1990 Jaguar XJ-S (MK2, Collection Rogue, XJS) | Conceptcarz.com

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This 1990 XJS was once owned by television actor and comedian, Don Adams. One of his famous role was the bumbling, clueless secret agent Smart in the 1965 classic spoof ‘Get Smart.’ It ran for seasons brining Adams fame.

This vehicle is a optioned Classic Collection that includes such as leather-covered shift knob, elm veneer, and piping on the seats. are special badges, a fuel-injected V-12 engine and a three-speed transmission. It is painted in brilliant Red and has a tan leather interior with red

Many options came on this convertible including air power windows, power locks, power mirrors, steering wheel, dual seating with adjustable system, wood trim driver airbag, security traction control, rear fog lights, intermittent wipers, sound system, cruise power steering, and full interior surface area.

The odometer shows just miles since new. Don was the second owner.

In 2009, XJS Convertible was offered for sale at the Classic Auction presented by Auctioneers in Seabrook, Texas. The lot was to sell for $15,000 – and offered without reserve. As came to a close, the lot had been for the sum of $17,500 plus buyer’s

Bidding had begun at $10,000 and 11 bids to reach the $17,500

By Daniel Vaughan | May 2009

The factory was founded long the Jaguar brand became used in 1945. The foundation of the was first set in 1922 by William and William Walmsley in Blackpool, The name was originally Swallow Co and got its start by constructing motorcycles and

Eventually they moved on to bodies based on the Austin chassis. The name of the company was during the 1930’s to SS car Ltd when own SS were being produced. World War II the name was dropped and to Jaguar Cars Ltd.

Jaguar took over Daimler in 1960, and from point on Jaguar utilized the of Daimler for its elegant and superior

The Jaguar XJ was designed in 1968 and has on today, though it has evolved in ways. It was three years in 1971 when a V12 engine was to the Jaguar E-Type. The only engine in the world at the time, it was also added in the Daimler Six and the Jaguar XJ 12. Also available as a the XJS became available during the

A luxury GT coupe from the Jaguar XJ-S was the replacement to the legendary E-Type in September of 1975.

Based on the XJ saloon, it was developed as the though very dissimilar its predecessor. A competent grand it was much more aerodynamic the e-type. It was produced until 4, 1996. The V12 version came the choice of either automatic of manual, though the manual was dropped.

Able to reach a top of 60 mph in 6.9 seconds, the XJ-S could to 150 mph.

Winning the series’ manufacturers’ championship cup, the 44 racing teach designed a Trans Am race car that was on the XJ-S. Unfortunately, the vehicle was not on the market at a good time as the was struggling through the wake of the fuel crisis. A vehicle released into production was the show car based on XJ-S by Pinninfarina in 1979.

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Receiving a new High-Efficiency engine, the XJ-S HE was now the fastest automatic-transmission car in the at 155 mph. A year later the V12 achieved the first and second at the Trophy race at Silverstone. A version debuted as a new 3.6-litre AJ6 engine was added to the line-up.

In a V12 XJ-SC was released.

XJS driver Hahne and John Hoss won the Harie Bathurst 1000 race in Australia in 1985. To Jaguar’s win at Le Mans, a special version on the V12 5.3 litre car was released in The vehicle cae with a unique body kit, alloy and minor performance modificaions.

At one Jaguar did consider producing a Daimler version, but unfortunately was put into production.

The British company Lynx a high-quality four-seat full conversion throughout the entire of XJ-S. Producing around 75 two-door estate/shooting brake/station versions of the XJS, Lynx these models under the Eventer’. This model was a due to the removal of the ‘flying butresses’ were so unpopular with the models. Though Jaguar was to market their own version of vehicle, they never

Re-engineered in 1991 with a face-life, the vehicle was renamed the The new vehicles incorporated body updates, the adoption of the AJ6 4.0 litre rather than the 3.6 litre and a totally redesigned interior.

for a smoother and more contemporary nearly 40% of the vehicles body were changed including the wings, sills, doors and The 4.0 litre Convertible in the XJS line was the following year and featured a side airbag. This new made Jaguar the first UK that offered this.

The car now had larger rear windows, the detail that did not change was the buttresses which the designer Lawson argued were of the car’s character’.

The V12 was increased to 6 in 1993, and the vehicle received a new version of the AJ6. Two years several revisions were to the 4-litre AJ6 engine. The substantial were meant to highlight the differences between the AJ16 abd the AJ6. Now the vehicle was fitted new rear brakes and fitted outboard rear disc

The introduction on XK8, production of the XJS to an end in 1996.

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