Highlights

  • No advisories on last MOT
  • Recently repaired and welded underside
  • Highly original to factory condition
  • Less than 65,000 miles on the clock

The Appeal

The Jaguar XJ8 is a distinguished member of Coventry's long-esteemed XJ series - a car that didn't reinvent the wheel, but continued a fluid progression through Jaguar's mastery of the fast saloon. Known for its luxurious appointments and smooth performance, the XJ8 was a Jaguar for the millennium, and continues to be prized today as a superb bridge between the old and the new.

This particular example offers a great opportunity to take on one of Jaguar's all-time greats, with no advisories on its last MOT.



History and Paperwork

  • Built and registered in 2000
  • The DVLA records 5 previous registered keepers
  • In current ownership since December 2023
  • MOT valid until July 2024 with no advisories
  • Garaged throughout previous ownership - the car is now parked with a protective cover
  • Currently indicates around 61,000 miles



The Condition

  • Underside is in very good condition, having been subject to welding and repair
  • Front bumper has been resprayed
  • Some corrosion to the arches, but only one is raised as a concern
  • The vendor explains that the other arch is a cosmetic issue only
  • Original alloys look in good over
  • Internally, the car carries sone signs of wear
  • Light cracking and creasing to the driver's seat bolster
  • All veneers are present and correct
  • Everything is original and functional
  • The spring catch on the driver's door is worn
  • Built-in satellite navigation
  • Stereo system



The Mechanics

  • 3.2L Jaguar AJ-V8 powerplant
  • Automatic transmission with 5 gears
  • Engine bay looks in good order
  • All underside welding done in the last 3 years
  • We understand the car to be driving well with no mechanical issues
Very rare XJ8 Sports Limosine in silver with beige leather interior in very good condition. Known history. Last MOT no advisories. Rust free. 2 keys. New headlining. Private plate available on negotiation.



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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2000
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model XJ
  • Colour Silver
  • Odometer 61,000 Miles
  • Engine size 3200
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Lindfield
  • Location Sussex
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
3 bids
  • Frankc £2,400 13/06/24
  • molesti•••• £2,300 12/06/24
  • Stephen•••• £2,200 12/06/24
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