The internet doesn’t pile much love on early 2000s era Jaguars…and for good reason. This was a time when Ford owned a big chunk of Jaguar Cars as part of what it called the PAG (Premier Auto Group) and Ford tried to push Jaguar, Aston Martin, Land Rover & Volvo to share parts with each other and use of-the-shelf Ford parts to cut costs and attempt to squeeze some profit from the $17B in acquisitions it had spent to put together this odd circus of brands. It might have been fine to have a Ford Mondeo shifter in a cheap X-Type, but if you were going to pay more than $60k for an XJ8, you needed to be surrounded by pure Jaaaaaaag luxury…which was for the most case true to the Coventry assembled XJ8. Plus, you got a 4.2 liter AJ V8 and classic styling — so the X350 was the last true Jag if you believe some folks, and prices are cheap these days. Find this 2007 Jaguar XJ8 offered for $4900 in North Jersey via craigslist.
Here is a late weekend answer to this Wednesday’s Mid Week Match-up large car search for Dave. This 2001 XJ8 provides an unmatched level of class, distinction, and car for the dollar. The Jaguar 4.0 V8 makes 30 more hp than the Roadmonster’s stout LT1 engine and weighs less too boot. I believe reliability of […]
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that not all V8 cars are created equal, that some are endowed by Bob Lutz with certain unalienable rights, that among these are overhead valves, high volumetric efficiency, and the pursuit of smoky burnouts. Find this LS1-swapped 2000 Jaguar XJ8 for sale in Owings, MD for $2,500 via […]
Last week we asked you to find us the best $2k-4k car for your sweetie for Valentine’s day and the response was well…excellent…which is what we have come to expect from the talented craigslist junkies who frequent this website. A particular favorite was the ’74 Ford 4X4 Hi-Boy F250 suggested by AbnMike for his Siberian […]