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#557019 - 31/01/19 06:27 PM Re: Classic XJS [Re: Clipper]
Alistair Offline
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Ooops, yes I did mean the 4.0L engine. Sorry.

I always liked the Eventers, the Reliant Scimitar was a wasted gene line. I was so close to buying the CLS63 Shoooting Brake at one point. In black it looked so mafia cleanup car. Six bodies in the back and a race to pig farm.
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#557092 - 01/02/19 07:58 AM Re: Classic XJS [Re: DaveW]
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There is one turns up at a Jaguar day at Prescott Dave.
Have to admit I'm rather taken with it.
Wonder if that is where Jaguar got the idea for the Sportback...
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#557132 - 01/02/19 10:48 AM Re: Classic XJS [Re: howard]
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Originally Posted By howard
Yuk. They were a travesty of a replacement for the E type. A barge.


Perhaps, like lots of others, you missed the point. They were GT's unlike the "E" which was a sports car and, like so many old Jaguars, they are slow burners which gradually gain popular acceptance along with increased value.
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#557134 - 01/02/19 10:51 AM Re: Classic XJS [Re: DaveW]
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Originally Posted By DaveW
Two Words...........

Lynx Eventer. eat



Would make a nice shaguarr pantsdown
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#557147 - 01/02/19 11:19 AM Re: Classic XJS [Re: Clipper]
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^^^ Oh yes and with a huge car barn I would want a fully restored version, maybe with a Lister engine upgrade............


There's something about these sporting estates.........

Gilbern Invader Estate(had one!)
Elanbulance
Scimitar GTE
Lancia Beta HPE

And others I don't remember......
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#558699 - 08/02/19 09:36 PM Re: Classic XJS [Re: Clipper]
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#558701 - 08/02/19 09:41 PM Re: Classic XJS [Re: Alistair]
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They are very nice looking cars. I'd take one in preference to an XJS to be honest.
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#558731 - 09/02/19 09:02 AM Re: Classic XJS [Re: Clipper]
Stewart S Offline
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Beautiful, unusual colour as well

(Something about light blue I quite like ooo)

The condition of the interior looks incredible
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#558754 - 09/02/19 11:07 AM Re: Classic XJS [Re: Alistair]
Peter J Offline
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My all time favourite car.
Utterly elegant, comfortable, timeless.

If I win the Lottery this evening I'll buy it.
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#558769 - 09/02/19 12:13 PM Re: Classic XJS [Re: Peter J]
+8Rich Offline

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It's bringing out the John Steed in you Peter smile
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