1979 Jaguar XJS pre-HE


This wonderful and mostly original example underwent a full restoration including engine rebuild in 2007 by its previous custodian, who happened to be a doctor by trade. From there on, the car was driven regularly yet sparingly, covering approximately 500 miles each year until being purchased by the current vendor. In recent years the car has only been used on weekends or the occasional luxury commute to work, however only dry sunny days.


Described to be incredibly reliable and immaculate in condition, its current custodian has spent a small fortune in preparing this car for himself with no intention for re-sale. Not only is this a fine example of the very early desirable Pre-HE example, but over the last year it has amassed invoices totalling in excess of £8,000.


It is widely believed that XJS’s are the new up and coming modern classic and hot investment opportunity. This is even more so the case with the earlier examples such as this one, which because of this reason was featured in the September 2018 issue of the Classic Car Magazine, as well as being presented at the London Classic Car show in the XJS Club stand in 2017.


Additional notes; finished in its original colour Sebring red its body is in very good condition with original vinyl roof supplied by Jaguar. Resprayed during its 2007 restoration and still presenting very well. Mechanically she is immaculate with essentially a full mechanical renovation this year (some of which is listed below).

2 Doors, Coupe, Petrol, V12 l, 5300 cc, Sebring Red, Black leather, Original carpet, original refurbished alloy wheels with x5 new period correct Pirelli tyres, original factory Jaguar radio cassette. MOT with no advisories January 2018. 

Recent works include, full service including gearbox, Injector harness, and dif, rear subframe taken out and inboard brakes callipers and disks renewed (£3000), refurbished alternator, new heater matrix, oil cooler, new Stainless-steel exhaust, new radiator, Tyres, and a load of other bits. Please call for more info on bits done! 

ESTIMATE £18,000- £22,000

Auction Syon Park
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lot details

Lot Number 143A
Registration Number UK Registered
Chassis Number JNAEW3AC103654
Year 1979
Make Jaguar
Model XJS Pre-HE

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