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Exceptional Jaguar Xj8 Vanden Plas - Show Condition

Exceptional Jaguar XJ8 Vanden Plas - Show Condition

$ 9,975

Make: Jaguar
Model: Xj8
Condition: Used
Mileage: 80700
Engine: 4-litre V8
Location: 43201, Columbus, Ohio
SellerID: rbw6845
VIN#: SAJKX6042XC857781

Seller's Notes:

Show Condition - Engine Mechanicals Updated and Interior Reconditioned. This is a show condition XJ8 Jaguar. Exterior is a beautiful Madeira Red Mica with ivory leather seats and tan interior. Never driven in rain or snow and has never seen salt. Absolutely, no rust! Only time it has been wet is when it is washed. Never parked out side - always garaged. Interior: The interior has recently been reconditioned. This includes installation of a new headliner, a brand-new leather center console lid and complete professional reconditioning of the front seats and door panels. There are no cracks in the burled walnut dash, shifter housing walnut or door panel walnut. Since the car has never been parked outside in the sun the dash is in exceptional condition. Maintenance: This Jaguar has been exceptionally well maintained. All regular maintenance has been performed by Evans Automotive Group and Byers Jaguar in Columbus, Ohio. · Full synthetic oil used · Premium fuel with periodic use of Techron to meet Top Tier fuel standards · Leather seats routinely cleaned and condition with Lexol · Michelin tires routinely rotated Mechanical Repairs, Maintenance and Preventative Maintenance: As with any automobile that is 19 years old there is deterioration of the engine rubber components. All the belts and hoses have replaced, including the spider hose under the manifold. In addition, valve cover gaskets, cam shaft gaskets and the power steering feed hose have been replaced. Preventative maintenance has been performed including replacement of the timing chain tensioners, water pump, power steering pump, A/C compressor and rebuilding the throttle body. Over $10,000 has been spent to recondition this Jaguar and get it into tip-top condition. The modern Jaguar X308 are highly reliable automobiles - gone are the problematic British electrical system (now Bosch) and the old transmissions (replaced with a German ZF transmission). Engines fully capable of running 200K with proper maintenance. Don’t be fooled by thinking that other Jaguars won’t need this type of recondition and maintenance. All older classic cars require maintenance – good news is that this Jaguar has all the necessary work already performed and is ready to drive and enjoy worry free. Repairs and Maintenance. Here’s a list of the repairs, routine maintenance and preventative maintenance that has been performed: · Secondary timing chain tensioners update was installed as preventive maintenance. At the same time, the water pump, thermostat and serpentine belt were replaced. (2004 - 37,500 miles) Known problem in the 1998 thru 2002 XJ’s. Common failure. · Front brake pads and new rotors (2011 - 51,800 miles). Routine maintenance. · Steering wheel clock spring (cancellation/cassette module) replaced (2014 - 76,000 miles). Common failure. · Power steering pump replaced (2014 - 76,000 miles). Preventive maintenance. · Throttle body rebuilt and reconditioned (2014 - 76,000 miles). · Camshaft gaskets (2) replaced (2014 - 76,000 miles). · Spark plug, center seal and valve seal replaced (2014 - 76,000 miles). · Cooling system flushed and coolant replaced (2014 - 76,000 miles). · Brake fluid replaced (2014 - 76,000 miles). Routine maintenance.· Transmission fluid replaced (2014 - 76,000 miles) Routine maintenance. · All engine belts and hoses replaced (2015). Preventive maintenance. · A/C compressor replaced (2017). Preventive maintenance. The XJ8 represents the highest point in Jaguar's history. It is one of the finest luxury sedans and is starting to come into its own as a collectable car. The Vanden Plas, named for a famous British maker of custom automobile bodies is the most luxurious XJ8, swathed in chrome, fine leather, walnut and lamb’s wool. The 4.0-liter V8 engine has double overhead-cams and four valves per cylinder. It produces 290 horsepower at 6100 rpm and 290 pound-feet of torque at 4250 rpm. This is an exceptional quick sports sedan, going from 0 to 60 mph in under 6 seconds, while averaging 26 mpg on the highway. The Vanden Plas shares the longer wheelbase with the XJ8L, which is 117.9 inches. The standard XJ8 and the XJR ride on a 113-inch wheelbase. Visually, that 6" wheelbase extension is reflected in the length of the rear seating area, rear doors and windows.If you are looking for an exceptional Jaguar XJ8 Vanden Plas in show condition at a fraction of the original cost of $82,000, this classic is the Jaguar for you. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE

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