Jaguar XJ-S

All 6- and 12-cylinder models 1975 to 1996

Jaguar XJ-S All 6- and 12-cylinder models 1975 to 1996
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Format: Paperback / softback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9781845841614
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Perhaps because it was Jaguar's longest-running model ever, there are not only lots of examples of the XJ-S around, there are lots of terrible specimens to trap the unwary. With the youngest car now over ten years old, most XJ-S cars have long since dropped out of the dealer network and good examples are climbing in price but need to be sifted out from amongst the poor examples - often superficially dressed to sell. This book takes the fear out of buying one of these quick complex cars, by providing a checklist for common problem areas, followed by the core section taking readers methodically through each system in detail and scoring them to arrive at an objective numerical assessment of the car's condition to support a decision to buy or walk away. Short of employing an XJ-S expert to do the inspection for you, there is no safer way to avoid buying a bad car and end up with the vehicle of your dreams that lives up to expectations rather than becoming a money pit for the unwary. 

The author

A medical writer by profession, Peter has also written several books on Jaguars, reflecting his passion for the Coventry marque. He has owned a long line of Jaguars and Daimlers and currently drives or restores a 1966 E-type, a rare 1976 Series 2 Daimler Double Six Coupu00e9, a 1985 Series 3 Daimler Double Six HE, and – his favorite – a 1984 XJ-S Banham 5-speed convertible.

Co-founder of AJ6 engineering, Roger Bywater has accumulated 30 years of continuous involvement with the Jaguar V12 engine, having worked as a Senior Development Engineer at Jaguar Cars in the 1970s in the Experimental Department on fuel injection, exhaust emission control and engine development.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9781845841614
Illustrations: 100 color & b-w ill
Size: 5.5 in x 7.75 in x 0.25 in / 139.7 mm x 196.85 mm x 6.35 mm
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