Another Small Block V8: 1974 Jaguar XJ6

The Jaguar XJ6 is one of the legendary sports luxury sedan of the ’70s that every man (or woman) who considers himself a motorhead should own some day. The highway manners were particularly noteworthy, close your eyes and you could hardly tell you were moving — something that couldn’t be said for many of the domestic offerings of the day, While offered in Europe with a wide range of lesser (smaller displacement) engines, the US version was given the the venerable 4.2 litre inline-6, an engine that is not without its charm…but…is frequently tossed aside for a domestic V8 because the inline-6 is an expensive thing to maintain. Find this 1974 Jaguar XJ6 offered for $6,500 in Northridge, CA via craigslist.

From the seller:

1974 Jaguar
condition: good
cylinders: 8 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 135096
paint color: red
size: full-size
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
type: sedan

74 Jag with a Chevy 350 V8. New Valve job, New 700R4 transmission (Less than 500 Miles), New interior, Ultra suade headliner, Power windows, Power brakes, Power steering, Runs & Drives great, Paint has a few scratches and 2 finger size dents in the passenger fender. Entire rear end rebuilt about a year ago new rotors, new brakes. Heater and air not working, rebuilt calipers and new bushings everywhere. I just got a new project and don’t want this beauty left outdoors. Asking $6500.00 OBO. Don’t need help selling and I don’t negotiate over the phone, so don’t call me with that average Craigslist b.s.. Come see it if interested. Call Marc 818-481-620three. I will not respond if I think you want to talk about alternative email addresses, cashiers checks, or texts saying you want to verify my number.

See a better way to drive something V8?