1987 Jaguar XJS V12
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"I am very pleased with my 'new' Daimler, a 1959 Majestic whom I call 'Dawne'. I acquired her in October from you and the transaction, which involved the sale of my previous Daimler, 'Juliet', went very well, even if it inevitably took a while for so specialised a car as a 1956 Daimler 104 to be sold at a satisfactory price. I was impressed with your courtesy and efficiency throughout. While I miss Juliet, her replacement was everything that you claimed, and when I took Dawne on a round trip to Christchurch and Akaroa, she went like a dream and I managed 12.8l/100 km from her, which is pretty good for a car of that size and age. I look forward to enjoying her in the years to come. Thank you!"Mark Stocker, Dunedin, New Zealand
The XJ-S was Jaguar's most expensive car ever when it was launched putting it firmly in the Ferrari and Porsche bracket.
This was intentional, as Jaguar wanted to move away from its bargain tag and appeal to a new buying base and keep E-type owners satisfied.
It boasted all the right ingredients to make a great car. In its prime, the XJ-S was regarded as one of the world's greatest cars, thanks to the typical Jaguar blend of performance, comfort and refinement that decades on have hardly diminished.
Being based upon the D-type racer, the E-type remains the purer sports car, but the XJ-S is a supreme GT and this cat laps up the miles with astonishing ease. Performance isn't an issue for this cat.
ABOUT THIS CAR
- In Good, Original Factory Condition – well cared for and never messed with.
- Rust free – still on factory paint
- Good year for this model.
- Four Owners amongst traders - One Owner For 24 years
- Good parts supply and support clubs.
- INTERIOR - Original MINT upholstery, Original carpets in very good condition, Nice Veneer.
- This car is so Smooth to drive...the V12 has class, very smooth running and revving.
- A blending of art and machine - this is a very well maintained Original Vehicle.
The XJ-S and later XJS models were status symbols and as long as the cars were well-maintained, they are reliable.
The best cars are starting to appreciate, and prices can range from NZD20,000-NZD65K for coupes, convertibles and celebration models.
Car will be sold WOF'd and Registered, if sold in New Zealand.
TRANSPORT / WORLDWIDE SHIPPING CAN BE FACILITATED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.
Viewing is BY PRIOR APPOINTMENT only.
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NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993
Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.
Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.
The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.
The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.
The Purchaser acknowledges that they have read and fully understand this notification and the nature of a car which is many years old.
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