pedal feel 
  • We are told the supercharger works very well with no untoward noises or rattles
  • Vendor recently cleaned intake and breathing systems
  • Two new fuel pumps recently fitted
  • New front discs and pads and new rear pads recently fitted 
  • Comprehensive service history with service 1,000 miles ago in November 2023 
  • No reported running or driving issues 
  • No mechanical or running gear advisories on current MOT 
This sale is subject to the Car & Classic Terms and Conditions. By bidding and/or making an offer, you also agree to the following: 
The seller is registered as a private seller which means consumer rights stemming from EU consumer protection law do not come into effect. However, you are still covered by Car & Classic’s own 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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Auction Details
  • Year 2000
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model XJ
  • Colour Green
  • Mileage 92,033 Miles
  • Engine size 3996
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Liverpool
  • County Merseyside
  • Country United Kingdom
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