Jaguar XJ Sovereign V8 - Pics

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  1. megae39fan
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    Bought this not so little beauty yesterday - always liked these and this was too good to miss...

    I didn't realise how good it was until I had a chance to play with the features and take it for a long drive.

    The Jag V8 is powerful and very refined, and a potential buyer has already offered me a good price (within 3 hours of advertising).
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    I had an XJR - the oil cooler leaked - the engine ran out of oil with no warning and the engine seized on the motorway.

    Other than that they're nice cars!
     
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    Looks like a LWB model - nice car all the same. How does it compare to an E38 740i?
     
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    Ouch - yes when something like this goes wrong it is not a good day. Always liked the XJR - very special car.

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    It is a long wheelbase model - acres of room in the back and the plush deep pile mats make it even better.

    E38 740i? Different class of vehicle really - that was more of a brute and lots more responsive (and better to drive overall).

    The Sovereign feels very special and the interior definitely is a step up. The colour scheme looks fabulous. Overall it's far too luxurious a machine to make it as a daily driver. The thing makes you feel good every time you drive it, that's for sure.

    The V8 is a surging powerhouse and drives more like the 5.4 V12 in the E38 750i.

    Great car - and quintessentially English.

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    Nearly as much rear leg room as the 5GT!
     
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    Lovely motor. I'd love to run one of these but the potential for bankruptcy if something major went wrong scares me off the idea
     
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    Very nice , you can t beat a wee bit of opulence in a car and this jag definitely has that, love the colour too.(y)
     
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    Can you imagine picking this beaut' up on new car day in the year 2000 ........
     
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    What’s the plan for it...
    Sell it on...
    You are doing car dealing now if I recall..?


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    Yes its actually already sold. Buyer is having it collected today. Had a fresh MOT put on yesterday - passed first time. Testament to the build quality!

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    Excellent news
    Well done


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