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Pacific Blue/Ivory Hide
79000 Miles
Full History

The XK
The fastest selling sports car in Jaguars history, eclipsing luminaries like
the XK120 and the E-Type. The XK8 is beautiful & fast. Big cats flow like
dark liquid in moonlight, and so do the lines of an XK8. You can buy other
luxury touring coupes with similar performance, but you won't find another
that looks anything like this. And that, really, is the point of any Jaguar.
If you are charmed by its looks, then there is no alternative. Jaguar can do
no wrong. First registered 14.05.01 and deliverd by H. R. Owen in Suffolk
on 23.05.01.

Optional Jaguar Factory Spec + Enhanced Spec
* Pacific Blue
* 18 " Impeller Alloys
* Headlamp power wash
* Ivory leather
* Fully electric seats 12 way
* Satelite Navigation
* Parking Sensors
* Wood & Leather steering wheel
* Wooden Gear knob
* Chrome tailpipes
* Carpet over mats
* Mudflaps

The coachwork is in great order, it has a deep wet look and the preparation
work was an utter joy, the paintwork is in an excellent state of preservation
thanks to regularly being treated with quality product conditioning, I had very
little to do to this car other than wash & high definition glaze. Moving aboard
the condition is equally excellent in every direction, as you can judge from
the many pictures. All in good working order as checked. The wheels have an
original state of finish, tyres are excellent all round, the boot is clean and
the engine bay is detailed. Having owned many XK models I am more than familiar
with the areas on these cars that corrode, this example has none of this, it is
in genuine mint condition with straight panels that are like mirrors, it has been
garaged and used on high days and holidays, the most recent keeper was MD of a
big firm and this was only used at the weekends or when circumstances allowed,
garaged all other times.

Service & Maintenance 10 Service stamps
Original service book present and this car has had 10 services, and a lot
more fettling aside this to maintain in top condition. Just serviced last week
with new oil, oil filter, air & fuel filters. Other most recent work is listed
below and no outstanding matters are present. Every new mot present from new
logged within a large presentation folder of bills.

- Both rear wheel bearings replaced
- Both rear spacer bearings replaced
- Upper & lower wishbones replaced
- Alloys powder coated
- New rear shocks
- New drive shaft joints
- New universal joint
- New battery

Alloys & Tyres
Shod with a matching set of Pirelli P Zeros tyres, crucial to the ride
of the Xk is these definitive tyres and maintaining the correct tyre pressures.
The optional upgrade 18 " Impeller alloys are in excellent order with
a high level of finish and little to no marks to the edges.

On The Road
The engine is superb, 0 -60 in 6.5 secs and onto 155 mph. Demonstrates perfect
power to weight ration with superb balance landing it firmly on its feet. The
4.0-liter V8 produces 290 bhp, coupled to a seamless a five-speed automatic
transmission. Driving the XK along twisty roads is wonderful. The steering
is very precise and provides good feel at speed. At the same time, the steering
remains light to the touch at low speeds, making driving around town and in
parking lots a bit easier. Handling is firm without being too harsh and the
depth of engineering is immediately apparent, coupled with the top choice of
tyre and its a winning combination. This is the finest driving XK I have ever
experienced, it glides without a murmur from any of the suspension components
even over the roughest terrain.

The One To Stick Away?
Classic car ownership is booming, this model has now bottomed out in my
opinion in price, there are early cars such as this with high mileages
trading at 2 to 3k, these cars are not in the same league as this and many of
them will never be proper again, mint examples are to be cherished and will
begin to rise in value. We need only to take a glance at the values of the
model predecessor's, the E type success is well documented, the XJS is now
gaining values rapidly, and it is always the early launch models that rise
first, pre 82 XJS models have literally doubled in value in the last 2 years
with all models holding strong. This is not just a nice car, its the very
best available of this model anywhere.

Other Information
* Cherished no M99 XKB (Just transferred)
* HPI Clear in all respects
* Full V5
* Mot March 2017
* Jaguar owners pack
* Warranted verifiable 79000 careful miles
* Tan leather supplementary pack
* Original service history
* Complete owners manuals
* Space saver spare wheel
* 22.9 mpg combined
* Toolkit


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