In the world of automobiles, the British have contributed immensely. A certain brand that took British engineering to the world is Jaguar. Jaguar's roots date back to 1922, when it was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company; throughout the decades, it has transformed into Jaguar Land Rover since 2013. The Jaguar E-Type, introduced in 1961, became a sensation with its sinuous form and matching performance. Its successor was the Jaguar XJ-S platform which was introduced in 1975. It was a luxury grand tourer with sweeping lines and class. If classic British cars luxury cars are your go-to, then this 1996 Jaguar XJ-S Convertible is for you, as it comes with just 43,400 miles on the odometer and is in excellent condition.
This 1996 Jaguar XJ-S Convertible sports beautiful torquoise paint with a black convertible soft top. A set of chrome wheels with the Jaguar badge on the center grace it. The front features a tapered design with accommodating bumps for the ovalish headlights, which flank the thin black and chrome-trimmed grille. The front bumper hosts a large air dam and integrated turn lights. The sides feature the Jaguar logo badge in black and chrome, along with chrome side mirrors. The rear features at that time a modern approach to taillight designs compared to other cars and chrome-tipped exhaust tips. The interior features tan upholstery and tasteful wood trim extending from the dashboard to the door inserts. The seats feature power functions accessible on the door along with heating. The soft top is powered and can be deployed or retracted quickly. The interior is also host to a wood, and black vinyl steering wheel embossed with the Jaguar logo, behind which can be seen the black-faced instrument cluster set in the same wood trim.
With 1996 being the Jaguar XJ-S's last year of production, it received the substantially revised 4.0L inline-6 engine coupled to the then-standard 4-speed ZF-sourced automatic transmission. Power output is at 245hp along with 289 lb.ft of torque. The car uses front disc and rear drum brakes for stopping performance.
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