Classic and Sportscar Centre

Telephone: 01944 758000
Email: [email protected]

Classic and Sportscar Centre, Malton

Corner Farm, West Knapton, Malton, North Yorkshire, UK, YO17 8JB

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 9.00am-5.30pm
  • Sunday: 10am-4pm
  • Closed Saturday
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Price: £SOLD

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1981 Jaguar XJ6 Series III 4.2 Automatic

This stunning Jaguar XJ6 has to be the finest example we have had the pleasure of owning. This wonderful motor car has only covered 33000 miles from new and has driven to us from Northern Ireland. Sony Broadcast Ltd in Hampshire bought the car brand new from Jaguar and for two years the car was used by one of the Company's Managing Directors. In 1993, Sony actually gave the car to the then widow of the former Managing Director as a gift. The vehicle had only covered around 15,000 miles and was only used briefly in 1984 before being dry stored for twelve years.

In 1996 one of the owner's sons then put the car back on the road taking the mileage to 24,000 before the car finally sold in 2009. In 1996-1997 over £2000 was spent on re-commissioning which included the replacement of fuel tanks, fuel pump, fuel filter and new exhaust system and in 2008, the Jaguar was treated to some substantial brake work. We sold the Jaguar in 2011 to a local customer has covered 7000 miles in five years, taking the mileage over 32000. During his ownership around £1300 has been spent on maintenance and servicing. The Jaguar has been a delight to own and has essentially been faultless over the five years. The XJ6 has more recently been with a regular customer of ours in Northern Ireland who likes to change his classics regularly.

On the road the Jaguar is just delightful as you would expect with such little mileage. The engine is perfect and the car cruises with ultimate comfort and luxury. All the electrics work including the clock, the car is just outstanding. The car comes with a complete tool kit and comprehensive history file including many invoices and MOT certificates dating back to 1997. The Jaguar is beautifully presented with excellent bodywork, lovely paintwork, an exceptional detailed engine bay and truly outstanding original upholstery, almost as new. This is car for the discerning buyer and will be hard to repeat.    

Price: £SOLD