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#516357 - 05/06/18 05:25 PM These two seem like a lot of car for the money.
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I know Graham likes these and this one looks well cared for.

https://www.perranwell.co.uk/classic-cars-sale/jaguar-xk8-convertible-sale/

Apart from the boot spoiler this looks good and not much money.

https://www.perranwell.co.uk/classic-cars-sale/mgb-v8-roadster-for-sale/
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#516360 - 05/06/18 05:50 PM Re: These two seem like a lot of car for the money. [Re: +8Rich]
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Very nice Richard. Way outside my budget nowadays. And, I'd rather have a coupe smile
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#516377 - 05/06/18 07:12 PM Re: These two seem like a lot of car for the money. [Re: +8Rich]
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I looked at the V8 - it was rather nice. I also liked the XJS

https://www.perranwell.co.uk/classic-cars-sale/jaguar-xjs-convertible-sale/
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#516382 - 05/06/18 07:21 PM Re: These two seem like a lot of car for the money. [Re: +8Rich]
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Indeed, they are exceptional value for money especially the "R" which is supercharged and goes like a stabbed rat.
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#516390 - 05/06/18 07:34 PM Re: These two seem like a lot of car for the money. [Re: Alistair]
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Originally Posted By Alistair
I looked at the V8 - it was rather nice. I also liked the XJS

https://www.perranwell.co.uk/classic-cars-sale/jaguar-xjs-convertible-sale/



That is rather lovely too, it can't be long before these start increasing in value I guess.
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#516480 - 06/06/18 08:18 AM Re: These two seem like a lot of car for the money. [Re: +8Rich]
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Isn’t the MG a modified car with a V8 dropped into it? Not an original V8 car then. Still a nice car if well done.


Edited by sospan (06/06/18 08:18 AM)
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#516482 - 06/06/18 08:32 AM Re: These two seem like a lot of car for the money. [Re: sospan]
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Originally Posted By sospan
Isn’t the MG a modified car with a V8 dropped into it? Not an original V8 car then.


MG never made a V8 roadster.
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#516486 - 06/06/18 09:07 AM Re: These two seem like a lot of car for the money. [Re: Ian Wegg]
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Originally Posted By Ian Wegg
Originally Posted By sospan
Isn’t the MG a modified car with a V8 dropped into it? Not an original V8 car then.


MG never made a V8 roadster.


It does seem to indicate its a V8 conversion with a replacement body shell as well if I’m understanding it correctly
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#516488 - 06/06/18 09:13 AM Re: These two seem like a lot of car for the money. [Re: +8Rich]
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I think the Costello V8 conversions were the only roadster one's.


This one seems to be a one of but nicely done.
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#516489 - 06/06/18 09:21 AM Re: These two seem like a lot of car for the money. [Re: +8Rich]
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A delightful car, they may be inexpensive to purchase, but can be costly to run....

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