Everything in the Jaguar is original. The engine, transmission, interior and exterior are all in amazing shape. This Jaguar has been in Regent Classic Cars' fleet from day 1. Bought in 1987 off the show room floor, this car has withstood the test of time. The interior and exterior are still flawless and it drives like a champion. Jaguar released the XJS coupe in 1976 as an evolution of the E-Type Jag, it was designed more as a grand touring coupe and aimed more at comfort with power and agility. The XJS has very aggressive lines and the amenities in the Jag were beyond its time. The XJS was fitted with Bosch-Lucas fuel injection, 3-speed automatic transmission, air conditioning, power steering and brakes, and leather upholstery. This car is truly a joy to drive.
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